STM Journal Editorial Policies

Please click this link to view the STM journals' editorial policies, practices, and guidelines. It is the author's responsibility to ensure that manuscript submissions adhere to these policies.

Copyright and Permissions Policies

Please click this link to access each journal's copyright transfer form and to review the policies on copyright and requests to reproduce information previously published in an STM journal.

Language Editing Services

American Journal Experts

American Journal Experts (AJE) provides professional language editing services to authors around the globe who wish to publish in scientific, technical, medical and humanities journals. AJE employs expert editors with post-graduate training in a wide variety of fields who will check your manuscripts not only for terminology and language specific to your field but also for proper English usage, grammar, punctuation, spelling, verb tense, and phrasing. In addition, AJE's professional editors will make sure the text sounds natural and the sentences are well constructed. Visit their website for more information or to submit a document for their journal editing service.

The Charlesworth Group

Author Services from The Charlesworth Group helps researchers to improve the quality, clarity, and readability of their written English and to increase the effectiveness of their manuscripts in communicating the process, findings, and importance of their research. This assistance is suggested either before an article is submitted for peer review or before it is accepted for publication.

Visit the Author Services website for more information or to submit a manuscript for their language polishing service.

Bioedit English Language Editing
Bioedit Ltd, an online English editing company, offers unprecedented, high-quality English editing of biomedical texts destined for submission to peer-reviewed journals in the life sciences. The texts are edited by a large, expert team of native English-speaking editors with Ph.D.s and years of experience in a broad range of disciplines in medicine and biology.
    •    Editing of the same manuscript by up to three independent editors, including a subject-specific editor and a grammar expert.
    •    Tremendous value with no hidden costs.
    •    Express editing in less than 48 hours.
    •    Secure and confidential.

BioScience Writers

BioScience Writers is a scientific editing company committed to helping authors from the global scientific community maximize the accuracy and impact of their written documents to enhance scientific publication efforts. We provide the highest quality scientific document editing service at a reasonable price with rapid turnaround. All of our editors are native English speakers and Ph.D.- or M.D.-trained scientists who understand the requirements for publishing science, technical, and medical documents. BioScience Writers provides a no-risk guarantee: we will work to ensure you are pleased with every edited document you receive from us, or provide a full refund.
Editage, a leading international English editing, writing, and publication service provider, offers multiple-level editing services that check for meaning, punctuation, grammar, sentence construction, logic, structure, and journal formatting. Editage is a preferred brand for non-native English speakers in East Asia.
    •    Subject-matter expertise—editors from bioscience disciplines
    •    Fast turnaround times—24-hour delivery for emergencies
    •    24/7 online system—manage accounts, track manuscripts, post requests
    •    100% confidentiality
    •    Unlimited questions for editor
    •    ISO 9001:2000-certified editing processes
    •    Free journal formatting

Manuscript Submission

To submit a manuscript or to download a submission checklist to assist you with the formatting and preparation of your manuscript, please click the appropriate link below.
Submit a Manuscript to:


Journal of Environmental Toxicology  

Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology  

Ovarian Cancer     

Journal of Endoscopic Surgery