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Sami Publishing Company policy of Article-processing charges (APC)

The Sami Publishing Company (SPC) has started since 2017 by its self-funded independent publisher. All costs are paid by the SPC publisher.

All articles published in the SPC’s Journals are immediately open accessed under the CC-BY license and are free to access, download and share without subscription. Our Journals do not charge a submission fee, although for open access publication, the authors are required to pay an article processing charge (APC).

As a self-funded independent publisher, the SPC’s Journals involve costs including those pertaining to setup and maintenance of the publication infrastructure, routine operation of the Journal, processing of manuscripts through peer-reviews, editing, publishing, maintaining the scholarly record, and archiving. To cover these costs, the journal depends on Article Processing charge. APC is due when a manuscript was positively peer reviewed and has been prepared for the acceptance. Apart from these APC, there are no submission charges, page charges, or color charges. 

The APC payments replace subscription charges and allow publishers to make the full-text of every published article freely available to all interested readers. In addition, authors who publish in our open access journals retain the copyright of their work, which is released under a “Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY- 4.0)” enabling the unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited.

Article Processing Charge

All submission is free of charge during 2022-2023 and all costs of this journal are covered by Sami Publishing Company (SPC). 

It should be noted that authors can request one of the following services for their paper peer review services:

A: Regular Open Access Publication Service

For regular peer review and processing according to the publication queue, from the time the paper is submitted. In this case, authors don't need to pay charge during 2021-2023 in the journal for accepted articles (Free of charge).

B: Fast-Track Publication Service

To facilitate a speedy turnaround when a rapid decision is required for authors, our Journals offers a fast-tracked review service that shortens the acceptance queue time.