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Editorial Workflow ...

The Journal of the North Atlantic expects to operate under the following timeline goals for the review process to help ensure thorough, but timely handling of all submissions.

  1. Generally within 1 workday of submission, author is sent acknowledgment and request for any missing confirmations or materials.
  2. Review process is initiated within 1 workday of receiving all needed confirmations and materials.
  3. Manuscript is then assigned and sent to Manuscript Editor within 2 weeks.
  4. Manuscript Editor sends manuscript out to 2 reviewers within 2 weeks of taking assignment.
  5. Reviewers are to complete assessment and return comments to Manuscript Editor within 4 weeks.
  6. Manuscript Editor is to contact author with decision within 2 weeks of receiving reviewer comments.
  7. Author to make revisions to manuscript and return it to Manuscript Editor within 4 weeks.
  8. Manuscript Editor to review revised manuscript within 2 weeks and either send it back to author for additional revision or confirm that it is acceptable for publication, with a copy the sent to the Editor.
  9. Production staff to copy edit the manuscript and complete the page layout/galley within 2 weeks of receipt of appropriately formatted final materials. Galley sent to Manuscript Editor and author for final review and edits within 2 weeks, prior to publication.
  10. Production staff then to make corrections, conducts a final proof reading, and publishes the manuscript within 2 weeks.

Thus, with these guidelines, a manuscript can be published within 6 months or less from the time of submission.

 

 



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We welcome your submitting a manuscript to the journal. Before doing so, please carefully consider the following guidelines.

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If you have any questions regarding manuscript preparation or submission, please contact joerg@eaglehill.us.

 

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The Eagle Hill Institute reserves the copyright to articles and notes published in its journals. Any reproduction in print or electronic format, other than for an individual's own personal and private use, is prohibited without written permission from the Institute.

Green Access: Payment of the publication fee allows authors of articles published in the Journal of the North Atlantic to post a pdf reprint of their article on their own website or within the repository of their affiliated institution without any embargo period, as well as personally distribute copies to their colleagues for their research purposes, provided they do so along with a clear statement of the Institute's copyright policy as stated above.