Philosophy of Journal of Global Catholicism

For more information, please see About This Journal.

Who Can Submit?

The Journal of Global Catholicism is currently accepting submissions. Please use the form here to submit your article (first time users will need to create an account). Those wishing to discuss submission ideas are encouraged to email the editors. The Journal of Global Catholicism welcomes proposals for issues on a specific thematic or regional area within the broader field of lived Catholicism. Thematic issues are led by guest editors who collaborate with the JGC's editorial team in the peer review and publication process. For any inquiries related to a thematic issue, please contact the JGC's editorial team.

General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to the Journal of Global Catholicism, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at the Journal of Global Catholicism. If you have concerns about the submission terms for the Journal of Global Catholicism, please email the editors.

Rights for Authors and CrossWorks

As further described in our submission agreement (the Submission Agreement), in consideration for publication of the article, the authors assign to College of the Holy Cross all copyright in the article, subject to the expansive personal-use exceptions described below.

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Attribution and Usage Policies

Reproduction, posting, transmission or other distribution or use of the article or any material therein, in any medium as permitted by a personal-use exemption or by written agreement of College of the Holy Cross, requires credit to College of the Holy Cross as copyright holder (e.g., College of the Holy Cross © 2022).

Personal-use Exceptions

The following uses are always permitted to the author(s) and do not require further permission from College of the Holy Cross provided the author does not alter the format or content of the articles, including the copyright notification:

  • Storage and back-up of the article on the author's computer(s) and digital media (e.g., diskettes, back-up servers, Zip disks, etc.), provided that the article stored on these computers and media is not readily accessible by persons other than the author(s);
  • Posting of the article on the author(s) personal website, provided that the website is non-commercial;
  • Posting of the article on the internet as part of a non-commercial open access institutional repository or other non-commercial open access publication site affiliated with the author(s)'s place of employment (e.g., a Phrenology professor at the University of Southern North Dakota can have her article appear in the University of Southern North Dakota's Department of Phrenology online publication series); and
  • Posting of the article on a non-commercial course website for a course being taught by the author at the university or college employing the author.

People seeking an exception, or who have questions about use, should email the editors.

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General Terms and Conditions of Use

Users of the CrossWorks website and/or software agree not to misuse the CrossWorks service or software in any way.

The failure of CrossWorks to exercise or enforce any right or provision in the policies or the Submission Agreement does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any term of the Submission Agreement or these policies is found to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Submission Agreement and these policies remain in full force and effect. These policies and the Submission Agreement constitute the entire agreement between CrossWorks and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

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