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Edited By: The Rev. Dr. Kristin Johnston Largen
Online ISSN: 1540-6385
Thank you for your interest in Dialog! Please refer to the guidelines below when formatting and submitting your article to Dialog. If you have any questions at any point in this process, please contact our managing editor, Molly Imler (email@example.com).
Questions regarding the suitability of your article for Dialog should be addressed to our executive editor, The Rev. Dr. Kristin Johnston Largen (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please direct inquiries regarding book reviews to Dialog's book review editor, David Ratke (email@example.com).
Preparing your article for submission:
Length: Thematic and other major articles should be roughly 4,000 to 6,000 words. Articles for categories such as "Views and Counterviews" and "Dialogue in Dialog" should be roughly 2,000 words. Book reviews are limited to a maximum of 1,000 words.
Accompanying information: Please include the following items with your article:
1. A brief abstract; approximately 75 words is sufficient
2. Five or six key terms by which interested readers might find your article via an internet search engine
3. A brief biographical statement; one or two sentences is sufficient
Citations: Please use endnotes rather than footnotes or embedded citations. For proper citation forms, please refer to The Chicago Manual of Style or its briefer counterpart, Kate L. Turabian's A Manual for Writers.
Foreign Words: Please use transliterations for words written in Greek, Hebrew, Arabic, etc. Include accents only where absolutely necessary. Please conform transliterations to the style used by the Journal of Biblical Literature or the Society of Biblical Literature's Handbook of Style. When any foreign language is used, provide English translation set within parentheses after the foreign word or clause, except for commonly known words. Italicize all foreign words or phrases.
Matters of Style: For other style questions, please follow The Chicago Manual of Style or Turabian's A Manual for Writers. In matters of capitalization, the ELCA Publication Manual is our final authority.
Submitting your article:
Please email your article as a Microsoft Word attachment to Kristin Johnston Largen (firstname.lastname@example.org).
In your email please provide the email address by which we can best reach you.
Please also provide a mailing address to which we may send you a copy of the published journal containing your article.
After we receive your article:
Copyright Transfer Agreement
If your paper is accepted, the author identified as the formal corresponding author for the paper will receive an email prompting them to login into Author Services; where via the Wiley Author Licensing Service (WALS) they will be able to complete the license agreement on behalf of all authors on the paper.
For authors signing the copyright transfer agreement
If the OnlineOpen option is not selected the corresponding author will be presented with the copyright transfer agreement (CTA) to sign. The terms and conditions of the CTA can be previewed in the samples associated with the Copyright FAQs below: CTA Terms and Conditions http://authorservices.wiley.com/bauthor/faqs_copyright.asp
For authors choosing OnlineOpen
If the OnlineOpen option is selected the corresponding author will have a choice of the following Creative Commons License Open Access Agreements (OAA):
Creative Commons Attribution License OAA
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License OAA
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial -NoDerivs License OAA
To preview the terms and conditions of these open access agreements please visit the Copyright FAQs hosted on Wiley Author Services and visit http://www.wileyopenaccess.com/details/content/12f25db4c87/Copyright--License.html. If you select the OnlineOpen option and your research is funded by The Wellcome Trust and members of the Research Councils UK (RCUK) you will be given the opportunity to publish your article under a CC-BY license supporting you in complying with Wellcome Trust and Research Councils UK requirements. For more information on this policy and the Journal’s compliant self-archiving policy please visit: http://www.wiley.com/go/funderstatement.
Wiley-Blackwell will notify you when the page proofs of your article are available for your review. Please follow their guidelines and return your corrected proofs via the Online Proofing System, or email your corrections to email@example.com.
Please note that we retain the right to edit your writing for both style and to help us conform to our space limitations. We always try to retain the spirit of your work; please let us know if we have not.
When your article is published:
You will receive a PDF version of the issue of Dialog in which your article appears, as well as one hard copy of the issue. We are sorry that we are unable to offer an honorarium to contributing authors.
Please note that contributors may republish Dialog articles in books of their own authorship without Wiley-Blackwell permission.
NEW: Online production tracking is now available for your article through Wiley-Blackwell's Author Services.
Author Services enables authors to track their article - once it has been accepted - through the production process to publication online and in print. Authors can check the status of their articles online and choose to receive automated e-mails at key stages of production. The author will receive an e-mail with a unique link that enables them to register and have their article automatically added to the system. Visit http://authorservices.wiley.com/bauthor for more details on online production tracking and for the wealth of resources including FAQs and tips on article preparation, submission and more.
OnlineOpen is available to authors of primary research articles who wish to make their article available to non-subscribers on publication, or whose funding agency requires grantees to archive the final version of their article. With OnlineOpen, the author, the author's funding agency, or the author's institution pays a fee to ensure that the article is made available to non-subscribers upon publication via Wiley Online Library, as well as deposited in the funding agency's preferred archive. For the full list of terms and conditions, see http://wileyonlinelibrary.com/onlineopen#OnlineOpen_Terms.
Any authors wishing to send their paper OnlineOpen will be required to complete the payment form available from our website at: https://authorservices.wiley.com/bauthor/onlineopen_order.asp.
Prior to acceptance there is no requirement to inform an Editorial Office that you intend to publish your paper OnlineOpen if you do not wish to. All OnlineOpen articles are treated in the same way as any other article. They go through the journal's standard peer-review process and will be accepted or rejected based on their own merit.
Thank you again for your interest in Dialog.