Online Manuscript Submission for JTAS


The Tennessee Academy of Science sponsors a peer-reviewed journal containing research articles, information about the Academy, minutes of Executive Committee meetings, budget information, abstracts of papers presented at annual meetings, and abstracts of papers presented at collegiate division meetings. The Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science is edited by Dr. Stephen J. “Steve” Stedman.

Issues of the journal are mailed to all members not in arrears for dues.

The cost of single copies of back issues is $10 each; requests should be directed to Dr. Steve Murphree, TAS Treasurer, Biology Dept., Belmont University, 1900 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN 37212-3757.

Manuscripts for publication in the journal should be submitted via the online manuscript submission website (see below). Manuscripts must be approved by the managing editor, a section editor, and at least two appropriate reviewers before publication.  Page charges for mss. approved for publication are $90 per published page.

Before submitting a manuscript to the journal, gather the following information and create the following electronic files:

• For All Authors
o First Names, Middle Names/Initials, Last Names
o Institutions
o Departments
o Phone and Fax Numbers
o Street Addresses
o E-mail Addresses
• Title and Running Title (you may copy and paste these from your manuscript)
• Abstract (you may copy and paste this from your manuscript)
• Key words
• Manuscript files in Word, WordPerfect, or Text formats
• Figures/Images in TIF, EPS, PDF, or JPG formats
• Tables in XLS [Excel] or DOC formats

Then go to this (new) website (which became active in early February 2010)

—and click on Register Here; follow the instructions to register, being sure to create and to remember your login name and password.

Then login and read the page of Author Instructions.

Then go through the manuscript submission process.

If you would like to serve as a reviewer or if you require additional information, contact the managing editor:

Dr. Stephen J. Stedman
Managing Editor, JTAS
Department of English and Communications
Tennessee Technological University
Cookeville, TN 38505
Phone: (931) 372-3763
FAX : (931) 372-3484


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