Texas Society of Interpreter for the Deaf TSID InterpreTexan Policy
TSID InterpreTexan Policy
The Editor of the InterpreTexan will be a member of the communication committee,
appointed by the chair.
The Editor of the InterpreTexan will not use copyrighted material verbatim, but will
glean information from other articles and write it in his/her own style citing sources.
The Editor will become familiar with and maintain knowledge of distribution
methods and costs in order to choose the most effective means of distribution.
The Editor may appoint one or more columnists, if so desired.
The InterpreTexan will be published at least four (4) times a year in accordance with
Dates of publication will be set by the TSID Board.
TSID shall disburse monies to cover all anticipated printing and mailing costs to the
editor prior to publication if needed. TSID will reimburse the editor for unforeseen
expenses incurred, i.e., fax charges, increased postage, printing costs, long distance
calls, etc. up to 25% over previously incurred charges adhering to TSID policies.
he deadlines for all submissions for printing in the InterpreTexan will be determined
by the TSID Board and communicated to the membership.
The editor may publish letters from the membership, subject to the following criteria:
1. The InterpreTexan will print information of interest and concern to the
membership of this organization (TSID). This information will be statements
pertinent to the entire membership, no interpersonal exchanges will be accepted.
Every measure possible should be taken to uphold the standards of truth and
2. Letters should be as brief as possible.
3. Only one (1) letter per author will be published in any one issue, with no more
than two (2) letters per author published during one year.
4. Unsigned letters will not be accepted for publication. Requests may be made to
have name withheld, with a valid reason.
5. Letters which do not meet these guidelines or which are not appropriate to for the
purposes of the InterpreTexan may be edited.
6. If a letter is not published the editor will notify the writer stating the reason for
Submissions to the InterpreTexan should be sent to the InterpreTexan editor.
Paid advertisements will be accepted according to the “Advertising Rates & Policy
for the InterpreTexan.” Workshops related to interpreting and/or the profession of
interpreting will be publicized at no cost to local chapters of TSID and any non-profit
entity. Any other organization or individual wishing to advertise may do so in
accordance to the “Advertising Rates and Policy.”
The copyright clause is to be included in each issue of the InterpreTexan.
Revised 10/2000 (Formerly "TSID Editorial Policy")
Version 09/2009 1/1