All papers submitted for publication in the Transactions must have a Masonic connection and must be submitted in
the English language electronic format. Acceptable file formats are
non-formatted text or MS Word ONLY. A very
short abstract (not more than five sentences is suggested) must be the opening
paragraph, and should be titled as such. A short bio of the author should be included. Do not format the document.
Graphics should be in JPEG format. Contact the Publications Committee
Papers must be submitted by e-mail to the Publications Committee via the Secretary.
Submissions become the property of The American Lodge of Research, with the author retaining credit for the submission.
submissions must represent the original work of the author and
should present a new idea, argument or discovery, which
constitutes a material statement respecting an aspect of the Craft or of
the history of some element of the Institution. Authors are responsible
for content in their submissions.
A paper to be published must contain bibliographic notes and
references. Although no limitation on length is prescribed, the
presentation of a paper in Lodge should not exceed 30 minutes.
Receipt of papers will not be acknowledged, nor will hardcopies of papers be returned unless a stamped, self-addressed envelope is enclosed with the submission and return of the paper is requested.
The Lodge reminds readers that the papers published in the Transactions are the responsibility of the authors, and not of the Lodge nor of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York. Any paper contained in the Transactions may be read in any Lodge, Chapter or other Masonic meeting group. Although no permission is required in advance, courtesy dictates that appropriate credit be given to the source and to the author, and that advices as to the use sent to the Secretary would be appreciated.
No portion of any paper may be reproduced, printed or otherwise published, etc., without prior permission. Short quotations may be used for reference or comment upon advices to the Secretary as to the use thereof, and upon the extension of appropriate credits.
Requests for reproduction should be directed to the Secretary. No portion of any paper may be reproduced, printed, reprinted or otherwise published without prior permission.