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Instructions for Authors: Checklist for Text

  1. Approximately 1500 words in length (not including title and authors).
  2. Save as a Word document.
  3. List the names and departments of authors.
  4. Indicate placement of links with blue text or highlighting and provide the URLs.
  5. Include captions for photos and illustrations; number figures sequentially.
  6. Include the names of contributing editors, photographers, illustrators, etc., for credits.
  7. Include credits and/or acknowledgements for funding sources.
  8. List any permissions in accordance with the person or institution granting permission. For example, “The sampling map on page 2 reprinted with permission from ... .”
  9. Do not include any pesticide information; refer to the Cornell Guidelines series.
  10. Product disclaimer, if you name a product: “No product discrimination is intended by the authors and their institutions. No endorsement of any products mentioned or criticism of unnamed products is implied.”