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From time to time, an author may wish to withdraw a manuscript after submitting
Changing one’s mind is an author’s prerogative. And
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Withdrawal Charges (exceptional cases)
International Publication process is a time consuming process involving various quality checks, unbiased & blind Peer Review, XML, HTML, PDF development, intensive graphic designing, DOI application & assignment, Creative Commons Attribution Licensing, etc. So, once the whole process is completed and authors are willing to withdraw their manuscript(s) due to any reason; they are liable to pay the withdrawal charges in order to compensate the work done by the editorial office and the resources spent on their manuscript(s).
The withdrawal charges varies from USD $299- USD $499 depending upon the length, quality, graphics applied, resources spent, etc. on the particular manuscript by the editorial staff which can be different for different manuscripts.
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