Submission Queries

What type of research does Sage Open publish? Does my manuscript fit in Sage Open?
Sage Open is itself a journal separate from others published by Sage. Thematic Scope: Sage Open publishes across the humanities, social sciences, and be...
Tue, 13 Jun, 2023 at 7:20 PM
How do I submit?
Sage Open specializes in the humanities, social sciences, and behavioral sciences. If the scope of your paper fits these topics, please visit the following ...
Tue, 13 Jun, 2023 at 7:21 PM
When is the next submission deadline?
Sage Open is published online and follows a continuous-publication format, which means articles are published as soon as they are ready. While some special ...
Tue, 13 Jun, 2023 at 7:22 PM
What is your bar for publication?
Sage Open's goal is to publish research done well. This means we look for research that contributes to the academic record in a way that allows other sc...
Tue, 13 Jun, 2023 at 7:22 PM
What should my abstract include?
Please take care when writing your abstract for Sage Open. Potential peer reviewers will use your abstract to decide whether they want to work on your artic...
Tue, 13 Jun, 2023 at 7:23 PM
What ethical standards should my research follow?
Obtaining Ethical Approval: For empirical research with human or animal study participants, researchers must submit their research protocol for ethical appr...
Tue, 13 Jun, 2023 at 7:23 PM
Do I need permissions to use photos and images?
Yes. As the author, you are responsible for making sure you have permission to use images that are not your own in your article. For details, please review ...
Wed, 3 Aug, 2022 at 11:33 PM
Can I include footnotes?
No, please do not use footnotes. Sage Open publishes articles online in HTML and PDF formats. Footnotes are not compatible with the HTML format.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2023 at 7:25 PM
What style guide does Sage Open follow?
Please refer to the APA Style recommendations for references, in-text citations, and labeling of tables and figures.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2023 at 7:25 PM
Do I need a cover letter?
No, we do not require cover letters for Sage Open submissions.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2023 at 7:25 PM