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Philosophy of Claremont-UC Undergraduate Research Conference on the European Union

For more information, please see Claremont-UC Undergraduate Research Conference on the European Union Aims and Scope page.

Who Can Submit?

Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Claremont-UC Undergraduate Research Conference on the European Union provided he or she owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works (an exception in the non-academic world to this might exist if the authors have, as a condition of employment, agreed to transfer copyright to their employer).

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General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to Claremont-UC Undergraduate Research Conference on the European Union, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Claremont-UC Undergraduate Research Conference on the European Union. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Claremont-UC Undergraduate Research Conference on the European Union, please contact the editors.

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Formatting Requirements

Claremont-UC Undergraduate Research Conference on the European Union has no general rules about the formatting of articles upon initial submission. There are, however, rules governing the formatting of the final submission. See Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for details. Although bepress can provide limited technical support, it is ultimately the responsibility of the author to produce an electronic version of the article as a high-quality PDF (Adobe's Portable Document Format) file, or a Microsoft Word, WordPerfect or RTF file that can be converted to a PDF file.

It is understood that the current state of technology of Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) is such that there are no, and can be no, guarantees that documents in PDF will work perfectly with all possible hardware and software configurations that readers may have.

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Rights for Authors

As described in our copyright permission and submission agreement form, in consideration for publication of the article, authors agree to the condition that Claremont-UC Undergraduate Research Conference on the European Union (URCEU) applies the Creative Commons CC-BY License to all works we publish. Under the CC license, authors retain copyright for their work and readers may download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy articles in URCEU, so long as the original authors and source are cited. No permission is required from the authors or the publishers.

This broad license was developed to facilitate open access to, and free use of, original works of all types. Applying a standard Creative Commons license to your work will ensure your right to make your work freely and openly available. Learn more about Commons. For queries about the license, please contact us.

Attribution and Usage Policies

Reproduction, posting, transmission or other distribution or use of the article or any material therein, in any medium is permitted by the Claremont-UC Undergraduate Research Conference on the European Union Journal but requires credit to the author and journal.

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