FAQ's

Heighten Science Publication's FAQs provides 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 manuscripts publication process.

What is unique about Heighten Science Publication?

Heighten Science Publication 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 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 Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International License.

What is Heighten Science Publication Open Access?

Heighten Science Publication works on the vision of 'Budapest Open Access Initiative' to make literatures freely available on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download or copy and use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself.

What type of articles do Heighten Science publishes?

Heighten Science publishes 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 journal is a measure reflecting the average number of citations to the articles 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 two preceding years.

What is meant by citation?

A citation is a reference or an entry of an intellectual work in the bibliographic references section, in order to acknowledge the relevance of the works of others to the topic of discussion at the spot where the citation appears.

What is DOI?

Heighten Science Publication 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 facility enables researchers or readers to navigate electronically published manuscripts at a citation level irrespective to publisher or journal. The usage of 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?

Heighten Science Publication has a dedicated and efficient team of reviewers and editors who are committed to provide rapid publication process and aims to complete the whole process in 2 to 3 weeks. Please refer 'Principles and policy section' for complete details of our ultimate publication process.

Do we charge for a manuscript submission?

Heighten Science Publication doesn't charge any manuscript submission fee.

Why an author has to pay manuscript publication processing charges?

Heighten Science Publication 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 the 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 peer review process and receives editorial acceptance for publication.

Do we have any Authorship Agreement under 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 visit "Manuscript Processing Charges section" for more details.

Does Heighten Science Publication provide any schemes for the authors who cannot afford the publication charges?

Yes. Heighten Science Publication has provisions for the waiver of up to 10 to 20% of publication processing charges for the authors who have genuine reasons and for the authors who belong to underdeveloped countries. For more details, please visit "Manuscript Processing Charges section".

When the authors' should ask for the publication charges waiver?

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

What if the manuscript is not published after an author pays the publication processing charge?

Heighten Science Publication ensures that the manuscript goes for the publication within 2 working days of payment of publication charges. However, if due to some unseen reasons manuscript is not published within 10 days, Heighten Science Publication refund the received payment. Please visit "Payment, Refund and Cancellation Policy section" 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 Heighten Science Publication 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. Please visit 'Paper Prints Policy Page Section' for more details.

Does Heighten Science Publication impose any copyright restrictions?

Heighten Science Publication works under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International License. This facilitates authors to retain copyright for their articles and provide permanent online access for free.

Does Heighten Science Publication prescribe any reference format for citations?

Authors are advised to list the citations in 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 publisher(if any)
For example-
Matlin, K. S. and Caplan, M. J.: Epithelial cell structure and polarity in the Kidney, IJOR, 1992, vol: 1 pp. 447-473. New York: Raven Press Ltd.
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-
Milkman, R: 'The aquaculture in Australia', P Thompson & C Warhurst, Macmillan Press, London, The Handbook of Aquaculture, 1998, pp. 22-34.

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