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Article layout

New article layout

Below is an example of how your journal's articles will look online. This example uses a double-column typeset model which may be different to the typeset model of your journal.

New article layout for a double-column typeset model

From old to new article layout - example for a double-column typeset model.

New features

  • Clickable link to to the journal's table of of contents on ScienceDirect

  • Journal title more prominent

  • Journal cover included

  • Clickable link to the journal's homepage

  • Improved layout of the abstract

  • Easier to find article history and keywords

  • Introduction of a new font which has been especially designed to improve readability - both on screen and when printed

Benefits include

  • improved layout

  • easier to find key information

  • increased journal visibility and strengthening the journal "brand"

Typeset models

Please note: typeset models will not change as part of these layout improvements.

Hints and tips to ensure optimal viewing

  • To view and print the models you will need Adobe Reader. This program is freely available for a whole series of platforms that includes PC (windows), Mac and UNIX and can be downloaded from in new tab/window.

  • In order to print out these examples in their true size, please ensure that in the Acrobat Reader print dialogue box the page scaling is set to "none".

More information about the font

The font we will use is called “Gulliver” and was designed by graphic design artist, Gerard Unger. This specific version of the Gulliver font has been customized for STM publishing and is exclusive to Elsevier.

Mathematical symbols are not affected by the new typeset models.

Elsevier, as well as the American Mathematics Society, the American Physical Society, IEEE and the American Institute of Physics, is a participant in the STIX (Scientific and Technical Information Exchange) font creation project. STIX is developing a comprehensive set of fonts that serve the scientific and engineering community in the process from manuscript creation through final publication, both in electronic and print formats. For more information, see www.stixfonts.orgopens in new tab/window.