submit an article

When you are ready to submit an article, you should the follow the appropriate link below to go to the submissions home page of the journal you have selected. To submit your article, you will be asked to provide information on your submission and upload your article and graphics files. The process is reasonably self-explanatory, and detailed help is provided along the way.

Acta Crystallographica Section A: Foundations and Advances
Acta Crystallographica Section B: Structural Science, Crystal Engineering and Materials
Acta Crystallographica Section C: Structural Chemistry
Acta Crystallographica Section D: Biological Crystallography
Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications
Acta Crystallographica Section F: Structural Biology Communications
Journal of Applied Crystallography
Journal of Synchrotron Radiation


A number of tools and templates are available to help with the preparation your article.

Word tools

Word templates packaged with tools to prepare tables of experimental data are provided by IUCr Journals.


publCIF takes a crystallographic information file (CIF) and prepares a formatted paper.


publBio is an online tool to write and submit your article.

More information

To find out more information on any of our journals, click on a journal icon and follow the links for authors.

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