Submit a Manuscript to CTS

All submissions to CTS are processed through the online submission and peer-review site. Authors are strongly encouraged to review the full Aims and Scope of CTS to ensure potential submissions are within the scope of the journal. 

All manuscripts must include the required information and follow the formatting requirements defined in the Guide to Authors at the time of submission.  Once all manuscript files are ready for submission, please proceed to the online submission system.

Submission Turn Time 
CTS strives to provide authors with a timely decision so that declined submissions may be promptly submitted elsewhere for consideration. 
  • An initial decision will be provided within 7–10 days of submission.
  • If selected for review, the corresponding author will receive a decision within 4–6 weeks.
Editorial Policy on Proper Citation
All submissions are verified for proper citation of information or data taken from published sources. Duplicate publication, which occurs when an author reuses substantial parts of his or her own published work without providing the appropriate references, is not permitted. Use of material not properly cited is cause for rejection.  

If you have questions regarding submission, please contact the Editorial Office.
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