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Avoiding Common Problems During Online Submission of Manuscripts*

Stephen J. Welch
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*From the CHEST Editorial Offices, American College of Chest Physicians, Northbrook IL.

Correspondence to: Stephen J. Welch, Executive Editor, CHEST Editorial Offices, American College of Chest Physicians, 3300 Dundee Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062; e-mail: swelch@chestnet.org



Chest. 2007;131(5):1591-1594. doi:10.1378/chest.06-2906
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Online submission of manuscripts is normally fast, relatively easy, and timely. However, failure to follow journal instructions, omitting required aspects of manuscripts, and other problems can delay or stop the submission and peer-review process. This article discusses common problems encountered during online submission and advises authors on how to avoid those problems and maximize the efficiency of the online submission process.


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