Guide for Authors

Authors guidance for the scientific-research journal of Iranian wood and paper industries:

  1. A) How to send

Submission of articles to the Journal of Wood and Paper Industries of Iran is done exclusively through the publication system at To submit a paper, authors must first register and then submit their paper to the journal system.

  1. B) How to write

1)  The text of the paper should be typed in Nazanin B font in Word program and in maximum 12 pages with a margin of 2.5 cm on each side.

2)  Article structure: In the Iran Journal of Wood and Paper Industries, the structure of the article consists of the following sections:

- Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement (if needed),


- The number of scientific sources used in the paper should not be more than 20. This issue will be considered in the acceptance of the article.

- the number of references used should be inserted in numerical order next to the relevant text in parentheses. The parentheses in the text should be typed in Persian font except for the end sources of the article

- If the name of the author / authors needs to be mentioned in the text, their names will be given in English and the year of research will be given in AD. This also applies to authors who have published their work in Persian. In this case, the reference numeric number should also be given at the end of the sentence (another suitable place):

Lande et al. (2004) believe that the dimensional stability of furfuryl wood is increased in this case [1].

Master's and doctoral dissertations, textbooks, websites and unpublished materials as sources are not accepted by the journal.

Note: All Persian sources are also provided in English in the references and the phrase [In Persian] should be added at the end and in parentheses.

References at the end of the paper should be given according to the following agenda:


[1]  Bucur, V., 2006. Acoustics of wood, 2nd ed., Springer Series in Wood Science, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany, 393 p.

[2] Parsapajouh, D., Faezipour, M., and Taghiyari, H., 2009. Industrial timber preservation, 4th Ed., Tehran University Publications, Tehran, 657 p. (In Persian).


[3] Esteves, B., Nunes, L. and Pereira, H., 2011. Properties of furfurylated wood(Pinus pinaster). European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, 69:521–525.

[4] Youngquist, J.A., Krzysik, A. and Rowell, R.M., 1986. Dimensional stability of acetylated aspen flakeboard. Wood and Fiber Science, 18(1):90–98.

Collection of papers in meetings and conferences:

[5] Sandoz, J.L., and Lorin, P., 1994. Standing tree quality assessment using ultrasound. In: Proceedings of First European Symposium on Nondestructive Evaluation of Wood. Sept.21-23 Sopron, Hungary, p 493–502.


[6] Standard test methods for evaluating properties of wood-based fiber and particle. Panel Materials, Annual Book of ASTM Standard, 04.10, D 1037-99, 2002


[7] Blum, R., Hemel, R., Mahr, N., and Lorz, R., 2007. Production of paper, board and cardboard, US Patent 7,306,701


The following should be considered in setting the tables:

- All tables must be typed in Word software. Strictly avoid inserting photos of tables.

- Tables have no vertical lines and are drawn exclusively with horizontal lines.


The following should be considered in setting the tables:

- Photos and shapes with a minimum quality of 300 DPI should be used in the paper.


- The data in the figures or photos must be written in Persian font.

- All Excel files of charts should be sent along with the article.

- All numbers in the text of the paper, such as figures and tables, must be typed in Persian. Also, use decimals instead of periods and commas..

5/1             Correct

2.5, 5.3      Incorrect

To Persianize the numbers of Excel charts, follow Follow the instructions below:

First, right-click on the numbers you want (axes or series) and then select Format Axis. Then in the opened window, select the Number menu and click on the Custom option in the Category section, and then enter the following format code in the empty box and add it.

Positive numbers:


Negative integers:


If the numbers are negative, use the following code:


Also, to Persianize the numbers in the line equation, which is specified in the Trend line mode, after right-clicking on the line equation and selecting the Format trend line label option, follow the same path as in the previous mode.

Download the sample prepared text of the paper here.

Click to receive the commitment and conflict of interest forms.

journal's publication fee policy:

Based on the approval of the board of directors of the Iranian Wood and Paper Sciences and Industries Association (dated April 27, 2019), it was determined:

For the submitted paper, after reviewing and approving it by the editorial board of the journal and before sending it to the referee, the esteemed authors will pay 500,000 Rials (fifty thousand Tomans) for each paper and also 1,500,000 Rials (One hundred and fifty thousand tomans)  if the paper is accepted for publication to be taken to provide part of the publishing costs. It should be noted that if the paper is not accepted, the initial advance payment of 500,000 Rials is non-refundable.

  • Therefore, according to the decision of the Board of Directors of the Scientific Association of Wood and Paper Industries of Iran, please pay the mentioned amounts to the non-withdrawable account of the Association in Tejarat Bank, 0135858390, Ordibehesht Branch of Tehran and also the account number of the association in Keshavarzi Bank 299066323 - Tohid Branch, Karaj. Please send the deposit slip through the publication system. Authors can also pay the cost of reviewing and publishing the paper by depositing it in the virtual card of the association in Keshavarzi Bank at 6037707000086524.
  • Those referees who are continuous members of the association and referee 10 papers, one of their papers will be accepted for free.
  • Continuous members of the association should benefit from 15% discount in publishing The papers.