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Author Guidelines

We request two documents, each sent electronically to bailey@coplac.org:DOCUMENT ONE: Summary Document



  • Document must be in MS Word

  • Title this document with your last name and school acronym (for example, Bill Spellman at UNC Asheville would title his Summary Document spellmanunca)

  • In this document please list the following in this order:



  1. Title of Presentation

  2. Author(s)

  3. Faculty mentor(s)

  4. School

  5. 200-250 word abstract (submissions over the 250 word limit will be edited)

  6. Up to 5 keywords related to your submission


DOCUMENT TWO: Research Document


This is your actual paper.



  • Document must be a PDF

  • Title this document with your last name, school acronym and the letters RD (for example, Bill Spellman at UNC Asheville would title his Research Document spellmanuncaRD

  • On the first page, include paper’s title, author(s), faculty mentor(s) and school name

  • Document should be single-spaced text with 1” margins, 12 pt font, and a maximum of 10 pages

  • All references are to be organized as endnotes