JVER v28n1 - Author Instructions

Volume 28, Number 1

MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION : Two (2) printed copies and 1 electronic copy (on floppy disk, CD, or e-mail) of the manuscript should be submitted to the Editor. The electronic version must be in MS Word version 6 or higher. Manuscripts typically range in length from 20 to 30 double-spaced pages including references, tables, and figures. Text, references, and tables must be prepared according to the guidelines detailed in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th edition). The title page should include the title of the article, and the name, affiliation, mailing address, email address (if applicable), and telephone number for each author. Each manuscript must be accompanied by an abstract of no more than 150 words. Receipt of all manuscripts will be acknowledged within one week of receipt. Manuscripts are subjected to a doubleblind refereed review process. Typically, three individuals, plus the Editor, review each manuscript. Reviewers´┐Ż comments and a letter indicating the publication decision will be sent to the primary author approximately 3-4 months following receipt. Manuscripts accepted for publication are usually published within one year of formal acceptance. To defray rising publication costs, authors who are not members of AVERA will be required to pay a $50.00 fee if their manuscript is accepted for publication. Published authors will receive two complimentary copies of the JVER .

Send manuscripts to:

Dr. Joe W. Kotrlik, Editor
School of Human Resource Educ. & Workforce Dvlp.
Louisiana State University, 129 Old Forestry Bldg.
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-5477

READER COMMENTS : The Journal welcomes comments from readers on articles that have appeared in recent issues. Submitted comments much speak directly to content of the article of reference, not exceed four manuscript pages, and conform to APA reporting format. These manuscripts may be sent out for peer review at the Editor' s discretion. Author(s) of the original article will have an option of responding to published comments of their work.

SUBSCRIPTIONS : The JVER is included in annual membership dues to the American Vocational Education Research Association ( AVERA ). Journal subscriptions are $57 per calendar year to non-members. Subscribers outside the United State should add an additional $10 to cover mailing costs. Subscription orders and inquiries should be addressed to the Managing Editor.

REPRODUCTION RIGHTS : AVERA retains literary property rights on copyrighted articles. However, articles published in the JVER can be reproduced for academic and not-for-profit activities with the stipulation that credit is given to the JVER . All other forms of use require written permission from the publisher.

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