Information For Authors

Gold Open Access

IEEE TNSRE is a gold, fully open-access journal, which means that authors retain ownership of the copyright to their papers, and readers can access the full text and pdf on IEEE Xplore for free, but also that authors pay article processing charges, upon acceptance and before publication. IEEE’s explanation of OA and APCs.

Article Processing Charge (APC): US$1950

For papers submitted in 2022, the Article Processing Charge (APC) is US$1850 plus applicable local taxes. 

For papers submitted in 2023, the APC is US$1950 plus applicable local taxes. 

Discounts do not apply to undergraduate and graduate students. These discounts cannot be combined.


  • Active IEEE Members receive a 5% discount.
  • A 20% discount is given to authors who are currently active members in one of the journal’s sponsoring societies.  
  • Students and Graduate Students are not eligible for the membership discount.

Manuscripts can only be submitted electronically through IEEE ScholarOne Manuscripts.

Since January 1, 2018, biosketches and author pictures are no longer published as part of EMBS Journal articles.

Manuscripts should be submitted according the Submission Guidelines, and formatted in the transactions template: IEEE Template Selector.

For authors wishing to submit multimedia materials for review, please visit the IEEE Author Center.

The articles in this journal are peer reviewed in accordance with the requirements set forth in the IEEE Publication Services and Products Board Operations Manual. Each published article was reviewed by a minimum of two independent reviewers using a single-blind peer review process, where the identities of the reviewers are not known to the authors, but the reviewers know the identities of the authors. Articles will be screened for plagiarism before acceptance.

You can find additional information, templates, etc on our Submission Guidelines page.

For some background on copyright and author responsibility, we recommend the following paper:
Copyrights and author responsibilities
Stone, H.S.
Computer, Vol.25, Iss. 12, Dec 1992
Pages: 46-51
Download this paper from IEEE Xplore