Publisher Support for Journals & Periodicals

Technical Specifications

Preferred File Formats:


paired with  

PDF 1.5 or later

  • If created with Adobe Acrobat, Adobe version should be version 5.0 (minimum) or higher.
  • We do NOT accept image-only PDFs (i.e., pages that are scanned or for which images are embedded into the PDF). 
  • Submit files free of encryption, password protection, or any security features applied in Acrobat. 

For detailed information about formatting specifications and delivery standards, please see our Journal Content Delivery Guidelines.

Preferred Delivery Methods:

Two methods available:

  • Web Download
  • FTP

Preferred Metadata:

  • XML – JATS

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