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 file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF format
- The submission has not been previously published or submitted for consideration by any other journal (or an explanation has been provided in the Comments to the Editor).
- They provide URLs for references.
- Text is single-spaced, 12-point font size, italics are used instead of underlining (except in URLs), and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed in the appropriate places in the text, instead of at the end.