Ready to Submit?

Ready to Submit?

Have you chosen a journal

You can pick the correct journal from the list of journals.

Have you read the author guidelines

You can find the specific guidelines for a journal via the ‘Author Guidelines’ link that appears on each journal page on You should ensure that you have reviewed these carefully and that your manuscript meets the requirements.

Do you have the necessary files

Prior to submission, you should format your manuscript as either a PDF (.pdf) or Word (.doc, .docx, .rtf) document so they can be easily and quickly uploaded. Figures and tables should be included within the document. You will need to provide the original editable files if your manuscript is accepted.

Do you have your co-authors’ details

At the time of submission, you will need to provide the full name, email address, affiliation and country of every author listed on your manuscript.

Are you able to cover the cost of publishing

You don’t need to pay anything at the time of submission, but an Article Processing Charge (APC) will be applied if your manuscript is accepted for publication. You can contact us for discounts and we will definitely consider your request. This will usually be covered by your institution or funder, however you should ensure that arrangements have been made prior to submission. You can find details about the charges via the ‘Article Processing Charges’ link that appears on every journal website.