Submission Guidelines

Call for Papers
Papers & Publications, volume 7 (2018)

Submissions for the seventh volume of Papers & Publications will be accepted through 28 February 2018.

P&P is a regional, peer-reviewed journal of undergraduate research. Now in its seventh year, Papers & Publications promotes student learning by disseminating undergraduate research and creative works that make an intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline or to applied practice. This journal is published annually by the Center of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA) at the University of North Georgia with support by the UNG Libraries.

Submission Guidelines
Students may submit original work that has been presented at a conference, showcase, or capstone course either on their own campus or at a regional/national conference site. The work must have been completed while the student was an undergraduate; the student may submit research within a year after graduating. Original research papers, including those developed in collaboration with faculty mentors, are welcome from all departments and disciplines. Creative works—fiction, creative non-fiction, works of art and poetry—are also welcome, providing the work has been presented at a conference, class, or showcase. Submissions are welcome from students affiliated with colleges and universities in the southeastern United States, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. The work may not be printed or under consideration by other publications. Faculty in the appropriate discipline will review all submissions.

Typed manuscripts should be submitted as MSWord files by 28 February 2018 at 5 p.m. (ET). They should be single-spaced, fully justified, with one-inch margins, 12 point Times New Roman font, and numbered pages. Illustrations, tables, and figure legends should be embedded within the text at the locations preferred by the authors. Length: 5,000 words maximum. Citations should be formatted in the most recent editions of the citation style appropriate to their academic disciplines, e.g. MLA, Chicago, APA, etc. The chosen format must be used consistently throughout the manuscript.

For more information on preparing figures, please see Wiley's "Guidelines for the Preparation of Figures."

Visual arts entries to be considered for the volume cover should include an artist’s statement and image files in a single PDF.

All submissions must include:

  • cover letter
  • abstract (250-300 words)
  • keyword list
  • biography of contributor(s), max 300 words
  • acknowledgements
  • date/location of presentation

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