Submissions

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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • Your submission is accessible to non-expert audiences outside of your discipline.
  • Your submission uses The Boolean's style sheet and fits the basic structural requirements for the journal.
  • Your submission is no longer than 6 pages in its entirety.
  • All references mentioned in the Reference List/Further Reading section are cited.
  • Authors have acquired permission from supervisors to publish this manuscript in The Boolean and you have submitted the mandatory signed Author-Supervisor Form alongside your submission.
  • Permission has been obtained for the use of copyrighted material from other sources (including the Internet). 
  • A declaration of  interest  statement is included at the end of your submission, even if there are no competing interests to declare. 
  • Your submission adheres to the values and pricinples of The Boolean outlined in the Journal Policies document.
  • You agree to act as reviewer alongside a member of staff or the editorial team for a submission other than your own.

Author Guidelines

Article Formatting

The stylesheet provided must be used for submitting articles to The Boolean.

Peer Review Process

Each submission goes through an open review process.

Submitting authors are required to review an article other than their own alongside a member of staff or the editorial team. This ensures contributing authors are fully exposed to the peer-review process, as well as fulfilling our journal ethos: for the students, by the students. If you have registered as an author, the editorial team will contact you concerning becoming a reviewer after the submission deadline.

Supervisor Sign Off

Authors must complete an author-supervisor sign off form in order for their submission to be accepted to the boolean.

Submission Checklist

A detailed submission checklist can be found here

See detailed submission guidelines for further information. 

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