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).
- A cover letter and the copyright form needs to be submitted (template available).
- Accepted manuscript must be submitted using the Journal LaTeX template (see the link to download the templates below)
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word, or PDF document file format.
- Where available, DOI URLs for the references have been provided.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
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Authors permit us 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 acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.