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Philosophy of Kaleidoscope

For more information, please see Kaleidoscope Aims and Scope page.

Who Can Submit?

Any full-time undergraduate student enrolled at the University of Kentucky may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Kaleidoscope 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.

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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 Kaleidoscope, 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 Kaleidoscope. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Kaleidoscope, please contact the editors.

For submission guidelines and formatting requirements specific to Kaleidoscope, visit the Office of Undergraduate Research website: www.uky.edu/ugresearch

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Formatting Requirements

See Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for details about formatting requirements specific to UKnowledge online publication. Although bepress can provide limited technical support, it is ultimately the responsibility of the author to produce an electronic version of the article in a Microsoft Word 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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UK Publication Rights and UKnowledge Attribution

If the Journal agrees to publish the Article, to enable the Journal to circulate your work to the fullest extent, you hereby grant to the University of Kentucky, its successors and assigns, a royalty-free, non-exclusive, irrevocable license to publish the Article, including the right to publish limited portions of the Article for reference, publicity or search purposes, in any format including without limitation, print media, all forms of electronic media, social media, all whether currently known, currently unknown, or not yet developed.

When posting/re-using an article published in an UKnowledge journal please acknowledge the original publication by giving a complete citation (journal, Vol /Issue, Month/Year) and by providing a link to the original publication in UKnowledge.

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General Terms and Conditions of Use

Users of the UKnowledge website and/or software agree not to misuse the UKnowledge service or software in any way.

The failure of UKnowledge 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 UKnowledge and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

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