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Dar es Salaam University Press (DUP)




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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  1. Do you have experts like doctors to review and assess the manuscripts you receive?

Answer: We have a pool of experts with diverse areas of knowledge to review manuscripts of different areas of specialization.

  1. Have you published any book about African History?

Answer: Our publications emerge from various fields of research and specialization. We have a number of authors from different fields such as History, Geography, Economics, Science and Arts in general.

  1. Where is DUP located at UDSM main campus?

Answer: DUP is located at same building with REDT, opposite to 24-Room of Wilbert Chagula Library.

  1. Do you write all books yourselves?

Answer: No. We normally receive manuscripts from our clients, including students, staff and the public. However, it is possible to have our own in-house manuscripts for publication.

  1. What kind of publications do you deal with?

Answer: Academic books, proceedings, journals, magazines, policies and procedures, prospectus, fictional books, among others.

  1. What are your publishing prices?

Answer: Please, visit the section on our prices.

  1. What processes are involved in publishing?

Answer: We normally have the following processes: assessment, reviewing, editing, typesetting, proofreading and cover designing.

  1. How long does it take to publish a book at DUP?

Answer: The time to publish a manuscript ranges from four to eight months depending on the nature of the manuscript and responses of the reviewer and the author during the whole publishing process.

  1. Why can’t you have special (cheap) prices for students to motivate them publishing with you?

Answer: So far, DUP offers the cheapest prices in Tanzania and beyond. Therefore, our prices are affordable to all types of our clients.


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