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Submission Preparation Checklist

  • As 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.
  • Original Work: The submission has not been previously published, nor is it currently submitted to another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in “Comments to the Editor”).
  • Acknowledging and Citing Previous Work: Previous or concurrent publications of the author(s) based on the same or closely related research are properly acknowledged and cited. It is made clear in the manuscript in which way(s) it represents a novel contribution to warrant consideration for publication in MISS. Note: Replications of previous work are explicitly welcomed if identified as such.
  • Authorship: All authors of the submitted manuscript are named in the submission's title page. All authors of the submitted manuscript are aware of and approve its submission to MISS. Contributions that fall short of authorship are mentioned in the Acknowledgments section of the submission. For masked review, please upload the title page separately.
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  • Ethical Standards: If applicable, all relevant ethical standards for research involving human or non-human (animal) participants have been met. The manuscript includes an ethics statement that provides the appropriate information (e.g., applied standards, institutional review, etc.).
  • Use of Copyrighted Materials: No copyrighted material is used unless that material has also been made available under a CC-BY license.

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Authors who publish with Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences (MISS) agree to the following terms:
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Authors may publish the manuscript in any other journal or medium but any such subsequent publication must include a notice that the manuscript was initially published by MISS. Authors grant MISS the right of first publication. Although authors remain the copyright owner, they grant the journal the irrevocable, nonexclusive rights to publish, reproduce, publicly distribute and display, and transmit their article or portions thereof in any manner.