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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 Guidelines

All manuscripts must be submitted electronically, in Microsoft Word format. Manuscripts can be submitted through this website, or directly via email to We encourage authors to communicate directly with the Editor as this ensures we can make the process more accessible.

Manuscript submissions generally must be no more than 6,000 words, excluding references, notes and tables. Keep tables, figures (including graphs, charts, diagrams) and other images to a minimum (no more than 10); all such material must be accompanied by a brief narrative description to ensure accessibility.Please submit all accompanying files separately.

Authors must provide an abstract of 250 words or less, which will appear under the listing of the published version.  Authors should also provide a list of 4-10 keywords for their article.

All manuscript submissions must be accompanied with the author's brief biography - including the full names of all authors and their affiliation and full contact information. 

If your text includes copyrighted material, please submit a separate note with your manuscript detailing the relevant copyright information, and outlining the process you will use to obtain permission to publish the copyright material in the Journal.  Authors are encouraged to seek permission for copyright material prior to submitting articles for consideration of publication.

Authors are invited to make submissions in either English or French. If submissions are made in French, the title and abstract must be submitted in English.

Book Reviews

Review Format

1. Bibliographic Citation

This should include: author, title, edition, place of publication, publisher, date, number of pages, price (if known) and ISBN. 


Bussey, Ben and Spudis, Paul D. The Clementine Atlas of the Moon. Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2004. 316p. $80.00 US. ISBN 0-521-81528-2.2. 

  1. Content

The review should describe and critically evaluate the work.  Typical review elements include: scope,  purpose  and  content  of  the  work;  intended  audience;  writing  style;  background  and authority  of  the  author;  how  the  work  compares  with  other  titles  on  the  same  subject;  its usefulness as a research tool; any unique features; and its suitability for library collections.

The  length  of  the  review  is  at  the  reviewer’s  discretion,  but  should  normally  reflect  the importance of the work.  A typical review is about 500 words.

  1. Your name, title, institutional affiliation, city and province/state

Editorial Policy:

Opinions  expressed  in  reviews  are  those  of  the  reviewer,  not  of  the  ACMLA.   The  Reviews Editor  may  make  minor  edits,  without  communicating  with  the  reviewer.   Should  the  Editor determine that a major revision is required, she will contact the reviewer for discussion.


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