Author Services

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is pleased to provide a full range of robust Author Services. Click links below for program details.

Author Benefits Program

Millions of papers are published every year.
Make yours matter!

Our dynamic Author Benefits Program provides you with end-to-end benefits that ensure your hard work pays off and your published manuscript gets the attention it deserves not just upon publication, but permanently. Through an upfront, one-time investment in the success of your article, you receive a full suite of dynamic marketing and editorial services that ensure maximum reach and impact, including color art, open access, and reprints. There are no hidden fees down the road; full transparency up front means you can focus on your research and put your funding where it matters most.

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Author Benefits Program

Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Each Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. journal has a separate and specific set of guidelines for the preparation and submission of papers. To access the guidelines for a specific journal, browse our collection and select your journal. Roll over the “For Authors” button located on the top right of the journal page (below the search tool) and select "Manuscript Submission."

Complete list of our journals

Guidelines for Writing a Research Paper

As a resource for new and first-time submitters, we provide general guidelines for writing a quality research paper, translated into 10 languages. Authors referring to these basic recommendations should also consult the specific manuscript instructions for the Journal to which they will be contributing for detailed submission information.

Basic Manuscript Submission Guidelines (10 languages)

Research Writing Guidelines

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Publishing open access makes your work instantly and permanently available for everyone to read online. We are pleased to offer several open access publishing solutions:

  • Open Option enables you to easily comply with open access mandates by publishing open access in our esteemed subscription-based journals.
  • Publish open access in one of our peer reviewed open access journals.
  • Participation in Liebert Author Advocacy Program (LAAP) enables your institution or organization to cover some or all of the open access publishing costs for you.

Visit our Liebert Open Access site to search for freely available research articles and
   to learn more about open access publishing.

Our Policies

Research Funder Compliance

Our open access publishing solutions allows you to easily comply with the open access policies of your institution, government and funding body. If you are employed or funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH), the Wellcome Trust, Research Councils UK (RCUK) or Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), you can find more information below.

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Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., is listed as a "green" publisher in SHERPA/Romeo. Please review our self-archiving policy for more detailed information.

Learn more about our Self-Archiving Policy