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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 (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- Manuscripts conform to the standards set forth in the most current edition of the American Psychological Association (APA) publication manual. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
- Manuscripts are in Microsoft Word format.
- Manuscripts do not identify the author(s) facilitating the double blind review process. Please follow the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review.
- Author(s) biography are no more than 150 words and includes an author portrait.
Supplemental text files are in .doc or .docx format. Images are in .jpg, .png, or .gif format.
Spreadsheet files (excel, etc.) are translated into a word document format or saved as an image file to ensure proper display on the journal website.
- Specify Your Submission Type:
- Open Submission: These submissions consist of content pertaining to any aspect of the general website topic.
- Themed Submission: These submissions consist of content pertaining to specific advertised themes that the website is supporting at the time of submission.
Choose the section in which the submission should be published:
o Articles: select appropriate Section for a Themed Issue or Open Submissions, includes original research, assessment, pedagogy, and essays exploring new ideas related to the eJournal's focus, peer reviewed; for Themed or Special topic issues, please add a note to your submission with the issue topic/title
o Features: articles or multimedia presentations describing innovative or exemplary programs, projects, experience, institutions; can be in Features, editorially reviewed
1 Research notes: discussions seeking to advance a new idea, theoretical perspective, or description of a current research program including its aims, methodologies, and preliminary conclusions, editorially reviewed
2 Instruments and Reports: items referring to tools, techniques, and processes involved academic endeavors related to civic engagement, editorially reviewed
3 Invited Commentary: essays that supplement topics of a themed issue or open submission, editorially reviewed
o Editorials: come from the eJournal Editorial staff, Guest editors, or Invited essay
o Book reviews: reviews of recent books or published media, editorially reviewed
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- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- 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.
- 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).
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