Q.1. What is ARPG?
Ans: ARPG is the abbreviation of Academic Research Publishing Group., which is an academic publisher of open access journals. It also publishes academic books.
Q.2. How to submit a manuscript?
Ans: You can submit a manuscript through the online submission system and email attachment. The online submission system is available on every journal’s webpage.
Q.3. Is it possible to submit the paper via email?
Ans: Yes, you can submit your manuscript via email as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com.
Q.4. Is there any review process after submission?
Ans: Yes, after submission, the manuscript is reviewed by peer reviewers.
Q.5. How do I find out if my paper is in scope for an ARPG journal??
Ans: To establish whether your paper is suitable for the ARPG journal, go to the website of the journal concerned, and then click on the "Aims and Scope" button to display the scope of the journal..
Q.6. Is there any page limit or word limit for a manuscript?
Ans: Yes, but the most important thing is the quality of the manuscript. The page limit is 10 to 20.
Q.7. Is this essential for an author to suggest reviewers at the time of submission?
Ans: You should make an effort to recommend reviewers. This will improve the review process and publication efficiency of your paper. However, if you don’t have any candidate, we will help you to find good reviewers.
Q.8. Can I publish a review or survey paper with ARPG?
Ans: Yes, there are no restrictions on the type of paper that may be published with ARPG.
Q.9. Is this essential to submit a covering letter with the submission?
Ans: Yes, this is essential to submit a cover letter with the manuscript.
Q.10. How may I know whether my manuscript has been submitted to ARPG or not?
Ans: You will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail as soon as you have uploaded the paper successfully. Your paper 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.
Q.11. How long will it take to peer review my paper?
Ans: It usually takes about 5-6 weeks. Please contact the Editorial Assistant if you want to know the status of your paper.
Q.12. Is there any publication fee charged for papers published in an ARPG journal?
Ans: Yes. All ARPG journals are made freely available online, we guarantee that no university library or individual reader will ever have to buy a subscription or buy access through pay-per-view fees to access the papers published in ARPG journals. In order to cover the costs of providing and maintaining a publication infrastructure, managing the journals, and processing the papers through peer-review and the editorial procedure, the journal charges a publication fee which is normally covered by the author’s institution or research funds. The publication fee is required to be paid upon acceptance of an article for publication. ARPG grants discounts on publication fees for authors of Lower- or Middle-Income Countries.
Q.13. How do I pay the article processing charges to an ARPG journal?
Ans: You can make an APC payment via PayPal, Bank Transfer, Credit Card, Western Union or Money Gram. Detailed payment instructions can be found on the website. You can also ask the editorial assistant for any problems.
Q.14. How may I know whether the publication fee has been received by ARPG or not?
Ans: After making the payment you will have to send the scanned copy of the payment slip to the editor. On receiving the scanned copy the editor will confirm the payment and send you a confirmation email.
Q.15. How long will it take for my paper to be available online after the acceptance?
Ans: We will try to publish your paper as early as possible, but the time between acceptance and the creation of the full-text version depends on how quickly you provide your final version. Normally, it will appear online around 2-3 weeks after all the publication procedures are completed.
Q.16. How will I come to know that my paper is published?
Ans: After publication, you will receive an email from the editors with weblink and DOI information.
Q.17. Is it possible to pay for publication and skip hard copy?
Ans: Yes, you can pay only online publication fee. If you don’t want to get the hard copy then you can publish your paper online by paying the online publication fee.
Q.18. After publication when the hard copy will be delivered?
Ans: After 2-3 months of online publication you will have the hard copy.