Papers and Publications: Call for Submissions

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Papers and Pub(lication)s is a regional, open access peer reviewed online and print journal of undergraduate research. Papers and Pubs is published by the University Press and supported by the Center of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities at the University of North Georgia. Papers and Pubs promotes student learning by disseminating undergraduate research and creative works that make an intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline or to applied practice.

Papers and Pubs will begin accepting submissions for its fourth volume on November 3, 2014. The deadline for submission is February 24, 2015. Students in the southeastern region and their faculty mentors may submit original work that has been presented at a conference, showcase, or capstone course either on their own campus or at a regional/national conference site. Original research papers are welcome from all departments and disciplines, including fiction, creative non-fiction, works of art, and poetry (providing the creative work has been presented at a conference or in a class). Faculty in the appropriate discipline will review all submissions.

Submission Guidelines

Students may submit original work that has been presented at a conference, showcase, or capstone course either on their own campus or at a regional/national conference site. The work must have been completed while the student was an undergraduate; the student may submit research within a year after graduating. Original research papers are welcome from all departments and disciplines, including fiction, creative non-fiction, works of art and poetry (providing the creative work has been presented at a conference or in a class). The work may not be under consideration by other publications.

Manuscripts should be submitted as Word files. They should be typed, single-spaced, fully justified, with one-inch margins, 12 point Times New Roman font, and numbered pages. Illustrations, tables, and figure legends should be embedded within the text at the locations preferred by the authors. Length: 5,000 words maximum. Citations should be formatted in the most recent editions of the citation style appropriate to their academic disciplines, e.g. MLA, Chicago, APA, etc. The chosen format must be used consistently throughout the manuscript. Submissions must include an abstract of 250 words (maximum) and a student author biography of 300 words (maximum). Append the biography to the manuscript itself.

Authors and mentors must sign and mail the Author Agreement and Faculty Mentor Approval form within two weeks of manuscript submission. Manuscripts and works without an author agreement form will not be reviewed.

For article submission and complete submission guidelines, see: http://digitalcommons.northgeorgia.edu/papersandpubs/

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