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Author Guidelines

When preparing your manuscript, please adhere to the guidelines in the Formations Submission Guide.

We cannot accept hardcopy submissions or email attachments. All authors must use our online submission system on this website. It's easy! This video walks you through the five-step process.


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.

  1. 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).
  2. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Submission Guide.
  3. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or OpenOffice document file format.
  4. The text is double-spaced; uses 12-point Times New Roman; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations are provided in high-resolution.
  5. Use of all illustrations complies with copyright laws, and attributions are listed in accordance with the license, if required.

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