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Enroll in the ACS Institute to sharpen your authorship skills with ACS Author Lab and ACS Reviewer lab.
The ACS Institute is a central online catalog to learn new skills, develop competencies, or advance your career.
You can find the ACS Author Lab and ACS Reviewer Lab online learning modules through the ACS Institute in the ACS Center for Scientific Communication to support you at any point in your career or publishing journey.
ACS Author Lab is an online training course designed to give authors an in-depth look at everything they need to know to submit a manuscript for publication. Take this course to help prepare and submit strong manuscripts while speeding up the publication process.
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ACS Reviewer Lab is a free, on-demand peer-review training course designed by ACS Editors, leading scientific researchers, and ACS Publications staff. Take this course and achieve the ACS Reviewer badge to place on your ACS Paragon Plus account, where it will be visible to ACS Editors.
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If you are looking for specific guidance during the publishing process, ACS Author University features on-demand videos and articles from our editor community with tips on scientific writing, securing funding, handling rejection, and much more.
The ACS Publishing Center contains everything you need to prepare and review manuscripts for ACS Publications journals, including where to start if you are new to publishing, ACS journal guidelines and templates, and the ability to view your articles and manuscripts.