About Virology Discovery

Virology Discovery is an Open Access journal published by Herbert publications ltd.

Aims and scope | Open Access | Criteria for Publication | Benefits of publishing in Virology Discovery | Article Processing Charges | Submission of Manuscript | Publication Ethics | Editorial policies | Peer-Review Policy | Plagiarism Check | Manuscript Transfer Agreement | Contact

The HOAJ initiatives expand Virology Discovery with Open Access publishing. It includes full and optional Open Access drawn from every subject area.  For details of how to prepare and submit a manuscript through the online submission system, please visit instructions for authors.

Aims and Scopetop

Virology Discovery is an Open Access (Gold OA), peer reviewed, international online publishing journal, which aims to publish premier papers on all the related areas of advanced research carried on in the field of Virology and its interdisciplinary branches.

The scope of the journal includes the study of all aspects of viruses that infect the living organisms from their structure, characterization, classification, taxonomy, reproduction, host-cell interactions, methods and techniques employed in the detection and identification and their applications in current research field.

Subject areas:

Viral vectors
Clinical virology
Molecular virology
Medical virology
Computational virology
Environmental virology

Neuro virology
Viral genomics
Viral proteomics
Viral pathogenesis
Viral and antiviral technologies

Open Access Licensetop

The Herbert Open Access Journals (HOAJ) adopts the Creative Commons Attribution License to all works published (read the human-readable summary or the full license legal code) providing immediate and permanent access for free to all types of original works. The license grants copyrights to the author concerned and make the articles available for their dissemination. Anyone can use the articles in any constructive way as long as the credit is given to the author and citation to the original source.

No permission is required from the authors or the publishers.

In most cases, appropriate attribution can be provided by simply citing the original article. If any item the author plans to reuse is not part of the submitted manuscript, the origin of the work has to be cited correctly with the volume, issue, anddate of the journal in which the item appeared. The author also has to indicate license terms under which the original source was published.

This broad license facilitates reader free online access to all types of original works and grants permission to reuse, re-copy and reproduce the work. Under this license, the author is free to make their work available to Open Access and distribution without any permission from the publisher. Learn more about Open Access. For queries about the license, please contact us.

Criteria for Publicationtop

To be appropriate for Virology Discovery, articles need to be of outstanding quality, broad interest and special importance. Initial decisions are held by Editors-in-Chief and submitted manuscripts will undergo unbiased preliminary assessment for the suitability to the scope of the journals. This will be determined during peer review process and by the advice of a member of the editorial board or somebody of equivalent standing. There are no restrictions on the length of articles submitted, but authors are suggested to be concise in regard with the reader’s interest.

Although articles contain sound information, it should fall under the journal’s scope. Article will not be considered for publication even the importance is closely related. This will become apparent only after the peer review process. However, the authors may be offered publication in the most appropriate subject-specific HOAJ journals through Manuscript Transfer Policy.

Hello Fresh Vs Blue apron - comparison of meal delivery services

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Overview of the two meal delivery companies and what they offer

Meal delivery services have become increasingly popular over the past few years and offer newfound convenience to those looking to have a meal prepared for them. Two of the most well-known meal delivery companies are HelloFresh and Zesty. HelloFresh allows you to select from pre-curated recipes on a weekly basis, giving you access to quick, fresh meals delivered right to your door. Alternatively, Zesty specializes in portions rather than specific recipes and offers seasonal globally inspired cuisine with no subscription required. Whether customers wish to save time when cooking or dine new, HelloFresh and Zesty each provide unique services that are sure to make meal preparation easier.

Comparison of price points and ingredients

Comparing prices is an important factor for budgeting groceries, and it’s even more helpful to have information about each product’s ingredients. Knowing what you’re buying helps you make informed decisions and ensure that you’re getting the best value for your dollar. For anyone looking to save on their shopping, comparing price points and ingredients is a valuable tool that can help make sure they’re getting the most nutritional bang for their buck.

