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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (exceptions may be granted given an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).

  • The submission file file format is a) pdf  and  b) either doc, docx, or rtf.
  • All URLs (web addresses) are checked and marked with the date of last access.

  • The text adheres to the Author Guidelines of the journal.

  • The author remains responsible for proofreading the text, including its citation accuracy, and for all statements of fact or opinion.

  • The text does not exceed the standard word limit of 13,000 words (English).
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines

The submitted manuscripts must be written in English. Please also consult these Author Guidelines.