Author/Guest Editor Guidelines
Feliciter editorial schedule is as follows:
Issue 1 – Theme
articles, regular columns + Preliminary Conference Program
Issues 2, 3 – Theme articles, regular columns
Issue 4 - No theme or theme articles. Post conference
issue + Regular columns
Issues 5, 6 - Theme articles, regular columns
upcoming Feliciter issues.
If you would like to suggest a theme (and/or volunteer to be a guest
editor), please contact Beverly Bard at CLA (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you are
interested in contributing to a theme issue, please contact the guest
editor for that issue. Please note: If you would like to contibute an
article for a themed issue please do so SIX WEEKS prior
to the due date for planning purposes.
We are also interested in receiving articles on any topic as we try to
have space in each issue for articles that are not related to the
theme. If you would like to submit an article for consideration,
please send it to email@example.com. Your
letters and comments on previous issues and articles are also
Guest Editor Guidelines:
The major job of the guest editor is soliciting the articles as well
as ensuring that they are the appropriate length and style. The other
responsibility is writing the guest editorial.
The Responsibilities of the Guest Editor are:
- A guest editorial (short - 500 to 750
- Solicit articles relevant to the theme or themes. A
maximum of 6 (minimum of 4) theme articles plus the
guest editorial is required. Ensure that article authors meet the style and guidelines of Feliciter
- Articles should be 1,000 to 1,500 words in length -
graphics can be additional. Graphics need to be supplied in a minimum of
- Articles should not be overly dense or scholarly, but
rather written to pique the interest of the
- Work with the authors to ensure that the material
arrives and is sent to CLA (firstname.lastname@example.org), and that it is
in the appropriate style.CLA will do the final edit/word-smithing as
well as desktop work for publication.
- The major job of the guest editor is soliciting the
articles as well as ensuring that they are the appropriate length and
style. The other responsibility is writing the guest
Guest Editors have the materials sent electronically
to them and have put an earlier deadline on their authors, so that
they can ensure any changes that are needed (length etc) can be
completed in time for submission to CLA. It is suggested two weeks prior
to the deadline to the CLA.
Each guest editor will have a liaison assigned to them
from the Member Communication Advisory Committee. The liaison’s
responsibility is to guide the guest editor and to read the articles
prior to submission to CLA.
Each article submitted to the CLA office must have the following
- A signed copy of the author’s
- A high resolution photo of the author in a minimum of
- A short biography of the author (1-2 lines)
Informal but informative. Conclusions should follow logically and
statements should be supported. Feliciter uses the Chicago
Manual of Style. Since Feliciter is not a scholarly journal,
extensive footnoting is usually not required. References should follow
Chicago Manual of Style Style A.
Manuscripts may be submitted by mail to the attention of the
Feliciter Editor at the CLA/ACB office, by fax to (613)
563-9895, or by e-mail to email@example.com. Please include
your day-time telephone number, fax number and mailing address.
Manuscripts may be submitted in any standard word processing program for
either PC or Macintosh.
Length: 600 to 1,500 words.
We welcome colour or black-and-white prints/slides as well as
illustrations, charts and tables that support the text. All photographs
must have a minimum resolution of 300 dpi.
Acceptance: Manuscripts are accepted at the discretion of CLA. If the
submission is not in electronic format, an electronic copy will be
requested upon acceptance.
CLA reserves the right to make revisions, deletions or additions that
enhance the text or are required to meet length restrictions. All
materials are copy-edited for consistency. Substantial revisions are
discussed with the author.
Every effort is made to provide the author with an opportunity to review
the edited text prior to publication.
Complimentary Copies: CLA provides the author with 3 complimentary
copies of the issue in which published material appears.
Submissions to Feliciter must be original and not previously
published. CLA retains world rights in all formats to all material
published in Feliciter and acts as a clearinghouse for any subsequent
use. Requests to make copies or otherwise use material must be made in
writing to CLA. Permission is usually granted for authors to reproduce
their contributions as published in the magazine. CLA clears any reprint
or other requests to use material with the author.
Please download the Author's
agreement [PDF] and fax back a signed copy with your
submission to (613) 563-9895 to the attention of Beverly
Queries: CLA welcomes queries prior to submission.