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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 submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Thank you for considering Academics Stand Against Poverty for your manuscript. We are looking for essays that fit ASAP’s mission, are original, are not under review elsewhere, and are roughly 7,000 to 10,000 words in length. Essays, including an abstract of up to 250 words, can be submitted as double-spaced Open Office, Microsoft Word, or RTF files, by email to: editor@journalasap.org. This address should also be used for all further communication regarding your submission. To facilitate double-blind reviewing, do not include name(s) of author(s) or author-identifying information in your essay. Provide author information in your email or in a separate cover letter, identifying one main correspondent when there are multiple authors.

Published essays and references follow American Psychology Association style, APA 6th edition; but submissions can be reviewed in any format.

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