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Policies

General Information

Fungal Genetics Reports is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes research articles, methods descriptions, “One-Liners” (where helpful hints and observations can be communicated) and commentaries. Communications concerning all aspects of fungal biology will be considered for publication.

Communications will be published online upon acceptance.

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Submission Information

Fungal Genetics Reports has no submission, processing or publication charges. Submitted articles cannot have been previously published at another journal or book (print or electronic). By submitting material to Fungal Genetics Reports, the authors are stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that they will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Fungal Genetics Reports. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Fungal Genetics Reports, please contact the editors.

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Formatting Requirements

For initial submission, Fungal Genetics Reports requires a double-spaced manuscript with line numbers.

References should be formatted in the style of Genetics, and must also include a DOI, where available.

Although Fungal Genetics Reports's publisher, bepress, can provide limited technical support, it is the responsibility of the authors to provide an electronic version of the article as a Microsoft Word or RTF file that can be converted to a PDF file.

Review Policy

All communications submitted to Fungal Genetics Reports will be subject to single-blind review and suitability for publication will be decided by the editors.

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Open Access Policies

Fungal Genetics Reports provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of information that leads to knowledge and progress. Work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike (CC BY-SA) that allows this work to be shared with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and attribution to Fungal Genetics Reports, for example:

Harrison, N., B. Cavinder, J.P. Townsend, and F. Trail (2013) "Optimized primers and other critical conditions for efficient fusion PCR to generate knockout vectors in filamentous fungi," Fungal Genetics Reports, 60 (1) 1. http://demo.npp.bepress.com/fgr/vol60/iss1/1/

Authors retain copyright ownership.

Archival Policy

Contents of the Journal are archived for perpetual access through New Prairie Press' participation in CLOCKSS (Controlled Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) and Portico, managed through the Digital Commons Publishing platform. New Prairie Press also participates in LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe).

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General Terms and Conditions of Use

Users of the New Prairie Press website and/or software agree not to misuse the New Prairie Press service or software in any way.

The failure of New Prairie Press to exercise or enforce any right or provision in the policies or the Submission Agreement does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any term of the Submission Agreement or these policies is found to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Submission Agreement and these policies remain in full force and effect. These policies and the Submission Agreement constitute the entire agreement between New Prairie Press and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

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