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Keep calm and wait: A guide to understanding journal statuses

Understanding a manuscript’s status– What happens when


What will you learn?

  1. How you can track your manuscript’s status in the online submission system
  2. Understand the process flow at the journal end from manuscript submission to acceptance
  3. Understand the meanings of different statuses that are displayed from submission to first decision
  4. What statuses you can expect for your revised manuscript from submission to final decision
  5. What are the common queries that authors have about journal statuses along with their answers
Keep calm and wait: A guide to understanding journal statuses

Why should you enroll?

For every author, the time from a manuscript’s submission to final decision is perhaps the most nail-biting time! But worry not, there’s help at hand now! Through this handbook, you will understand the end to end process of a manuscript’s journey. Towards, the end you will be able to join all the dots about the status of your manuscript.

What topics will you cover?

Chapter 1: What’s happening to my manuscript?

Chapter 2: Why is it taking so long?

Chapter 3: Why are statuses confusing?

Chapter 4: How do I know what a status means?

Chapter 5: Am I the only one?

Chapter 6: Time for a quick revision

Chapter 7: Can I do anything to reduce the waiting time?

Chapter 8: Conclusion