How to publish

What you need to know before submitting to the journal.

To submit to Scientific Reports, or to check on the status of previous submissions, go to the online submission system.

Submission guidelines

Detailed guidelines for authors preparing a manuscript are in this section.

Submission checklist

Check your manuscript against this list before submitting, to avoid delays in sending your manuscript for review.

For LaTeX submissions, an Overleaf template is available.

Reasons to publish

Scientific Reports gets your work reviewed quickly, and publishes all sound science to an international audience. Find more reasons to publish in this section.

Editorial process

Watch this short video and learn about our editorial process for submitted manuscripts.