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Author Guidelines

You may find it useful to watch this short online tutorial, which outlines the online submission process:

http://pkp.sfu.ca/files/video/ojs_author_submission/ojs_author_submission.htm

 

  • For all submissions other than reviews, please provide an abstract of approximately 150 - 200 words which provides your readers with an overview of the paper. As abstracts form part of the data used by information retrieval systems (e.g.Google Scholar) to identify relevant publications, it is important that your abstract clearly states the purpose of your paper and summarizes the content.
  • Please use single-spaced 11-point Verdana for all text, except where stated otherwise.
  • Please use 14-point font for the title, which should be in bold, upper and lower case letters, centered on the page.
  • First level headings should be in bold and in upper case.
  • Second level headings in bold, upper and lower case.
  • Third level headings, including descriptions of tables, figures and images, should be italicised.
  • Text should be aligned left (not justified) except when stated otherwise.
  • Text within tables, diagrams etc - any alignment may be used for clearer presentation of data.
  • Quotations extending to more than three lines of text should form a separate paragraph and should be indented from both left and right margins.
  • New paragraphs should be indicated by a line break rather than being indented.
  • No footnotes please - instead use endnotes. If it is possible to provide links to further information on the internet, please consider using hyperlinks rather than endnotes.
  • Endnotes should labelled 1, 2, 3 etc., not i, ii, iii etc. They should be placed immediately after the main article, before the list of references.
  • Photographs, diagrams and other audio-visual aids are encouraged. Please include these in the text where and as they should appear. Please provide images in gif or jpeg formats.
  • A list of references should be provided at the end of the paper. References should relate only to material cited within the manuscript . All references should be formatted in APA style, for example:

Herman, C. & Webster, J. (2010). Taking a lifecycle approach: redefining women returners to Science, Engineering and Technology. International Journal of Gender Science and Technology 2(2), 179-205

 

 

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 submission file is in Microsoft Word (.doc format please, not .docx), RTF, or equivalent Open Source document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  5. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed. SUBMISSIONS THAT DO NOT FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES WILL BE RETURNED TO AUTHORS BEFORE BEING SENT FOR PEER REVIEW. THIS MAY DELAY THE PROGRESS OF YOUR SUBMISSION.
  6. You have secured the permission of all named co-authors, and have agreed the order of names for publication
  7. You have secured all permissions for the reproduction of original or derived material from a copyright source.

 

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:


  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements 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 acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

 

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