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The Quarterly Review of Biology

Editor in Chief: Liliana M. Dávalos
Editors: James D. Thomson, John J. Wiens, Gregory A. Wray
Published in association with Stony Brook University


The following documents provide guidance on manuscript preparation, and are intended for authors preparing articles for submission to any journal published by the University of Chicago Press. These are general instructions; for instructions specific to each journal, please select "Instruction for authors" from the journal's "Contributors" menu.

Manuscript preparation - tables
Instructions for building and formatting tables according to University of Chicago Press guidelines.

Manuscript preparation - artwork
Extensive information on preparing artwork of all kinds, including bar graphs, line art, photographs, halftones, and color art, with a section on guidelines for preparing digital art files.

Manuscript preparation - math
Guidance in preparing display equations and in-line math, and also how to render special characters.

Manuscript preparation - accessible alternative text for graphics
Instructions for preparing accessible alternative text for inline graphics.