Volume: 10 - Issue: 1, 30.04.2022

Year: 2022

Research Article



31. Düzeltme

Anemon Journal of Social Sciences of Muş Alparslan University is a peer-reviewed international journal that publishes original and qualified works with a scientific approach in the fields of social sciences and human sciences. The Journal is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October and December starting from 2018 by Mus Alparslan University.

anemon focuses on, but not limited to the following topics: business, economics, educational sciences, finance, fine arts, history, international relations, linguistics, literature, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology and theology, etc. anemon is a journal that allows for geographic diversity without making any discrimination between the writers, referees, editorial board members and advisory board members.

anemon is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October and December starting from 2018 by Mus Alparslan University. The purpose of the journal is to make contributions to publishing qualified academic studies in social sciences and humanities.

The articles that are published in the journal cannot be published or presented anywhere else unless permission is granted from the editorial board. The articles that are published either partially or completely cannot be used anywhere else unless reference is given. The articles that are sent to the journal has to be authentic, not previously published or sent to be published. The authors of the articles have to have a consensus regarding the order of the authors' names in the article.

If you download the “sample article” that was prepared according to spelling rules and format of the Journal of anemon from our website through the link for authors to help you prepare the article, this will save your time and facilitate the preparation process. You can also prepare your article by saving this sample as a template on the Microsoft Word program.

·       The articles should be in MS Word 2007 or higher version.

·       The layout has to be custom-designed A4 paper (210 x 297 mm). The file format has to be MS Word. The font has to be Times New Roman or a similar one with a size of 10. The file has to have single-line spacing. 6 nk space should be left before and after each paragraph. Page margins have to be 2 cm on the top and 1.5 cm for all the other sides. The pages have to be numbered.

·       The articles should include the name(s), surname(s), institutional title(s), institution name(s), e-mail address(es), and  ORCID of the author(s). In addition, the corresponding author has to be indicated in the articles.

·       The title of the article has to be consistent with the content and must reflect the content in the best way possible. The title has to be boldface with a font size of 13. The first letter of all the words has to be uppercase. The title has to be left-aligned. The articles should have an English title with the same properties.

·       The article needs to include an “Abstract” at the beginning not less than 75 words nor longer than 120 words summarizing the content in the most precise and concise way. The abstract must not include references, figures, and table numbers. Leaving a space under the abstract, the author has to add keywords including at least 3 and utmost 5 words. The keywords have to be consistent with the content and should be comprehensive. Similarly, the articles have to include an English title, keywords, and abstract.

·       anemon is published in Turkish and English. However, each issue may include articles written in other languages unless they exceed one third of the journal. The articles written in other languages have to have Turkish and English titles, keywords, and abstracts in addition to those written in its original language.

·       The works that are presented in any symposium or congress can be published after specifying the name, place and the date of the congress. The works (BAP, TUBITAK, Word Bank ect.) that are supported by a research organization or fund have to indicate the name of the supportive organization and the number of the project.

·       The articles should be organized as introduction, body, and conclusion. Subtitles and lower-level titles must have a font size of 11 (12 nk before and 6 nk after) and be left-aligned.

·       Formulas and equations should be written via Math Type or Word Equation Editor.

·       The study has to comply with grammatical rules. The latest Turkish Language Association Spell Check has to be employed regarding the use of punctuation, spelling of the words, and abbreviations. The text is expected to be clear and simple. No expressions out of purpose and scope must be included in the work. The valid scientific methods have to be employed to prepare the article. The content, purpose, scope, justification, etc. of the study have to be provided as much as needed in a certain order.

·       An article is expected to include abstract, sections of the main text, references, and appendices (if there is any) respectively. An article has to have an “Introduction” and “Conclusion” sections. The “Introduction” is definitely expected to include the purpose, importance, period, scope, data methodology, and outline of the study. If it is necessary for the subject to be dealt with, literature review can be given in this section as well. The “conclusion” needs to be in compliance with the study’s purpose and scope. It needs to be given generally and concisely. The points that are not mentioned within the text must not be included in “conclusion”. Headings, titles, and subtitles can be used to organize the text.

·       Tables/Figures should be numbered and given with their titles. No vertical lines must be used to draw the tables. Horizontal lines can only be used to separate the subtitles within the table from each other. Table/Figure number has to be at the top left-aligned and non-Italic. The name of tables/figures has to be written with each word having its first letter uppercase. In addition, tables/figures have to comply with black and white print. If there is anything in the table that requires reference, the references must be given at the bottom of the table with in-text reference format.

·       Headings, titles, and subtitles can be used to ensure an ordered information transfer. All the other titles except for the title of the article have to have a font size of 11. First-level titles should be uppercase but boldface; the first letters of all the words in the second-level titles should be uppercase and not boldface; and only the first letters of the words in the third-level titles should be uppercase, and these titles have to be italic. In addition, the titles have to be organized with 6 nk before and after the title.

1.  First-Level Title

1.1.    Second-Level Title

1.1.1. Third-level Title

·       The citation format is APA (American Psychological Association) Style 6th Edition. The authors have to follow the spelling principles and format specified by American Psychological Association in American Psychological Association Publication Manual regarding both quotations and bibliography. For detailed information: http://www.apastyle.org/learn/tutorials/basics-tutorial.aspx

   (i)          Reference to a book:

Stopford, M. (1997). Maritime Economics. New York: Routledge.

