Preparing manuscripts for online submission: basic information and avoidance of common pitfalls

Chest. 2006 Mar;129(3):822-5. doi: 10.1378/chest.129.3.822.


After reading this article, users will be able to do the following: understand the requirements of online submission of manuscripts; prepare manuscript, figure, and table files to optimize digital formats; avoid common pitfalls encountered in online submission processes; and speed the processing and review time.

MeSH terms

  • Manuscripts, Medical as Topic
  • Online Systems*
  • Periodicals as Topic*
  • Publishing / organization & administration*