Potential Journals


Potential Journals


Participants are invited to submit manuscripts based on their presentations at 9th International Conference on "Instrumental Methods of Analysis-Modern Trends and Applications” in one of the below listed 6 journals, with the intention of publishing in a Multi-journal Virtual Special Issue that is dedicated toIMA2015 conference.


Analytica Chimica Acta

Journal of Chromatography A 

Microchemical Journal 

Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis 

Food Chemistry 

Materials Research Bulletin


A Virtual Special Issue (VSI) is a concept which essentially rules out possible delays in publication for contributors to the special issue and will make this conference special issue more complete and accessible than it has ever been. Please see below its advantageous characteristics:


  •  Papers are published individually in regular journal issues at Science Direct as soon as they are accepted;
  • Footnote indicating which conference they were presented will be included, and will link to the VSI;
  • All accepted papers of the VSI will be hosted on journal homepage site of Analytica Chimica Acta – with links to the relevant papers at Science Direct;
  • The VSI will include a preface, photos and/or videos, award information if any, of the conference.


Authors are suggested reading the scopes of these 6 journals carefully when selecting the best-fit journal for submission. Please click the above journal names, which will lead you to the relevant journal Homepages.


Please view and follow the “Guide for Authors” of your selected journal when preparing your manuscript(s).


Submission instructions:


  • Online submission links: 


Analytica Chimica Acta: http://ees.elsevier.com/aca

Journal of Chromatography A:  http://ees.elsevier.com/chroma

Microchemical Journal:  http://ees.elsevier.com/microc 

Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis:  http://ees.elsevier.com/jpba 

Food Chemistry:  http://ees.elsevier.com/foodchem 

           Materials Research Bulletin:  http://ees.elsevier.com/mrb


  • Click on the “Submit Paper” option from the top menu;
  • Enter your user name and password (first time users will have to register)
  • After entering the title of your manuscript, please select article type “SI:IMA2015
  • Follow the remaining step-by-step instructions to submit your paper.
  • Submission deadline: 31st Dec 2015


In your cover letter please mention that your manuscript is intended for the In IMA2015 virtual special issue.


All manuscripts will be subjected to the mandatory selection process for the journal selected, including the strict peer review procedure; therefore acceptance for presentation at the conference is not a guarantee for publication in the selected journal.


In case you require any assistance during the submission process, please contact Elsevier's Author Support ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).