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Submission Guidelines

Who Can Submit

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese only publishes materials about work conducted under the auspices of of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UCB. For additional information, please contact jerry_r_craddock@berkeley.edu.

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 jerry_r_craddock@berkeley.edu.
  2. Write a brief abstract for your paper, preferably no more than 200 words. 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 jerry_r_craddock@berkeley.edu if its size is 5 megabytes or less. Longer items should be sent on CDs or DVDs to the mailing address of the Department of Spanish & Portuguese:
    Jerry R. Craddock
    Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese
    5319 Dwinell #2590
    University of California
    Berkeley, CA 94720-2590 USA
    Include a title page containing the following items: author, title, abstract; keywords; and name, affiliation (department and university), and email address for each author.
  4. If you have any questions, contact jerry_r_craddock@berkeley.edu.

Overview of the Process

After you submit your paper, we will create an Adobe Acrobat (PDF) version of the paper. We will then send you a message asking you to approve the PDF version. Please look it over within two weeks and reply to jerry_r_craddock@berkeley.edu as soon as possible. At this stage, we're unable to make any changes beyond the truly necessary. 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 jerry_r_craddock@berkeley.edu. 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.