Submission Guidelines for Capstone Collection

Who Can Submit

Capstone Collection only publishes approved Capstone papers written by SIT Graduate Institute students in the Master's Program in Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management. Capstone Collection. For additional information, please contact


How to Submit a Paper

1. Make sure your paper is in an acceptable format. We can accept papers in Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format (RTF), or Adobe Acrobat (PDF).

If you use a word-processing program other than Microsoft Word, look for an "export" or "save as" option in your program to save it as an RTF file. If you have questions, please contact

2. Write an abstract for your paper. It can be any length. Please also select keywords. These are words that will help a user locate your paper through a search.

3. Please note that you will have to create an account with DigitalCollections@SIT in order to submit a paper. This may be done by clicking on the “My Account” link at the top of the page. Once your account has been created, submit the paper by clicking on the submit button on the Capstone Collection main page. You will need to add the following things: abstract; disciplines; and name, affiliation (SIT Graduate Institute), and your email address. You may add supplemental files if necessary.

4. If you have any questions, contact

Overview of the Process

After you submit your paper, we will create an Adobe Acrobat (PDF) version of it and publish it on the site. You will be notified by e-mail when the paper is posted.

How to Revise Your Paper

If you publish this paper or a revised version elsewhere, for example in a journal, please send the citation of the new version to We will be able to inform repository users about the new version.

Revisions for reasons other than publication in a journal will not be accepted.