Academic journal article Sign Language Studies

Guidelines for Contributors

Academic journal article Sign Language Studies

Guidelines for Contributors

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Articles and essays are welcomed from all countries. All submissions must be in English. Contributors should submit two copies, clearly typed and double spaced on 8X X u paper with one-inch margins all around. Send papers to Editor, Sign Language Studies, Gallaudet University Press, Washington, DC 20002-3695 or electronically to or

A manuscript will be accepted for review on the condition that it has not been published or is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere. Once an article is accepted, the author will be asked to assign copyright to the Publisher in order to protect the article from copyright infringement. The Publisher will not refuse any reasonable request by authors for permission to reproduce their contribution to Sign Language Studies.

Length. Manuscripts should be between 10 and 40 pages in length, including references, tables, and figures. Authors should submit hard copy only; after an article has been accepted, the author will be asked to supply a disk in PC format with the article saved in WordPerfect, Word, or Rich Text Format.

Format. The title of the article/essay and the author's name, affiliation, and contact information (including e-mail address) should be on page 1. This is the only page where the author's name should appear.

Tables and Figures. All tables and figures should be mentioned in the text, should include a title or caption, and should be numbered consecutively. Tables and figures should not be embedded in the text but appended at the end of the article. All figures should be in reproducible form, with type that is clearly legible at a reduction of 50 percent.

Please note that the SLS pages are not printed in color - please do not submit tables or graphs that utiHze color to distinguish any elements.

Endnotes and Footnotes. Footnotes should be used sparingly and should be numbered consecutively. Endnotes should also be numbered consecutively and should foHow the form detailed in the Chicago Manual of Style, 14th ed. …

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