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COMPETITION: New Cover Image for African Zoology

COMPETITION: New Cover Image for African Zoology

28 February 2018 • Announcements & Notices
Do you have a striking image of African fauna in terrestrial, freshwater, or marine environments that you think may be suitable for a cover?   African Zoology will be refreshing the journal’s cover in 2018. NISC therefore encourage...
NISC welcomes a New Editor-in-Chief

NISC welcomes a New Editor-in-Chief

1 February 2018 • Announcements & Notices
“I am excited about the future of the journal and am committed to helping continue the ever-improving trajectory it has established over the past few years under the Editorship of Dr James Bennett,” said Dr...
Trends and themes in African Ornithology

Trends and themes in African Ornithology

22 January 2018 • Announcements & Notices
The most recent Pan-African Ornithological Congress (PAOC) held in Dakar, Senegal in 2016, was a showcase of current ornithological research activity in Africa, with 137 talks in 17 symposia describing fieldwork in 36 states of...
Rediscovery of “extinct” frog in Zimbabwe

Rediscovery of “extinct” frog in Zimbabwe

14 December 2017 • Announcements & Notices
The Arthroleptis troglodytes, known as the “cave squeaker” because of its preferred habitat, was discovered in 1962, and not observed again for 54 years, despite several attempts to locate it. Robert Hopkins, an associate researcher with...
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The editorial experience was excellent: the reviewers were timely and their feedback was generative. The co-editor of the special issue was proactive about communicating information to me. In latter stages, the staff that shepherded the essay through the copy-editing stages was also very helpful and in good contact.
- Author - Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
The proofs look great! Thank you so much. The efficiency of the journal now is really excellent. Easy to work with, and so thorough. I appreciate it.
- Regular SAJP Author on his first interaction with NISC
The paper was wonderfully laid out and rapidly published
- Author- Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
The biggest development in the history of Quaestiones Mathematicae was the association with NISC and to have the journal running in a very stable way without severe financial concerns.
- Barry Green, QM Editor
Since 1995, NISC has systematically built up competence and the necessary capacity in all aspects of publishing high-level research journals, with the professionalism needed to flourish in the increasingly competitive world of international research publications. No other publisher in South Africa commands the necessary technical skills, experience, competence, enthusiasm and resources to the same degree as NISC, in my view.
- Graham Baker, Editor of the South African Journal of Science (1973-2008)