Submission and Publication Process

Submission process:

  1. Format your article to required specifications by downloading this Word file of article submission guidelines.
  2. Read and accept the Submission Agreement, the contents of which are listed below
  3. Provide information about yourself and any co-authors
  4. Upload your electronic file and any associated files

Before you begin, please be sure you have the following items:

  • The submission's title
  • The abstract (up to 250 words)
  • A list of keywords (10 maximum)
  • A properly formatted electronic file in Word or RTF

Submission requirements for the scholarly article ("Article")

  1. You must be the author, or the authorized agent of the author(s) and copyright holder (if different from the author(s));
  2. the author(s) must have approved the work for publication;
  3. the author(s) must have agreed to submit the Article to the Conference for publication;
  4. the author(s) must accept full responsibility for the content of the Article;
  5. the author(s) must ensure that content for which the author does not hold copyright is clearly identified and acknowledged within the content of the submission AND permission to freely distribute the content has been obtained from the copyright owner OR inclusion of third-party content is permissible per fair use or posted license agreement;
  6. the Article must be the author(s) original work and must not contain any libelous or unlawful statements or infringe on the rights or privacy of others or contain material or instructions that might cause harm or injury;
  7. the Article must not have been previously published, is not pending review elsewhere, and will not be submitted for review elsewhere pending publication by the Conference.

Publication process

Each Article submitted will undergo the Conference's editorial decision process. Upon submission and until time of publication, the author(s) agree not to publish the article in any format or medium. The Conference reserves first North American publishing rights to all submissions; however, the Conference is at no point under any obligation to publish the Article. We will send you notices at the email address associated with your account.

If the Conference agrees to publish the Article, the author(s) retain full copyright over the Article, but grant and assign to the University of Leon, the General Foundation of ULE, and Cal Poly Humboldt the nonexclusive permanent right to reproduce, display, and distribute the work under a Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) Creative Commons License.

Reproduction, posting, transmission or other distribution or use of the Article or any material therein, in any medium, beyond what is permitted by the Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (” nc/4.0/”) (CC BY-NC 4.0) Creative Commons License requires written agreement of the respective copyright holder as well as a prominently posted attribution to both the author(s) and Conference. People seeking an exception, or who have questions about use, should contact the respective author(s) and/or Conference representative.

Digital Commons policy

Users of the Digital Commons @ Cal Poly Humboldt website and/or software agree not to misuse the Digital Commons @ Cal Poly Humboldt service or software in any way. The failure of Digital Commons @ Cal Poly Humboldt 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 @ Cal Poly Humboldt and the Author(s) regarding submission of the work