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For Societies

Information for Societies

As a pioneer in open access publishing with experience, KMF is interested in helping societies willing to venture into this publication model.

KMF offer:

Conversion to Open Access:

We can convert a subscription-based journal to open access, maintaining a high number of publications and a robust income.

Journal Development:

A dedicated field-specific Managing Editor will support your organization and the Editor-in-Chief in the management of the journal by providing regular progress reports on the journal, conducting field-specific market research and competition analyses relevant to your journal, providing annual financial reports, and managing any accounting aspects related to the journal.

Editorial Handling:

Our trained and professional editorial staff can take care of manuscript submissions, the peer-review process, and post-acceptance-production process: copy-editing, English editing, editing of LaTeX files, as well as Microsoft Word files, conversion to and tagging of, fulltext and XML versions, professional production of PDF versions for online publication of articles submitted to your journal, enabling you to spend more time on tasks that really matter to you.

Professional Production:

Our in-house production team handles copyediting, English editing, conversion to and tagging of full-text and XML versions, and professional production of PDF versions for online publication. We can handle submissions created in Microsoft Word or Latex. We create attractive, readable articles with fast production times.

Fast Editorial Procedure:

Due to its infrastructure and internal organization, KMF maintains one of the fastest and most straightforward procedures in the industry.

Fast and Easy Platform:

www.kmf-publishers.com also incorporates an electronic submission and reviewing system, including a workflow from manuscript submission to editorial processing (peer-review, revisions, decision-making), copy-editing and proofreading, xml conversion up to final publication. The platform is interlinked with a growing number of services.

High Visibility:

Offering more visibility for your publications by listing your published items in the search results at www.kmf-publishers.com. A high ranking on Google and other major search engines is essential, so we ensure fulltext indexing and search engine optimization by Google.

Automated Metadata:

KMF will automatically register numbers for all published, as well as automatically depositing published items into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and other similar databases.

Indexing and Abstracting:

KMF works with few indexing and abstracting services, and will arrange all articles to be evaluated in the leading and domain-specific indexing and abstracting databases, ensuring that publications reach the widest audience of scholars.

Marketing Promotion:

Promotion and marketing activities for the journal, such as conference sponsorship, digital marketing and stakeholder communication at conferences, flyers, and newsletters.

Conferences Organization:

KMF has the infrastructure and expertise to organize conferences. Societies, organizations, or individuals have the possibility to organize its own conferences using the KMF infrastructure. You can see examples of previously organized conferences.

Hosting the Journal:

KMF can host your journal back-file online on its platform, so that all volumes and issues of the journal are searchable from the same location.

Retaining Ownership:

You or your organization retains the full ownership of the publication. KMF operates the publication on your behalf. Other models are possible and can be discussed.

Income:

KMF can take care of the billing and collecting of article processing charges and pay out a quarterly, or half-yearly fee to you or your organization. Alternatively, we can offer a pricing mechanism where you will be billed for the number of manuscripts processed and published on your behalf, while you or your organization retains control of the billing. KMF is open to negotiate terms and conditions.

High-Quality Reprints:

KMF offers high-quality, on-demand reprints of any article, volume or special issue to authors and readers of a journal. Special issues can also be published in book format and be made available on demand.

Reviewer Acknowledgements

KMF offers vouchers (a discount from the publication fee) to reviewers and publishes a reviewer acknowledgement every year.

Membership Discounts:

KMF offers institutional memberships for universities and their libraries, where affiliated authors benefit from discounts for publishing with our open access journals. This results in increased number of submissions from participant institutions. KMF has a very flexible and non-binding agreement, which makes it attractive. In addition, KMF notifies the institutions about submissions and published papers and can arrange central payment.