Please review the quick checklist below to begin preparing your submission. This will help to make sure your submission is complete and gets handled as quickly as possible.
1. Journal focus and scope
Make sure your manuscript is the right fit for the journal by reviewing the journal information page.
2. Journal publication fees
Read the publication fees page.
3. Type of articles
Review if the journal publish the type of article that you wish to submit. Read the types of articles published page.
4. Licensing agreement
You must be comfortable with publishing in an open access journal. Read our copyrights and licensing agreement.
5. Manuscript formatting
The entire manuscript must be neatly prepared, spell-checked, and adhere to the formatting requirements stipulated in our submission guidelines.
6. Supporting documentation
Prepare the cover letter and legal documents as required on our supporting documentation page.
Read our journal policies page to learn more about:
- Publication ethics
- Human/Animal right
- Plagiarism and fabrication
- Competing interests
8. ORCID iD
ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is a nonproprietary alphanumeric code to uniquely identify scientific and other academic authors and contributors.
We recommend authors to have ORCID iDs, which can only be assigned by the ORCID Registry. You must conform to their standards for expressing ORCID iDs, and will have the opportunity to include the full URL (e.g. http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1825-0097) during the submission process, that will link to your name when the manuscript is published.