Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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 file is in MSWord (.doc or .docx) format and the length of the manuscript is between 1500 and 4000 words. Keywords (meta data), in-text citations and bibliography/references included.
NOTE: The template is justified and the instructions state left aligned. Either is fine and will be fixed during the copy editing phase.
The submission file uses the UFJUR template, and adheres to the APA format.
Graphics, including figures and tables, should appear within the manuscript rather than at the end. All graphics, including figures and tables must be in JPEG format; 300 DPI; maximum 1000 pixels wide x 2600 pixels high. Captions with credits must be included for each figure, and all tables labeled.
All citations must be complete in text and in the bibliography.
All copyrighted issues must be settled.
The author has removed any identifying information in the paper. Ensuring a Blind Review
The author must include all co-authors. To add co-authors, you click on 'Add Author' in your profile.
NOTE: Please ignore the header for the names. This will be added if your article is accepted.
Submission Approval Form is completed by the faculty/mentor. This form is uploaded in the supplementary file field (step 4) when submitting your research article.
Note: The faculty's department information is required. Boxes must be checked.
If submitting to another journal, verify the journal will accept a submission already published in UF JUR.
If your work is previously published, you must notify the UFJUR prior to submission.
- Failure to follow all author submission guidelines will result in the article being declined. If the article is accepted, the author must adhere to the deadline for revisions. The editor has the final approval of all articles.
Copyright NoticeSome journals stipulate that submitted articles cannot be under consideration for publication or published in another journal. The student-author and mentor have the option of determining which journal the paper will be submitted to first. UF JUR accepts papers that have been published in other journals or might be published in the future. It is the responsibility of the student-author and mentor to determine whether another journal will accept a paper that has been published in UF JUR.