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Author Guidelines

  • Submission to and publication in the JBR is free. No submission fee or article processing charge will be applied.
  • Articles should be a minimum of 5,000 words and not exceed 10,000 words, including notes. The author is responsible for the word count.
  • Articles should be submitted through this website. Submission must include an article abstract of no more than 300 words and a list of between 3 and 6 key words.
  • Since articles will undergo a blind review process, ensure that your name and institutional address do not appear anywhere in the article itself.
  • Please print your name, institutional address, and e-mail address on a separate page at the end of your article.
  • Articles must be prepared according to the Author Guidelines. Final submissions which do not follow JBR's style will be returned for revision.
  • Authors must read and prepare their article in accordance with MUP's Ethics Statement.
  • Permission will need to be gained to use any material owned by a third-party. Evidence of permission should for forwarded to the Managing Editor.
  • Authors will be required to sign a licence to publish, granting MUP the non-exclusive right to publish the Version of Record.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. Articles should be a minimum of 5,000 words and not exceed 10,000 words, including notes.
  2. Submission includes an article abstract of no more than 300 words and a list of between 3 and 6 key words.
  3. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  4. The instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  5. The submission is not under consideration at another publication, nor has it been previously published either in print or online.
 

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Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

 

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