Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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.
- Please use this template for your submission (Link) . This procedure facilitates the work of the editorial office and helps to publish your article as an open source article.
- Please check carefully whether your paper is in line with the focus and scope of the journal and whether its content fits the JSSE concept. For details see About JSSE.
- Please specify which call for papers you are referring to (e.g. 4-2022, open call). Add this information to "comments to editors".
Make sure that a corresponding author is appointed and that affiliation, postal and institutional email addresses are given for all authors.
An ORCID identification number (ORCID iD) is required at least for the corresponding author.
All authors involved have to be listed in the journal system.
- Make sure that your manuscript is in the format of the Style Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA 6th, which requests to indicate the place of publication and the publishing house in the list of reference) and includes up to five highlights, up to five keywords, and an abstract that is structured into at least three sections (purpose, method, etc.). If possible, tables should be inserted in the consecutive text (title of tables and figures above) (for further instructions see our Author Guidelines).
- References: A translation of all non-English titles is required. For example: Luhmann, N. (1990/1992). Die Wissenschaft der Gesellschaft [The science of society]. Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp.
- Make sure that your submission is carefully anonymised.
- The author declares that neither the text nor parts of it have already been published and that they are not available to any other journal or publication medium for review or publication.
- Make sure that you do not use capital letters in the title and headings (except country names).
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