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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, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, DOI for the references have been provided.
  • The text stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and mark the places for all illustrations, figures, tables and graphs, etc. within the text at the appropriate points. Attach them all at the end. They all need to be uploaded separately as additional files in high resolution.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

Author Guidelines

The title page should give the title, name(s) and e-mail address(es) of the author(s) and name(s) of institution(s). An abstract up to 100 words should precede the text and up to five key words should be given after the abstract. Please follow the style in a recent issue. References in the typescript should be indicated by giving the author's name and the year of publication (with page references -- where necessary) in italics. The titles of books and edited books should also be in italics. For example:

(Zvelebil 1998.414-416), (Harris 1996.4-6, Table 1.1), (Richards and Macaulay 2000.145) or (Perles 2001.109; Thissen on-line).

Articles range from 3,000 to as much as 15,000 words.

The references should be listed in full at the end of the article in alphabetical order and in the following form:

Zvelebil M. 1998. Genetic and cultural diversity of Europe: a comment on Cavalli-Sforza. Journal of Anthropological research 54: 411-417.

Harris D. R. 1996. Introduction: themes and concepts in the study of early agriculture. In D. R. Harrris (ed.), The Origins and Spread of Agriculture and Pastoralism in Eurasia. University College London (UCL) Press. London: 1-9.

Richards M., Macaulay V. 2000. Genetic Data and the Colonization of Europe: Genealogies and Founders. In C. Renfrew and K. Boyle (eds.), Archaeogenetics: DNA and the Population prehistory of Europe. McDonald Institute Monographs. Cambridge: 139-151.

Perles C. 2001. The early Neolithic in Greece. The first farming communities in Europe. Cambridge World Archaeology. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge.

Thissen et al. on-line http://www.chez.com/canew/cadata.htm.

For books, include full name of authors (or editors, if an editor's name is the name by which a reader would find the book); complete title and subtitle; city of publication; publisher; and date. Include page numbers for journal articles.

Scanned - JPG or TIF formatted illustrations - are welcome as well as original photographs and slides. Tables and graphs or any illustration should be saved and provided in original file formats you used to create them - CorelDraw, Illustrator, Freehand etc., and submitt/upload  as separate file(s). Figure captions should be listed on separate sheet.

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