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Philosophy of Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments

For more information, please see Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments Aims and Scope page.

Who Can Submit?

Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments 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 Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments, 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 Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments, please contact the editors.

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Formatting Requirements

Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments has no general rules about the formatting of articles upon initial submission. After acceptance for publication, however, the final article must be submitted as a Microsoft Word or Rich Text file following the guidelines of the 6th edition of the American Psychological Association. Further guidance on these conventions can be found at Purdue's Online Writing Lab website.

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Rights for Authors

Authors retain copyright to their works but license the right to publish to the Journal. Further details are provided in the submission agreement that authors agree to when submitting an article.

Attribution and Usage Policies

Reproduction, posting, transmission or other distribution or use of the article or any material therein, in any medium as permitted by a personal-use exemption or by written agreement requires credit to the author as copyright holder and the Journal as the place of publication.

Personal-use Exceptions

The following uses are always permitted to the author(s) and do not require further permission from the Journal provided the author does not alter the format or content of the articles, including the copyright notification:

  • Storage and back-up of the article on the author's computer(s) and digital media (e.g., diskettes, back-up servers, Zip disks, etc.), provided that the article stored on these computers and media is not readily accessible by persons other than the author(s);
  • Posting of the article on the author(s) personal website, provided that the website is non-commercial;
  • Posting of the article on the internet as part of a non-commercial open access institutional repository or other non-commercial open access publication site affiliated with the author(s)'s place of employment (e.g., a Psychology professor at the University of Southern North Dakota can have her article appear in the University of Southern North Dakota's Department of Psychology online publication series); and
  • Posting of the article on a non-commercial course website for a course being taught by the author at the university or college employing the author.

People seeking an exception, or who have questions about use, should contact the editors.

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General Terms and Conditions of Use

Users of the Purdue e-Pubs website and/or software agree not to misuse the Purdue e-Pubs service or software in any way.

The failure of Purdue e-Pubs to exercise or enforce any right or provision in the policies or the Submission Agreement does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any term of the Submission Agreement or these policies is found to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Submission Agreement and these policies remain in full force and effect. These policies and the Submission Agreement constitute the entire agreement between Purdue e-Pubs and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

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Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Authors must guarantee that submitted manuscripts have not been published elsewhere, are not currently under review elsewhere, and have been submitted with the full knowledge of their institutional home.

Any manuscripts that do not meet originality requirements will be rejected without peer-review.

All manuscripts will be reviewed based on intellectual content without regard for age, gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, country of origin, or political philosophy of the authors.

All manuscripts submitted for peer-review are kept strictly confidential by editors and reviewers. At no time will editors or reviewers utilize submitted materials without the consent of the authors.

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