Lima M. In this four and last manuscript, from the heading “DESIGN, WRITING AND PUBLISHING OF SCIENTIFIC MANUSCRIPTS”, as part of the “SCIENTIFIC EDUCATION” section of the journal “NASCER E CRESCER”, we emphasize the need for verification of the last version of the scientific paper and we present the most relevant aspects of the process of publishing, since its submis- sion until the final decision of refusal or acceptance, and in the latter case, the correction of the proofs. REVNEC [Internet]. 2016Sep.5 [cited 2022Aug.19];22(4):263-8. Available from: https://revistas.rcaap.pt/nascercrescer/article/view/9914