Philosophy of CLAMANTIS: The MALS Journal

For more information, please see CLAMANTIS: The MALS Journal Aims and Scope page.

Who Can Submit?

Only MALS students and alumni may submit an original article to be considered for publication in CLAMANTIS: The MALS Journal.

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General Submission Rules

Work submitted must have been completed during your time in MALS or since graduation. If you publish in Clamantis, you are allowed to publish your work elsewhere. Publication in Clamantis should not hinder your ability to publish the piece elsewhere. By choosing to publish in Clamantis you give the MALS Journal Editorial Team the right to publish your work both in print and digital formats. Work published in Clamantis remains the property of the author, however the MALS Journal Editorial Team maintains the right to publish the work indefinitely. Work may be submitted at any time. It will be considered for the next issue for which its submission meets the deadline. If you have concerns about the submission terms for CLAMANTIS: The MALS Journal, please contact the editors.

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Formatting Requirements

Submissions should not exceed 20 pages. The editors may request edits for length for pieces that exceed this limit. All photographs should be high-resolution (300 dpi) saved as a JPEG. Please include a title/caption. Please provide a short bio in a separate Word document to be submitted with your piece. See Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for details. Submit your documents in Word. No PDFs please. Please provide a short bio in a separate Word document to be submitted with your piece.

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 and Dartmouth Digital Commons

As further described in our submission agreement (the Submission Agreement), in consideration for publication of the article, the authors assign to Dartmouth Digital Commons all copyright in the article, subject to the expansive personal--use exceptions described below.

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 of Dartmouth Digital Commons, requires credit to Dartmouth Digital Commons as copyright holder (e.g., Dartmouth Digital Commons © 2019).

Personal-use Exceptions

The following uses are always permitted to the author(s) and do not require further permission from Dartmouth Digital Commons 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 Phrenology professor at the University of Southern North Dakota can have her article appear in the University of Southern North Dakota's Department of Phrenology 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 Dartmouth Digital Commons website and/or software agree not to misuse the Dartmouth Digital Commons service or software in any way.

The failure of Dartmouth Digital Commons 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 Dartmouth Digital Commons and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

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