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).
Authors have read and applied the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
The Publishing Agreement must be completed by all authors and the completed contract must be uploaded during online submission of the manuscript or submitted to the Editorial Office. Manuscripts will not be considered for publication until the completed contract has been received. When the article has been approved the Editor-in-Chief will sign the agreement and return a PDF copy to the author/s for their records.