Guidelines for Article Submission
Deadlines will vary by semester. Please contact the Pulp and Pixels Editing Board for more information.
200-1200 words; longer articles accepted by previous arrangement.
The primary audience members of Pulp and Pixels are students and faculty. Community members are also welcome to participate.
Articles and other materials can be based on news, trends, events, research, and other information related to Kimbel Library. Articles may be written in first or third person.
Pulp and Pixels is intended to be fresh, entertaining and cutting-edge as well as informative. Creativity is encouraged. Additionally, multi-media content (video, photo, Flash, etc.) are welcome.
All factual information must be verified by the author prior to submission. MLA citation style should be used for footnotes, and AP style should be used for the body of the text.
- For more information on MLA style, visit the Kimbel Library MLA Citation Guide.
- For more information on AP style, visit the Office of Marketing Communications Editorial/Graphics Standards web site.
Pulp and Pixels will accept articles, images, video, etc. by electronic submission only. For files too large to be submitted via email (i.e. video files), special arrangements will be made. Please send materials and special arrangement requests to Catherine Goodwin.
Text articles should be attached to emails as a Microsoft Word document or in a compatible format. Photographs should be attached to emails in GIF, JPEG or PSD format at a minimum resolution of 300 dpi. Videos will be submitted by special arrangment.
All contributors are required to complete a Biography Form. Biography forms must be filled out and submitted to Catherine Goodwin in person (call 843-349-2408 to make an appointment) or via email (email@example.com) or mail:
Collections Management Librarian
Coastal Carolina University
PO Box 261954
Conway, SC 29528-6054
Also, a request will be made by Pulp and Pixels that the contributor come into the library and have a photo taken. Also, contributors are encouraged to submit a favorite photo of themselves (i.e. on vacation, etc.) to be included with their written biography. Photos are optional and not a requirement for submission. All biographical information and photos will be published on the Pulp and Pixels website. Additionally, a Media Release Form must be filled out if photos or video of contributor are used.
Editors reserve the right to make editorial revisions, deletions or additions which, in their opinion, support the author's intent. When changes are substantial, every effort is made to work with the author.
To become a Pulp and Pixels editor, please contact Catherine C. Goodwin via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone 843.349.2408.