Frequently Asked Questions
Q1: Can I publish a review or survey paper in SAP?
A1: There are no restrictions on the type of paper that may be published within
SAP. Any article submitted that falls within the aims and scope of a journal will
be eligible to be published in SAP.
Q2: How much will it cost to publish in SAP?
A2: As our journal is open access to all the readers around the world, we charge
the fees for publication to keep operation such as Peer-review, Copyediting, Typesetting
and XML mark-up etc.
Author publication charges vary depending on the journals in SAP.
The publication is free in some journals. While the publication fee of some journals
is USD$360. Authors from developing countries will be offered discounts on the publication
Q3: How long does the review process take?
A3: The papers will be reviewed by two or more independent referees. They may also
be read and considered by members of the journal’s editorial board and ultimately
by the editor(s) before a decision is rendered. The review result will be sent to
you within one month after submission. Do not hesitate to contact us if you would
like to know the status of your manuscript.
Q4: How to submit manuscripts to SAP?
A4: Authors should submit their manuscript through our online submission system
). Through the
online submission, authors can easily check the status of their submission. Papers
are easier to track, amend, and update. Submissions sent via email will not be accepted.
Q5: How do I know whether my manuscript submission to SAP worked OK?
A5: You will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail as soon as you have uploaded
the manuscript. Your manuscript will then be checked and forwarded to the editors
who will start the preliminary review. If there are any problems with your uploaded
manuscript you will be contacted by the editors
Q6: Whom do I contact if I have questions about the status of my manuscript?
A6: Please contact us via the email:email@example.com.
Q7: What type of file format do you accept?
A7: At present, Microsoft Word 2003 or higher is the only format for submitting
Q8: Where can I find a template for submission of a paper in SAP?
A8: Template is available on the website: http://www.sapub.org/journal/news.aspx
Q9: How many pages is allowed in any submitted paper?
A9: Submissions should be no less than five pages and should not exceed thirty pages
Q10: Why do I need to sign a copyright form?
A10: It is a legal requirement that we cannot publish any article without receiving
a signed copyright form from the author. If we do not receive your signed copyright
form, we cannot publish your article.
Q11: How many papers can an author submit and what are the restrictions?
A11: An author can submit any number of different papers for publication consideration.
However, you can only submit one paper to one journal at one time. You cannot submit
the same paper to more than one journal at the same time for consideration.