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Information for Authors

Please note that the journal now encourages authors to complete their copyright licence to publish form online

STYLE GUIDE

The style sheet is intended as a guide for authors submitting a manuscript to IJL and as an aid to preparation of the final copy of accepted articles or reviews. Intending contributors should note, however, that when first submitting a manuscript, it is not essential to follow these guidelines in every detail. Please click here for a copy of the style sheet.

An ODF article template for use with OpenOffice, LibreOffice or NeoOffice is available here, and one for MS Word is here.
Please use the paragraph styles from the template to format your submissions.
If you use citation management software recommended though not required for submission), a CSL 1.0 style definition file for this journal is available here, ready for use with CSL-compliant citation managers such as Mendeley or Zotero. An output style for EndNote users is available here.

Material intended for publication should be sent directly to the Editor (articles) or the Reviews Editor (reviews) via email only. Please click on the live link on the Editor or the Reviews Editor's name to send an email.


Editor:
Mr Anne Dykstra
G.S. Ruiterstrjitte 18
8491GH Akkrum
The Netherlands

Reviews Editor:
Dr Robert Lew
Faculty of English
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan
Al. Niepodleglosci 4
61-874 Poznan
Poland

PERMISSION TO REPRODUCE FIGURES AND EXTRACTS

Permission to reproduce copyright material, for print and online publication in perpetuity, must be cleared and if necessary paid for by the author; this includes applications and payments to DACS, ARS and similar licensing agencies where appropriate. Evidence in writing that such permissions have been secured from the rights-holder must be made available to the editors. It is also the author's responsibility to include acknowledgements as stipulated by the particular institutions. Please note that obtaining copyright permission could take some time. Oxford Journals can offer information and documentation to assist authors in securing print and online permissions: please see the Guidelines for Authors section at http://www.oxfordjournals.org/access_purchase/rights_permissions.html. Should you require copies of this then please contact the editorial office of the journal in question or the Oxford Journals Rights department on journals.permissions@oup.com.

For a copyright prose work, it is recommended that permission is obtained for the use of extracts longer than 400 words; a series of extracts totalling more than 800 words, of which any one extract is more than 300 words; or an extract or series of extracts comprising one-quarter of the work or more. For poetry: an extract of more than 40 lines; series of extracts totalling more than 40 lines; an extract comprising one-quarter or more of a complete poem.

Third-Party Content in Open Access papers
If you will be publishing your paper under an Open Access licence but it contains material for which you do not have Open Access re-use permissions, please state this clearly by supplying the following credit line alongside the material:

Title of content
Author, Original publication, year of original publication, by permission of [rights holder]

This image/content is not covered by the terms of the Creative Commons licence of this publication. For permission to reuse, please contact the rights holder.

COPYRIGHT:

It is a condition of publication in the Journal that authors assign copyright to Oxford University Press. This ensures that requests from third parties to reproduce articles are handled efficiently and consistently and will also allow the article to be as widely disseminated as possible. In assigning copyright, Authors may use their own material in other publications provided that the Journal is acknowledged as the original place of publication, and Oxford University Press is notified in writing and in advance.

Upon receipt of accepted manuscripts at Oxford Journals authors will be invited to complete an online licence to publish form.

Please note that by submitting an article for publication you confirm that you are the corresponding/submitting author and that Oxford University Press ("OUP") may retain your email address for the purpose of communicating with you about the article. You agree to notify OUP immediately if your details change. If your article is accepted for publication OUP will contact you using the email address you have used in the registration process. Please note that OUP does not retain copies of rejected articles.

Open Access

International Journal of Lexicography authors have the option to publish their paper under the Oxford Open initiative; whereby, for a charge, their paper will be made freely available online immediately upon publication. After your manuscript is accepted the corresponding author will be required to accept a mandatory licence to publish agreement. As part of the licensing process you will be asked to indicate whether or not you wish to pay for open access. If you do not select the open access option, your paper will be published with standard subscription-based access and you will not be charged.
Oxford Open articles are published under Creative Commons licences. Authors publishing in International Journal of Lexicography can use the following Creative Commons licences for their articles:

• Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC-BY)
• Creative Commons Non-Commercial licence (CC-BY-NC)
• Creative Commons non-Commercial No Derivatives licence (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Please click here for more information about the Creative Commons licences.

You can pay Open Access charges using our Author Services site. This will enable you to pay online with a credit/debit card, or request an invoice by email or post. The open access charges applicable are:

Regular charge - £2150/ $3400 / €2800
Reduced Rate Developing Country charge* - £1075 / $1700 / €1400
Free Developing Country charge* - £0 /$0 / €0
*Visit our Developing Countries page for a list of qualifying countries

Please note that these charges are in addition to any colour/page charges that may apply.

Orders from the UK will be subject to the current UK VAT charge. For orders from the rest of the European Union, OUP will assume that the service is provided for business purposes. Please provide a VAT number for yourself or your institution, and ensure you account for your own local VAT correctly.

OFFPRINTS AND GRATIS COPIES:

The corresponding author of articles and review articles is entitled to receive 25 printed offprints free of charge. These can be claimed using the Oxford Journals Author Services site.
The corresponding author of articles and review articles is entitled to receive one gratis copy of the relevant issue. These can be claimed using the Oxford Journals Author Services site. If this method to claim is not used then the free offprints and a gratis copy will not be dispatched.

LANGUAGE EDITING

Language editing, if your first language is not English, to ensure that the academic content of your paper is fully understood by journal editors and reviewers is optional. Language editing does not guarantee that your manuscript will be accepted for publication. For further information on this service, please click here. Several specialist language editing companies offer similar services and you can also use any of these. Authors are liable for all costs associated with such services.

CROSSREF FUNDING DATA REGISTRY

In order to meet your funding requirements authors are required to name their funding sources in the manuscript. For further information on this process or to find out more about the CHORUS initiative please click here.

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