Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

When will I know if my chapter is accepted?

It takes 32 days (average) to inform an author of a rejection.
It takes 30 days (average) to inform an author of acceptance but the article needs minor modifications.
It takes 9 days (average) to inform an author of acceptance.
For any questions regarding your chapter or book acceptance, please contact Stella Rosa at For any questions regarding journal article status, please contact Louis Maurici at Thank you.

I need a Certificate of Recognition. How do I request one?

Please email us at and write Certificate of Recognition in the subject line.

Thank you!

By what means will my book be searchable?

Some of NOVA’s Vendors include:


Where are your eBooks available?

All Nova e-books and e-journals are available at ProQuest, EBSCO, Elsevier, CNPIEC, CEPIEC, Kortext, Bowker, Gardners and EdTech.

Barnes&Noble and Ingram arrangements are underway.

Are your eBooks secure?

Yes. Our eBooks are secured with text or image watermarks. Some of our eBooks require the customer to input a password that we provide. This is to protect the eBook from being copied and/or illegally distributed.

Do you offer eBook collections?

Yes. We offer subject collections, both in digital and print format. Discount pricing is anywhere between 10 to 25%. Please contact for more information. Please state which subjects you are interested in purchasing. We also offer Pick & Choose – books can be purchased in digital or print format or a combination of both. Thank you.

Do you use ONIX?

ONIX is a data format written in XML and used to transmit information about books and related digital products between publishers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers. We provide ONIX feeds to our agents and distributors on a weekly and monthly basis. For more information or if you are interested in receiving on ONIX feed of our titles, please email Louis Maurici at

Can I purchase a chapter from a book?

Almost all chapters published by NOVA can be purchased at a flat rate of $39.50. If you are interested in purchasing a chapter, please contact Please indicate the name of the chapter AND book. We are currently working on making chapters purchasable on the website. Please check back for updates.

Is there any fee to publish?

There is no fee to publish with us. However, if your manuscript has color figures and/or the manuscript requires English editing, you might be subject to a fee.

Can I self-archive my work?

Authors of articles published by Nova are permitted to self-archive the submitted (preprint) version of the article at any time, and may self-archive the accepted version 6-12 months after publication. We are considered a Yellow Publisher.

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