«Public Administration and Development»: Manuscript Submission
Public Administration and Development operates an online submission and peer review system that allows authors to submit articles online and track their progress via a web interface. Please read the remainder of these instructions and then click http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/pad to navigate to the Public Administration and Development online submission site.
Important: Please check whether you already have an account in the system before trying to create a new one. If you have reviewed or authored for the journal in the past year it is likely that you will have had an account created.
Pre-submission English-language editing
Authors for whom English is a second language may choose to have their manuscript professionally edited before submission to improve the English. A list of independent suppliers of editing services can be found at http:// wileyeditingservices.com/en/. All services are paid for and arranged by the author, and use of one of these services does not guarantee acceptance or preference for publication.
All papers must be submitted via the online system
File types: Preferred formats for the text and tables of your manuscript are.doc,.rtf,.ppt,.xls. LaTeX files may be submitted provided that an.eps or.pdf file is provided in addition to the source files. Figures may be provided in.tiff or.eps format.
Non-Latex users: Upload your manuscript files. At this stage, further source files do not need to be uploaded.
Latex users: For reviewing purposes you should upload a single.pdf that you have generated from your source files. You must use the File Designation «Main Document» from the dropdown box.
Please ensure you upload two versions of your revised manuscript, one with track changes showing and one without. Please designate them as both being available for review.
Non-Latex users: Editable source files must be uploaded at this stage. Tables must be on separate pages after the reference list, and not be incorporated into the main text. Figures should be uploaded as separate figure files.
Latex users: When submitting your revision you must still upload a single.pdf that you have generated from your now revised source files. You must use the File Designation «Main Document» from the drop-down box. In addition you must upload your TeX source files. For all your source files you must use the File Designation «Supplemental Material not for review». Previous versions of uploaded documents must be deleted. If your manuscript is accepted for publication we will use the files you upload to typeset your article within a totally digital workflow.
Copyright and Permissions
Copyright Transfer Agreement
If your paper is accepted, the author identified as the formal corresponding author for the paper will receive an email prompting them to login into Author Services; where via the Wiley Author Licensing Service (WALS) they will be able to complete the license agreement on behalf of all authors on the paper.
For authors signing the copyright transfer agreement
If the Online Open option is not selected the corresponding author will be presented with the copyright transfer agreement (СТА) to sign. The terms and conditions of the СТА can be previewed in the samples associated with the Copyright FAQs below:
СТА Terms and Conditions
For authors choosing Online Open
If the Online Open option is selected the corresponding author will have a choice of the following Creative Commons License Open Access Agreements (OAA):
- • Creative Commons Attribution License OAA;
- • Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License OAA;
• Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial —No Derivs License OAA.
To preview the terms and conditions of these open access agreements please visit the Copyright FAQs hosted on Wiley Author Services and visit http://www.wileyopenaccess.com/details/content/12f25db4c87/Copy- right-License.html.
If you select the Online Open option and your research is funded by The Welcome Trust and members of the Research Councils UK (RCUK) you will be given the opportunity to publish your article under a CC—BY license supporting you in complying with Welcome Trust and Research Councils UK requirements. For more information on this policy and the Journal’s compliant self-archiving policy please visit: http://www.wiley.com/go/funder- statement.
Permission grants — if the manuscript contains extracts, including illustrations, from other copyright works (including material from on-line or intranet sources) it is the author’s responsibility to obtain written permission from the owners of the publishing rights to reproduce such extracts using the Wiley Permission Request Form.
All submissions including book reviews must have a separate title page, be double-line spaced and have a margin of 3cm all around. Illustrations and tables must be located after the reference list, and not be incorporated into the main text. Figures should be uploaded as separate figure files. The language of the journal is English. 12-point type in one of the standard fonts: Times, Helvetica, or Courier is preferred.
During the submission process you must include.
Title page: This should contain the full title, a short title of up to 70 characters and author information. The co-author information should be simple, only the co-author’s institution name and country should be given. No detailed addresses with department names are required. Give the full address, including email, telephone and fax, of the corresponding author (who is to check the proofs).
On the title page please include the name (s) of any sponsor (s) of the research contained in the paper, along with grant number (s). Please include any acknowledgements on the title page.
Main document — Please include an abstract. The abstract should be entitled summary. Your abstract should be up to a maximum of 200 words. An abstract is a concise summary of the whole paper, not just the conclusions, and is understandable without reference to the rest of the paper. It should contain no citation to other published work. Underneath your abstract please include between 3 and 8 keywords that describe your paper for indexing purposes.
Your manuscript should be no more than 7000 words (excluding abstract and references). Tables covering half a page would be equivalent to 300 words and a whole page to 500 words. Articles in excess of this word limit are likely to be returned to the author for revision. Experience shows that readers welcome shorter articles.
Please note that all main documents should be entitled «article» throughout the text.
Your manuscript file should not contain author/identifying information so that we may send this blinded file to reviewers.
APA — American Psychological Association
References should be prepared according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition). This means in text citations should follow the author-date method whereby the author’s last name and the year of publication for the source should appear in the text, for example, (Jones, 1998). The complete reference list should appear alphabetically by name at the end of the paper.
A sample of the most common entries in reference lists appears below. Please note that a DOI should be provided for all references where available. For more information about APA referencing style, please refer to the APA FAQ. Please note that for journal articles, issue numbers are not included unless each issue in the volume begins with page one.
References should be quoted in the text as name and year within parentheses and listed at the end of the paper alphabetically. Where reference is made to more than one work by the same author published in the same year, identify each citation of the text as follows: (Collins, 1998a, b). Where three or more authors are listed in the reference list, please cite in the text as (Collins et ah, 1998). All references must be complete and accurate. If necessary, cite unpublished or personal work in the text but do not include it in the reference list. Where possible the DOI for the reference should be included at the end of the reference. Online citations should include date of access. References should be listed in the following style:
Example of reference with 2 to 7 authors.
Beers, S. R., & De Beilis, M. D. (2002). Neuropsychological function in children with maltreatment-related posttraumatic stress disorder. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 159, 483-486. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.159.3.483
Ramus, F., Rosen, S., Dakin, S. C., Day, B. L., Castellote, J. M., White, S., & Frith, U. (2003). Theories of developmental dyslexia: Insights from a multiple case study of dyslexic adults. Brain, 126 (4), 841-865. doi: 10.1093/ brain/awg076
Example of reference with more than 7 authors.
Rutter, M., Caspi, A., Fergusson, D., Horwood, L. J., Goodman, R., Maughan, B.,... Carroll, J. (2004). Sex differences in developmental reading disability: New findings from 4 epidemiological studies. Journal of the American Medical Association, 291 (16), 2007-2012. doi: 10.1001/ jama.291.16.2007
Bradley-Johnson, S. (1994). Psychoeducational assessment of students who are visually impaired or blind: Infancy through high school (2nd ed.). Austin, TX: Pro-ed.
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