Submission Guidelines for School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Who Can Submit
The School of Family and Consumer Sciences series only publishes materials conducted under the auspices of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences. For additional information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org..
How to Submit a Paper
1. Make sure your paper is in an acceptable format. We can accept papers in Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format (RTF), or Adobe Acrobat (PDF). Adobe PDF is the recommended format. If you use a word-processing program other than Microsoft Word, look for an "export" or "save as" option in your program to save it as an RTF file. If you have questions, please email email@example.com.
2. Write an abstract for your paper. It can be any length. Please also select keywords. These are words that will help a user locate your paper through an internet search.
3a. Submit the paper by clicking the Submit Research link in the left hand column of the series you wish to submit to. This requires you to create a free account with IdeaExchange.
3b. Alternatively, submit the paper by emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include in the email message the following things: abstract; keywords; and name, affiliation (department and university), and email address for each author.
4. If you have any questions, email email@example.com.
Overview of the Process
After you submit your paper, we will create an Adobe Acrobat (PDF) version of it and publish it on the site. You will be notified by e-mail when the paper is posted.
How to Revise Your Paper
If you publish this paper or a revised version elsewhere, for example in a journal, please send the citation of the new version to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be able to inform repository users about the new version.
If you would like to post a revised version of your paper on the site, please follow the instructions in How to Submit; however, please specify when you submit the paper that it is a revision of a previously submitted paper.