Criteria for Submission of Materials

for Inclusion on Web Site

Both members and nonmembers may submit articles and information to be considered for publication on this site. The site manager will determine the acceptability of submissions. The criteria set out below will be applied to all submissions in order to protect the society and the site manager (who technically owns this site) from complaints of any nature, legal or otherwise. Please read the following summaries of requirements, prohibitions and alternatives & suggestions BEFORE making a submission.

REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO ALL SUBMISSIONS:

PROHIBITIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL SUBMISSIONS:

SUMMARY OF ALTERNATIVES AND SUGGESTIONS:

Type of Submission

Format & File Size Limits

Copyright Requirement or Certification of Ownership

Limits on Subject

Other Criteria

Genealogy Reports

Text: DOS txt or MS Word doc

Images: jpg (jpeg) or gif

Sizes: 500 kb per total submission, 200 kb per image

Certification of ownership of the source genealogy file required

One family name or line per report

May use WinZip to compress groups of files that exceed 500 kb. For preformatted reports with images in critical placement, the main document should be written into an Adobe pdf file to preserve formatting.

Genealogy Obituaries

Ditto

The original source and date of publication of the obit must be given. Old obits from archives may be so characterized if original publication information is not known.

One per person deceased

Ditto

Genealogy Family Trees

Ditto

Certification of ownership of the source genealogy file required

One family name or line per report

To preserve the family tree graphical structure, report/file should be converted to Adobe pdf before submission

Genealogy -- Photos

Does not apply. Photos without accompanying reports or text description cannot be published

 

 

Photo-only submissions would probably best be published on the Amite Reunion web site. See links page.

History Articles (Obituaries, even if very old will be considered genealogy info.)

Text: DOS txt or MS Word doc

Images: jpg (jpeg) or gif

Sizes: 500 kb per total submission, 200 kb per image

Articles shall have a copyright notice or a certification of ownership &/or right to publish in the name of the submitter

Article must be focused on a single event, place, person, limited time period or aspect of life in Amite County.

See "Genealogy Reports" above, plus articles already published in essentially the same form and substance on another web site shall not be duplicated here. Instead a link to the other site page may be submitted.

Creative Work Short stories

Ditto

Ditto

Story may be fact, fiction, or a mixture to facilitate relating of story.

See "Genealogy Reports" above. Images used to illustrate factual stories should also be factual. Images used for fiction may be analogies or impressions.

Creative Work Poetry

Ditto, except submit no images for poetry

Ditto

Poems should have inspiration from some aspect of Amite County

Poetry already published in essentially the same form and substance on another web site shall not be duplicated here. Instead a link to the other site page may be submitted.

Creative Work Song lyrics

Ditto

Ditto

Ditto

Lyrics already published in essentially the same form and substance on another web site shall not be duplicated here. Instead a link to the other site page may be submitted.

Creative Work -- Music

Do not submit music

 

 

Since a variety of venues exist for publication of truly original music, this site will not attempt to publish music in any form.

Creative Work Photos

Format: jpg (jpeg) or gif

Sizes: 500 kb per total submission, 200 kb per image

Ditto

Photos must have been taken in Amite Co. or contain the image of a person who lives or originated in Amite County

Photos already published in essentially the same form and substance on another web site shall not be duplicated here. Instead a link to the other site page may be submitted.

Creative Work -- Art

Submit Photos of artwork in compliance with criteria for photos above

Ditto

Artwork must depict or render an impression of an Amite Co. subject

Ditto

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