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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.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice or Microsoft Word document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

All submissions must be in accordance with criteria outlined in the guidelines below. Authors will be notified the status of their consideration and if it has been accepted for publication, as well as the edits which are required before publication.

Guidelines for Preparation 

  • Contributions must be original works, not under consideration for publication elsewhere.  
  • The topic of the article must fit the Call for Papers.
  • Authors are required to submit a 150 word abstract outlining the research question, theoretical foundation, the main arguments, and conclusion of the article.
  • Contributions must state their research question in the introduction. . 
  • Contributions are to be double spaced with 2.5 centimetre margins.
  • The font must be 12 point, Times New Roman.
  • Contributions should be between 2000-8000 words (approximately 8-25 pages), excluding bibliography and figures.
  • Contributions must follow the author-date method of in-text citation using APA format. Refer to https://sass.uottawa.ca/sites/sass.uottawa.ca/files/awhc-apa-style.pdf for addtional guidance.
  • Authors using figures and tables are encouraged to insert them directly into the text where applicable.
  • The journal only accepts online submissions. Each submission should be sent as an attachment to https://ujpps.com/index.php/ujpps.
  • Contributions can be submitted in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or OpenOffice (.odt).
  • Contributions must be in either English or French.
  • Authors must include an active email account through which they can be contacted.
  • In the case of multiple authors for a singular contribution, please designate one author as the corresponding author. The names and contact information of the other authors must be indicated, as they will be contacted to ensure their consent to the contribution.

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