- Philosophy of New England Science Public: Series Evolution
- Who Can Submit?
- General Submission Rules
- Formatting Requirements
- Rights for Authors
Philosophy of New England Science Public: Series Evolution
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Who Can Submit?
Although authors can propose themes and manuscripts for potential publication, most contributions to the New England Science Public: Series Evolution are by invitation to specialists in specialized fields (see About this Journal page). For consultation about potential article contribution to the Series, send statement of interest and rationale to editor_NE_SciPublic@rwu.edu Authors who submit original articles to be considered for publication in the Series should own the copyright to the work being submitted or obtain authorization from 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).
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 New England Science Public: Series Evolution, 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 New England Science Public: Series Evolution. If you have concerns about the submission terms for New England Science Public: Series Evolution, please contact the editors.
New England Science Public: Series Evolution 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.
New England Science Public, the New England Center for The Public Understanding of Science at Roger Williams University, the Editors, and authors cannot be held legally responsible for errors, omissions made in the Series or consequences arising from the use of information contained in the Series. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of New England Science Public, the New England Center for the Public Understanding of Science at Roger Williams University, or the Editors. The information disseminated in the Series is believed to be factual and accurate at the date of publication. The publisher makes no warranty, express or implied, with respect to the material contained herein. The Series can publish advertisements, particularly of scientific events, academic programs and/or educational products, however, the publisher and Editors do not endorse the claims made for the advertisement by the advertiser.
Rights for Authors
Authors retain the copyright to their work. The New England Science Public: Series Evolution is an Open Access publication sponsored by New England Science Public and the New England Center for the Public Understanding of Science at Roger Williams University. Contents can be used, distributed and reproduced provided the original author(s) and source are credited.
General Terms and Conditions of Use
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The failure of New England Science Public: Series Evolution 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 New England Science Public: Series Evolution and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.