FAQs

How do I submit my paper to JMSS journal?

Authors can submit their manuscript only by online submission system.

How do I find out if my paper is in scope of a journal?

If you want to confirm whether your paper is suitable for the journal, check the "Topics Covered "on the journal website before submittiIf you want to confirm whether your paper is suitable for the journal, check the "Topics Covered or Scope "on the journal website before submitting your paper. You may also email to the journal through contact us.

What is the template used for initial Submission of papers?

All papers must be submitted in JMSS journal template which can be downloaded from the home page link Downloads>Template. Papers that don't follow JMSS format will not be considered for review.

What is the min & max number of pages allowed per paper?

There should be a min of 5 pages to a max of 20 pages allowed per manuscript. Max of 30 pages is allowed with additional cost per page.

What type of file format is acceptable?

Only MS Word format is accepted.

Are all submitted articles peer reviewed?

Yes, all submitted articles undergo peer review. The status of the paper will be informed within 30 days from the date of paper submission. Authors will be provided a week to revise and make changes suggested by the reviewers.

Will my willingness to pay an author fee affect whether my article is published?

No, the fee is for publication charges not to get it selected. Only after the article is accepted for publication we will ask for payment.

What kind of papers will be rejected without review?

Out of Scope papers, duplicate submissions and papers with improper formatting will be automatically rejected.

Is it possible for me to talk to the journal editor over phone about my paper?

All inquiries and comments about manuscripts should be in writing. Keeping things in writing provides good record keeping, which is especially important for some reason in future.

Is there a printed version of the journal? Can I order additional journal copies? How do I do this?

No we believe in saving the paper to save the trees. So the print version is unavailable.

I submitted an article some months ago and had no response so far, whom should I ask regarding this?

Kindly, contact the Chief Editor of journal via contact us page.

Are there any discounts available?

Authors need to pay the full amount for publication. The fee for only African nations is the discounted fee.

What is the refund process for JMSS journal?

If an author request to withdraw his/her manuscript after paying the fee, no refund can be claimed. If article are found to be plagiarized even after publication, no refund can be claimed.

How to obtain the copy right form?

One can obtain from the link downloads on home page.