We publish all our journals in the Gold Open Access model under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits free, unlimited and immediate access to all the articles we publish. To cover the cost of maintaining this publishing platform, authors pay an APC for manuscripts accepted for publication.
There is no charge for rejected articles, no submission charge, and no surcharge based on the length of an article, color figures or supplementary data, etc.
Editorial items, e.g., Editorials, Corrections, Retractions, Letters-to-Editor, etc., and Book Reviews are published free of charge.
Publication in the first issues of a newly established journal is free of charge.
The specific APC by journal is given in the following table.
Green Energy and Sustainability
Human Population Genetics and Genomics
Authors should prepare their manuscripts in accurate and understandable English, which permits editors and reviewers to evaluate the scientific quality of the research. Pivot journals encourage authors who may not be proficient in technical English writing to seek help from a colleague who is a native English speaker, or from a professional editing service provider, before submitting their manuscripts.
If authors choose this service from Pivot editorial office, there is an English editing fee:
|Word count per manuscript||Fee (USD)|
|From 6001 to 10,000||$400.00|
|>10,000||Please contact the journal's editorial office for quote|
Please note, use of the editing service provided by the Pivot editorial office is NOT compulsory for publication in any Pivot journals, nor does it imply any preference or guarantee of publication in the journals.