Achemso: Use of the /phone Macro

The phone command in LaTeX is related to the fax command and if the fax is not inserted, by default settings, the phone number will not appear in the resulting PDF. The following sequence needs to be added to the command line (safest place would be just below documentclass to … Continue reading “Achemso: Use of the /phone Macro”

Do I need to include line numbering in my manuscript Word document before submitting to an ACS Journal in ACS Paragon Plus?

The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry is the only ACS Journal that requires authors to include line numbers in their manuscript document. Line numbers are included in the manuscript PDF proof file for all other ACS Journals. Manuscript submissions using the optional author supplied "Manuscript PDF File" designation will … Continue reading “Do I need to include line numbering in my manuscript Word document before submitting to an ACS Journal in ACS Paragon Plus?”

Which formats are acceptable for submitting my manuscript file to an ACS journal?

ACS authors have several options for uploading a manuscript file in ACS Paragon Plus. Please see http://pubs.acs.org/page/4authors/submission/file_upload.html. Also see How to Submit a Manuscript, at http://pubs.acs.org/page/4authors/submission/howtosubmit.html, for complete details on preparing and submitting manuscripts.  

Where can I find EndNote style files for the American Chemical Society (ACS) Journals?

EndNote style files for ACS Journals are available from the EndNote web site. Click here to access. The search result lists all ACS Journals that have predefined EndNote style file. You can click on the "Style or Journal Name" column to sort the ACS Journals alphabetically. Click the 'Download' button … Continue reading “Where can I find EndNote style files for the American Chemical Society (ACS) Journals?”

Why do I get a failure to convert my Manuscript PDF File into the system when it is PDF already?

Paragon Plus does some additional processing on uploaded files and likely causes for this issue are hidden text and digital signatures placed in the PDF file by the program used to convert the latex Postscript file (.ps) into a PDF. The Paragon Plus PDF processing is most compatible with the … Continue reading “Why do I get a failure to convert my Manuscript PDF File into the system when it is PDF already?”

ACS Paragon Plus and iPad.

ACS Paragon Plus is not currently supported on the iPad. We are working with our vendor Scholar One regarding future support, but there is no planned release at this time. Please feel free to check back with us periodically regarding iPad support for ACS Paragon Plus.

References are appearing as Roman numerals when I review the PDF after conversion on ACS Paragon Plus.

This may occur in MS Word files that are created on either a PC or Mac, however, this occurrence is more frequent in Word files created on the Mac. Your Word document is set up so that it makes the Roman numerals appear. To replace them with Arabic numerals: Highlight the … Continue reading “References are appearing as Roman numerals when I review the PDF after conversion on ACS Paragon Plus.”

How can I contact Customer Services & Information?

ACS Customer Services & Information is available for support continuously from Sunday evenings through Friday until 8:00 pm EDT (except holidays). On call staff are assigned to monitor the systems supported over the weekend and holidays, however, delays in responses to support requests may be experienced during the off hours. You … Continue reading “How can I contact Customer Services & Information?”

ACS Paragon Plus Author Queues

Summary: On the ACS Paragon Plus user home page, in the My Author Activity tab, manuscripts are tracked through a set of queues. Manuscripts move from one queue to another according to specific rules to be described in this document. The queues:     Figure 1: The queues in the ACS … Continue reading “ACS Paragon Plus Author Queues”

How to Log in/Log out from ACS Paragon Plus?

Initial Login To log in to ACS Paragon Plus environment, please follow these steps: -Go to ‘https://acs.manuscriptcentral.com/acs’ -If you contributed to the manuscript considered by the ACS or you reviewed a manuscript for ACS, please enter the e-mail address used in the correspondence in the field ‘Forgot your User ID … Continue reading “How to Log in/Log out from ACS Paragon Plus?”