Journal Authors

Every year, we accept and publish more than 250,000 journal articles. Publishing in an Elsevier journal starts with finding the right journal for your paper. If you already know which journal, you can enter the title directly in the Find a journal search box. Alternatively, you can match the abstract of your article to a journal.

Publishing with Elsevier: step-by-step

Useful resources

Measuring an article's impact

Know the impact of your research with Mendeley stats and article-level metrics.

Open access publishing

Opt for the best option to make your research open access.

Proof central

Quickly and easily input corrections, comments and change requests in your proof and submit them directly for correction.

Article transfer service

The editor may suggest you transfer your submission to a more suitable journal.

Graphical abstract

Summarize the main findings of the article in a single, concise, pictorial and visual way.


A short collection of bullet points that convey the core findings and provide a quick textual overview.

Policies and ethics

View the policies that are applicable to the authors.