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Updated: 5/19/2015

Article Submission Guidelines

General

Submitting an article to us does not guarantee inclusion on this site. We reserve the right to accept or reject submissions based upon various criteria including potential copyright conflicts, uniqueness and pertinence to this site. We will not accept articles that have been already published online, and we don’t publish articles that appear to be advertising pieces from commercial organizations. We will notify authors via email if we decide to include their submission on this site.

By submitting your article to SpecimenCentral, you grant to us the right to publish your article anywhere on our website or by syndication through RSS. We will also choose when and where on our site to display your article, and we reserve the right to change article URLs or or remove articles without notice. We reserve the right to quote portions of your article for inclusion in summary articles that we post to our blog. Submitting your article to Specimen Central does not entitle you to any form of financial compensation. We reserve the right to change our submission and publication policies at any time. It is your responsibility to periodically review the guidelines. By submitting any material for publication on SpecimenCentral you are agreeing to all terms and conditions.

Intellectual Property

By submitting an article, you agree that you are the sole copyright holder and that you are authorized, or have obtained the necessary written permission, proof of clearance and/or approval to submit your article from your research organization or employer if required. You agree that you have obtained from any prior publishers of this article, written permission for reproduction of your article to our website. If you are not the copyright holder of the article, do not submit the article to us. Please be sure to indicate to us whether you want the article published as Author: Anonymous, or if you prefer to have us acknowledge you as Author: [name], [institution].

Editing

Articles will be reviewed by our staff prior to inclusion. We reserve the right to make minor edits for formatting and length. You will be notified via email for your review if we choose to make content edits prior to inclusion. Please proofread your article for appropriate grammar and spelling. All accepted articles will be converted to a format proper for display on our website.

Photographs & Artwork

All photographs must be of your own original works or publicly available under a free use copyright. If you are not the originator of a photograph, you must site and give credit to your source and any copyright information the original owner requires. We reserve the right to remove or replace photographs based upon our discretion. If we determine an image violates copyright, we will remove the image and potentially remove the article upon our discretion.

Links in articles

All hypertext links in your article should be relevant to the material and should avoid promotional or commercial sites. We will not accept affiliate links in your article.

Termination

You must notify us at specimencentral@gmail.com to have your article removed from our server. Please allow for a reasonable time frame for us to respond to your request. We are not responsible for third-party websites that copy your articles and post to their websites. You must contact those third-parties at your own expense.

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Please send requests and enquiries related to material on this site to specimencentral@gmail.com. If you suspect any form of copyright infringement or unauthorized disclosure of data or material in any of the user submitted articles, please email details to us and be sure to include the URL where the resource currently appears.

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