FAQs Unified Citation Journals

Unified Citation Journals FAQs provide value in several different ways. It preempts patron concerns through specific questions, allowing readers, authors, and all the visitors of our website to acquaint themselves with our policies, guidelines, and whereabouts of the manuscripts publication process.

What is unique about Unified Citation Journals?
Unified Citation Journals scholarly journals are upshots of collaborative efforts of many scientists and scholars from various disciplines. We provide high quality, meticulously reviewed, and rapid publication, to cater to the insistent need of researchers.
All publications are promoted via social networking sites like LinkedIn, Twitter and Face book, etc. The journals are published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International License.

What is Unified Citation Journals Open Access?
Unified Citation Journals works on the vision of ‘Open Access Initiative’ to make kinds of literature freely available on the public internet, permitting any users to read, copy or download and use them for any kind of lawful purpose. But they need to subscribe to Unified Citation Journals.

What type of articles do Unified Citation Journals?
Unified Citation Journals multidisciplinary scientific journals that include various types of articles such as, letters, short communications, review articles, research articles, case reports, editorials, and other supplementary articles.

What is an Impact Factor (IF)?
The impact factor (IF) of a Unified Citation Journals is a measure qualitative reviewing the average number of citations to the articles/manuscript/paper published in that journal. In any given year, the impact factor of a journal is the average number of citations received per paper published in that journal during the one-two preceding years.

What is meant by citation?
A citation is a reference or an entry of intellectual work in the bibliographic references section, in order to acknowledge the relevance of the works of others to the subject and matter of discussion at the spot where the citation appears.

What is DOI?
Unified Citation Journals facilitates Digital Objective Identifier to all the published manuscripts. Digital Objective Identifier is an accurate unique identifier for an electronic document used to cite and link the published article electronically. This kind of facility enables the readers or researchers to navigate electronically published articles and manuscripts at a citation level irrespective to publisher or journal. The usage of the Digital Objective Identifier becomes a differentiating factor as just a single click takes the reader to the appropriate content location.

How long does it take in the publication process of a manuscript?
Unified Citation Journals has a dedicated and efficient team of reviewers and editors who are committed to providing a rapid publication process and aims to complete the whole process in 2 to 3 weeks. We request you to refer “Publish Now for complete details of Unified Citation Journals’ ultimate publication process and procedure.

Do we charge for manuscript submission?
Unified Citation Journals don’t charge any manuscript submission fee.

Why an author has to pay manuscript publication processing charges?
Unified Citation Journals asks for a nominal manuscript processing charge from the author to cover the cost of producing full text and PDF formats as well as archiving and indexing the published manuscripts permanently. Furthermore, we do not depend on any financial support from funding agencies. We solely depend on financial contributions in the form of publication processing.

When should an author pay the manuscript publication processing charges?
The author(s) will be asked to pay only when the manuscript completes the peer review process and receives editorial acceptance for publication.

Do we have any kind of Authorship Agreement under the pre-publication process?
Once the manuscript has been accepted for publication, the authors are asked to sign an Open Access Authorship Agreement and approve the manuscript for publication after final formatting corrections in parallel with the formatting invoice and payment process.

What are the charges for publishing a manuscript?
The publication charges for a manuscript vary consequently with the weightage and popularity of the journal. Please glance through the information “Manuscript/Paper/Article Publishing Fee and Discounts” for more details.

Does Unified Citation Journals provide any schemes for the authors who cannot afford the publication charges?
Yes. Unified Citation Journals have provisions for the waiver of up to 15 to 25% of publication processing charges for the authors who have genuine reasons and for the authors who belong to underdeveloped countries. For further information, kindly visit “Manuscript/Paper/Article Publishing Fee and Discounts“.

When the authors should ask for the publication charges waiver?
In order to avail of a waiver or discount, the authors are advised to ask for such a waiver with concrete reasons at the time of submission of the manuscript only.

What if the manuscript is not published after an author pays the publication processing charge?
Unified Citation Journals ensures that the manuscript goes for the publication within 2 working days of payment of publication charges. However, if due to some unseen reason’s manuscript is not published within 10 days, Unified Citation Journals refund the received payment. To get a brief about the same visit “Manuscript/Paper/Article Publishing Fee and Discounts” for more details.

Can the author cancel the publication?
An author can cancel the publication prior to signing the ‘Open Access Authorship and Publication Agreement’ and payment of the publication charges. Once the agreement is executed and payment is made, authors are not allowed to cancel the publication of the manuscript.

Do Unified Citation Journals provide any reprint service?
Yes. In order to promote the hard work of the authors, we extend our services to reprint the published manuscripts and reproduce them with professional quality.

Does Unified Citation Journals impose any copyright restrictions?
Unified Citation Journals works under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International License. This facilitates authors to retain the copyright for their articles and provide permanent online access for free.

Does Unified Citation Journals prescribe any referencing format for citations?
Authors are advised to list the citations in the References section in alphabetical order according to the following specimen style: Journal Reference format- Author details (surname and initial(s)): Article title. Abbreviated form of the Journal name (if known) year, volume no:, page numbers, details of the publisher(if any) For example- Andrew, S. and Mathew, K. D.: Long Working Hours on Vigilance and Patients` Safety, GQNRMWH, 2020, Vol 1, Issue 1, PP: 12-20. Book Reference format- Author details (surname and initial(s)): Chapter Title, Details of Edition (if any), Title of the Book, Year, page no’s For example- Andrew, S: ‘The Agriculture and System’, J Straws & T Whiteman, Andrew Press, London, The Handbook of Agriculture, 2020, pp. 24-38.

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