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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.
  • CJLT’s review process is conducted electronically using the OJS online submission system. Articles must be uploaded in Microsoft Word (.doc) format.
  • Articles must be prepared in letter format and fall between 5000 – 6500 words, including references and tables (not to exceed 7000 words). If you are submitting a Note, Article, Research Report, or Book Review you have clearly indicated this in the metadata and note to Editor.
  • Abstract (not more than 200 words) and Keywords (at least 4) must follow the title.
  • The submission must be accompanied by a letter stating that the manuscript is original material that has not been published and is not being considered for publication elsewhere.
  • If the manuscript contains copyright materials, the author should note this in the cover letter and indicate when letters of permission will be forwarded to the Editor.
  • Full author names and affiliations must be represented on the article and within the metadata, completed upon initial submission.
  • Tables, figures, references, and appendices must be placed within the article and included in the wordcount.
  • The text must adhere to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal. Articles must be formatted according to the most current APA style guidelines.
  • Authors must submit an original and blinded copy of their article. Authors have followed the instructions in the "Ensuring a Blind Review" document (available in the submission upload area) to ensure that a blind copy of their article has been submitted.
  • All electronic references include the DOI if available. If no DOI has been issued, the URL should be included in the reference. References will be included in the wordcount.
  • If the submission is for a Special Issue, indicate the name of the special issue in the title and editor comment section.
  • Authors have read our Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement.

Author Guidelines

Manuscript Preparation

Manuscripts must be prepared in Letter (8 ½ x 11-inch) format and should fall between 5000 - 6500 words, including references and tables (not to exceed 7000 words). Articles must be double-spaced, including quotations and references. Articles must have a title page which includes the title of the manuscript, the full name of the author(s) along with position and institutional affiliation, mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone number of the contact author. An abstract of not more than 200 words must be placed on a separate page following the title page. While the title should appear at the top of the first manuscript page, no reference to the author(s) should appear there or any other place in the manuscript. Elements of style, including headings, tables, figures and references should be prepared according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition, 2010.

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