Frequently Ask Questions (FAQs)

 

These Frequently Ask Questions (FAQs) are designed to provide a better understanding of the IIARD's Publications process and Terms & Conditions. For more information please feel free to mail us at [email protected]. Your query will be resolved within 24 hours.

 

Q1&A             WHAT KIND OF PAPERS DOES IIARD PUBLISH?
IIARD welcomes and acknowledges high quality theoretical and empirical original research papers, case studies, review papers, literature reviews, book reviews, conceptual framework, analytical and simulation models, technical note from researchers, academicians, professional, practitioners and students from all over the world.


Q2&A             WHAT IS THE FREQUENCY OF YOUR PUBLICATION?
IIARD Journals are published every month.


Q3&A             HOW DO I SUBMIT MY MANUSCRIPT?
Authors should submit their manuscript through our online submission system or send as an email attachment in MS word format to [email protected]. You will immediately get an auto-generated reply within 24hours.


Q4&A             HOW MANY PAGES IS ALLOWED IN ANY SUBMITTED PAPER?
There are no limit whatsoever as to the number of pages to send. However all submitted manuscript should be properly arranged according to the format of the journal. Any manuscript that is not well arranged will not be considered.


Q5&A             HOW MUCH TIME WOULD THE REVIEW PROCESS TAKE?
Each submission undergoes a detailed but rapid review by our esteemed international reviewers. The review process will be completed expectedly within 5-7 days after submission. The editorial board will decide the fate of the submitted article.


Q6&A             WHY DO I NEED TO SIGN A COPYRIGHT FORM?
 It is a legal requirement that we cannot publish any article without receiving a signed copyright form from the author. If we do not receive your signed copyright form, we cannot publish your article.


Q7&A             I HAVEN'T RECEIVED ANY IIARD NOTIFICATION EVEN AFTER 7 DAYS OF SUBMISSION. WHAT SHOULD I DO?
Depending on your personal spam filter settings it is possible that the notification email may be directed to your spam folder rather than your inbox. If this is the case, we request you to escalate the issue to [email protected] You shall be informed on the status within 24 hours.


Q8&A             DO YOU PROVIDE ANY REVIEW REPORT?
Yes, we provide review report and acceptance letter for every accepted article.


Q9&A             CAN I MAKE ANY CORRECTION IN MY PAPER AFTER THE PUBLICATION?
You cannot make any correction after publication. However before the online publication authors will be ask to review their articles within 3 working days usually on the 27th of every month. The article will be published online on the 30th of every month after which, there are no corrections whatsoever that will be accepted.


Q10&A           WHAT IS THE PUBLICATION FEE?
N12,000(NGN) for Nigerian authors or $70(USD) or its equivalent for International Authors. Payment procedures shall be communicated to authors after the acceptance of their articles.


Q11&A           DO YOU OFFER ANY DISCOUNT?
Yes, we give a discount of 30% to all our editors and agents who wish to publish more than one article.


Q12&A           WILL YOU SEND THE PDF COPY OF THE REVIEWED MANUSCRIPT BEFORE THE FINAL PUBLICATION?
Yes, we send pdf copy of the article to the corresponding authors before the publication of the online version.


Q13&A           DO YOU PROVIDE ANY HARD COPY OF THE JOURNAL?
Yes, authors shall receive two hard copies of the journal after the online publication.


Q14&A           IS THERE ANY RESTRICTION FOR ONLINE ACCESS
There are no restrictions whatsoever. Our journals are open access to all readers around the world with free of charge.