Files required post-acceptance
Should your manuscript be accepted for publication In JFLS, you will be required to send the files in the following format:
- Title page – a separate word document file to main text, containing author names, affiliations, contact author email address, abstract (in French and English), competing interests declaration and any acknowledgements or funding as applicable.
- Main document – as a word document file. Tables and Figures should NOT be included in the body of the text, but you may indicate where they should ideally be located. Figure legends should be included at the end of the manuscript text. The main document should not have any tracked changes or highlighting showing revisions.
- Tables – each as a separate word file.
- Figures - each as a separate file, for accepted file types please see the Journals Artwork Guide.
You will receive an email from the Editorial Office explaining how to upload these files to http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jfl.
Open access discounts
If you are publishing Gold Open Access, you may be eligible for an APC waiver or discount. Please see this journal's open access options for details.
Once an article has been accepted, the process of copyediting, proofing, typesetting and publishing the article will begin. Authors will be asked to ensure all final files are submitted to ScholarOne before the article can be sent to Cambridge University Press for production.
Your point of contact with Cambridge University Press will be the content manager of the journal. For more information about how production works at Cambridge University Press, please see our information on publishing an accepted paper, which explains how an article goes from accepted manuscript to fully published. There may be small differences between journals with this process. You can also check our Journal Production FAQs.
First proofs will only be sent to authors (or their nominee) who will be expected to correct and return them to the Production Editor within 3 days of receipt.
Les premières épreuves seront envoyées aux auteurs, ou aux personnes qu’ils auront désignées. Les épreuves corrigées devront être renvoyées sous trois jours à l’éditeur chargé de la production.