How do I submit my manuscript?

Please submit your article online. An online submission and tracking service via Internet facilitates speedy and cost-effective submission of manuscripts. The full manuscript has to be submitted online via Bentham's Content Management System (CMS) at (bsp-cms.eurekaselect.com). The link “Submit Manuscript Online” leads you directly to the submission system of that specific journal.

What is CMS?

The Content Management System (CMS) is a web-based manuscript submission and tracking system developed by Bentham Science Publishers for efficient, fast and cost-effective processing of submitted manuscripts. CMS has been designed with the objective of ensuring step-by-step online processing and tracking of manuscripts for authors, editors and the publisher; from submission to acceptance and final reproduction.

What is Scholar One?

Scholar One Manuscripts is the premier journal and peer review tool for scholarly publishers and societies.

Scholar One Manuscripts has broad application and is used by some of the most prestigious commercial publishers, societies, associations, and university presses in the world. Its high-level configuration delivers overviews of manuscript status and identifies bottlenecks to maximize workflow capacity.

How do I check the status of my submitted article?

Each manuscript submission will be followed by a confirmation email to the corresponding author.

Authors may track all the stages of publication online until their manuscript is finalized and is ready for publication. Log onto CMS and click the article title from the available list of your submitted manuscripts to view the detailed status at every stage of peer-review and editorial decision.

How long will it take to process my submitted manuscript?

Most journals aim to communicate decisions to authors within one to two months of the start of the review process. There are a number of factors that may influence the actual time taken, most notably the availability and responsiveness of the article's referees. In consequence, the duration of completion of peer review stage may vary per journal. During the peer review process, article will show a status of ‘In Review’.

How can I become a reviewer?

Typically, reviewers are invited to conduct a review by a journal’s manager or editor. Editors usually select researchers that are experts in the same subject area as the paper. However, if you think you would be a good reviewer for a specific journal, you can always contact one of the journal's editors.

Where can I access articles for review?

The reviewers will receive a notification email requesting for peer-review of the assigned manuscript. Interested reviewers can submit their comments online. Alternatively, they may decline the activity online.

How do I post my review comments?

The reviewers can submit their comments online via Bentham's Content Management System (CMS) at (bsp-cms.eurekaselect.com).

Are Bentham Open's journals peer-reviewed?

Yes - all research and reviews published in Bentham Open journals are fully peer-reviewed.

What is the copyright policy of Bentham Open journals?

Authors of research articles keep copyright of their work. Articles are licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License (CC-BY 4.0) (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode), which permits the unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided that the work is properly cited.

What does it cost to publish in Bentham Open journals?

The publication fee details for each article published in any journal are given below:

  • The publication fee for each published Letter article / short communication is US $680.
  • The publication fee for each published Research article is US $880.
  • The publication fee for each published Mini Review article is US $680.
  • The publication fee for each published Review article is US $980.

The publication fee details for each article published in the “The Open Orthopaedics Journal and The Open Dentistry Journal” are given below:

  • The publication fee for each published Research article is US $900.
  • The publication fee for each published Review article is US $1,150.
  • The publication fee for each published Mini-Review article is US $750.
  • The publication fee for each published Letter article / short communication is US $750.

For subsequent submissions in Bentham Open, authors will receive a discount of US $100 on the total publication charges, provided that their previous submission did not involve any discount off the listed full author open access fee rate.

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