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.
- If you are submitting a Research or Review paper, the submission contains both a main paper submission and a summary paper submission. These should be submitted as one Word document, with the first 1-2 pages comprising the summary paper and the rest of the document being the main paper.
- The main paper 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).
- Three potential reviewers of the work, and their contact details, have been provided as Supplementary Information.
- The submission file is in .doc or .docx format only.
- Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
- The text is single-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. All specific formatting and bibliographic requirements are stated in the submission template documents (please use the templates for Research/Review Papers or Practical Papers, as appropriate).
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