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Editors weigh many factors when choosing content for Nature journals, but they strive to minimize the time taken to make decisions about publication while maintaining the highest possible quality of that decision.
After review, editors work to increase a paper's readability, and thereby its audience, through advice and editing, so that all research is presented in a form that is both readable to those in the field and understandable to scientists outside the immediate discipline.
Top of page ⤴ The following sections summarise the journals' editorial processes and describe how manuscripts are handled by editors between submission and publication.
At all stages of the process, you can access the online submission system and find the status of your manuscript.About 800,000 registered users receive e-mailed tables of contents, and many papers are highlighted for the nonspecialist reader on the journal's homepage, contents pages and in News and Views.Throughout this process, the editors of Nature journals uphold editorial, ethical and scientific standards according to the policies outlined on the author and referee site as well as on our journal websites.Top of page ⤴ Editors of the Nature journals strive to provide authors with an outstandingly efficient, fair and thoughtful submission, peer-review and publishing experience.Authors can expect all manuscripts that are published to be scrutinized for peer-review with the utmost professional rigor and care by expert referees who are selected by the editors for their ability to provide incisive and useful analysis.Our expert will also draft a journal submission cover letter addressed to the editor.Journal Selection Service Our expert will go over your manuscript and recommend 3 to 5 journals that are most suitable for it. You are using a browser version with limited support for CSS.To obtain the best experience, we recommend you use a more up to date browser (or turn off compatibility mode in Internet Explorer).Simply send us your manuscript with all the necessary information, and we will handle the rest.If you want our support to continue after journal submission (e.g., incorporating changes after you receive the journal’s decision, or managing resubmission), choose our Gold or Platinum Publication Support Packs.