Manuscript submission Overview

Types of Publications and Scope
Biuletyn Informacyjny OBRPPD publishes original scientific paper, short communications, review articles. The scope of the journal covers a vast range of wood and research disciplines, such as:

  • Wood-based material technology
  • Finishing of wood and wood-based materials
  • Wood waist
  • Adhesives for wood and wood products
  • Machinability of wood materials
  • Wood composites
  • Wood chemistry

Manuscripts for Biuletyn Informacyjny OBRPPD should be sent by email to address: redakcja@biuletyn.online .

Checklist of files attached to the submission

  • Cover letter
  • Manuscript
  • Figures

Cover Letter
A cover letter must be included with each manuscript submission. It should be concise and explain the significance and novelty of the work, the problem that is being addressed, and why the manuscript belongs in this journal. Additionally, the letter should include:

  • confirmation that neither the manuscript nor any part of its content is currently under consideration or published in another journal
  • statement about no potential conflict of interest
  • provide the full names and e-mail address of at least two reviewers and justify their choice.

Manuscript Preparation

File Format
Authors must use the Microsoft Word template or Open Office Writer template to prepare their manuscript. Using the template file will substantially shorten the time to complete copy-editing and publication of accepted manuscripts. The total amount of data for all files must not exceed 30 MB. If this is a problem, please contact the Editorial Office at redakcja@biuletyn.online.

Manuscripts must contain the required sections:

Author Information - authors' full first and last names must be provided. The initials of any middle names can be added. The ORCID numbers of the authors should be provided. The affiliations: name of institution, complete address including city, zip code, state/province, and country. Please include the corresponding authors’ email address at the end of the affiliation section.

Abstract - 300 words maximum. For research articles, abstracts should give a pertinent overview of the work. It should states briefly the purpose of the research, methods, the principal results and major conclusions. An abstract is often presented separately from the article, so it must be able to stand alone. For this reason, references should be avoided, but if essential, then cite the author(s) and year(s). Also, non-standard or uncommon abbreviations should be avoided, but if essential they must be defined at their first mention in the abstract itself.

Keywords - provide a maximum of 6 keywords

Introduction - The introduction should briefly place the study in a broad context and highlight why it is important. It should define the purpose of the work and its significance, including specific hypotheses being tested. The current state of the research field should be reviewed carefully and key publications cited. Finally, briefly mention the main aim of the work. Keep the introduction comprehensible to scientists working outside the topic of the paper.

Materials & Methods – The section should describe the experiment with sufficient details to allow others to replicate and build on published results. New methods and protocols should be fully described while well-established methods can be given a brief description and appropriate citation. Give the name and version of any software used and make clear whether the computer code used is available. Include any pre-registration codes.

Results and discussion - Provide a concise and precise description of the experimental results, their interpretation as well as the experimental conclusions that can be drawn. Authors should discuss the results and provide their possible interpretations in the context of previous studies and the working hypotheses. The findings and their implications should be discussed in the broadest context possible and the limitations of the work highlighted.

Conclusions - This section is mandatory and should provide readers with a brief summary of the main conclusions.

The manuscript may also contain Funding Information and/ or Author Contributions.

References - must be in alphabetical order and listed individually at the end of the manuscript according to the example provided in the template. We recommend preparing the references with a bibliography software package, such as Mendeley, ReferenceManager or Zotero to avoid typing mistakes and duplicated references.

Figures and tables embedded in the text
Please ensure the figures and the tables included in the single file are placed next to the relevant text in the manuscript, rather than at the bottom or the top of the file. The corresponding caption should be placed directly below the figure or table.
Additionally, figures included in the text should be provided in separate files in jpg, tiff format. The attached drawings and photos should have a resolution of 300 dpi or higher. Spreadsheet charts should be formatted uniformly throughout the article, with no unnecessary free space within the chart and between the chart and axis (descriptions, title, legend).


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