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Philosophy of Anthós

For more information, please see Anthós Aims and Scope page.

Who Can Submit?

Any Undergraduate student enrolled within PSU may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Anthós provided he or she owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works (an exception in the non-academic world to this might exist if the authors have, as a condition of employment, agreed to transfer copyright to their employer).

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General Submission Rules

To submit a paper you must be the author, or the authorized agent of the author(s) and copyright holder (if different from the author(s);
the author(s) must have approved the work for publication;
the author(s) must have agreed to submit the paper to the Journal;
the author(s) must accept full responsibility for the content of the paper;
the paper must be the Author(s) original work and must not contain any libelous or unlawful statements or infringe on the rights or privacy of others or contain material or instructions that might cause harm or injury;
the paper must not have been previously published, is not pending review elsewhere, and will not be submitted for review elsewhere pending the completion of the editorial decision process at the Journal.

Further, the paper must be a minimum of 2,500 words, have a clear and authoritative thesis statement and argument, present relevant and logical evidence to support the argument, be written in the academic language of the paper’s discipline, and include proper citations consistent with the preferred citation method of the paper’s discipline.

By submitting the paper, you represent and warrant that the above are true.
Each paper submitted will undergo the Journal's editorial decision process. The Journal is not under any obligation to publish the paper. We will send you notices at the email address associated with your account.

If the Journal agrees to publish the paper, in order to expedite the publishing process and enable the Journal to circulate your work to the fullest extent, you hereby agree that upon publication, the following is automatically assigned to the publisher: all copyright in and to the paper for the full term of the copyright and all renewals and extensions.

You also hereby understand that if your paper is selected for publication, you should expect to be asked to make minimal or extensive suggestions for changes in your article, whether it be based on content, grammar, or formatting. You will be given a deadline to complete suggested changes, which has potential for negotiation on a case-by-case basis. Should you neglect to make changes by the deadline or reject all changes suggested, your article will be subject to print as-is, depending on the extent to which your article requires revisions as requested by the Anthos Editors. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Anthós, please contact the editors.

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Formatting Requirements

Anthós requires that papers are submitted as a Microsoft Word document. See Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for details. Although bepress can provide limited technical support, it is ultimately the responsibility of the author to produce an electronic version of the article as a high-quality Microsoft Word file.

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Rights for Authors and PDXScholar

As further described in our submission agreement (the Submission Agreement), in consideration for publication of the article, the authors assign to PDXScholar all copyright in the article, subject to the expansive personal--use exceptions described below.

Attribution and Usage Policies

Reproduction, posting, transmission or other distribution or use of the article or any material therein, in any medium as permitted by a personal-use exemption or by written agreement of PDXScholar, requires credit to PDXScholar as copyright holder (e.g., PDXScholar © 2017).

Personal-use Exceptions

The following uses are always permitted to the author(s) and do not require further permission from PDXScholar provided the author does not alter the format or content of the articles, including the copyright notification:

  • Storage and back-up of the article on the author's computer(s) and digital media (e.g., diskettes, back-up servers, Zip disks, etc.), provided that the article stored on these computers and media is not readily accessible by persons other than the author(s);
  • Posting of the article on the author(s) personal website, provided that the website is non-commercial;
  • Posting of the article on the internet as part of a non-commercial open access institutional repository or other non-commercial open access publication site affiliated with the author(s)'s place of employment (e.g., a Phrenology professor at the University of Southern North Dakota can have her article appear in the University of Southern North Dakota's Department of Phrenology online publication series); and
  • Posting of the article on a non-commercial course website for a course being taught by the author at the university or college employing the author.

People seeking an exception, or who have questions about use, should contact the editors.

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General Terms and Conditions of Use

Users of the PDXScholar website and/or software agree not to misuse the PDXScholar service or software in any way.

The failure of PDXScholar to exercise or enforce any right or provision in the policies or the Submission Agreement does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any term of the Submission Agreement or these policies is found to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Submission Agreement and these policies remain in full force and effect. These policies and the Submission Agreement constitute the entire agreement between PDXScholar and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

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