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Humboldt Journal of Social Relations

Policies and Submission Details

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Philosophy of Humboldt Journal of Social Relations

For more information, please see Humboldt Journal of Social Relations Aims and Scope page.

Who Can Submit?

Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Humboldt Journal of Social Relations as long as the authors own the copyright to the work being submitted, or are 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 Humboldt Journal of Social Relations, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Humboldt Journal of Social Relations. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Humboldt Journal of Social Relations, please contact the editors.

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Formatting Requirements

Humboldt Journal of Social Relations requires all manuscripts to use the ASA citation style. 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 Digital Commons @ Humboldt State University

In consideration for publication of the work, reserves first North American publishing rights, and non-exclusive rights to reproduce, display, and distribute the work in perpetuity in print, online, or other media platforms, including but not limited to Digital Commons @ Humboldt State University, JSTOR, and the Humboldt Journal of Social Relations website. Works published through Digital Commons @ Humboldt State University or Humboldt Journal of Social Relations will have an Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY-NC Creative Commons license. Print rights return to the author after first publication in Humboldt Journal of Social Relations. Pre-publication personal-use exceptions are granted to all contributors, as described below.

Personal-use Exceptions

The following uses are always permitted to the author(s) and do not require further permission from Digital Commons @ Humboldt State University provided the author does not alter the format or content of the articles, including the copyright notification:

  • Storage and back-up of the article on the author's computer(s) and digital media (e.g., diskettes, back-up servers, Zip disks, etc.), provided that the article stored on these computers and media is not readily accessible by persons other than the author(s);
  • Posting of the article on the author(s) personal website, provided that the website is non-commercial;
  • Posting of the article on the internet as part of a non-commercial open access institutional repository or other non-commercial open access publication site affiliated with the author(s)'s place of employment (e.g., a Phrenology professor at the University of Southern North Dakota can have her article appear in the University of Southern North Dakota's Department of Phrenology online publication series); and
  • Posting of the article on a non-commercial course website for a course being taught by the author at the university or college employing the author.

People seeking an exception, or who have questions about use, should contact the editors.

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General Terms and Conditions of Use

Users of the Digital Commons @ Humboldt State University website and/or software agree not to misuse the Digital Commons @ Humboldt State University service or software in any way.

The failure of Digital Commons @ Humboldt State University 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 Digital Commons @ Humboldt State University and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

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