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Publishing on CAP Journal: step-by-step

Here you can learn more about the publication process and how to submit.

STEP 1 - Type of Submission

Choose the type of submission that you wish to submit to CAP Journal.
Note: Make sure to read the Call for Papers for open calls and deadlines for application.

1) Peer Reviewed
(3500/7000 words)
Best Practice
Research and Applications
Note: Your summary in case of a Peer Reviewed submission should include: the problem you are tackling with your work (i.e. the research focus), the methods you used to solve the issue you are trying to solve, what you found (i.e. the results of your research), and the (main) conclusions from your study.
Note: For more details about our Peer Review process, read Peer Review

2) Non-Peer Reviewed
(800/1500 words)
Announcement
Interview
Opinion or Column
Resources
Note: Although non-peer reviewed, all submissions will be revised and approved by the CAP Journal Editorial Board.

STEP 2 - Short Summary Submission

Send us, at editor@capjournal.org, a short summary (up to 200 words) of the work you intend to submit.
Note on feedback: You can expect to receive feedback from the Editorial team in three to four weeks after you submit your summary.

STEP 3 - Instructions for Full Submission

After your submission is approved by our editorial team you can now proceed into preparing your submission.

1) Preparing your Article
Authors are asked to prepare their submissions using Microsoft Word (or other compatible word processors), according to the guidelines and templates provided by the editorial team.

2) What you need to provide
When preparing your article please ensure that you follow these Submission Guidelines:
1) Use the Open Document Template provided by the Editorial Team.
2) Ensure that your paper includes a Summary (can be the same presented in your first submission).
3) Do not add headers or footers to your template.
4) Pictures should be submitted as separate files in high-resolution TIFF, JPEG, PDF or EPS format.
5) The sample text in the template file includes further instructions for preparing your manuscript.
6) If you have any questions about these guidelines or preparing your manuscript, please contact editor@capjournal.org.

3) Where & When to send your full submission
Full articles are expected to be sent to the Editor-in-Chief one month after the official acceptance email by the CAP Journal Editorial team.

4) Publication
Your submission once approved, will appear in the printed version of the CAP Journal and available for download online (all articles upon publication will be free to download).
Authors are solely responsible for ensuring copyright clearance to reproduce illustrations, text, etc., for which they themselves do not own the copyright.
Licensed under a Creative Documents License
The Editorial team reserves the right of rejecting any submissions that are deemed in insufficient non-compliance to these Submission Guidelines.

5) Open Access Statement
Users have the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles published in CAP Journal Issues. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/

6) Enquiries
General enquiries regarding CAP Journal Submissions should be directed to Editor-in-Chief:
Lina Canas
Email: lina.canas@nao.ac.jp