Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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.
The manuscript submitted for publication in Footprint is written in English (British English spelling is preferred) and it has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments for the Editor).
The submission file is in .doc or .docx format, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments for the Editor).
The length of the manuscript adheres to Footprint's guidelines for authors (or an explanation has been provided in Comments for the Editor):
A Full paper should be 6000-8000 words long, incl. endnotes.
A review article should be 2000-4000 words long, incl. endnotes.
The preparation of the Manuscript complies with Footprint's policy to ensure a Blind Peer Review. The sections of the manuscript are organized in the following order:
A - The title pagei) Title of the manuscript (concise and informative)
ii) Abstract of 200 words (max.);
iii) A maximum of 6 (six) keywords.
B - Main text
C - Captions to figures and tables
D - Biography
E - Endnotes (presented according to Footprint's style guidelines.
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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.