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Author-Editor Checklist

  • A signed "Authorship Responsibility, Copyright Transfer, and Financial Disclosure" form was received.
  • Electronic document is a Word (.doc) file.
  • Title page includes all authors' names and e-mail addresses, as well as the corresponding author's address, phone numbers (work and home), fax number and any other pertinent contact information.
  • Abstract is 250 words or less.
  • For online searchablilty, four or five keywords are listed.
  • Biographical information is included.
  • Endnotes and footnotes are grouped on a separate page.
  • All in-text citations are represented in the reference list; all references have in-text citations.
  • Reference list follows the journal's style (APA Manual of Style).
  • Tables are formatted in table form with separate cell divisions and rows. Tables are listed at the end of the electronic article file, each on a separate page.
  • Electronic figures are high resolution; they appear exactly as they should in the journal.