Pros and cons of each company’s subscriptions models

Choosing between company subscription models can be a difficult decision. While one company might offer discounts, another might provide exclusive content or free delivery. It's important to consider the pros and cons of each model before committing to a subscription. Evaluate the cost, perks, and frequency of each product to determine which subscription will best suit your needs. Keep in mind that not all subscriptions need to be expensive – sometimes opting for cheaper companies can still give you great value for your money. Researching different companies' models can help you find the perfect fit and get the most out of your subscription.

Variety of cuisines offered by Hello Fresh vs Blue Apron

With the growing trend of meal delivery services, it is hard to decide which service has the best variety of cuisines to choose from. Hello Fresh and Blue Apron have become two leading competitors in this industry, and both offer a range of dishes from acclaimed chefs from different parts of the world. While Blue Apron takes you on a trip around renowned Italian, American, Mexican and Mediterranean cuisines, Hello Fresh provides sumptuous flavors from Chinese food to Japanese creations. Both services share an all-encompassing menu that caters to anyone's individual tastes and cuisine preferences. Furthermore, the services strive hard to keep their customers interested by launching seasonal special dishes and incorporating local flavors into their menus as well. There's no doubt that these culinary rivals are doing an amazing job at expanding their reach when it comes to variety of cuisines they offer.

How to decide between the two companies

When it comes to deciding between two companies, there are a few things to consider. First, look at their customer reviews and ratings to see which company stands out in terms of customer satisfaction and quality. Also, evaluate their prices and services offered, as well as their business ethics and values. It's also good to look at each company's code of conduct and other policies to ensure they're providing customers with a fair experience. Lastly, if possible, talk with employees or customers of the companies so you can get honest opinions on how they've been doing business. After all this is done, you should be able to make an informed decision on which company is the right fit for your needs.

Benefits of publishing in Virology Discoverytop

Widespread Dissemination

Virology Discovery Open Access policy allows maximum visibility of articles published in the journal as they are available to a wide, global audience. Articles that have been highly accessed are highlighted with a 'Highly accessed' graphic, which appears on the journal's contents pages and search results. Herbert Publications promotes all the published articles and content through free email alerts. It also provides wide range publicity and increased visibility to the articles in journals via updating on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google plus.

Currently, Virology Discovery Journal & its articles are associated with following sources: Google Scholar, JournalTOCs, J-Gate, Citefactor, Academic Keys, Journal Seek, Research Bible, SciForum.
For details follow this link : http://www.hoajonline.com/virology/indexing-archiving

Article Metrics
Article Metrics Provide clear insights about Article views, Pdf downloads, citation of articles (Crossref Citation Tool),  Social Media likes & Sharing(Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter), Comments on article, related articles in Google Scholor, Indexed sources like pubmed, europe pubmed e.t.c
To view example on how articles metrics are presented for each article, please follow the link:

Rapid Publication
Virology Discovery offers a fast publication schedule whilst maintaining rigorous peer review process. All articles must be submitted online, and peer review is managed fully electronically aimed to take the final decision within 6 weeks from the manuscript submission. The article will subsequently be published immediately in both fully browsable web form, and as a formatted PDF; the article will then be available through Virology Discovery.

Permanent Space

Herbert publications encourage submitting all the research content and offer proper space to full text, supplements, tables, figures, color illustrations and additional information related to the submitted manuscript. It provides appropriate links to all the supplements and permanent access online.

Articles are published under the Creative Commons Attribution License, providing immediate and permanent access for free to all types of original works. The license grants copyrights to the author concerned and make the articles available for their reuse and dissemination.

Please contact us, for more information about the benefits of publishing in a journal from Herbert Publications.

Article-Processing Chargetop

Open Access publishing is not free of cost to the author. Herbert Publications is an independent organization and dedicated to provide immediate barrier free Open Access to all its research content permanently for any internet user in the world. Herbert Publications ask for an affordable Article Processing Charge from the author to cover its administration costs,publication process and maintenance.

