ScholarOne Manuscripts- Submission

Electronic Submission

IFT's journals only accept submissions through our ScholarOne Manuscripts portal. This secure online peer-review system facilitates real-time communication and access to manuscripts for editors, reviewers, and other editorial team members.

Go to, choose the journal to which you want to submit (JFS, JFSE, or CRFSFS) from the drop-down menu, and log in. If you previously submitted to or reviewed for one journal, your account will work for all 3 journals. Once in, you can toggle between journals from each site's Home page.

Create an Account. First-time users need to create an account. Click the Create an Account button and fill in the information requested. By default, your username is your e-mail address. Please keep your account up to date when your contact information changes. Do not create duplicate accounts. If you have more than one account or need assistance editing your account, contact the journal office at

Manuscript Submission. Once logged in, click on "Author," then on "Start a New Submission," and follow the prompts and instructions on each of the 7 steps of the submission form.

Once you finish, double-check for accuracy, and then click on the "Submit" button. You will then receive a manuscript number and an e-mail verifying that your manuscript has been received. Keep track of the status of your manuscript by logging on to ScholarOne Manuscripts (, where the status will be displayed in the Author Center, along with the name of the Editor handling review if your submission.

 iThenticate Plagiarism Detection

 IFT Scientific Journals employ a plagiarism detection system. By submitting your manuscript to this journal, you accept that your manuscript will be screened for plagiarism against previously published works.

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Author Information & Style Guides

Before you submit your manuscript, be sure to review IFT's author information and guidelines.