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What is an Open Access?

Open Access (OA) is the practice of providing unrestricted access via the Internet to peer-reviewed journal articles. NobleResearch Open Access system follows Creative Commons Attribution License.

What is NobleResearch?

NobleResearch (NR) is a publisher of international peer-reviewed open access journals. The publisher is dedicated to provide a rapid access to quality peer-reviewed journals covering all disciplines widely in life sciences and medical research.

What type of articles do you publish?

NR Publishers publishes all types of articles, which are Original research, Case reports, Editorial, Methodology, News and Commentary, Rapid communications, Reviews, Short communications, and Letter to the editor.

What is a digital object identifier (DOI)?

DOI numbers (Digital Object Identifiers) are unique number combinations assigned to an article. The DOI of an object is permanent so that the content can always be easily located if the URL of it changes (the user will be redirected to the new location). The technology was developed to protect the copyright of material published on the Internet, to compensate content creators for their work, and to keep track of content.

NobleResearch Publishers is a registered member of CrossRef and all its articles currently are assigned a DOI. DOIs also form a key component of certain reference-linking systems such as CrossRef. For more information, please visit the web site of the International DOI Foundation.

What is a peer-reviewed article and how are the articles peer reviewed?

Peer-reviewed (refereed or scholarly) articles have been evaluated by several researchers or subject specialist in the academic community prior to accepting it for publication. Manuscripts being considered for publication are sent to independent experts in the same field (scientific peers). They evaluate the quality of the paper, reliability of findings, relevance to the field, appropriateness for the journal, etc.

Where can I find instructions for a specific journal?

Please go to the homepage of the journal you have chosen for your publication then you can choose “Instructions to Authors” from the left menu.

Does NR provide a template and style files for preparing a journal article?

Yes, the preferred format for the individual journals can be found in the specific journal’s Instructions to Authors.

Is there any page limit for writing manuscripts?

There is no page limit for articles but there is a three page limit for editorials.

How do I submit my article?

Please click “Submit Manuscript” on the NR Publishers web page. The link leads you directly to the Online Manuscript Submission System or you can also submit your manuscript as an email attachment to the editorial office at editor@nobleresearch.org.

When and how shall I receive an author proof of my article?

Author proof will be sent to the corresponding author before publication, generally by e-mail in PDF format.

Why have changes been made to my article after it was accepted?

All papers are subject to copyediting after acceptance to ensure that articles conform to journal style, there are no spelling or grammatical errors, for internal consistency.

What should I do if I want to make changes in author proof?

You will need Adobe Reader to open author proofs or you can download this software, which is freely available at http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html. If you have Adobe Acrobat, you can electronically mark your corrections and e-mail the PDF back to us or you can make changes by printing out the PDF and send the scanned copies to NR Publishers Journals.

When do you need my author proofs back?

We require author proof corrections to be returned within three working days.

Can I make another correction to my article?

You will need to check the status of your manuscript with us, but if it is soon after you returned your first corrections, generally yes. You should ensure that you check your author proofs very carefully to avoid this situation arising.

I was out of town and couldn't return the author proofs within your deadline—is it too late to return them for inclusion in the next issue?

You should always return your proofs as soon as possible, even if you miss the deadline. If you know you will be away, please let us know so we can accommodate this, or arrange for someone to handle the proofs in your absence.

Where NR Publishers journals are indexed/ abstracted?

NobleResearch Publishers journals are indexed and abstracted in a number of databases, which are the most well-known and well-regarded services.

What is the duration for publishing an article?

The duration for publishing of manuscript is one to two months.

When will I receive online access to my article?

Corresponding authors will be sent URLs for their online papers once they are published.

Is there any publication charge for colour images and number of pages in manuscripts?

There are no specific charges for colour images and number of pages.

What is the open access publication charge?

Open access publication charges vary by journal. Please see the Instructions to Authors pages of individual journals to find out the applicable article processing charges.

When should an author pay the article processing charge?

The corresponding authors will be asked to pay the article processing charges after the manuscript is accepted.

How do I order reprints?

If you want reprints you have to communicate respective journal editor for getting reprints form and you should complete this and send it to the editorial office by email.

What is the Conflicting of Interests?

A conflict of interest may exist when the interests or concerns or potential interests or concerns of any director, officer, fellow, or staff member, or any individual, group or organization to which one of these people has allegiance, may be seen as competing with the interests or concerns of the Foundation, or may impair these people's independence or loyalty to the Foundation.

A Declaration of Conflicting Interests policy refers to a formal policy a journal may have to require a conflict of interest statement or conflict of interest disclosure from a submitting or publishing author. You may find the Conflict of Interest policies, existing codes of practices and more general good practice in relation to journal publication ethics: Guidelines published by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), see: http://www.icmje.org/#conflicts.

Who should make the declaration and how should the declaration be made?

The corresponding author is expected to obtain the relevant information from all co-authors. NR Publishers journals require declaration of any Conflict of Interest upon submission. The author can include such a declaration at the end of the manuscript after any acknowledgements and prior to the references, under a heading 'Conflict of Interest Statement.' If the manuscript is not included ‘Conflict of Interest Statement’ the corresponding author may also be asked to submit signed Conflict of Interest form after submitting their manuscript.

Can I share my published PDF article with others?

Authors have the right to disseminate (also by email) the PDF article to research.

Whom should I contact for more information?

For more information, please contact us at contacts@nobleresearch.org

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