Diamond Scientific Publishing
At Diamond Scientific Publishing we are dedicated to promote open scholarly research to the world.
In order to keep our authors’, editors’, and reviewers’ focus on the quality of work as opposed to the administrative hassle, we have developed a simple but robust publishing process, which is outlined below.
Online Publishing Process
Step 1. Online submission
Books: Prepare your book proposal, identify the relevant editor, and send your proposal. Make sure to stipulate that you agree to publish your book open access.
Journals: Browse through the journals that we publish and identify the best fit for your article. Prepare and submit your manuscript.
Step 2. Review
Books: Upon successful screening by the editorial board to ensure the proposal adheres to the quality and focus requirements, your proposal will be sent for a double-blind peer review process.
Journals: Upon successful screening by the editorial board to ensure the manuscript adheres to the quality and focus requirements, your manuscript will be sent for a double-blind peer review process.
Step 3. Feedback and Decision
Books: If your book proposal is accepted, you will receive an open access publication contract. You will then work closely with your editor to deliver the final manuscript.
Journals: You will receive one of the following decisions from the reviewers: a) accepted with minor changes required; b) invited to re-submit following implementation of major changes; c) rejected
Step 4. Payment
Books: When the book is ready for publishing, you will be required to pay the BPC/CPC before it becomes available online.
Journals: When your manuscript is accepted for publishing, you will be required to pay the APC before it becomes available online
Step 5. Publication & distribution
Books: Your book will be published within 30 days of the approval according to the standard publication processes, following which it will be distributed via a variety of marketing channels to the larger community
Journals: Your manuscript will undergo the copyediting and typeset processes as well as formatted to match the standards of the journal, following which it will be published and distributed via a variety of marketing channels to the larger community