Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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.
The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
The text adheres to the disciplines formatting, style, and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
- The author has identified a current CSU-Pueblo faculty mentor willing to serve as an advisor on the manuscript. Important: Include the full name of the faculty advisor in "Comments to the Editor" (below).
All parts of the manuscript—abstract, text, list of works cited, list of figure captions, tables, appendices—are included, and pages are numbered consecutively.
Figures and tables are in the correct order, correctly labeled, and included in the list of captions.
Citations as listed in the works cited are correct and complete.
The author has obtained all necessary permissions to reproduce third-party images, graphs, figures, or other content.
Author information is not included anywhere in the manuscript (to allow for blind review). This includes stripping all such information from file names. See Ensuring a Blind Review for more information.
- Ensure that the manuscript is anonymous by removing any information identifying the author in the document and in the documents electronic properties.
- El Rio accepts only Microsoft Word documents for review.
Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.