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Open Access Statement

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or their institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access."

Who Can Submit?

Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in EnglishUSA Journal provided he or she owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works (an exception in the non-academic world to this might exist if the authors have, as a condition of employment, agreed to transfer copyright to their employer).

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General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to EnglishUSA Journal, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at EnglishUSA Journal. If you have concerns about the submission terms for EnglishUSA Journal, please contact the editors.

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Formatting Requirements

EnglishUSA Journal has no general rules about the formatting of articles upon initial submission. There are, however, rules governing the formatting of the final submission. See Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for details. Although bepress can provide limited technical support, it is ultimately the responsibility of the author to produce an electronic version of the article as a high-quality PDF (Adobe's Portable Document Format) file, or a Microsoft Word, WordPerfect or RTF file that can be converted to a PDF file.

It is understood that the current state of technology of Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) is such that there are no, and can be no, guarantees that documents in PDF will work perfectly with all possible hardware and software configurations that readers may have.

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Licensing Policy

The EnglishUSA Journal is an open access journal, which means all its content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. EnglishUSA operates under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License CC-BY. This allows others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon the work, as long as they credit the authors for the original creation. All authors publishing in EnglishUSA accept these as the terms of publication.

Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons 4.0 License which allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.