Philosophy of Georgia Library Quarterly

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Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Georgia Library Quarterly provided he or she owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article.

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General Submission Rules

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Formatting Requirements

Georgia Library Quarterly requires APA style (without footnotes). Please do not include headers, footers, page numbers, heading styles, or collapsible sections. See Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for additional information.

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Rights for Authors/Attribution and Usage Policies

The Georgia Library Quarterly is an open-access publication.

The Creative Commons Attribution License applies to all articles published in the Georgia Library Quarterly. Under this license the authors retain the copyright of their article, but allow others to reuse and copy the article provided the original authors and source are cited.

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Guidelines for Submissions

Author Submission Information:
The accepted style guide for all articles is the APA format with in-text citations and a references section at the end. For information on APA Style, please see https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/and http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/grammar-and-usage/

Papers may be submitted in Word 2003 or later. If graphics or charts are included, please embed within the document or upload as supplemental content. Photos and graphics should have a minimum resolution of 72 dpi, in JPEG, PNG, TIFF or EPS format. Upload submissions to digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq. Brief registration required. Deadlines for news items are typically the first day of January, April, July, and October We accept article submissions at any time. Note that peer review articles may require more than one quarter to publish if accepted.

News articles may be up to 1,000 words in length and must be written in the third person (avoiding "I", "we", or "our").

Additional submission guidelines for peer reviewed articles, book reviews, Spotlights, and the My Own Private Library column are available on the Georgia Library Association website at: https://gla.georgialibraries.org/georgia-library-quarterly/

Editorial Correspondence

Ashley T. Hoffman, Editor, GLQ

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