Imperial Publications

Publishing Process

Decide on a journal:

Find the correct journal

  • Check the aims and scope to ensure the paper is a good fit
  • Read the guide for authors
  • Submit to only one journal at a time

Format your paper

Follow the guide for authors

  • Paper structure
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • Accepted file formats

Submit your paper

Online Imperial Publications Website

  • Submit an article via the journal homepage
  • Login or register at
  • Source files are converted to PDFs and sent for peer review
  • Authors receive a unique reference number

Check your paper's status

See what's happening with your paper

  • Use the unique reference number to follow a paper

Pay Article Processing Charges (APC)

Make payment of Article Processing Charges upon acceptance of the article