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Getting Published in Health Sciences

Pre-submission manuscript inquiry

Why send a pre-submission inquiry to a journal?

  • An effective way to gauge interest as well as goodness of fit of your study before investing the time & effort of the manuscript submission process
  • Some journals require a pre-submission
  • Can send pre-submission inquiries to multiple journals simultaneously

More info

Lengauer, T., & Nussinov, R. (2015). How to write a presubmission inquiry. PLoS computational biology11(2), e1004098. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004098

Presubmission inquiry cheat sheet . Amanda Naples, Call Press blog. June 2017.