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Philosophy of the Gettysburg Social Sciences Review

For more information, please see Gettysburg Social Sciences Review Aims and Scope page.

Who Can Submit?

Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Gettysburg Social Sciences Review provided s/he owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors are generally the initial owners of the copyrights to their works. The article must be completed while the researcher is an undergraduate. Research will be accepted from graduates who completed their article as an undergraduate. Research articles as well as Book Reviews in the subject of Sociology will be accepted.

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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 the Gettysburg Social Sciences Review, 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 the Gettysburg Social Sciences Review. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Gettysburg Social Sciences Review, please contact the editors.

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Formatting Requirements

Gettysburg Social Sciences Review has no general rules about the formatting of articles upon initial submission. There are, however, rules governing the formatting of the final submission. Authors of accepted articles will be contacted by editors about these requirements (see Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for details). Although the editors 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.

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Rights for Authors and The Cupola: Scholarship at Gettysburg College

Authors who submit to the journal agree to the following:

  • The author retains copyright of the work.
  • The author grants to the Gettysburg College Sociology Department and The Cupola a non-exclusive license to print, publish, reproduce, and/or distribute the work in print and/or online, and to market the work.
  • The author agrees not to publish the submitted work in print or digital form prior to publication by Gettysburg Social Sciences Review
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    General Terms and Conditions of Use

    Users of the The Cupola: Scholarship at Gettysburg College website and/or software agree not to misuse the The Cupola: Scholarship at Gettysburg College service or software in any way.

    The failure of The Cupola: Scholarship at Gettysburg College 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 The Cupola: Scholarship at Gettysburg College and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

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