Publication Instructions for ODP Scientists

Table of Contents

(Last updated 30 March 1999)

Introduction

    Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program Volumes
      Publishing Cruise Results -- Initial Reports Volume
      Publishing Postcruise Results
        ODP Publication Policy
        Outside Literature
        Scientific Results Volume

Contact Information
    From ODP to Authors
    From Authors to ODP

Publication of Cruise Results

Publication of Postcruise Results

    Meeting ODP Publication Requirements
    Requirements for Submission of Data to ODP
    Planning Postcruise Publications
    Postcruise Publication Deadlines
      Deadlines for publishing in the outside literature
      Deadlines for publishing in the Scientific Results volume

Scientific Results Manuscript Submission Guidelines
    Author Requirements for Initial Submission
    ODP Submission Check
    ODP Manuscript Tracking Number
    Peer-Review and Revision Process
    Author Requirements for Revised Submission
    Author Galley Review
      Standard proofreading marks
    Offprints
    Copyright Information

Scientific Results Manuscript Preparation Guidelines
    Manuscript Sections
    Manuscript Formatting Checklist
    Guidelines for Formatting References in ODP Publications
    Table and Range Chart Formatting Specifications
      Submission requirements
      Table formats
      Table numbers and captions
      Layout
      Symbols and abbreviations
      Core, section, interval identifiers
      Range charts
    Figure, Photograph, and Plate Formatting Specifications
      Submission requirements
      Figures and plates: numbers and captions
      Layout
      Lettering
      Lines and ruling
      Symbols and shading
      Color
      Photographs and plates
      Scanned images
    Back-Pocket Material Formatting Specifications
    Software Specifications
      Text
      Tables
      Figures

Usage and Writing Style Guidelines
    Abbreviation
    Capitalization
    Citing Figures, Tables, and Plates
    Clarity
    Hyphenation and Compound Words
    Italics
    Numbers
    Punctuation
    Spelling
    Tense, Space, and Time: Preferred Usage
    Units of Measure
    Writing Style

Terminology Guidelines
    Core, Section, and Sample Designations
    Drill-Site Designations
    Mineral Names
    Paleontological Descriptions
      Paleontological Style and Naming Conventions
      Paleontological Systematic Descriptions
      Paleontological Reference List Guidelines
      Paleontological Terms and Usage
    Range Charts
    Stratigraphic Names
    Undersea Names


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