Special Issue Guidelines
Workflow for Article Process
Process for the Lead Guest Editor
Step1. Receive new contributed paper and review form by email.
Step2. Review the paper within 1 week.
Step3. Send the review result form to editors.
Process for Authors
Step1. Submit paper through SciencePG online submission system:
Step2. Receive review result within 2 weeks.
Step3. Revise the paper according to the review result within 1 week.
Step4. Receive the Acceptance Letter.
Step5. Pay for Article Processing Charge.
Step6. Receive the final edited paper.
Step7. Confirm the final edited paper.
Step8. Paper published online.
Join the Special Issue
Benefits of Being the Lead Guest Editor
Once your proposal is accepted, you will serve as the Lead Guest Editor. And you will be entitled to the following benefits.
Being awarded Certificate of Honor (electronic version).
Being at the forefront of scientific communications.
Assembling and working with a strong team of Editors.
Contributing to and receiving recognition from the academic community.
Responsibilities of the Lead Guest Editor
The Lead Guest Editor plays a significant role in a Special Issue, who is mainly responsible for maintaining the quality of published articles and enhancing the impact of the Special Issue.
Recruit an editorial team (at least 6 guest editors) to review the manuscripts submitted to the Special Issue.
Promote your Special Issue and invite authors to submit manuscripts.
Make decisions on the acceptance or rejection of submitted manuscripts.
Cross-check the manuscripts and ensure their quality.
Article Processing Charge (APC)
Please note that all papers accepted for Special Issues are subject to an article processing charge (APC) if the manuscript is accepted for publication. The APCs are the same with the corresponding journal in which the Special Issue is published. For more details, please pay a visit to: