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Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format.
- Where available, URLs and DOIs for the references have been provided.
- The text is 1.5 spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
- If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, ensure that the Microsoft Word document is completely anonymized.
- This is a new submission, not a revised version of a manuscript already under review within SAPL.
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All submissions must be limited to a word count of 800-1300 words. No abstracts, bibliographies, and keywords are required. No footnotes are required, and citations must be done via hyperlink in-text. All submissions must adhere to the official author style guidelines of the SAPL journal. Submissions will be subject to in-house review by the editorial team.
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