Submission Guidelines for Climate Change

Who Can Submit

Climate Change only publishes materials about work conducted under the auspices of the New England Environmental Finance Center (NEEFC). For additional information, please contact the NEEFC Program Area Liaison, Martha Sheils, martha.sheils@maine.edu.

How to Submit a Paper

1. Complete the web form under the Submit Research link in the sidebar. Please include the following following information: abstract; keywords; and name, institutional affiliation (department and university), and email address for each author.

2. Write an abstract for your paper (no more than 300 words). Please also select keywords (3 min, 6 max). These are words that will help a user locate your paper through a search.

3. Make sure your paper is in an acceptable format. We can accept papers in Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format (RTF), or Adobe Acrobat (PDF).

We can convert files from some programs into an acceptable format. Please contact the Digital Commons Site Administrator, Jessica Hovey, jessica.c.hovey@maine.edu.

4. If you have any questions, please see our FAQs or contact the NEEFC Program Area Liaison, Martha Sheils, martha.sheils@maine.edu.

Overview of the Process

After you submit your paper a Digital Commons Administrator will review your submission and publish your work on the site. You will be notified by e-mail when the paper is posted.

Revisions

If you publish this paper or a revised version elsewhere, for example in a journal, please send the citation of the new version to the Digital Commons Site Administrator, Jessica Hovey, jessica.c.hovey@maine.edu. We will be able to inform the research community about the new version.

If you would like to post a revised version of your paper on the site, please follow the instructions in How to Submit; (see above) however, please specify when you submit the paper that it is a revision of a previously submitted paper.

Rights and Permissions

Before submitting material to the repository, please be sure that all necessary permissions have been cleared.

You retain the copyright to your paper and grant us the nonexclusive right to publish this material, meaning that you may also publish it elsewhere.

It is necessary that you agree to the terms of publishing in the repository listed in the Submission Agreement in the online submission form for your program area, and that you complete this form with each new submission to USM Digital Commons.

Please contact the site administrator Jessica Hovey, jessica.c.hovey@maine.edu with additional questions copyright and permissions.