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Submission Guidelines for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Who Can Submit
LBNL only publishes materials about work conducted under the auspices of LBNL. For additional information, please contact Shaylah Rigmaiden

How to Submit a Paper

  1. Make sure your paper is in an acceptable format. We can accept papers in Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format (RTF), or Adobe Acrobat (PDF).
    If you use a word-processing program other than Microsoft Word, look for an "export" or "save as" option in your program to save it as an RTF file. If you have questions, please contact Shaylah Rigmaiden
    We can also convert files from some programs into an acceptable format. Please contact Shaylah Rigmaiden
  2. Write an abstract for your paper. It can be any length. Please also select keywords. These are words that will help a user locate your paper through a search.
  3. Submit the paper by emailing it to Shaylah Rigmaiden Include in an email message [OR CREATE A COVER PAGE FOR YOUR PAPER WITH] the following things: abstract; keywords; and name, affiliation (department and university), and email address for each author.
  4. If you have any questions, contact Shaylah Rigmaiden

Overview of the Process
After you submit your paper, we will create an Adobe Acrobat (PDF) version of it and publish it on the site. You will be notified by e-mail when the paper is posted.

How to Revise Your Paper
If you publish this paper or a revised version elsewhere, for example in a journal, please send the citation of the new version to Shaylah Rigmaiden . We will be able to inform repository users about the new version.

If you would like to post a revised version of your paper on the site, please follow the instructions in "How to Submit"; however, please specify when you submit the paper that it is a revision of a previously submitted paper.