Review the journal's submission guidelines by visiting the Author's Guide (or something similar) on its website. When you are certain that your article satisfies all of the standards, submit it through the right channels. Some journals accept submissions online, while others prefer paper copies. Either way, make sure to follow the instructions carefully.
Finally, do not forget to include a copy of your academic transcript in your submission package. Many journals will require this information as part of their peer review process.
Most Elsevier publications accept submissions via an online method. The system you choose will be determined by the journal. On the homepage of your journal, click the "Submit Your Paper" option. You will be sent to the appropriate system and asked to log in. If you have not already done so, use your Science Login name and password to log in.
If your submission is accepted, then it will appear in the online version of the journal. A copy will be sent to you for your information only. It is your responsibility to check whether your manuscript has been published in the journal before submitting further copies.
Elsevier operates several hundred journals across a wide range of disciplines. Many of these require that authors register with BioMed Central (BMC) to submit their papers. BMC manages open access journals from over 20 publishers including Elsevier. Authors can choose to have their manuscripts submitted and/or published in these journals which are all free online.
Authors can also opt to have their work presented in conferences where they will receive an abstract book which lists all the presentations. These are often very prestigious and attract a large audience.
Finally, authors can request that we send them copies of articles that have been cited in the literature. This is called a "citation report". It shows which of your studies have been most important for other researchers' work.
How to Obtain Publication in a Medical Journal
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4 Steps to Getting Published in a Scientific Journal
A manuscript is required to publish a paper. It must contain original information and "important" discoveries, which means it must make a novel contribution to study. It must be well-written and follow the right structure IMRAD = Introduction, Methods (& data), Results, and Discussion in science. A final copy must be typed and printed. An editor should check the language and accuracy of your work before publication.
Your paper will most likely be reviewed by an editor first. Then, another reviewer will be assigned to check if the changes have been made properly. If everything is OK, then they will sign off on your paper. After that, it's up to the editor who published your paper to decide what role, if any, they want to play with regards to its publication. Some editors may choose to accept papers for publication without reviewing them, but this is unusual.
Generally speaking, journals are in charge of editing their own papers. They usually have staff members who do this part-time. Sometimes, however, reviewers will suggest changes that lead to revisions requested by the editor. In this case, both will work together to come up with a solution that will satisfy both parties.
Finally, there are other roles authors can take in order to have their paper published. For example, they can submit photos or illustrations that help explain their findings. These items will then be included in the paper by way of acknowledgment.