Psychology from the Margins



Philosophy of Psychology from the Margins

For more information, please see Psychology from the Margins Aims and Scope page.

Who Can Submit?

Any graduate or undergraduate student may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Psychology from the Margins provided they own the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works (an exception in the non-academic world to this might exist if the authors have, as a condition of employment, agreed to transfer copyright to their employer).

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General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to Psychology from the Margins, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that they will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Psychology from the Margins. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Psychology from the Margins, please contact the editors.

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Review Process

Manuscripts submitted to Psychology from the Margins undergo editorial review for appropriateness, completion, and general scholarship. Editors work with the Advisory Board, who have experience in research, content, and publication. Once a manuscript passes editorial review, editors will assign two peer reviewers to follow a double-blind review process. Reviewers will make recommendations for revisions and publication.

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Formatting Requirements

Psychology from the Margins has no general rules about the formatting of articles upon initial submission. There are, however, rules governing the formatting of the final submission. See Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for details. Although bepress can provide limited technical support, it is ultimately the responsibility of the author to produce an electronic version of the article as a high-quality PDF (Adobe's Portable Document Format) file, or a Microsoft Word, WordPerfect or RTF file that can be converted to a PDF file.

It is understood that the current state of technology of Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) is such that there are no, and can be no, guarantees that documents in PDF will work perfectly with all possible hardware and software configurations that readers may have.

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Rights for Authors and IdeaExchange@UAkron

Policies regarding Author rights are outlined in the Contributing Author's Contract that you will receive upon submission.

Attribution and Usage Policies

Reproduction, posting, transmission or other distribution or use of the article or any material therein, in any medium as permitted by a personal-use exemption or by written agreement of IdeaExchange@UAkron, requires credit to IdeaExchange@UAkron.

General Terms and Conditions of Use

Users of the IdeaExchange@UAkron website and/or software agree not to misuse the IdeaExchange@UAkron service or software in any way.

The failure of IdeaExchange@UAkron to exercise or enforce any right or provision in the policies or the Submission Agreement does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any term of the Submission Agreement or these policies is found to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Submission Agreement and these policies remain in full force and effect. These policies and the Submission Agreement constitute the entire agreement between IdeaExchange@UAkron and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

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