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Aperta Help

PLOS designed Aperta™ with researchers in mind. Submission tasks are easy to complete with minimum time demands. Reviewers and Editors can work more efficiently, bringing research online faster.

Refer to the guides below to navigate Aperta.

Getting Started in Aperta

Introduction to workspaces and features.

Quickstart (PDF)

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For Authors

Submit your manuscript, respond to journal requests, and prepare a revision.

Author Quickstart (PDF)

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For Reviewers

Create your account, prepare and submit your review.

Reviewer Quickstart (PDF)

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For Academic Editors

Handle invitations, assess submissions, and provide feedback.

Academic Editor Quickstart (PDF)

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