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Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Alimentaria

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    Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Alimentaria publishes original papers and surveys in all field of Food Science. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Papers published in current and previous volumes can be found in Portable Document Format (.pdf) form at the address: http://www.acta.sapientia.ro.

    Aims and Scope

    Why subscribe and read

    Acta Universitatis Sapientiae is a series of scientific and academic journal published by the Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania. The journal is full of information about the newest results of food science, including food analytical chemistry, chemical, biochemical, physicochemical and biological properties of food, processing designed to protect food from spoilage caused by microbes, presence in food of harmful foreign substances, the newest results of human nutrition, food composition and the most effective methods for determination the nutritive value, food quality, food adulteration and food production

    Why submit

    The printed and online versions of the papers are identical. Series Alimentaria is indexed with full text in CAB Abstracts and Global Health. Our publishing policy includes peer-reviewing in order to filter the scientifically acceptable papers, improve the quality of papers, avoid plagiarism, avoid multiple submissions. Submitted papers should not be considered for publication by other journals. The author is responsible for obtaining, if needed, the permission for publication of peer authors or other institutional authorities. Authors are required to prepare their paper carefully, including reference to any paper they used results from, well demarcating their own results. In the unlikely event when we become aware of ethics violation, we do not hesitate to publish corrections, clarifications, even retract the paper with appropriate apologies, as the case may be. We agree with Committee on Publication Ethics in promoting integrity in research publication.

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    The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

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    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

    The submitted papers should not be considered for publication by other journals. The corresponding author is responsible for obtaining the permission of co-authors and of the authorities of institutes, if needed, for publication, the Editorial Board disclaiming any responsibility. Submission must be made by e-mail (acta-alim@acta.sapientia.ro) only, using either the LaTeX style and sample file at the address: http://www.acta.sapientia.ro or a Word format. Beside the source LaTeX or Word file a .pdf format of the paper is needed, too. References should be listed alphabetically. Illustrations should be given in Encapsulated Postcript (.eps) format. Authors are encouraged to submit papers not exceeding 15 pages, but no more than 10 pages are preferable. One issue is offered to each author free of charge. No reprints are available.

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    Abstracting & Indexing

    Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Alimentaria is covered by the following services:

    • AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library)
    • Baidu Scholar
    • Cabell's Directory
    • CABI (over 50 subsections)
    • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - CAplus
    • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - SciFinder
    • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
    • CNPIEC
    • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
    • EBSCO (relevant databases)
    • EBSCO Discovery Service
    • Foodline Science
    • FSTA - Food Science & Technology Abstracts
    • Google Scholar
    • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
    • J-Gate
    • JournalTOCs
    • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
    • Microsoft Academic
    • Naviga (Softweco)
    • Primo Central (ExLibris)
    • Publons
    • ReadCube
    • Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
    • TDNet
    • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
    • WanFang Data
    • WorldCat (OCLC)

    Editorial Information

    László Dávid, Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Romania

    Deputy/ Managing Editor 
    János Csapó, Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Romania and University of Debrecen, Hungary

    Editorial Advisory Board 
    József Fenyvessy, Szeged University, Hungary
    Zoltán Győry (Debrecen University, Hungary)
    Gordana Kralik (Josip Juraj Strossmayer University Of Osijek, Croatia)
    Szabolcs Lányi (Sapientia University, Romania)
    Paul Mcsweeney (University College, Cork, Ireland)
    Alexandra-Maria Michaelidou (Aristotle University Of Thessaloniki, Greece)
    Sándor Némethy (Göteborg University, Sweden)
    Alexandru Szép (Sapientia University, Romania)
    Jenő Szigethy (West-Hungary University, Hungary)

    Language Editors 
    Annamária Balázs, Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Romania

    Technical Editors 
    Erzsébet Csizmadia, Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Romania


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