Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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.
All articles published in the journal are copyrighted by the authors.
Authors are allowed to post their work on the Internet (for example, in a university repository or on their personal website) before and during the review process for this journal, as this can lead to a productive discussion, as well as to a greater number of references to this published work.
The articles are distributed under a Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 open access license, which means that anyone can download and read the article for free. In addition, an article can be reused and cited provided that the original published version is referenced. These conditions allow the maximum use and exposure of the work, while ensuring that the authors receive proper recognition.