Submission Guidelines

Electronic Submission: Authors submit their manuscripts (in MS Word Format) electronically using the OJAKM paper submission and review system.

Research Code of Conduct: Author(s) must comply with the "Code of Research Conduct".

Originality: Manuscripts must be the authors' original, unpublished work. The manuscript must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Copyright & Permissions: The paper does not infringe the copyright, or violate other rights, of any third party. Permissions to use reprinted material, adapted material, and material owned by other parties are the sole responsibility of the authors.

Length: A manuscript's ideal length for the OJAKM is 10 to 20 pages, single-spaced including tables, figures, references, abstract and keywords list.

Column: Place text in one (1) column, full justification.

Margins: All four margins (top, bottom, left and right) must be one (l) inch.

Typeface: Must be 10-point Times-Roman type for ALL text.

Page Numbers: DO NOT put page numbers at the top or bottom of the pages.

Title: The title must be in l2-point bold type, Times New Roman and centered across the top of the page.

Authors: All names should be centered across the page, supplying the name, university affiliation, and e-mail address in l0-point type bold, italicized, Times News Roman. The e-mail address is to be in lowercase. FIRST SUBMISSION -- YOU MUST LEAVE OUT THE AUTHOR(S)' NAME(S).

Abstract: One paragraph (100 - 200 words)in italics, 10-point type immediately following the names of the authors.

Keywords: Select four to seven keywords that capture the essence of your paper.

Tables and Figures: The formatting of tables and figures is left largely up to the authors. Tables and figures should be sized and placed in the body of the paper. Care should be taken so that tables and figures are not separated between pages. Generally, tables and figures should be in Times Roman l0 type, and table column headings should be in bold. Graphics should be clearly rendered so as to yield attractive, readable black-and-white copies. ALL GRAPHICS SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN THE PAPER AND MUST BE IN BLACK AND WHITE OR SHADES OR GRAY.

References: The current APA formatting guidelines are used to make internal citations within the body as well as provide the complete alphabetic list of reference citations at the end of the paper. The References list contains only works cited in the paper and all works cited in the paper must be listed in the References section. Please refer to http://library.nmu.edu/guides/userguides/style_apa.htm for complete APA Reference Style Guide

Footnotes: NOT permitted.