Submission Checklist

Author’s Checklist

Please go through this list carefully to ensure that your manuscript is ready for submission. To access the complete manuscript guidelines, click here.

Manuscript Final Editing

Have you:

  • Made sure that the manuscript conforms to the style outlined in Chicago and in the manuscript guidelines?
  • Prepared a style list and anomalies sheet and checked the manuscript against them?
  • Included all the parts listed in the guidelines?
  • Confirmed the spellings of names and terms, the accuracy of dates and quotations, etc., mentioned in the text?
  • Confirmed that the chapter titles (and subheadings) match the table of contents and all related cross-references?
  • Checked that each footnote/endnote has a corresponding reference number in the text, and vice versa?
  • Checked that the source citations in all footnotes/endnotes match the information in the bibliography?
  • Edited all charts, lists, and tables thoroughly?
  • Confirmed that all captions correspond to the proper images?

Manuscript Preparation

Have you:

  • Followed the electronic file preparation guidelines provided?
  • Double-spaced the text?
  • Used one-inch margins?
  • Numbered the pages?
  • Used Times New Roman font?
  • Avoided complicated formatting (e.g., drop caps, small caps, bold text)?
  • Inserted callouts in the manuscript to designate where images should be placed?
  • Obtained permissions for all images and text under copyright?
  • Prepared the permissions log for all copyrighted material?

Manuscript Submission

Have you:

  • Sent the correct version of the manuscript?
  • Included the style list and anomalies sheet with the manuscript?
  • Supplied all images, tables, and captions (as separate files) in addition to the manuscript?
  • Provided permissions letters and the permissions log with the manuscript?

 

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