Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check their submissions' compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors who do not comply with these guidelines.
The submission has not been previously published, nor has it been before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in the Comments to the Editor).
Submitted files in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file formats.
If available, a URL for reference has been provided.
The text is single spaced; use a 12-point font; use italics instead of underscores (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at appropriate points, not at the end.
The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographical requirements outlined in the Author's Guide, which can be found in About the Journal.
If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensure Blind Review have been followed.