Individuals and groups interested in contributing
to Loop are encouraged to submit papers, articles, case studies and projects
using the following submission guidelines and formats.
Identification: All submissions must be clearly identified as follows:
- E-mail address
- Daytime phone number
- Affiliated organization or institution
Abstracts: An abstract may be submitted for case
studies, projects or for nonconventional submissions for which fully developed
articles or papers is not appropriate. Abstracts may also be submitted
as proposals for undeveloped papers. Abstracts should describe the proposed
form the final submission is to be presented in. Abstracts should be limited
to 200-400 words.
Fully developed papers and articles: Papers and
articles must be accompanied by a 200-400 word abstract, clearly stating
the submission’s contribution to the journal’s mission.
Submissions should contain no proprietary
or confidential material and should cite no proprietary or confidential
Previously published articles and
previously presented papers will be considered. Details of publishing
or presentation must be included. The author must secure required permissions
for any rights of reproduction.
Abstracts and full text papers must be submitted in both
hardcopy (three complete copies) and digital format (readable in ACSI
TEXT, PDF or MSWord).
Imagery may be submitted separately
from text in digital form, but clearly identified when referenced in the
text. Acceptable digital formats include the following: TIFF, flattened
Photoshop format, GIF animation, FLASH, SHOCKWAVE. The editors may request
additional conditions depending on the context and use of imagery.
Digital work must be submitted on
ZIP or JAZ disk(s) (PC or Mac) or CD. Please do not send URL’s for full
Loop: AIGA Journal of Interaction Design
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