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LOOP: AIGA Journal of Interaction Design Education
June 2003 Number 7



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:

  • Name
  • 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 publications.
      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 text articles.

Contact information
Loop: AIGA Journal of Interaction Design
Education Center for Design Studies Communication Arts + Design
Virginia Commonwealth University
325 N. Harrison Box 842519
Richmond, VA 23284-2519


LOOP June 2003 Number 7