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BOFFIN ACCESS LIMITED - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Boffin Access Limited - Frequently Asked Questions
Boffin Access Limited is an Open Access publisher of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics(STEM) topics in various specialised fields adding up to a total of 50 journals. We believe in the Open Access initiative and making access to knowledge free for everyone.
Content published in OA journals can be read, downloaded, copied, distributed, printed, or used for any other lawful purpose without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. You can learn mere here
To seek out and publish high quality content while making it readily available to everyone at no cost. Boffin Access' objectives are best described in the mission statement.
At the moment we have a total of 50 journals (and counting) in major STEM fields. Please visit the publications page for more information.
An editor collaborates with other editors in making publishing decisions and policies. For more details visit the Editor Guidelines page.
We have adopted the internationally accepted double-blind peer review process. Editors of the publishing journal choose the reviewers, but the identities of the author and reviewers are concealed from each other to prevent potential bias. Papers are published based on reviewers recommendation but editors' decision.
There is no page or word limit in Boffin Access journals, however, we do require that short papers like editorials, letters and commentaries must be a minimum 500 words.
Authors can submit their papers as an e-mail attachment to the editorial office or submit through our online portal.
Refer to the Author Guidelines page for complete information on preparing your manuscript. Our recommendation is to use the Vancouver style for references.
Double-blind review process requires that both author(s) and reviewers identities are hidden from each other, our policy is to not accepts any recommendations for reviewers from an author. We may consider it if the situation demands it and there is no cause for any conflict of interest.
The time it takes to process a manuscript can vary depending on the reviewers schedule and the number of corrections that may need to made as per reviewers' feedback. Once accepted, the paper will be published within 7 days and an online link to the page is sent to the author(s).
An accepted paper will be sent to the authors for proof reading before the final publication. Post-publishing author(s) can submit their corrections and they will be published alongside the paper as Erratum or Corrigendum depending on the type of error.
Boffin Access Limited is a self funded organization and don’t receive any funding from neither govt nor private organizations, therefore, authors need to pay publication charge. For more details please visit Article processing.
Authors can pay the article processing charges through the online payment portal using a credit card or make a transfer to Boffin Access account using the account details provided on the invoice.
Authors can submit a request to the editorial office to get the reprints of published articles. For pricing and other details visit the reprints page.
Yes. We are a member of CrossRef, each published article will be archived by its unique DOI number.
We are a young enterprise in the publishing industry, our journals are not yet indexed in major databases. However, we are well on our way to getting the journals indexed.
Yes. All accepted papers are indexed in Google Scholar and they can be found on the web.
Yes. Authors are free to withdraw the paper by submitting a letter stating the reasons for doing so to the editorial office. A small fee is deducted if the paper is withdrawn after publication.
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