Who Can Submit?

Any undergraduate student enrolled within PSU's Honors College may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Anthós provided that they own 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 and will retain said copyright.

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General Submission Rules

To submit a paper:

  • you must be the author, or the authorized agent of the author(s);
  • 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 PSU account.

You 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 exclusion, depending on the extent to which your article requires revisions as requested by the Anthós 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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Copyright and Rights for Authors

Anthós authors retain ownership of their published works. Authors extend to Anthós the right to redistribute published works by way of indices, archives, bibliographic databases, and other relevant sources. This extension allows the authors' copyrighted content to be included in some sources maintained by for-profit profit companies. All other rights of redistribution are licensed by Anthós under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) license.

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