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Policies

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Who Can Submit?

Any student in a graduate-level program may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Journal of Graduate Education Research 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. First authors must be graduate or recent graduate students. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works.

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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 Graduate Education Research, 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 Graduate Education Research. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Journal of Graduate Education Research, please contact the editors.

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Formatting Requirements

See Submission Guidelines for details. It is ultimately the responsibility of the author to produce an electronic version of the article as a Microsoft Word document.

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Rights for Authors and Scholar Works at Harding

As further described in our submission agreement, in consideration for publication of the article, the authors assign to Scholar Works at Harding all copyright in the article, subject to the expansive personal--use exceptions described below.

Attribution and Usage Policies

Reproduction, posting, transmission or other distribution or use of the article or any material therein, in any medium as permitted by a personal-use exemption or by written agreement of Scholar Works at Harding, requires credit to Scholar Works at Harding as copyright holder (e.g., Scholar Works at Harding © 2020).

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Personal-use Exceptions

The following uses are always permitted to the author(s) and do not require further permission from Scholar Works at Harding provided the author does not alter the format or content of the articles, including the copyright notification:

  • Storage and back-up of the article on the author's computer(s) and digital media (e.g., diskettes, back-up servers, Zip disks, etc.), provided that the article stored on these computers and media is not readily accessible by persons other than the author(s);
  • Posting of the article on the author(s) personal website, provided that the website is non-commercial;
  • Posting of the article on the internet as part of a non-commercial open access institutional repository or other non-commercial open access publication site affiliated with the author(s)'s place of employment (e.g., a Phrenology professor at the University of Southern North Dakota can have her article appear in the University of Southern North Dakota's Department of Phrenology online publication series); and
  • Posting of the article on a non-commercial course website for a course being taught by the author at the university or college employing the author.

People seeking an exception, or who have questions about use, should contact the editors.

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General Terms and Conditions of Use

Users of the Scholar Works at Harding website and/or software agree not to misuse the Scholar Works at Harding service or software in any way.

The failure of Scholar Works at Harding 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 betweenScholar Works at Harding and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

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