Submission guidelines

Our 3-step submission process

Before you submit

Before you submit, we recommend familiarizing yourself with the following.

    1. Make sure you are submitting to the most suitable journal - Aims and scope
    2. Understand the costs and funding options - Fees and funding
    3. Make sure your manuscript is accurate and readable - Language editing
    4. Understand the copyright agreement - Copyright


Ready to submit

To give your manuscript the best chance of publication, follow these editorial policies and formatting guidelines.

    1. General formatting rules for all article types - Prepare your manuscript
    2. Make sure your submission is complete - Prepare supporting information
    3. Copyright and license agreement - Agree to conditions
    4. Read and agree to our Editorial Policies - Editorial Policies

Submit and promote

After acceptance, we provide support so your article gains maximum impact in the scientific community and beyond.

    1. Who decides whether my work will be accepted? - Peer-review policy
    2. Spreading the word - Promoting your publication

Submit your manuscript in Editorial Manager