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Welcome to the online submission service for Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications.

The service is easy and straightforward to use, and requires you to supply

  • your article prepared as a CIF (see below for more information on preparing and pre-checking your CIF);
  • 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]

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications is an open-access journal. For more information, please visit

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