Abstract instructions

Instructions for Submitting Abstracts Online

Spring 2014 Meeting
Providence, Rhode Island

Complete instructions for the preparation and submission of abstracts is provided online.

Acknowledgment that your abstract has been received will be sent by e-mail. Please note that if you do not receive an email message your abstract has not been entered into the database.

1. Online Abstract Submission site is accessed on the ASA Home Page at http://AcousticalSociety.org

2. Click “Submit Abstract for the Providence meeting” from the main page

3. You must first create an account and set up a username and password if you have not already done that in connection with submission of abstracts for the last two ASA meetings.

4. After logging into the submission site, click the “Submission” tab.

5. To begin a new abstract click “Create a New Abstract” in the sidebar located on the left-hand side of the screen.

6. If at any time during the submission process you need technical support click the “Get Help Now” button at the top of the screen.

7. Abstracts are limited to 200 words (approximately 1500 characters).

8. The body of the abstract can be cut and pasted into the submission site. Note that LaTex coding must be entered using the Special Character palette which appears on the Title/Body Screen.

9. Enter all authors and their affiliations in the order they should appear in the abstract. Note: Only one affiliation may be included for each author.

10. Carefully check the proof of your abstract. Make sure all special characters and formatting are displaying properly and that the authors and affiliations are listed in the proper order.

11. When all the required information for your submission is entered, the “Submit Abstract” button will appear at the Proof and Submit stage. Click the “Submit Abstract” button to submit the abstract.

12. Upon submission of your abstract you will receive an e-mail confirmation.

13. To view or edit an existing submission click “View Submissions” in the sidebar located on the left-hand side of the screen.

14. To edit an existing submission you must select “Return to Draft” and then select “Edit.” All abstracts that are returned to draft must be resubmitted to be entered into the system. If not, the submission will remain in the Drafts table.