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Fundamentals of manuscript preparation

As you embark on your publishing career, it can feel like there’s an endless array of procedures, protocols and best practice to absorb.

In this series of modules, we walk you through some of the key points you should pay attention to during that all-important manuscript preparation stage.

We explain how the publishing cycle works from submission and peer review through to decision time! You will learn about the various elements in a traditional research article and receive valuable tips on how to maximize their potential. Additionally, we highlight the importance of the abstract and how you can make sure yours packs a punch.

Total Time
2+ hours
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  • English

What you will learn

  • An introduction to the publishing process
  • Insights into how to build an article
  • Top tips for writing a great abstract
4 modules
40 m
Fundamentals of manuscript preparation

Structuring your article correctly

In this in-depth guide to structuring an article, we shine a spotlight on each of the article elements in turn.
45 m
Fundamentals of manuscript preparation

Guide to reference managers: How to effectively manage your references

Learn how reference managers can make your research life simpler while helping you make the most of your data.
40 m
Fundamentals of manuscript preparation

How to prepare your manuscript

This introduction to the publishing process contains helpful insights for those preparing to submit a manuscript for the first time.
40 m
Fundamentals of manuscript preparation

How to write an abstract and improve your article

An abstract can make or break an article. Our guide contains the know-how you need to ensure yours is a success.