NDP is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.
Moreover, NDP charges a modest publication fee to authors that is based on a sliding scale, providing reduced rates for low and middle income countries.
Reviewers who review the manuscript within the specified time will be given a 30% waiver on the total publication charges for one manuscript if it is submitted as first author or corresponding author.
NDP offers waivers to authors from Lower middle Income Countries (20% waiver on the actual APC) and authors from Lower Income Countries (50% waiver on the actual APC) depending on quality of work and other special considerations.
NDP reserve the right to approve or reject any waiver application. Waiver decision will be communicated to the corresponding author within one week after the request is received.
Waiver applications should be submitted before submitting the manuscript online to email@example.com
Please include the below details when requesting a fee waiver:
- Name of the author and co-authors
- Name and address of Institution
- Manuscript title
- Manuscript abstract
- Reasons for requesting a fee waiver