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Frequently Asked Questions
Q. When is the journal published?
A. Kean Quest is published digitally twice a year in April and October.
Q. What happens if I miss a publication deadline?
A. Since Kean Quest has rolling submissions, you may submit at any time. In case you miss a deadline for the Fall/Spring issue, the work will be considered for the next issue (Fall/Spring whichever comes next), provided you are still a student or recent alumni of Kean University.
Q. Is there a fee for submitting a paper?
A. Submission is free. Kean Quest provides peer-guided review and publishing at no cost.
Q. What Citation style guide format should I follow?
A. You should follow the updated version of the discipline-specific style guide (APA, MLA, AMA, Chicago, Turabian, CSE, or ACS). Some of the most commonly used citation styles are featured here.
Q. Can I submit my work to another online Journal website?
A. No. Kean Quest will have “first-run rights" to the submission. Your submission has to be original. It should not have been published before or pending review/publication elsewhere. Read the ‘Submissions Agreement’ for more information.
Q. How many authors can share credit for the submission?
A. There is not a limit how how many co-authors can appear on a single submission.
Q. Can faculty be credited as authors?
A. No. Faculty cannot appear as authors on any articles published by Kean Quest or Ktwo. Faculty will be featured as advisors on student projects.