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 (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the "Author Guidelines", which are found in "About" the journal section. One should take note of the following points:
a. The submission file is in the Microsoft Word (preferred), doc, docx, or RTF file format, font Times New Roman in Unicode.
b. In case it contains non-Roman fonts or complicated tables or figures, a PDF version should also be attached. A Unicode version of the non-Roman fonts is preferred, for example those freely available at the SBL site.
- The author excludes any “ghostwriting” and “guest authorship” in the present submission. He/she is also aware of the legal and scientific consequences of a false disclosure concerning ghostwriting and guest authorship.
- If it applies, the author should indicate the financial aid received in order to create the scientific article.
- Author/Authors declares that he/she/they have the right to dispose of materials placed in the manuscript, such as texts, photos, maps, plans, etc., and their use in the manuscript does not infringe any third party copyrights.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
(1) Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC license Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
(2) Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
(3) Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).