Abstract Acceptance

The preferred programs are Microsoft Word 2013 or Latex; Microsoft 2007 and 2010 are also acceptable. Please avoid sending the chapters in any version earlier than 2007 as this may result in publication delay, quality issues and/or preparation fees.

The following items must be included with the final chapter submission(s):

• A Copyright Transfer Form (see attachment). Please note that chapters without a signed Copyright Transfer Form will not be published.
• An abstract and chapter title
• Author Names
• Affiliations (must include City, State (if applicable), and Country. No zip codes/postal codes or street addresses should be included)


All images, charts, and graphs (hereinafter referred to as “Figures”) must be created and submitted in black and white (unless the color option was selected and paid for) with their original sources in separate electronic files (one Figure per file). Prior to submitting your chapter(s) to Nova, please make sure that all figures are clear and readable both in electronic and printed formats.

The final resolution of figures received without source files cannot be guaranteed.* In addition, please be sure to include each of the authors’ affiliations in the final chapter submission. If the file(s) for the chapter exceeds 10MB in size, please contact Nova at the same email address (nova.main@novapublishers.com) for further instructions.

*Please provide the original source files for all figures that are to be included in your chapter. If no source files are submitted for the figures or graphics, a charge of $50 per figure may apply. These files should be individual in nature (one figure per file) and should be uploaded along with your chapter. Acceptable file types for charts, graphs, or other graphics include DOCX (Microsoft Word), PPT(Powerpoint), AI (Adobe Illustrator), and PSD (Adobe Photoshop.) For photos, acceptable image formats include JPEG, PNG, TIFF, BMP, and GIF. All photos must be high-resolution.

Should you need permission from a different publisher, please feel free to provide them with our Permission Request Form.

Please keep vertical (portrait) tables and figures at a maximum width of 4.5 inches. If width is a problem, please use the landscape layout with section breaks on both sides if MS Word is being used. Maximum landscape width is 6.5 inches. For a sample chapter, please visit our website.

Important: The Work must undergo spellcheck prior to submission . To avoid delays in publication and possible rejection of the Work, we recommend that the Work be reviewed by a native English speaker prior to submission to the Publisher. Alternatively, the Publisher offers an English editing service (a fee will apply). If interested, please contact nova.main@novapublishers.com.

For more information, please visit Notes for Contributors.