Papers and Pub(lication)s: A Southeastern Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research
Mission Statement:Papers and Pub(lication)s promotes student learning by disseminating undergraduate research and creative works that make an intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline or to applied practice.
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Papers and Pub(lication)s is an open access peer reviewed online and print journal of undergraduate research. Papers and Pubs is published by the University Press of North Georgia and supported by the Center of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA) at University of North Georgia. Its Editor-in-Chief is Dr. Anastasia Turner; its co-managing editors are Dr. Gloria Bennett, Craig Wilson, and Dr. Frank Corotto.
Papers and Pubs is open for submissions for our next issue, to be published in the summer of 2014. 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). All submissions will be reviewed. The work must have been completed while the student was an undergraduate; the student may submit research within one year after graduating. 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.
Submission procedure: Submit article electronically through the journal web portal: http://digitalcommons.
Deadline for receipt of manuscripts: February 15, 2014
Tentative Publication Date: June, 2014
Both the student and their faculty mentor must sign the Author Agreement and Faculty Mentor Approval form. The faculty mentor should have guided the student during completion of the research project and must also be available for guidance during the manuscript submission and peer-review process.
Faculty Editorial Board Members:
Anastasia Turner, Ph. D. – Editor-in-Chief
Frank Corotto, Ph. D. – Science and Mathematics Editor
B.J. Robinson, Ph. D. — Humanities and Social Sciences Editor Gloria Bennett, Ph.D. — Creative Writing Editor
Craig Wilson — Arts Editor
Jon Mehlferber, Ph. D. – Graphic Designer
Heather Bretschneider — Project Editor
April Loebick – Production Manager