Module 1 — Select the Right Journal
How to evaluate journal quality and goals, matching them to your manuscript’s audience so you submit to the right journal the first time.
Module 2 — Showcase the Significance of Your Work
Tips for crafting a strong title and abstract, plus how to use active, concise language to ensure that your manuscript appeals to readers (including your first readers – the editors and reviewers).
Module 3 — Effectively Describe Your Research
How to write a detailed outline you can turn into a strong manuscript that clearly and thoroughly conveys your key research data and important findings.
Module 4 — Create Publication-Ready Visuals
The best visual elements for different types of data, with best practices for how to generate figures, tables, and Table of Contents graphics.
Module 5 — Finalize Your Manuscript and Prepare for Submission
All the finishing touches that will get your manuscript ready for the journal, plus other elements such as the cover letter that you’ll need when you submit.
Module 6 — Navigate the Revision Process
Common reasons that manuscripts are rejected and how to avoid them, with guidance on how to effectively respond to feedback from reviewers and editors.
Module 7 — Adhere to Ethical Guidelines
Guidance for selecting the final author list, understanding licenses and permissions, and avoiding unethical behavior such as plagiarism and improper image manipulation.