Sunway University Press complements Sunway University’s mission in the dissemination of knowledge, by turning research findings and exciting ideas into thought-provoking publications for the community.
We are at the forefront of groundbreaking research and exciting new ideas. Our role is to complement Sunway University’s mission in the dissemination of knowledge, by turning research findings and exciting ideas into thought-provoking publications for the community – from experts in the field to general readers with a curious mind.
We strive to be Asia’s torch of knowledge and ignite the love for learning and scholarship through publishing.
We seek to further Sunway University’s mission by publishing and disseminating knowledge from ideas and scholarship at the highest levels of excellence.
We are also committed to the following objectives:
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Sunway University Press welcomes submissions of book proposals that are within the core areas of our publishing focus. If you have an exciting idea for a book, we would love to hear it!
Please ensure that you keep a copy of your submission for your own reference.
Please do not send us your entire/completed manuscript or work in your submission; we are unable to return any unsolicited manuscript or work. We will also not be held accountable for any lost or misdirected submissions.
The time taken to evaluate and consider each submission varies, depending on the nature of the proposal. All proposals received will first be reviewed by the team and are then subject to the approval of our Editorial Board. For a smoother and speedier proposal evaluation process, we strongly encourage you to adhere to the aforementioned guidelines. If required, we may ask for additional supporting information.
If you would like to propose more than one book idea, please complete separate Proposal Submission Forms for each proposal. You may, however, submit them together in one e-mail.
You may send us an e-mail if you have any other queries prior to or after submission.
As a general rule, we adhere to the framework of the Chicago Manual of Style. The following are some recommended general guidelines when preparing your manuscript:
Please note that we do make exceptions to the aforementioned guidelines, on a case-by-case basis. Your Editor will be able to guide and provide you with the necessary information.
We value integrity, quality, and trust. We practise ethical publishing and are committed to upholding principles of the highest ethical standards in every step of the publication process. Adherence to ethical codes of conduct in publishing is a responsibility of the authors and editors – therefore, some general guidelines of expected ethical behaviour should be observed:
Authors are primarily responsible for the following:
Editors are primarily responsible for the following:
A good working relationship between an author and an editor relies on trust, respect, and transparency. Professionalism is expected from both sides and responding to each other in a timely manner is equally important. The integrity of the published work is a responsibility shared by both, as the author ensures that his/her work meets ethical requirements and the editor guides the author in doing so.