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  • When available, URLs for reference have been provided
  • Text 1 space; font 12; italic; not underlined (except URL address); and all illustrations, figures, and tables placed in the text at the right points, not at the end.
  • Text that complies with library and language style requirements is outlined in the Author's Guide, which will be found on the About Us page
  • If acceptance for the peer-reviewed portion of the journal, the instructions are in Ensuring Anonymous Reviewers have been followed.