For Authors

A central resource for author services offered by Nature and Nature Portfolio journals. Access our journals, their impact factors and editorial scope. Find author and submission information and benefits for published Nature journal authors.

About Nature Portfolio journals

Listed here are the journals published by Nature Portfolio for scientific communities and societies.

Why publish with Nature Portfolio?

Publishing in the Nature journals or other Nature Portfolio journals brings a wide range of author benefits.

How to write your paper

A brief guide to writing for Nature Portfolio journals.

How to publish your paper

A description of the Nature Portfolio publishing and editorial processes.

How to transfer manuscripts

About Nature Portfolio's manuscript transfer service for authors.

Communication and media benefits

About the Nature press office and the benefits it provides for authors, their funders, their employers and their institutions.

Funder Compliance

Guidance on how authors can meet the OA policy requirements of their funders and institutions when publishing their research articles.

About indexing/abstracting

Nature Portfolio journals are indexed by many abstracting and indexing services.

Author reprints

How to order author reprints.


Information on how to re-use material published by Nature Portfolio.