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 already been published, and is not currently being considered by another journal (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the editor).
  • The submission file is in a Microsoft Word document file format (.docx format).
  • Where possible, references's URLs have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12 point Times New Roman font; use italics rather than underlines (except for URL addresses); and place all illustrations, figures, and tables in the appropriate places in the text rather than at the end.
  • The text complies with the stylistic and bibliographic requirements described in Guidelines for authors , which can be found in "For Authors" section.