Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS)

This distinguished conference proceedings series publishes the latest research developments in all areas of computer science – quickly, informally and at a high level. Together with its subseries LNAI & LNBI, LNCS volumes are indexed in the ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index, Scopus, EI Engineering Index, Google Scholar, DBLP, etc.

Annually 600+ volumes | 20,000+ papers | 45,000+ authors published

On these pages you will find find helpful resources, support and advice on how to publish in LNCS, including open access options. You can search and explore LNCS content - with more than 10,000 (e)Books published to date - by year, forthcoming proceedings, LNCS state-of-art surveys, tutorials, topical sublibraries, and more.

How to publish


Volume editor information

Perform editor’s tasks effective and efficiently.
Instruction files, scheduling, LaTeX & Word files templates, and more tools.


Author information

Springer's guidelines and technical instructions for the preparation of your contribution to a proceedings volume.

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LNCS and related series are covered by numerous services, such as CPCI-S, DBLP and ACM Digital Library.

#LNCSMilestone - 10,000 volumes published

Can you believe it? Lecture Notes in Computer Science is now celebrating 10,000 manuscripts! We will be celebrating with a very special LNCS volume to accompany ETAPS 2017. Stay tuned! ...

We at Springer congratulate all those who have worked to make this milestone possible. Thank you!

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