Manuscripts up to 40 pages, including tables and figures, will be considered for publication. All submissions to The Auk must be made online using the American Ornithologists' Union author portal in ScholarOne Manuscripts (http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ucpress-auk), the online manuscript submission and peer-review system of The Auk. For submissions other than research articles, e.g., Letters to The Auk, etc. please see The Auk page on the AOU web site for further information.
Authors will be asked to register the first time they enter the site. After receiving a password, authors can proceed to upload their manuscripts through a step-by-step process. Help is available through the "Get Help Now" link in the top right corner and the "Resources" menu on the right side of the ScholarOne Manuscripts page.
Text files must be submitted as Word or WordPerfect files. Suitable graphic formats include TIFF, EPS, or JPEG. Mixed text and graphics are acceptable in MS Word or WordPerfect with embedded graphics formats. Please follow the Instruction to Authors.
Additional help is available from the Review Manager (e-mail).