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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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Submission Guidelines for Authors
To submit your paper, complete the “Paper Submission Form,” including your referring
faculty’s signature, and an abstract of 250-300 words, and attach it along with a copy of your
paper in an email to gwiebe@cmu.ca, by Oct 1, 2018.
Style
As a multidisciplinary journal, there is no prescriptive journal style sheet for authorial
voice or citation style, etc., but these must be internally consistent, and appropriate within the
relevant academic field.
-APA, MLA, Chicago (including Turabian and Chicago-based, e.g. SBL)
-Footnotes, endnotes, and in-text citations are all acceptable.

Formatting
-File Format: .docx or .doc
-Length: Maximum 25 pages (although some leeway may be given for time
considerations)
-Font: Times New Roman, 12pt for body, 10pt for notes
-Notes: Footnotes or endnotes are acceptable
-Layout: 1-inch margins, double spaced, numbered pages
-Tables and Figures: .jpg, .tiff, .png; 400–600dpi
≈Images should be submitted in a separate file
≈ Tables should be placed at the end of the word document
≈ Note table or image location within the paper, numbered sequentially as they
appear in the paper (e.g.: <table_1>; <figure_3>)
≈ List image captions or descriptions at the end of the word document (e.g.
“table_1.data from my study”; “figure_3.graph of my data”)
 Place the paper title, or an abbreviated form, in the header of the document
 Remove identifying markers to assist in making the review process anonymous.
Wherever possible, papers will be reviewed by a faculty member from the other campus.

Research Ethics (Where Applicable)
For research conducted directly using human or animal subjects (for example, in
psychology or biology), please include a description of any ethical review of the research that
was performed, and for studies involving human subjects, include information about how
participants were recruited for the study, and of any process undertaken to obtain informed
consent from participants.