Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for International Journal of Nuclear Security

This document provides details on typesetting and layout requirements pertaining to final manuscript submission to International Journal of Nuclear Security.
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Formatting Requirements

On the first page, please have the header read "International Journal of Nuclear Security, Vol. ___, No. ___, 201_." We ask that you please fill out the volume, number and year and format this heading using size 8 pt Times New Roman italic. This header should transition to document your page numbers on the following body pages.

Single-space return down the page 6 times and insert your title, aligned right, in 18pt Verdana Bold.

Author's Name:
Double-space return and document your name in 15 pt Verdana.

Author's affiliation:
Document your affiliation in 10 pt Verdana.
Single-space return down the page 4 times and document your first heading.

Please create document headings using heading 1 with 12 pt. spacing before and 6 pt. after, level 1 outline numbering with roman numerals, and size 14 pt Verdana, bold.
Create heading 2 with 0.5" indention, 12 pt. spacing after, level 2 outline numbering with capital letter numbering style and 12 pt Verdana bold. Create heading 3 with 1" indention, 6 pt. spacing before and after, level 3 outline numbering with 1, 2, 3, ... numbering style and 12 pt Verdana italized.

Double-space return and begin formatting your manuscript in 11 pt Times New Roman. We also ask that you format your manuscript in single column.

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Works Cited:
Please include a works cited page at the end of your manuscript. Place a header at the top in 14 pt Verdana denoting "Works Cited."
Double-space down and begin listing your works cited in size 11 Times New Roman inserted from your Zotero.org library using the International Journal for Nuclear Security formatting within Zotero.org. It is very important that you include a DOI in the citation for each source that has one.