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Who Can Submit?

The Academic Leadership Journal in Student Research encourages undergraduate and graduate students to submit papers for consideration. The author must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student attending an accredited institution of higher education when the submission was created. To be considered, articles must be submitted within a year after the author’s graduation. Submissions are accepted from students worldwide.

The Academic Leadership Journal in Student Research encourages submissions by faculty that exhibit collaborative research with students. Evidence of substantial student involvement in research is essential for consideration for publication. Submissions are accepted from faculty worldwide.

General Submission Rules

All submissions must be original work and not under consideration, in part or in whole, by any other publication. By submitting material to Academic Leadership Journal in Student Research, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Academic Leadership Journal in Student Research. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Academic Leadership Journal in Student Research, please contact the editors.

Submission of a manuscript implies that all authors have read and agreed to its content and that any experimental research reported has been performed with the approval of an appropriate ethics committee. A copy of the protocol approval letter from the institutional IRB or IACUC must be submitted with the paper, if relevant. Authors must ensure that no submitted material infringes existing copyrights or the rights of a third party.

Submissions should range between 2500-3750 words and follow current style and formatting guidelines appropriate for your discipline. Submissions should be sent as Microsoft Word documents. See Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for specific details.

Rights for Authors and Academic Leadership Journal in Student Research

As further described in our submission agreement (the Submission Agreement), in consideration for publication of the article, the authors assign to Academic Leadership Journal in Student Research 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 Academic Leadership Journal in Student Research, requires credit to Academic Leadership Journal in Student Research as copyright holder (e.g., Academic Leadership Journal in Student Research © 2018).

Personal-use Exceptions

The following uses are always permitted to the author(s) and do not require further permission from Academic Leadership Journal in Student Research 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.

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