For Virology Discovery the publication fee is US$500.
Note: 50%  Waiver will be provided only to authors from low income economies and Low middle income economies for those Journals with processing cost above 500 US dollars. Click Here to find list of countries to which waiver will be provided.

Submission of Manuscriptstop

Manuscripts must be submitted to Virology Discovery electronically using the online submission system. Depending on the article type, full details on how to prepare and submit a manuscript are given in the instructions for Authors.

Publication Ethicstop

Virology Discovery recognizes the effort and involvement of a scholar in publishing an academic research work. To display quality in its articles, Herbert Publications support COPE guidelines and uphold high standards of publication ethics to all of its journals. To ensure fair evaluation process, all the submitted manuscripts undergo single-blind peer review process. The process involves strict measures to prevent plagiarism, redundancy of manuscripts, fabrication of data and multiple submissions.

A declaration should be provided for any report on experiments involving human subjects substantiating that informed consent was obtained from the subject(s) and/or guardian(s). In the cover letter corresponding author should clearly state that the informed consent was obtained.

Editorial Policytop

Editorial policies are subjected to protect and strengthen the journals integrity and quality aiming reader's interest. In accordance to WAME definitions, Herbert Publications provides complete editorial freedom to the Editors-in-Chief with authority to determine journal's content and does not interfere with any sort ofevaluation process of manuscripts.

All the articles are produced with respect to the scope of the journal based on relevancy, integrity, scientific strength, potential interest, completeness, clarity and ethics. Decisions on manuscripts are not affected by the author's origin, nationality, ethnicity, race, religion or political beliefs. No government policies or agencies away from the journal will determine the decision. Decisions taken are strictly based on the articles validity and importance to the scientific readers. For more information visit Editorial Board Policy. Authors who publish in Virology Discovery retain copyright to their work.

Herbert Publications closely suggest authors to declaretransparency in any case of duplication and demonstrate significant development in the submitted manuscript than the original article with correct citations. We endorse COPE and ICMJE guidelines to handle the submitted manuscript in case suspected for any duplication or substantial overlap. In compliance with the Helsinki Declaration, it is highly recommended to mention the ethical approvals for animal experimentation, sample collection or trials on humans with their consent. Also maintain transparency to acknowledge competing interest and disclose any partial benefits from individuals in manuscript preparation or funding resources for the research. It is also firmly suggested to declare thatwork is purely original and not submitted or published elsewhere.

Peer-Review Policytop

Virology Discovery operate single blinded peer review system with rapid and thorough process through electronic submissions and communications. In this process the authors names and affiliations will be revealed to the reviewers, while authors are kept blinded from reviewer details. More information is available at Peer-Review Policy page.

Plagiarism Check top

With the interest of maintaining integrity and Publication Standards, the journal employs a plagiarism detection system to subject the manuscript for plagiarism check. By submitting your manuscript to this journal you agree to screen the manuscript prior toevaluation process for plagiarism check against formerly published works. If found in any case that the manuscript is infringed against publication policies, it can be either suspended or rejected at any stage of peer-review process. Hence the authors are closely suggested to declaretransparency in any case of duplication and demonstrate significant development in the submitted manuscript than the original article with correct citations.

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   an initiative started by CrossRef.
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Manuscript Transfer Agreement top

Manuscript transfer agreement facilitates authors with a mutual transfer of the manuscript between Herbert Publications journals. With respect to the editorial independence, when an editor of a journal decides that the submitted manuscript is not suitable to the scope of that journal, manuscript can be transferred to a more suitable journal as suggested by the editor with author's consent. More information is available on Manuscript Transfer Policy page.

Contacting Virology Discovery top

Queries about content, submissions, or the review process should be directed to editorialvirology@hoajonline.com. All other enquiries should be directed to info@hoajonline.com.