How to publish
Authors should follow the steps below to ensure their manuscript is sent to the editorial team as swiftly as possible.
Please note that every manuscript undergoes a series of quality control checks based on the submission guidelines, including any relevant editorial and publishing policies. Failure to meet criteria will result in the manuscript being returned to you before it is passed to the editorial team.
1. Check that your manuscript is within the scope of Scientific Reports.
3. Ensure you have included ALL essential sections and information. Use the checklist.
4. Submit your manuscript using our online submission system.
Peer review is managed by our Editorial Board Members. To read about the peer-review process at Scientific Reports visit our peer-review policies page.