Kean Quest

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.