Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The proposed submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
- The proposed manuscript will be a synthesis of published scholarly work and not a presentation of opinion.
- The manuscript to be developed will be a summary of published research and not a presentation of experimental research findings.
- The text will adhere to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
- The authors understand that any article published in the Journal of Rangeland Applications will be open-access and page charges will apply to cover costs of reviewing, editing and online publishing.
- Acceptance of an Intent to Submit, or of any actual submitted manuscript, does not constitute acceptance for publication in the JRA. The submitted manuscript will be peer-reviewed following the guidelines in Ensuring a Blind Review, and only after review will the the manuscript be accepted or rejected for publication.
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- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).
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