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Policies and Guidelines

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Author Eligibility

Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in International Journal of Orofacial Myology and Myofunctional Therapy provided they own the copyright to the work being submitted or are authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works (an exception in the non-academic world to this might exist if the authors have, as a condition of employment, agreed to transfer copyright to their employer).

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General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Note that "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to International Journal of Orofacial Myology and Myofunctional Therapy, 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 International Journal of Orofacial Myology and Myofunctional Therapy. If you have concerns about the submission terms for International Journal of Orofacial Myology and Myofunctional Therapy, please .

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Formatting Requirements

International Journal of Orofacial Myology and Myofunctional Therapy provides general guidelines about the formatting of articles upon initial submission. There are, in addition, rules governing the formatting of the final submission. See Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for details. Although bepress can provide limited technical support, it is ultimately the responsibility of the author to produce an electronic version of the article as a high-quality PDF (Adobe's Portable Document Format) file, or a Microsoft Word, WordPerfect or RTF file that can be converted to a PDF file. It is understood that the current state of technology of Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) is such that there are no guarantees that documents in PDF will work perfectly with all possible hardware and software configurations that readers may have.

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Rights for Authors and International Journal of Orofacial Myology and Myofunctional Therapy

As further described in our submission agreement (the Submission Agreement), in consideration for publication of the article, the authors assign to International Journal of Orofacial Myology and Myofunctional Therapy all copyright in the article, subject to the expansive personal--use exceptions described below.

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 International Journal of Orofacial Myology and Myofunctional Therapy, requires credit to International Journal of Orofacial Myology and Myofunctional Therapy as copyright holder (e.g., International Journal of Orofacial Myology and Myofunctional Therapy © 2021).

Personal-use Exceptions

The following uses are always permitted to the author(s) and do not require further permission from International Journal of Orofacial Myology and Myofunctional Therapy 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, 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; 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 .

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General Terms and Conditions of Use

Users of the International Journal of Orofacial Myology and Myofunctional Therapy website and/or software agree not to misuse the International Journal of Orofacial Myology and Myofunctional Therapy service or software in any way.

The failure of International Journal of Orofacial Myology and Myofunctional Therapy 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 International Journal of Orofacial Myology and Myofunctional Therapy and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

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