Submitting an article or paper involves more than simply identifying a journal and sending it in with hope. You must send your submission in the proper format for a specific journal or conference, with all required information ready, and in the manner that is most likely to get it accepted.
You must :
Reporting guidelines provide rules and recommendations that guide the process of writing (or reporting on) your research. Following reporting guidelines not only helps save you time and streamline the writing process, but follows and promotes best practices in scientific research transparency and reproducibility.
Many research funders have specific guidelines that must be followed regarding research reporting and publication. If you are participating in funded research, be sure to follow their rules and check out the resources below.