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Member-Written Articles

In the SMRP member newsletter, Solutions Quartlery, we are proud to feature unique articles written by SMRP members concerning topics important to them and their colleagues. We encourage topics that align with the five pillars of the SMRP Body of Knowledge, which members can access for free along with our webinar series taking a deeper dive into each pillar. Other topics may include:

  • Emerging Technologies
  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • Workforce Development

All authors will need to complete and submit the following documents to be considered for publication:

Submitted articles are evaluated on the follow criteria:

  • Does the article align with SMRP's mission, vision and values
  • Is the article timely and cover a relevant topic?
  • Does the article inform, instruct or entertain SMRP members?
  • Does the article cover the basics: who, what, when, where, why and how? 
  • Does the article show imagination and creativity?
  • Does the writing have unity, coherence and emphasis? Does it have complete, clear and logically organized information?
  • Does the article demonstrate good editing for grammar, spelling, punctuation, typos and clarity?
  • Does the article have form/style appropriate to content/purpose?
  • Does the article cite authority and sources, if appropriate?
  • Does the article provide background and perspective?

See below for guidelines when considering writing for the magazine:

  • SMRP will not accept articles promoting an individual, company or specific product or offering.
  • All articles must relate to the assigned topic for the month. 
  • Please limit article word length to 2,000 words.
  • Please submit all references in Chicago Style endnotes.

Send your article, any images, and biography & release form to [email protected].

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