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Editorial Style Guide


This Guide augments information for authors that appears on the inside cover of each issue of the Journal. Instructions herein incorporate changes designed to standardize manuscript preparation, copy editing, and typesetting. They are particularly important because articles in most cases are set to type from an electronic file submitted by the author. The use of electronically formatted media is a standard practice m most publishing efforts and avoids the need for retyping every manuscript, saves time and cost, and minimizes errors. Prospective authors are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the following pages. Manuscripts submitted for consideration that do not conform to the editorial style guide of the Journal wiU be returned without being reviewed.

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