Q: How can I submit my paper?
Ans: The candidate can submit manuscript through email to [email protected] or submit from the journal’s web page.
Q: What is the turnaround time to publish my paper?
Ans: The peer review process will take a minimum of 30 business days. After peer revise process, it will be published within 7 days after acceptance of the paper.
Q: What is an APC and what are authors paying for?
Ans: As costs are involved in the publication process, like administrating peer review to copy-editing and hosting the final article on dedicated servers, authors are asked to pay an article processing charge (APC) in order for their article to be published open access under a Creative Commons licence.
Q: Where can I find out the price of a journal’s APC?
Ans: For more information on APCs, click on the given link https://www.jmaterialscience.com/information/processing-charges
Q: Can my institution or funder pay the APC on my behalf?
Ans: Yes, authors can request that the invoice be sent to their institution or funder if the organisation has agreed to cover the costs of the APC.
Q: How can I join as Reviewer to this Journal?
Ans: You can write your interest in email to [email protected] and we will get back to you in 3-4 days.
Q: Do Editor have to work continuously?
Ans: No, the editorial office will be helping you whenever required as we understand that you may be busy in other commitments.
Q: Whom do I have to contact at the Editorial office if I have any queries?
Ans: Kindly email your query to [email protected]. Editorial office or the respective Journal Managing Editor will respond in 3-4 working days.
Q: What is the eligibility if I would like to review a manuscript?
Ans: The reviewers are assigned by the editors as per the research matching to the topic of manuscript. Self-registered peer reviewers must hold Ph.D., must be having a few published papers in the field of interest they mentioned.
Q: Do you charge for a manuscript submission?
Ans: There are no charges for manuscript submission. The authors only need to pay the article processing charges once the article is accepted for publication by reviewers.
Q: Is there any limit to review papers?
Ans: No. You may review as many manuscripts you wish according to manuscript topic match your interest.
Q: Why should an author pay the article processing charge?
Ans: In Open Access mode of publication, the scholarly literature will be made available to the researchers free of cost without any subscription charges. The whole maintenance of the operations i.e., production of full text and PDF formats as well as archiving and indexing the published articles permanently through the article processing charges only. However, fee discounts will be provided to the authors from low income countries (According to World Bank classification).