Dear Dr. Dornseif,
We have learned of your published research on quantum cryptography. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. currently publishes about 500 new titles each year. We would like to invite your participation in our publishing program. In particular, I have in mind a new article for an edited collection (invitation only) being assembled under my direction tentatively entitled, “Progress in Quantum Cryptography Research.” The contributions for this edited book and a follow-up volume are intended to range from 5,000-25,000 words. If you are interested in participating, please consult the Notes for Contributors at the bottom of this letter. Publication is about 6-9 months after the close of the volume. We would welcome the opportunity of working with you.
We would also welcome your participation by serving as the editor of a collected work or by proposing a monograph, a textbook (targeted adoption) or a new online or paper journal idea. In any case, we request as much detail as may exist on the proposed contents even if that is a brief description of the scope.
I look forward to learning your thoughts on this idea.
President and Editor-in-Chief
Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
400 Oser Avenue, Suite 1600
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Tel: 631- 231-7269
Notes for Contributors to Edited Collections
The deadline is April 9, 2005 for this volume with a follow-up volume (a completely separate publication) planned with a deadline of February 14, 2006.
1. Contributors’ names are listed on the cover of the book, which will be hardcover.
2. There are no page charges.
3. A free copy of the published book is sent to each contributor.
4. The scientific community is the intended audience.
5. The choice of theme and approach are at the discretion of the author but acceptance is only upon submission of the draft abstract. The line-up of chapters is a constantly changing landscape since discussions, commitments and submissions continue on a daily basis right up to and sometimes beyond the close of each volume.
6. Research results (studies) are the primary type of article desired but review articles are also welcome.
7. Before December 31, 2004, a draft abstract on the following form is required for the first volume consisting of : 1. 150-400 words; 2. Author affiliations; and 3. Estimated date of chapter submission and Copyright Transfer. Please include the abstract as part of an email and not as an attachment if possible. Acceptance of topics is based partially on which topics have already been accepted for particular volumes. The reply to the draft abstract will contain details about reference styles and other relevant technical details. A reply and decision may be expected within 7 days if the word Abstract is contained within the Subject Line of the email.
Draft Abstract and Copyright Transfer Form
NOVA grants to the author (and to all coauthors) the right to present orally, in any forum, all or part of the work. It is also stipulated that all graphics including figures, tables and charts may be republished without permission from Nova Science.
In consideration of the fact that NOVA undertakes to publish my article/chapter:
1. I affirm that the material in the work has not been previously published and that I (and my coauthors) own and have not transferred elsewhere any rights to the abstract or the work). 2. I affirm that I (and my coauthors) have obtained written permission to use any previously copyrighted material included in the article and that such documentation will be forwarded to NOVA for its files. I further affirm that I (and my coauthors) have stated any possible conflicts of interest within the article. 3. I (and my coauthors) hereby assign and transfer to NOVA all rights of copyright ownership to the article, including without limitation all rights of reproduction, derivation, distribution, sale, and display of the work, in whole or in part, including recompilation, in any and all forms of media now or hereafter known, including digital media, as protected by the laws of the United States and foreign countries. These rights will become the property of NOVA from the date of acceptance of the article for publication and extend for the life of the copyright. I understand that NOVA as copyright owner, has authority to grant permission to reproduce the article.
Chapter/article title: __________________________________________________________
I sign for (type name, and date) and accept responsibility for transferring copyright of this article to NOVA.
Authors names and Affiliations:
Estimated Date of Submission:
Draft Abstract (150-500 words):
8. Contributors are encouraged to submit chapters ranging from 5,000-25,000 words. In general, the longer the paper the better. Submissions of less than 5,000 words (references are included in the word count) will be returned. In the event of Latex or similar program use, or when a chapter contains numerous tabular data, graphics, or mathematical formula, a page range of 10-50 pages is acceptable.
9. Coauthors may be added without discussion.
10. Publication is by invitation only.
11. Copyright is transferred to Nova via email. A form will be sent via email at along with the electronic page proofs. No permission will be required for reuse of tabular or graphic data.
12. Ten free offprints are sent to the first listed author of each chapter. Additional personalized chapter offprints are available.
13. MS Word or Latex are the preferred input programs. If Latex, Nova requests use of the Nova macro. This is ARTICLE.STY set at 5.5 inches (13.97 cm) and letter size (not A4 paper). Please try to use outside justified page headers. If you would like to add any packages to this macro beyond those already specified, it is mandatory that the corresponding .sty files be submitted with the chapter. Nova currently uses the Windows Operating System.
14. Nova will review the English for style, if such a request is clearly marked at the beginning of the article.
15. Color graphics are allowed.