This is a step-by-step guide that walks through the process an author takes to submit a work for review and potential publication in your journal. This guide is provided so that you can understand how your various settings, particularly those edited in the Submission Guidelines section, are represented to your submitting authors. Authors will primarily reach this process through the "Submissions" page of your journal's homepage.
You can edit these Submission Requirements at the "Submission Preparation Checklist" section of the "Submissions" tab under "Workflow Settings", with instructional wiki page here. The Privacy Statement can also be edited on this "Submissions" page, with instructional wiki page here.
2. Upload Submission
New Components can be managed or added under the "Components" tab under "Workflow Settings", with instructional wiki page here.
3. Enter Metadata
This section of the submimsion process asks for standard metada, and a Title and Abstract will both be required.
Next, the submitter will be asked to list all significant contributors to the work. This will usually include the primary author(s) of this work. The submitter should already b registered as a user within the system, and will most likely be the primary contact.
The "Add Contributor" window starts by requiring basic information, such as a first and last name, contact email, country of residence, and other details.
You can establish the standards and requirements for Submission Matadata at the "Submission Metadata" section of the "Submissions" tab under Workflow Settings, with instructional wiki page here.