Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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The contribution must be original, unpublished and not awaiting revision or publication by another journal. If this is not the case, an explanation must be given in "Comments to the Editor".
Files must be submitted in Microsoft Word, OpenOffice or RTF (as long as they do not exceed 2MB).
URLs for references must be provided when available.
Texts must be formatted as follows: spacing 1.5 lines (also applicable to notes and bibliographies); figures and tables must be inserted into the text and not at the end of the document in the form of annexes.
The text must comply with the styling standards and bibliographic requirements described in the Reviewing section of Instructions for Authors.
The instructions set out in Ensuring Blind Peer Reviews must have been followed.
Submissions must be accompanied by a complete biography.
Authors who publish in this Journal must agree the following terms and conditions:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the Journal the right to first publication, while simultaneously agreeing to a Creative Commons Attribution License, which allows others to share their work on condition that they cite the original author(s) and recognise that the latter’s work was first published in this Journal.
- Authors are authorised to enter into additional contracts separately, for non-exclusive distribution of the version of the work that is published in this Journal (e.g. publication in an institutional repository or as a book chapter), subject to recognition of initial publication in this Journal.
The names and addresses provided in this jounal will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be available for other purposes.