Author Resources

The Authors Handbook includes information on writing guidelines, article submissions, graphics, photos and artwork, the author’s checklist, and important forms.

 

authors_handbookImportant Downloads:

Authors Handbook

Graphics/Caption Listing Sheet

 

Forms/Uploads

Upload Article Graphics – Contact your Shepherd or the Publisher for username and password
New Material Form
Reprint Consent Form
Author Intent Form

 

2018 Deadlines

ISSUE ABSTRACT DUE TO PUBLISHER DRAFT DUE TO PUBLISHER FINAL ARTICLE DUE TO PUBLISHER
January, 2018 August 1, 2017 September 1, 2017 October 2, 2017
February, 2018 September 1, 2017 October 2, 2017 November 1, 2017
March, 2018 October 2, 2017 November 1, 2017 December 1, 2017
April, 2018 November 1, 2017 December 1, 2017 January 2, 2018
May, 2018 December 1, 2017 January 2, 2018 February 1, 2018
June, 2018 January 2, 2018 February 1, 2018 March 1, 2018
July, 2018 February 1, 2018 March 1, 2018 April 2, 2018
August, 2018 March 1, 2018 April 2, 2018 May 1, 2018
September, 2018 April 2, 2018 May 1, 2018 June 1, 2018
October, 2018 May 1, 2018 June 1, 2018 July 2, 2018
November, 2018 June 1, 2018 July 2, 2018 August 1, 2018
December, 2018 July 2, 2018 August 1, 2018 September 3, 2018

 

2018 Editorial Calendar

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January

Theme: Concrete
Focus: Post Tensioning
Structural Insights: Design Assist
Resource Guide: Anchor Updates

February

Theme: Steel/Cold-Formed Steel
Focus: Extreme Events
Structural Insights: Rebar Development Length (ACI 318-14)
Resource Guide: Bridge Guide

March

Theme: Wind/Seismic
Focus: Performance-Based Design
Structural Insights: Foreign Engineering Graduates
Resource Guide: Software Updates

April

Theme: Concrete
Focus: Concrete Finishing
Structural Insights: Resiliency and Structural Engineers
Resource Guide: Engineered Wood
Products Guide

May

Theme: Masonry
Focus: Advances in Masonry Construction
Structural Insights: FRP and Wood
Construction
Resource Guide: Steel and Cold-Formed
Steel Guide

June

Theme: Tall Buildings/High Rise
Focus: Earthquake Resistant Skyscrapers
Structural Insights: Fire and Bridges (Impact and Design)
Resource Guide: Tall Buildings Guide

July

Theme: Wind/Seismic
Focus: Component and Cladding Design
Structural Insights: Ground Improvement for Heavy Foundations
Resource Guide: Concrete Products Guide

August

Theme: Steel/Cold-Formed Steel
Focus: Steel Systems
Structural Insights: Using BIM in Wood Construction
Resource Guide: Software Guide

September

Theme: Concrete
Focus: Concrete Additives
Structural Insights: Professional Services in an Amazon World
Resource Guide: Anchor Guide

October

Theme: Bridges
Focus: Bridge Preservation
Structural Insights: Building Structure Monitoring
Resource Guide: Seismic/Wind Guide

November

Theme: Steel/Cold-Formed Steel
Focus: Connections and Components
Structural Insights: Rooftop Wind Turbines
Resource Guide: Software Updates

December

Theme: Soils & Foundations
Focus: Soil Improvement Techniques
Structural Insights: ICC Tall Wood 2021 Code Change Proposals
Resource Guide: Earth Retention Structures Guide