Avoiding common problems during online submission of manuscripts

Chest. 2007 May;131(5):1591-4. doi: 10.1378/chest.06-2906.


Online submission of manuscripts is normally fast, relatively easy, and timely. However, failure to follow journal instructions, omitting required aspects of manuscripts, and other problems can delay or stop the submission and peer-review process. This article discusses common problems encountered during online submission and advises authors on how to avoid those problems and maximize the efficiency of the online submission process.

MeSH terms

  • Efficiency
  • Guidelines as Topic
  • Online Systems*
  • Peer Review, Research
  • Periodicals as Topic / trends*
  • Publications / trends*