Manuscript files can be in the following formats: DOC or DOCX. Microsoft Word documents should not be locked or protected.
Manuscripts can be any length. There are no restrictions on word count, number of figures, or amount of supporting information.We encourage you to present and discuss your findings concisely.
Use a standard font size and any standard font, except for the font named “Symbol”. To add symbols to the manuscript, use the Insert → Symbol function in your word processor or paste in the appropriate Unicode character.
Limit manuscript sections and sub-sections to 3 heading levels. Make sure heading levels are clearly indicated in the manuscript text.
Layout and spacing
Manuscript text should be double-spaced. Do not format text in multiple columns.
Page and line numbers
Include page numbers and line numbers in the manuscript file. Use continuous line numbers (do not restart the numbering on each page).
Manuscripts must be submitted in English.
Define abbreviations upon first appearance in the text. Do not use non-standard abbreviations unless they appear at least three times in the text. Keep abbreviations to a minimum.
JARSS uses the "APA" style.
Manuscripts should be organized as follows. Instructions for each element appear below the list.
|Beginning section||The following elements are required, in order:
|Middle section||The following elements can be renamed as needed and presented in any order:
|Ending section||The following elements are required, in order: