5 tools to help you feel more confident submitting your article

Pressing submit on your article can be a daunting task. We’ve got you covered with 5 tools which will help you to submit your article with full confidence.

  1. Article submission and peer review free guide

This comprehensive guide will advise and support you through the process of submitting your research paper. You will also receive guidance about navigating the peer review process.

With this guide you will find out all you need to know about:

  • How to prepare your paper for submission

  • What happens after submission

  • Navigating peer review

  • The process after peer review

2. The self-edit checklist

Once you’ve written your paper, the next important step is to make your paper better. This step includes research paper editing and it should be completed before deciding to submit your work. Get to know how to properly edit your paper yourself.

If you would like expert help with preparing your manuscript, you could think about using Taylor & Francis Editing Services. The services include a full range of pre-submission preparation services to help you improve the quality of your manuscript and submit with confidence.

3. Plagiarism resources

Checking your work for similarities to avoid plagiarism and self-plagiarism is important. We have provided you with different tools to help you with this:

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Search for your target journal by typing into the search bar. You can also use the dropdown to scroll through the list of journals. Select the journal and click the button to read the journal’s IFA.

            4. Cover letter template

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            When you submit your article to a journal, your cover letter gives you the opportunity to highlight to the journal’s editor why they should consider publishing your research. We’ve created a handy cover letter template which will help you make this important part of your submission as effective as possible.

            Be sure to read our step by step guide on writing your cover letter for journal submission, you will find everything from your do’s and don’ts on what to include in your cover letter.

            5. Article submission checklist

            When you’re ready to submit your paper to a journal, there are a lot of things you’ll need to have checked, understood, and incorporated into your article.

            To make sure you don’t miss anything important, we have created a checklist for both writing and preparing your paper, and when you’re using a submission system. This can speed up the submission process and avoid potential obstacles in receiving a decision from the journal editor(s).

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