Carefully read the information below. Selections will be made according to the guidelines set forth in the below criteria. The review teams for each area will determine what they believe to be suitable for publication.
Current SUNY Potsdam undergraduate students, and persons who graduated with an undergraduate degree in December 2012, or will graduate in May 2013 with an undergraduate degree are eligible to submit and must be the primary author or creator of the submitted work. Students may submit more than one entry for consideration, but no more than three.
Simultaneous submissions to both The Minerva and another journal is permitted. You must include any such disclosures to The Minerva (and the other journal) at the time of your submission and notify the Director of The Center for Undergraduate Research immediately if your work is accepted by the other journal. We are happy to print any disclosures from another journal indicating publication. The author/creator is responsible for adhering to the exclusivity policies of the other journal or venue.
The Minerva seeks to represent the varied disciplines on our liberal arts campus. Submissions may be in the form of:
All submissions must be in electronic format (pdf, mp3, or .mov) and sent to email@example.com from the author’s potsdam.edu e-mail address. Each electronic file must have the author or artist’s first initial, last name – year - area. For example, Darlah Brown submitting a history manuscript would title her file as: DarlahBrown-2012-Humanities.pdf. All submissions must include the following in One E-mail. Do not submit the items over multiple emails.
Failure to include any of the above information will result in the disqualification of your submission. For larger files (especially video or audio), you may have to send a link to a drop box if the file is too large to send via the Potsdam system.
It is important that you cite all references in your work. This includes all images or permissions granted to use such images. Use Chicago style formatting. For specifics about Chicago style formatting, click here.
All written work must adhere to the following:
Please contact The Center for Undergraduate Research at firstname.lastname@example.org or X2051 if you have any questions about the guidelines or submission process.