Rules Governing the Preparation of Manuscript for Publishing in the Journal


1- Each manuscript must be clearly written on a computer and in double space text on   

    one face of the paper (size A4). A margin of 3 cm must be left on both sides of the  page.

    The manuscript must not exceed 15 pages including the tables, diagrams, 

    photographs and references.


2- The accepted paper should be submitted in its final form in a CD written in MS-WORD  

    together with two copies of the manuscript.


3- The manuscript must be written in Arabic. Researchers, however, may send their 

     work in English.


4- The manuscript must include :


a- An abstract in Arabic and English not more than 300 and 200 words respectively.

     Followed by 3-5 keywords.

b- An Introduction


c- Materials and methods of the research.


d- Results.


e- Discussion - Results and discussion could be pooled together in one section.


f- Acknowledgement, if necessary.


g- References.


5- The journal can also publish " short communications " Those, however, will not 

     require the above classification. Such short communications do normally consist of 

     2-3 pages, and should be accompanied by an abstract in both languages of not  

     more than 100 words. The journal has the right to publish the paper either as a 

    research paper or short communication.


6- Tables and diagrams must be numbered serially according to its place in the

   manuscript providing that each table be - typed on a separate paper using the same

   serial number shown in the manuscript. The Table must include a plain title that

   interprets its contents. It is preferable that Table - related margins be appeared on   

   The Table in the form of the upper letters starting with the letters (A) for every Table

   provided that the meaning of each letter be referred to at the bottom of the Table.


7- The diagrams, layouts and graphs must be drawn on transparent paper using black  



8- Diagram or figure explanations should be printed on separate papers. The size of   

    each figure must not exceed 9x18 cm. They can also be drawn using Computer

    Software and placed in the text.


9- Only black and white photographs will be accepted. They should be clear, neat and

    printed on varnished shiny papers. The size of each photograph should not exceed   

    5x 8 cm. It is possible also to scan the photos directly in the text.


10- Scientific (Latin) names of the plants, animals, insects, micro-organisms ... etc  

      must be written in italics, or a line be put under, the name of genus and another line 

     Under the name of the species so as to distinguish them from the remaining of the 

      text. The chemicals (insecticides, drugs, etc. should be given their common names 

     and not their commercial ones.


11- The metric system must be used in all the measurements.


12- All references indicated in the manuscript must be referred to and written at the 

      end of the manuscript in its original language in which they were written or 

      published. All references must be arranged alphabetically at the end of the paper 

      and numbered.. The references should be written as follows:


- References in the article must be referred to in the text as numbers and put in

   brackets according to its serial numbers in the reference list.


- Each reference should start with the family name of the author, and then his

   forenames, or, only the initials of his first names or name of organization. Then, the

   year of publication, the title of the article paper and name of the Journal or place of

   publication, the volume and number of pages (16 - 20). Following given some

   examples of common references:


1. Articles in a Journal


AL- Hadrani, A.M., S.AL- Aulqi, and A.M.Qubati ( 2000 ). Breast cancer in

Yemeni women. University of Aden Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences

4(1): 185-192.


2. Books


AL-Jaroo, Sh. and M.A. AL-Attas (1999). Manufacturing Technology. Textbook

series No. (3).Aden University P&P House 211pp.


3. Chapter in a book


Serjeant, R.B.(1974). The cultivation of cereal in mediaeval Yemen, pp 25-74 In

Arabian Studies. R.B. Serjeant and R.L. Bidwell (editors). Middle East Centre

University of Cambridge 182pp.


4. Proceedings


Miller, A.G. and M. Ba-Zara'a (1999). The conservation status of the flora o

Socotra Archipelago, pp. 92-122. In: Proceedings of the First International

Scientific Symposium on Socotra Island: Present & Future 24-28 March 1996

Vol. 2. University of Aden, Aden, Yemen.


5. Theses


Salem, G.S.H. (1998). Patient satisfaction regarding medical care in public heaiti

institution, Aden Governorate. Msc. Thesis, Department of Social Medicins

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Aden, Aden, Yemen