Manuscript Submission

In 2013, ISAS transitioned to an online presence and away from print resources. This "green" emergence includes online article submissions.

The Division Chairs serve as the Editors for their respective divisions and manage the process of your manuscript from submission through the review, approval, and publication process.

If you would like to submit an article for publication consideration in Transactions, please complete the form below and attach an electronic copy of your complete manuscript, including figures and tables, in Word or other editable word processing format. Your manuscript will be submitted to three reviewers with at least majority approval for publication with revision required for acceptance. After approval, receipt of revision, and author approval of type-set style publishing, author will receive PDF copy for any desired self-distribution upon payment of page charges ($50/page for members, $100/page for non-members) and article will be published online and listed and indexed within the searchable Transactions database.

ISAS Transactions Manuscript Submission Form

Welcome to our new online system for Transactions manuscript submission! ISAS accepts manuscripts for publication consideration that have include original research or comprehensive reviews that have not been published elsewhere. Publication charges are $50 per proof-set page (approximately 3-4 typed pages) for members and $100/page for non-members. Please complete the fields below and then upload your manuscript. All fields except those noted with (optional) are required.
  • Please use * to denote those who are members of the Illinois State Academy of Science.
  • All manuscripts will be blind-reviewed by 3 individuals, at least 1 of whom will be an Academy member. However, we welcome your suggestions for additional reviewers. Provide name and address of any suggested reviewers.
  • Available for any special notes you wish to make to the Editor upon submission or your manuscript.
    Publication in Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science is $50 per proof-set page. Normally 3-4 typed pages generate 1 proof-set page. Non-members may publish as well, but will be charge at a $100/page rate, or they may choose to join the Academy at $45/year. Authors receive camera ready PDF upon payment of page charges.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, odt, rtf, wpd, zip.
    All tables and figures must be incorporated into the document, not included as separate files. PDF files or other non-editable manuscript files are not accepted. All files must be able to be converted to Word documents for review and publication. DO NOT include punctuation, other than spaces, periods, hyphens, or underscores, in the file name. Doing so will appear to upload but the file will NOT be received. (i.e., no apostrophes, etc.)