Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology
MIDCONTINENTAL JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGY (ISSN 0146-1109) publishes original papers on the archaeology of the region between the Appalachian Mountains and the Great Plains, from the Boreal Forests to the Gulf of Mexico, and on closely related subjects. MCJA is published biannually in April and October by the Midwest Archaeological Conference, Inc., and printed in the United States of America by Altramira Press, which is part of The Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group.
MCJA is indexed in Anthropological Literature: An Index to Periodical Articles and Essays; Arts, Social Sciences, and Historical Abstracts; and America: History and Life.
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Editorial Staff and Subscriptions
Editor: Thomas Emerson
Illinois State Archaeological Survey
23 E. Stadium Drive
209 Nuclear Physics Lab
Champaign, IL 61820
Founding Editor: David S. Brose
Inaugural MAC Editor: William Green
Articles, notes, and comments should be submitted to the Editor.
Subscription to the Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology is through membership in the Midwest Archaeological Conference, Inc.
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Notice to Authors
- Preparing Manuscripts for Publication in the Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology (PDF 12.2MB)
- Submit an original digital copy. Manuscript should be a Word document.
- Include an abstract of less than 150 words that specifically refers to text material.
- Footnotes are not permitted.
- Text citations are set in parentheses, e.g. (Author 2003:359).
- References are listed alphabetically by author and in ascending chronological order.
- Reference formats in the Reference section follow the American Antiquity style guide (see below). Use complete last and first names and middle initials for authors and editors as they appear on the title page of the work. (Use initials only for authors known by initials [e.g., C. S. Lewis]).
- Number all figures consecutively and provide a caption for each.
- Tables should be submitted as separate files, numbered sequentially, and have the Table title included. Tables should be in Excel.
- All images/photographs must be submitted as JPG or TIFF files 300 dpi minimum, 5 inches wide. For line drawings or other artwork the files should be submitted as postcript files (EPS or AI) 5 inches wide.
For further details on style see MCJA 1(1); American Antiquity 57(4); or http://www.saa.org/Portals/0/SAA/Publications/StyleGuide/styleguide.pdf