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Open Access Publications from the University of California

Submission Guidelines

How to Submit a Paper

Make sure your paper is in an acceptable format. We can accept papers in Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format (RTF). 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.

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.

Submit the paper by emailing it to Wendy Alvarez ( Include in an email message with the following things: abstract; keywords; and name, affiliation, and email address for each author.