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Philosophy of Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective

For more information, please see Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective Aims and Scope page.

Who Can Submit?

Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective 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. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works (an exception in the non-academic world to this might exist if the authors have, as a condition of employment, agreed to transfer copyright to their employer).

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General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective, please contact the editors.

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Formatting Requirements

Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective has no general rules about the formatting of articles upon initial submission. There are, however, rules governing the formatting of the final submission. See Author Guidelines (PDF) for details. Although bepress can provide limited technical support, it is ultimately the responsibility of the author to produce an electronic version of the article as a high-quality PDF (Adobe's Portable Document Format) file, or a Microsoft Word, WordPerfect or RTF file that can be converted to a PDF file.

It is understood that the current state of technology of Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) is such that there are no, and can be no, guarantees that documents in PDF will work perfectly with all possible hardware and software configurations that readers may have.

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Rights for Authors and DigitalCommons@Kennesaw State University

As further described in our submission agreement (the Submission Agreement), in consideration for publication of the article, the authors assign to DigitalCommons@Kennesaw State University all copyright in the article, subject to the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0) described below.

Attribution and Usage Policies

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

The Journal of Global Initiatives applies a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0) to all publications. This license allows Authors and Readers to Share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and Adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material) for any purpose, even commercially. The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.

Under the following terms:

Attribution — Users must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license and the original article, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

No additional restrictions — Users may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

For further questions, please contact the editors or visit the Creative Commons website.

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General Terms and Conditions of Use

Users of the DigitalCommons@Kennesaw State University website and/or software agree not to misuse the DigitalCommons@Kennesaw State University service or software in any way.

The failure of DigitalCommons@Kennesaw State University to exercise or enforce any right or provision in the policies or the Submission Agreement does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any term of the Submission Agreement or these policies is found to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Submission Agreement and these policies remain in full force and effect. These policies and the Submission Agreement constitute the entire agreement between DigitalCommons@Kennesaw State University and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

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