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Submission of Manuscript

 

Submission of manuscript may be sent to the Editor of the Journal by e-mail. Even as early as at the time of submission, it is advised a paper is prepared according to the format of Camera-Ready Version.

 

Preparation of Camera-Ready Version (CRV)

 

The Instructions for Authors should be followed accurately and completely. It contains two parts:

Part 1 is about Organizational and Presentational Styles of a research paper; and

Part 2 is about the Specifications of Camera-Ready Version (CRV).

 

Word Doc Template of Camera-Ready Version

 

The Instruction for Authors itself is a Word template. It will be physically true to the specifications of CRV only if this exemplar is printed on Executive-size paper by a scaling of 100%).

 

Sample Tex file of Camera-Ready Version

 

Note that while the page layout settings specify the title page has top margin = 2.5 cm with two 14-point blank lines preceding the title, this sample Latex file has actually set the title page to have top margin = 3.5cm, which is equivalent to 2.5 cm plus two 14-point blank lines.

 

Review Form

 

Author Statement on Revision Form

 

Open Access Copyright & License

 

SIWN Press Open Access journals publish open access articles under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) License which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

 

Copyright on any research article in a journal published by a SIWN Press Open Access journal is retained by the author(s). Authors grant SIWN Press a license to publish the article and identify itself as the original publisher. Below is a summary of the current license being offered to authors on each of the journals.

 

Creative Commons Attribution License

 

The Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY) allows users to copy, distribute and transmit an article, adapt the article and make commercial use of the article. The CC BY license permits commercial and non-commercial re-use of an open access article, as long as the author is properly attributed.

 

Copyright on any research article published by a SIWN Press Open Access journal is retained by the author(s). Authors grant SIWN Press a license to publish the article and identify itself as the original publisher. Authors also grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as its original authors, citation details and publisher are identified.

 

Use of the article in whole or part in any medium requires attribution suitable in form and content as follows: [Title of Article/Author/Journal Title and Volume/Issue. Copyright (c) [year] [copyright owner as specified in the Journal]. Links to the final article on SIWN Pressís website are encouraged where applicable.

 

The Creative Commons Attribution License does not affect the moral rights of authors, including without limitation the right not to have their work subjected to derogatory treatment. It also does not affect any other rights held by authors or third parties in the article, including without limitation the rights of privacy and publicity. Use of the article must not assert or imply, whether implicitly or explicitly, any connection with, endorsement or sponsorship of such use by the author, publisher or any other party associated with the article.

 

For any reuse or distribution, users must include the copyright notice and make clear to others that the article is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution license, linking to the relevant Creative Commons web page. Users may impose no restrictions on use of the article other than those imposed by the Creative Commons Attribution license.

 

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, the article is made available as is and without representation or warranties of any kind whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise and including, without limitation, warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, absence of defects, accuracy, or the presence or absence of errors.

 

Open Access Publication Charges

 

After an article has been accepted based on its scientific merit and technical quality, author will be requested to pay the article-processing charge for the article to be published. Detailed information will be sent to author along with the galley proof.

 

To avoid confusions, before an article has been formally accepted (by the way of the acceptance letter solely issued by the Editor-in-Chief), authors should not make any payments for open access publication charge and we are in no way committed to publishing any manuscripts unaccepted.

 

SIWN Press adopts the common waiver policy as in the normal practice recognized in open access publishing, e.g., Springer Open Access Waiver. Payments for open access publication charge can be made online as follows.

Open Access Publication Charges

To make one payment for multiple items (e.g., base charge and overlength page charges), press button "Continue shopping" after pressing button "Add to Cart" until all items are selected, then go to check-out. Overlength page charges are applicable to the eleventh page and subsequent pages of the galley-proof version. If there is any query or problem, please contact  editorial@siwn.org.uk

 

 

 

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