Last Modified: 4 June 2009
Approved: 16 February 2009
The submission deadline for Memo articles shall be the 15th of the month prior to the month that contains a quarterly membership meeting. Based on our current calendar, Memo submission deadlines are 15 December, 15 March, 15 June, and 15 September.
If an article author knows that an article will not be submitted by the deadlines specified in Policy 1, the article author shall communicate with the Editorial Committee in any format and request a deadline extension for the submission.
If the editorial committee or any member of said committee requests a specific person to author an article for a specific issue of the Minnesota Memo, they must provide the author with as much advance notice as possible in order to adhere to the applicable deadline. Requests made by the editorial committee for to a specific author must be made directly to the author, and the author must give his/her own consent or refusal.
Submissions received after the deadline defined in Policy 1 shall be included in or excluded from the Memo at the discretion of the Editorial Committee.
It is the responsibility of the submitter to keep a copy of the submission for her or his records.
Memo submissions should be no more than 500 words. The Editorial Committee reserves the right to edit any Memo submissions for length, clarity, and content. Where the intent of the submission is not clear, the Editorial Committee will contact the submitter to seek clarification.
Criteria for rejection of articles include the following stipulations:
Article submitters will be notified when any of the following actions occur as it relates to the current edition of the Memo.
If an article is rejected (Policy 6, item c), the editorial committee will work with the author to resolve the issues causing the article to be rejected. The final decision as to whether an article is accepted or rejected rests solely with the Editor in consultation with the Editorial Committee.