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 has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format.
- Consent from the authors affirming that the article is their original work should accompany the article submission via the online submission form. If the authors submit their articles via Email (firstname.lastname@example.org), they should attach signed and scanned JLIA Declaration of originality.
- Author(s) is/are aware of the publication fee of the journal.
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal. All materials are published under an open-access license that gives authors permanent ownership of their work.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (author's pre-prints on author server or institutional server only, while the author's post-prints on author's personal website, departmental website, employer's website or institutional repository) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.
- Published source must be acknowledged.
- Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published before and that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
- The journal editors are not responsible for any possible violations of existing copyright in articles published in the journal all responsibility is on the authors of those articles. The journal or publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the author's responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.