Community College Journal of Research and Practice Call for Papers for Special Issue: Council for the Study of Community Colleges 2017

Community College Journal of Research and Practice

The EIC of The Community College Journal of Research and Practice (CCJRP) has agreed to publish a special issue of select papers of presentations at the 2017 Council for the Study of

Community Colleges (CSCC) conference in Fort Worth, TX. Papers submitted for publication will be peer reviewed in 2017 and, if accepted, published in 2018.

Please refer to the following link for details regarding guidelines for manuscripts: and click on the "Authors and Submissions" tab.

Each manuscript must be accompanied by a statement that it has not been published elsewhere and that it has not been submitted simultaneously for publication elsewhere. Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce copyrighted material from other sources and are required to sign an agreement for the transfer of copyright to the publisher. All accepted manuscripts, artwork, and photographs become the property of the publisher. The copyright release form is available on the web site listed above and must be signed prior to publication.

Along with full-length manuscripts (not to exceed 30-35 pages total double spaced), shorter manuscripts (not to exceed five pages total double spaced) are encouraged for the Exchange section featuring thoughtful scholarly papers and research.

A recommended format for Exchange papers is available on the CCJRP web site.

We are now accepting submissions via ScholarOne for this CSCC Special Issue. Please submit manuscripts in MS Word format to Detailed instructions follow on the second page of this call for papers.

Please direct questions to CCJRP@Fau.Edu for related support. Submissions emailed to CCJRP@Fau.Edu will be redirected to ScholarOne with instructions.

The Special Issue Guest Editors, Gianna Ramdin, Delores McNair, and Cristobal Salinas, may also be contacted at CCJRP@Fau.Edu.

Submission Instructions

In order to facilitate the submission process as efficiently as possible, this year we are asking that you submit your blinded paper to our ScholarOne online submission site.

Failure to submit via ScholarOne will prevent your paper from being considered for review.

How to Submit via ScholarOne:

1. If you are not yet registered in ScholarOne with the Community College Journal of Research and Practice, please register at

2. In the Author Center, click on the flashing star icon that reads, Click here to submit a new manuscript.

3. In Section 1 Type, Title, & Abstract, under Manuscript Type, select "Special Issue" from the drop- down menu.

4. In Section 4 Detail & Comments indicate "Yes" on the question: Is the manuscript a candidate for a special issue? Then type in "CSCC 2017" in the comment box that asks If Yes, what is the title of the special issue?

5. In Section 5 File Upload, upload your paper as a "Main Document" and a separate title page as "Title Page (not for review" from the drop-down menu. Figures and tables should also be submitted as separate files and indicated as "Figure" or "Table" files from the drop-down menu.

6. Click Submit after completing all required submission steps. You will see a Submission Confirmation page with your Manuscript ID.

If you have any questions, please let us know. We look forward to receiving your submission.

Early submissions are encouraged.