Submit a version to Editorial Manager
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Organizational Administrators | Unit Leads | Individual subscribers | Cochrane users
Use the action Submit current version to download files for submission in Editorial Manager.
Before submitting to Editorial Manager, authors must:
- Await an email Invitation to submit from your editorial team
- Download your submission files from RevMan Web
- Upload the PDF submission file and the zip file of supplementary materials to Editorial Manager. If your manuscript is a protocol, only a PDF file will be downloaded.
IMPORTANT! Do not edit the file name of your submission files
Please DO NOT edit or overwrite the automatically-generated file name of both your submission files. Each file name includes unique identifiers for your submission. Any changes will create technical errors with processing your submission.
Download submission files
Please note that Mac users will need to use a browser other than Safari (e.g. Chrome/Firefox) to download submission files.
- Go to the RevMan Web dashboard for your review
- Confirm you are happy with the current version, and that it meets editorial guidelines
- Have you consulted the Cochrane Handbook?
- Have you followed our MECIR standards?
- Have you formatted your work according to our Style Manual?
- Resolve any errors in the validation report before submitting (unless you have the relevant permissions to override the errors)
- Click Submit current version in the Actions menu on the dashboard
- When the submission pop-up appears, add a relevant version description e.g. 'For Submission to Editorial Manager'
- Click Download submission files. This may take several minutes.
A PDF and a zip file will be automatically saved in your Downloads folder. Both file names will include the CD number of your review.
Do NOT make any changes to the file name of both your submission files. The file name includes unique identifiers for your submission. Any changes will create technical errors with processing your submission.
Log in to Editorial Manager to upload the PDF submission file and the zip file of supplementary materials. If your manuscript is a protocol, you will only upload the PDF submission file.
Follow our Instructions for Authors on submitting to Editorial Manager.
- Uploading your submission files to Editorial Manager will move the review to Editorial Phase (authors can no longer edit).
- All tracked changes will be resolved in the submission PDF. Yellow highlighting and notes will also be removed. Tracked changes, notes and highlighting will remain visible in the current version in RevMan Web.