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Submission Preparation Checklist
As 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.
- Author owns the copyright of the work and this submission has not been previously published, or you retain the copyright to create a new work from your previous publication (Provide explanation in Comments to the Editor).
- Author agrees to the Author Guidelines, found on the Press website.
- Author is a current or emeriti teaching faculty member at a SUNY campus.
- Author agrees: Work will be published under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ as an Open SUNY Textbook. Author retains copyright of their work.
- Author agrees to complete 100% of the manuscript by 1/15/2015, and revise as needed during peer-review and copy editing to be completed by 6/1/2015
- Proposal submission includes a brief 1-2 page cover letter detailing the following: textbook description, statement of purpose and scope, approach and key features, book outline, total pages, target readers, majors or courses for this textbook, and citation style used. Please include a brief evaluation that contrasts elements of the proposed textbook from other textbooks already available for teaching this course.
- Proposal includes a brief abstract or summary, no more than 1 page that excludes any reference to the author or institution. This summary will be used for blind peer review during selection evaluation.
- Proposal includes a CV or resume, including any citations for works previously published.
- Proposal includes a previously published work, or if available, a sample chapter of proposed manuscript.
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