All manuscripts for Sanitarno Inženirstvo/International Journal of Sanitary Engineering Research should be submitted to:
Inštitut za sanitarno inženirstvo
Zaloška cesta 155
SI – 1000 Ljubljana
Your article will be submitted to the review process. All correspondence, including notification of the Editor’s decision and request for revision, takes place by e-mail.
Submission of a paper implies that it has not been published previously, that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written permission of the publisher. Authors are solely responsible for the factual accuracy of their papers.
TYPES OF CONTRIBUTIONS
Original research articles: Research articles of 6,000–10,000 words (10–18 manuscript pages) in length, with tables, illustrations, and references, in which hypotheses are tested, and results reported and discussed. Research articles report on significant and innovative achievements, approaches and should exhibit a high level of originality.
Technical articles: Technical articles at least of 6,000 words (to 12 manuscript pages) in length, with tables, illustrations, and references. Technical articles should report on significant and innovative achievements of an already described innovation, experiences, state-of-the-art technologies and know-how that are not based on new experiments and research.
Governmental initiatives: Reports on new or existing policies, governmental initiatives, and programmes, up to 2,000 words.
Educational Initiatives: Reports on research activities, education and training and new courses/approaches at academic institutions, training centres, initiatives of transferring knowledge, e-learning, etc. The report should have 1,000–3,000 words (2–3 manuscript pages).
Conference reports: Reports on domestic and international conferences of particular interest to the readers of the Sanitarno Inženirstvo/International Journal of Sanitary Engineering Research. The length of the article should be up to 2,000 words.
Book reviews, Software reviews: Reviews on new books and software relevant to the scope of the Journal of Sanitary Engineering, of approximately 500–1,000 words.
Calendar of Events: Forthcoming meetings, workshops and conferences of relevance to the scope of the Sanitarno Inženirstvo/International Journal of Sanitary Engineering Research. The note should provide information on the date, title and venue, contact addresses for further contacts and the web page information if available.
Cover letter: Cover letter should contain:
- Title of the paper (without any abbreviations).
- Full name(s) of the author(s).
- Affiliation and addresses of the author(s).
- Mailing address of the corresponding author (address, phone and fax number, e-mail).
- A statement that the article is original, the manuscript or any part of it (except abstract) has not been sent to any other publisher or it is not in consideration for publication anywhere in any language.
- A statement that all authors read the article and agree with the content.
- Written permission of the publisher for the use of tables, figures and any other part of the material in original form used in the article.
- A statement of the ethnical principles used during the experiments with animals (if any).
A copy of the cover letter must be signed by the corresponding author and sent to the editor by regular mail.
General: Manuscript must be prepared with Word for Windows, double-spaced with wide margin 25 mm; 12 pt. Times New Roman font is recommended. Correct spelling and grammar are the sole responsibility of the author(s). Articles should be written in a concise and succinct manner.
Research papers should have the following structure:
- authors and affiliations,
- abstract (max. 200 words),
- keywords (max. 6 words),
- results and discussion,
- acknowledgements (if any),
- figure captions and
Technical and review articles should have a similar structure; abstracts should not exceed 150 words. All articles should be in English, except news, reviews, and reports, which can be in Slovenian, Croatian or Serbian. Chapters should be arranged according to the ISO 2145 and ISO 690 standards. Abbreviations must be explained at their first instance in the text.
The first page of the article should contain the title of the article (max. 10 words), author(s)’ name(s), institution and address. The corresponding author should be identified with an asterisk and footnote (the text in the footnote: to whom all correspondence should be addressed and added tel. and fax numbers, and e-mail). The second page should contain the abstract and keywords. An abstract of approximately 100 words should have the following structure: aims, scope, and conclusions of the article.
Symbols and Units:
Authors should follow the ISO 31 and IUPAC recommendations. Please note that all symbols should be written in italic; superscript and subscript are written in plain text.
Tables, figures and illustrations: Tables, figures, and illustrations should be numbered consecutively and given a suitable caption, and each table, figure, and illustration should be given on a separate page and file. No vertical rules for tables should be used. Images should be of sufficient quality for the printed version (300 dpi minimum). Figures should be at sufficient resolution (in EPS, JPEG, or TIFF format) to be assessed by the referees
References: References should be numbered, and ordered sequentially as they appear in the text. When numbered in the text, reference numbers should be in brackets, following the punctuation marks. If the cited reference has more than three authors, add the abbreviation et al. after the third author. References should be given in the following form:
 Bhatt Siddharta M. Energy audit case studies II – Air conditioning (cooling) systems. Appl Th Eng. 2000; 20: 297-307.
 American college of physicians. Clinical Ecology. An Int Med 1989; 111:168-78.
 Vivian VL, ed. Child abuse and neglect: a medical community response. Proceedings of the first AMA national conference on child abuse and neglect. 1984 Mar 30-31; Chicago. Chicago: American Medical Assotiation, 1985.
 Mansfieid LW. How the nurse learns which imbalance is present. V: Moidel HC, Sorensen GE, Giblin EC, Kaufman MA, eds. Nursing care of the patient with medical-surgical disorders. New York: Mc Grow-Hill, 1971: 153-60.
 Evaluation of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work: http://osha.europa.eu/publications/other/20010315/index_1.htm (20. 12. 2006).
The purpose of a review is to provide scientists and those in training with a clear and up-to-date concept of a subject of current interest.
Anonymous reviewers evaluate the author’s manuscripts according to the following parameters:
- Significance of research question or subject studied.
- Originality of work.
- Appropriateness of approach or Methodology.
- Adequacy of experimental techniques.
- Soundness of conclusions and interpretation.
- Relevance of discussion
- Soundness of organization.
- Adherence to style as set forth in instructions to authors.
- Adequacy of title and abstract.
- Appropriateness of figures and tables.
- Length of article.
- Adherence to correct nomenclature (genetic, enzyme, drug, biochemical etc).
- Appropriate literature citations.