- Philosophy of Grand Valley Journal of History
- Who Can Submit?
- General Submission Rules
- Formatting Requirements
Philosophy of Grand Valley Journal of History
For more information, please see the Grand Valley Journal of History About This Journal page.
Who Can Submit?
Any undergraduate student may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Grand Valley Journal of History provided he or she owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works, and they retain copyright even after publication in the Grand Valley Journal of History, in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
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 Grand Valley Journal of History, 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 Grand Valley Journal of History. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Grand Valley Journal of History, please contact the editors.
Upon initial submission, the Grand Valley Journal of History stipulates that the name(s) of the author(s) must appear nowhere in the submitted article. This is to ensure that each paper is reviewed fairly. Published articles, of course, will be appropriately credited. 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 Word document that can be converted to a PDF. It is understood that the current state of technology of Adobe's PDF is such that there can be no guarantees that documents in PDF will work perfectly with all possible hardware and software configurations that readers may have.