Manuscript Guidelines for Scientific, Technical, Medical, and Scholarly

The resources here can help you effectively prepare your manuscript for submission. Wiley supports Microsoft Word, LaTeX, and ChemDraw, among other applications. Please check with your editor for more details.

Preparing Your Manuscript (available in Adobe Acrobat PDF format)
Get information on structure, style, and manuscript submission. Click here to get Acrobat from the Adobe Web site.

Art Preparation
Find out how to create an effective illustration program to enhance the presentation of your published work, including guidelines that will ensure the quality and accuracy of each piece of art and an explanation of the process the artwork goes through.

Copyrights and Permissions
Read an explanation of what is required of you to reproduce previously published material, including an easy-to-follow checklist and permissions log.

Checking Copyediting
In the unlikely event that a check of editing is required for your manuscript, Checking Copyediting provides clear and concise information needed to accomplish a complete and timely review.

Proofreading Page Proofs
Find detailed instructions and a checklist vital to the successful completion of reading and marking author corrections on page proofs (the copyedited manuscript that has been typeset).

Index Preparation
Prepare your index efficiently with these tips for creating useful and effective index entries.

Guidelines for Preparing Camera-Ready Copy
Get detailed instructions on preparing text and illustration pages suitable for publication.

LaTeX Style Files
These LaTeX templates are suitable for use if you are supplying camera-ready copy for a 6 x 9 or 7 x 10 book. Contact your Wiley editor to confirm the dimension of your book. These macros can also be used for supplying LaTeX or TeX files for typesetting. Contact your editor for more information about which format you are supplying. The following documentation (in Adobe Acrobat format) and LaTex style files (in zip archives) are available by clicking on the links below or from our FTP site. Click here to get Acrobat from the Adobe Web site.

Microsoft Word Authoring Templates for STM Books
These Word templates are suitable for use if you are supplying files to be used for typesetting. Contact your editor if you are supplying Word files to be used as camera-ready copy.

ChemDraw Templates
These templates are suitable for use if you are supplying ChemDraw files with your manuscript (note that even if ChemDraw files are supplied, the structures should be embedded in the appropriate place in the manuscript).

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