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Author Guidelines

We ask that all authors follow these guidelines and format your contribution to look like this document. You can use the following "template" (Word version available, to be downloaded from The Contribution must be written preferably in English. Papers written in French or Romanian can be accepted in some special cases, but their abstract should be written in English

Please submit your contribution electronically in a camera-ready version (PDF) through this website.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As 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.

  1. The author of the submission is aware that English is the preferred conference language (for abstracts, communications and papers). If the papers are written in French or Romanian, their abstract should be written in English

  2. The PDF file of the contribution was produced using the submission TEMPLATE (Word version available)

  3. The contribution have the first page containing only the Title, Authors and Abstract.  If accepted, the one-page abstracts will be included in the Conference Booklet, distributed, in hard copy, to attendees.
  4. The author of the submission is aware that the full length papers, will be submitted to a peer review process, and if accepted will be published in a digital proceedings,  online.
  5. The publication of the work has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as by the responsible authorities at the institution where the work has been carried out.

  6. If and when the manuscript is accepted for publication, the authors agree to automatically transfer the copyright to the publisher.

  7. The manuscript will not be published elsewhere in any language without the consent of the copyright holder.
  8. The contribution does not contain any defamatory or other unlawful content.


Copyright Notice

The American Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences (ARA) requires authors of articles (the "Work" in ARA publications to provide a formal written Consent to Publish and a full Transfer of Copyright to the American Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences (the “Publisher”),

The signed Consent to Publish gives the Publisher the permission of the Author(s) to publish their contribution (the “Work”). The signed Transfer of Copyright empowers the Publisher to protect the Work against unauthorized use and to properly authorize dissemination of the Work by means of printed publications, offprints, reprints, electronic files, licensed photocopies, microform editions, translations, document delivery and secondary information sources such as abstracting, reviewing and indexing services, including converting the Work into machine readable form and storing it in electronic databases.

The "Consent to Publish and Transfer of Copyright Agreement" to be signed by the Corresponding Author or, in the case of a "workmade-for-hire," by the employer, will be received by the corresponding author when the article has been accepted for publication and a digital edition of the signed form must be sent back to as soon as possible.


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