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HAYDN: The Online Journal of the Haydn Society of North America

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Philosophy of HAYDN: The Online Journal of the Haydn Society of North America

For more information, please see HAYDN: The Online Journal of the Haydn Society of North America Aims and Scope page.

Who Can Submit?

Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in HAYDN: The Online Journal of the Haydn Society of North America 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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Submission Guidelines

Submission

Those wishing to submit an item for publication in HAYDN should consider the presentation possibilities and advantages of electronic media when organizing submissions. Initial submissions should be sent via email as Word file attachments to Michael E. Ruhling at , accompanied by a cover letter (Word file) including the title, submission type (see below), author's name, address, email address and telephone number, and an abstract of ca. 250 words. In order to allow for anonymous review the author's name should only appear on the cover letter, and any identifying information within the submission's text should be avoided. Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce any material in which they do not hold copyright, and for ensuring that the appropriate acknowledgments are included in the paper.

General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to HAYDN: The Online Journal of the Haydn Society of North America, 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 HAYDN: The Online Journal of the Haydn Society of North America. If you have concerns about the submission terms for HAYDN: The Online Journal of the Haydn Society of North America, please contact the editors.

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Formatting Requirements

HAYDN: The Online Journal of the Haydn Society of North America has no general rules about the formatting of articles upon initial submission. There are, however, rules governing the formatting of the final submission. 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 PDF (Adobe's Portable Document Format) file, or a Microsoft Word, WordPerfect or RTF file that can be converted to a PDF file.

It is understood that the current state of technology of Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) is such that there are no, and can be no, guarantees that documents in PDF will work perfectly with all possible hardware and software configurations that readers may have.

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Rights for Authors and Research Media and Information Exchange

As further described in our submission agreement (the Submission Agreement), in consideration for publication of the article, the authors assign to Research Media and Information Exchange 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 Research Media and Information Exchange, requires credit to Research Media and Information Exchange as copyright holder (e.g., Research Media and Information Exchange © 2021).

Personal-use Exceptions

The following uses are always permitted to the author(s) and do not require further permission from Research Media and Information Exchange 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 Research Media and Information Exchange website and/or software agree not to misuse the Research Media and Information Exchange service or software in any way.

The failure of Research Media and Information Exchange 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 Research Media and Information Exchange and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

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