Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
Is your article a good fit for your target journal?
Check by reading the focus and scope of the journal, and look at recently published articles.
Do you know the requirements for your target journal?
Visit our journal to check the specific submission requirements for your chosen journal.
Have you read the instructions for authors (IFAs)?
The IFAs will tell you everything that the editorial board will be expecting to see in your paper, including word counts and style guides.
Are you familiar with the journal Editorial Policies?
The Editorial Policies to all authors should read them before submitting.
Do you know which submission system the journal uses?
The IFA for your chosen journal will tell you which system they use.