On-Demand ACS Author Lab

ACS Author Lab helps you master the preparation and publication of scientific manuscripts.

Pricing: FREE
Duration: 1–2 hours
Registration Info

About the Course

ACS Author Lab is a free online training course that empowers authors to prepare and submit strong manuscripts, avoiding errors that could lead to delays in the publication process. The course has been developed by ACS Editors and ACS Publications staff to help authors identify key considerations for each step of publishing a manuscript. Course modules cover the following:

  1. Selecting the right journal
  2. Showcasing the significance of your work
  3. Effectively describing your research
  4. Creating publication-ready visuals
  5. Finalizing your manuscript and preparing for submission
  6. Navigating the revision process
  7. Adhering to ethical guidelines
  8. An academic writing approach for multilingual authors

Learners who take this course will receive a certificate of completion. 

What You Will Learn

  • Evaluate journals and match them to your intended audience
  • How to use active and concise language to ensure that your manuscript appeals to readers
  • How to write a detailed outline and turn it into a strong manuscript that clearly conveys key research data and findings
  • How to prepare for the submission process
  • Guidance on how to avoid ethical issues
  • How to effectively respond to feedback from reviewers and editors
  • Tips for writing in publication-ready academic English

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for anyone who plans on or is currently writing a scientific manuscript for publication. 

Dates, Locations, and Prices



Early Bird Full Price
Member(Premium Package) Free
Member or Associate(Standard or Basic Package) Free
Non-Member Free