Guidelines for authorship

Co-authorship Guidelines:

  • Providing written content to outline, manuscript, figures, tables, or substantial edits to the manuscript.
  • Authorship order - For middle authors that contributed equally, assign order by random number generator.
  • Indicate contributor roles to the project using CRediT Taxonomy (Contributor Roles Taxonomy (
  • Providing/confirming affiliation prior to manuscript submission within approx 2 weeks of being notified.
  • Endorsing final content of manuscript within given approx 2 weeks of being notified.
Luna L. Sánchez Reyes
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
University of California, Merced