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Authoring articles on OOG website

Who can submit articles to the OOG website?

Any Candidate Member or Full Member can submit any item to any part of the OOG website provided that this member has registered to the OOG website.

Who is responsible for copyright?

Submission of an article by an author implies that the submitting author has copyright of all material. The author shall retain copyright of all submitted material.

Who owns the submitted articles?

Submitted articles continue to be 'owned' by the submitting author, who is free to remove items at any time.


Who is responsible for patient consent, confidentiality and institutional approval?

It is the authorís responsibility to ensure that appropriate consent and institutional approval have been obtained.

Who is responsible for permission?

The authors are responsible for ensuring that they have written permission to reproduce any material published previously.

How should articles be submitted?

You can e-mail your submission as a Word document to the Website Administrator (Bertil Damato) This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it "This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . All figures and tables should be separate from the document and not embedded within the document.

How should the authors be listed?

Authors should be listed by first name, middle initial, and last name, with highest academic or medical degree. Each author's departmental affiliation should be provided. The name, mailing address and e-mail address of the corresponding author should be given.

What should be done about any proprietary interests?

Any proprietary interests and potential conflicts of interest must be declared.

Should keywords be included?

Yes. These are very important and should be chosen carefully.

Is a summary necessary?

This depends on the nature of the article. The summary can consist of only one or two sentences indicating the scope of the article.

How should figures be submitted?

These should be sent as e-mail attachments. They should not be embedded in the word document. Cite and number the figures in the text. Legends must be placed after the references.

How should acknowledgements be made?

Sponsors and assistants should be mentioned in the usual fashion.

What is the required style for references?

References must follow the Harvard format (i.e., names of authors and date in text, with references listed alphabetically at end of text).

Article templates

Please click on the following to download the required template: