For Authors
NELS 48 Proceedings Guidelines • January 2018

Dear Author:

As we have every year since 1981, GLSA Publications will be publishing the proceedings of NELS 48. We are now ready to accept submissions.

Style Sheets and Deadline

The deadline for submissions is May 10th, 2018, 11:59PM EST.
Please let us know by February 20th whether you are planning to submit.

The maximum lengths for submissions are defined as follows:
Invited talk: 20 pages,
Paper presentation (including special sessions): 14 pages,
Talk alternate: 10 pages,
Poster: 10 pages.

You will find the style sheets for LaTeX and Microsoft Word below. We really do encourage the use of LaTeX. Word users, please note that we will not be accepting any file format other than '.docx'.

LaTeX users (.zip)
Word users (.docx)
LaTeX users
After extracting the contents of '' you will find several files. The file 'nels48style.tex' was used to compile the PDF version of the styleguide and 'nels48style.bib' is the corresponding BibTeX file. Modify and use them as templates for your submission. The remaining document class (.cls) and bibliography style (.bst) files should not be modified but appropriately mentioned within your .tex file.

Word users
Please modify and use the 'nels48word.docx' as a template for your submission.

To submit, attach the source file and a PDF version of your document, as well as all files necessary to compile it (.bib file, figures, etc.) and send to

We are looking forward to hearing back from you. If you require further information, please let us know!

Best regards,
Sherry Hucklebridge and Max Nelson
NELS 48 Editors

Department of Linguistics,
N408 Integrative Learning Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9274
fax: (413) 545-2792