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  • The paper is previously unpublished and has not been submitted to any other journal (otherwise, an explanation is included in "Comments to the Editor").
  • The file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect format.
  • Where necessary, URLs have been added to the references.
  • The text is single-spaced, font size 12, italicized where appropriate, not underlined (except for URL addresses); all illustrations, graphics, and tables are inserted at appropriate places in the text and not at the end of the text.
  • The text follows the stylistic and bibliographic guidelines of the most recent issue of The Chicago Manual of Style and the Author Style Guide.

Author Guidelines

The journal publishes articles in US English. Non-Roman scripts may be used, alongside transcription, where appropriate. 

Submissions should follow The Chicago Manual on Style (16th edition), be sent as MS-Word files, coded in UTF8, and formatted according to The Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition) an abbreviated version of which can be found here. Please ensure that all referencing adheres to these guidelines. See also the Author Style Guide

We ask that digital resources be submitted separately to the Word document during the uploading process. Please note that authors are responsible for obtaining copyright-clearance on all reproduced materials.

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