Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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, or RTF document file format.
- Metadata is embedded on the first page of the manuscript: Title (<15 words), Section (Research, Tools & Strategies, etc....), Abstract (< 200 words), and Keywords (4 to 6).
- The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font of Times Roman Numerals; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables use Times Roman Numerals font and are placed within the text at the appropriate points rather than at the end. No more than 10,000 words (inclusive of references and supplemental material).
- Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and reference requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines (APA 7th Edition).
- 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).
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