Author Guidelines

How to become a frequently contributing author?

  • View tutorials on the For Contributors page.
  • Complete an entry by yourself.
  • Complete your user profile, with a photo and at least one or more sentences. Or you can link to your external profile page. We suggest including the following information in your profile at a minimum:
    • Where do you work?
    • What is your research interest?
    • What publications?
  • Notify Managing Editors by contacting

How to maintain the status of a frequently contributing author?

  • Contribute to TOPR within each third of the calendar year by
    • either publishing a complete new entry
    • or making significant edits on existing published entries
  • We will recognize frequently contributing authors by
    • maintaining a list of regular authors on TOPR
    • and sending out annual recognition letters to recognize your regular scholar contribution to TOPR