These include downloadable
instruction files, notes on scheduling, downloadable LaTeX, Word
2003 and Word 2007 templates, sample files, etc.
Springer has developed
LaTeX style files and Word templates to help you prepare your
paper. LaTeX is the preferred format (especially for texts
containing several formulae), but Word templates are also
Preparing your proceedings paper
convenience, we have summarized in the LNCS Author Guidelines
document how a proceedings paper should be structured, how
elements (headings, figures, references) should be formatted
using our predefined styles, etc.
We also give some insight
on how your paper will be typeset at Springer.
The PDF of the Authors
Guidelines can be downloaded here or as part of the zip files
containing the complete sets of instructions and templates for
the different text preparation systems.
LNCS author guidelines (pdf, 92 KB)
LNCS Proceedings and Other Multiauthor Volumes - Using LaTeX2e
We want to add hyperlinks
to your manuscript in the online version, so we recommend the
use of LaTeX2e for the preparation of your camera-ready
manuscript, together with the corresponding Springer class file
- llncs2e.zip contains:
(i) llncs.cls, Springer class file;
(ii) llncs.dem, sample input file, you can use it as a source
for your own input;
(iii) llncs.doc (actually a TeX file), the documentation of the
class, with detailed instructions
on how the macro package works;
(iv) llncs.dvi, DVI resulting out of llncs.doc.
Please download llncs2e.zip.
LNCS Proceedings and Other Multiauthor Volumes - Sample File
We also provide the LaTeX2e source file of the "Authors'
Instructions," which may serve as a further sample input.
typeinst.zip contains a separate LaTeX file for the text and EPS
file for the figure.
LNCS Proceedings and Other Multiauthor Volumes - Using Office
We do not encourage the use of Microsoft Word, particularly as
the layout of the pages (the position of figures and paragraphs)
can change between printouts. However, we do provide the
relevant template ("splnproc1110.dotm"). Please read the
explanatory typing instructions "SPLNPROC Word 2007-2010
Technical Instructions.pdf" contained in the ZIP archive
Word 2003 template for the preparation of LNCS proceeding papers
A document template has been prepared by Springer for use with
Word 2003. Predefined style formats are available for all the
types of content that are part of a computer science proceedings
paper, and these formats can be easily accessed via special
The downloadable zip archive contains:
A pdf of the general guidelines for authors of computer science
A pdf of the instructions explaining how to work with the Word
The Word 2003 template svlnproc1104.dot.
CS Proceedings_Author Tools_Word 2003 (last update: April 19,
2011) (zip, 341 kB)