For Authors

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

About Nature Research journals

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

Why publish with Nature Research?

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

How to write your paper

A brief guide to writing for Nature Research journals.

How to publish your paper

A description of the Nature Research publishing and editorial processes.

How to transfer manuscripts

About Nature Research'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.

Manuscript deposition service

Nature Research's Manuscript Deposition Service enables authors to meet the open access or public access policies of all of the participating funders, making it simple and free for researchers to comply.

About indexing/abstracting

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

Author reprints

How to order author reprints.

Permissions

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