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 .pdf, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format. PDF is the preferred format.
- Where available, URLs for the references have been provided. URLs should not appear in the body of the manuscript, only in the References, as per APA.
The text is double-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.
An Abstract of 250 words or less is included. The abstract should include searchable key words to allow prospective readers to locate your article by typing key words into a search engine. Please do not include citations in the abstract.
5-10 keywords are included. Because the journal aims to highlight contributions from and about Canada, we recommend that "Canada" is one of the key words.
- 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, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
Articles submitted to the Reflection section of the journal will be edited but will not undergo peer review.
Practitioner Articles describe the practical work, experiences, and insights of practitioners of academic integrity. All practitioner articles must be within the focus and scope of the Canadian Journal on Academic Integrity.
Articles submitted to the Practioner's section of the journal will be edited, but will not undergo peer review.
Articles published in the peer-reviewed section of the journal will undergo double-blind peer review.
Position papers are essays written to advance an argument, opinion, program, or action. Position papers are usually invited, shorter (~3,500 words) than empirical research and review papers and focus on specific topics that are of important to the field and make specific recommendations to advance research and practice of the topic. All position papers must be within the focus and scope of the Canadian Journal on Academic Integrity.
Articles submitted to the Position Paper section of the journal will be edited but will not undergo peer review.
Occasionally, the Canadian Journal on Academic Integrity will publish book reviews judged to be of broad interest to the academic integrity community.
Book Reviews will be edited, but will not undergo peer review.
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.