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- 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 text of the submission is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word or RTF document file format.
- The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); tables are placed at the end of the manuscript within the submitted text file; all illustrations and figures are provided as individual individual JPG or TIFF files, ideally grouped into a single PDF file on submission.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
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