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LANGUAGE EDITING SERVICE SPONSORSHIP


Language Editing Service Sponsorship for Journal Publication

OBJECTIVE :

To provide financial sponsorship of Language Editing Service Sponsorship for Journal Publication in Quartile 1(Q1), Quartile2 (Q2) and/or Quartile 3 (Q3) journals. The sponsorship will encourage MMU researchers/authors to enhance their research by producing quality output and publications. Such quality publications will drive citation, improve collaborations and university rankings and rating.

CRITERIA AND CLAUSES :

1) The financial sponsorship for page charges for journal publication shall be given based on the following quartile. However, for paper appearing in both indexed databases, the higher quartile will be recognized.

Web of Science (WoS):
• Q1 & Q2: 100%

• Q3: 75%

SCOPUS:

• Q1 & Q2: 100%

2) The journal must be active/covered in WoS or SCOPUS when the paper is submitted to the publisher.
3) Only one Language Editing Service Sponsorship is allowed for each paper.
4) Sponsorship of Language Editing Service Sponsorship for Journal Publication using MMU Funds will only be considered for the following criteria :
a) Prior Public Disclosure Approval for journal publication is compulsory.
b) The paper is accepted by the journal editorial board with the requirement of language revision by the paper reviewers/editor of the said paper.
c) Full sponsorship will be given to the applicant if the first author or second author (if MMU student is the first author) is from MMU, although the publication is co-authored with co-authors from other universities or institutions.

d) If the first author is not from MMU, the sponsorship will be partial, pro-rated according to the number of authors from MMU.

5) Sponsorship of Language Editing Service Sponsorship for Journal Publication using External R&D Fund will be considered for the following criteria :

a) Paper may be submitted for Language Editing Service before submission to the journal.

b) Prior Public Disclosure Approval for journal publication is compulsory for the paper accepted by the journal editorial board.

c) The sponsorship is subject to fund availability and approval from the funding agency.

d) Sponsorship will be based on reimbursement or payment through Corporate Credit Card awarded by the university to the RMC director and selected Faculty Deans.

6) List of the suggested online language editing service company as below:

No

Language editing service company

URL address

1

American Journal Experts (AJE)

https://www.aje.com/

2

Elsevier

https://webshop.elsevier.com/

3

Editage

https://www.editage.com/

4

Cambridge Proofreading

https://proofreading.org/

5

ProofreadingServices.com

https://www.proofreadingservices.com/

6

Scribendi

https://www.scribendi.com/about.en.html

7

Quality Proofreading

https://qualityproofreading.co.uk/

PROCEDURES :

1) The completed form is to be submitted to the Research Management Centre for further processing.

2) The completed application will be processed by RMC within 7 working days upon receiving the application form.

3) Language editing service must be rendered by an established Language Editing Service company. Author to provide two(2) quotations from the Language Editing Service company upon application.

4) All reimbursement or payment process will be processed by faculty except payment using RMC credit card.

5) Payment using Corporate Credit Card:

Corporate Credit Card Holder

Applicable to

Required Documents for payment purposes

FOE Dean
For FOE faculty members only
1. Co py of langua ge editing service sponsorship for journal publication success letter
2. Invoice from language editing service company
3. Relevant finance payment form
FET Dean
For FET faculty members only
RMC Director
For all facu lty members only except FOE and FET

* Payment using the orporate credit card is only applicable to external grant fund as the source of sponsorship.

6) Reimbursement Procedure:

a) Reimbursement documents must be submitted to respective below centre/faculty for further processing.

Source of Sponsorship

Process and approval by

Reimbursement Documents

1. MMU Funds
2.External R&D
Facu lty
1. Copy of language editing service sponsorship for journal publication succe ss letter.
2. Original receipt /proof of payment
3. Relevant finance reimbursement form
a

b) Completed reimbursement documents processed by Faculty will according to faculty standard processing time.

Download application form here

For more information, please contact Research Management Centre (RMC)

Last Updated : 17 Januari 2018