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[Cover image] Welcome to the online submission service for Acta Crystallographica Section C: Structural Chemistry.

The service is easy and straightforward to use, and requires you to supply the following items:

  • if you are submitting in WORD format, the text of your article prepared as a single file, a CIF (see below for more information on preparing and pre-checking your CIF) and a structure factor or Rietveld data file in CIF format for each reported structure;
  • if you are submitting in CIF format, a CIF (see below for more information on preparing and pre-checking your CIF) containing the complete text of your article, together with a structure factor or Rietveld data file in CIF format for each reported structure;
  • your full contact details (e-mail address, mailing address, telephone and fax numbers);
  • details of the authors of your article (surnames, forenames and e-mail addresses of all authors);
  • other details of the article you are submitting (article title, language in which your article is written, article category);
  • any comments regarding your article (e.g. suggestions for referees) in plain, unformatted text, ready to be copied and pasted (or typed directly) into the web site;
  • a high-resolution graphics file in TIFF, PostScript, encapsulated PostScript or HPGL format for each figure and chemical scheme, and supplementary data including a structure factor or Rietveld data file in CIF format, together with any other supplementary files you wish to submit;
  • the location of your source files on your local filesystem.
If you have not used this service before, please first read the detailed online submission instructions. Context-sensitive help is available by clicking on the help icons [info]

Special and virtual issues
Acta Crystallographica Section C has recently published four exciting special issues on topics as diverse as Scorpionates, Pharmaceuticals, drug discovery and natural products, Interplay of crystallography, spectroscopy and theoretical methods for solving chemical problems and Computational materials discovery. Full details are available on the special issues page and in the recent Editorial. Also, the third virtual issue will be published in 2014 and will feature metal-organic frameworks.

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