  (ii)          Translated book:

Davison, A. (2006). Türkiye’de Sekülerizm ve Modernlik. Tuncay Birkan (Trans.). İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları.

(iii)          Reference to a chapter in an edited book:

Esen, Ö., & Aydın, C. (2018). Tunisia. In: S. Özdemir, S. Erdoğan, & A. Gedikli (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Sociopolitical Factors Impacting Economic Growth in Islamic Nations (pp. 68-94). USA: IGI Global.

(iv)          Reference to a journal publication:

Esen, Ö. (2016). Security of the energy supply in Turkey: Prospects, challenges and opportunities. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy6(2), 281-289.

  (v)          Two authors:

Aydin, C., & Esen, Ö. (2018). Does the level of energy intensity matter in the effect of energy consumption on the growth of transition economies? Evidence from dynamic panel threshold analysis. Energy Economics69, 185-195.

(vi)          Theses and dissertations:

Esen, Ö. (2013). Sürdürülebilir Büyüme Bağlamında Türkiye’nin Enerji Açığı Sorunu: 2012-2020 Dönemi Enerji Açığı Projeksiyonu. Doctoral Dissertation. Erzurum: Atatürk University.

(vii)          Internet Based Sources

IATA (2016). Annual Reports Review. (15.10.2017), Retrieved from https://www.iata.org/about/Documents/iata-annual-review-2016.pdf

·       In-text references have to be indicated in brackets where relevant.

               (i)            For single author: (Surname, Date of Publication: Page Number)

              (ii)            For multiple authors: (Surname et al., Date of Publication: Page Number)

·       A paper prepared in accordance with these conditions should not exceed 10 pages, excluding References and Annexes.

·       The manuscripts that comply with the publication principles of anemon are passed through plagiarism checking. The journal uses the iThenticate software to detect instances of overlapping and similar text in submitted manuscripts. If the similarity level is above 5%, the manuscript is not accepted for publication.

·       The articles are sent through Online Application System for the first step of the publication. An automatically-sent confirmation message is sent to your e-mail address upon the completion of the application. For further information, please contact the editor via http://dergipark.gov.tr/anemon.

Ethical Principles

Scientific Research Ethics

- Scientific methods are used in obtaining, analyzing, interpreting and reaching the data. Non-scientific results cannot be used as research results.

- Author(s) must adhere to the national and international agreements during research period and must obtain permission from the competent authorities.

- The data obtained in the studies must be used in the manner/form permitted by the authorities. It is essential that data, which must not be shared, remain confidential.

- Researchers are obliged to inform the relevant persons and institutions about the problems that may occur after research done. Each researcher has the right not to participate in research due to these unintended consequences.

Publication Ethics

- Persons who do not contribute to the study during scientific research and writing should not be cited as authors.

- The author(s) must avoid situations such as irresponsible authorship, plagiarism, junk science, multicasting, segmentally publications, biased source, biased publication, and human-animal ethics.

- The author(s) must follow the citation system stated in the journal during the writing phase of the manuscript.

- Unpublished or un-presented works should not be cited in the manuscripts.

- All or part of any work cannot be published without permission or citation (plagiarism is not allowed).

- The author(s), if any, must state the financial sources of the study.

Referee Ethics


- must be experts in the fields of subjects of the manuscript.

- is (are) obliged to objectively and clearly his/her criticism. He/she must not act in accordance with his / her personal interests / opinions and, if necessary, refuse to act as a referee.

- should take into consideration the texts are personal during the evaluation process and should not share the texts with third parties.

- should not transfer information from the manuscript for their own work and should not seek any academic / personal interest.

- should provide clear and detailed reasons for the articles to be rejected.

- should also take into account the journal's scientific research and publication ethic rules.

Editorial Ethics

Editor (s):

- is obliged to appoint at least two referees appropriate to the subject of the candidate manuscripts.

- must ensure communication between the referee(s) and the author in charge, taking into account the blind review process.

- must maintain their relations in a transparent and objective manner without discrimination between any authors and referees.

- must not use their position for their own individual and academic interests.

- must provide clear and detailed justifications for the manuscripts they will reject.

- must also consider scientific research, publication and review ethics.

Publication Principles

Peer Review Process

  • The papers that are sent to anemon are subjected to preliminary assessment by the Editorial Board to see whether the work complies with the principles of the journal. The papers that are out of the scope of the journal or do not comply with the format of a scientific text either in terms of content or style are either rejected or demanded to be corrected prior to peer-review process. Academic objectivity and scientific quality are the most important criteria for the assessment of the articles that are submitted to be published.
  • The articles that comply with the publication principles of anemon are sent to two reviewers who are known for their studies in the relevant field. anemon Journal employs double-blind review system in which the names of neither the reviewers nor the authors are disclosed in any of the phases of the process. Reviewer reports are saved for five years. If one of the reviewers gives positive feedback while the other gives negative feedback, the article is either sent to a third reviewer or Editorial Board examines the reviewer reports to make the final decision.
  • The authors submitting papers to anemon take into account the criticisms and suggestions of the reviewers and the Editorial Board. The authors also have the right to object to the points with which they disagree. In the reviewing process, the publications of people with academic titles are only reviewed by academics of either an equal or a higher degree.
  • Assessment process of anemon may sometimes take long periods of time due to undesired reasons. Normally, preliminary assessment by the editor takes a week while reviewer’s assessment period takes 8 weeks. However, reviewer assessment process may get longer when reviewers do not respond on time or in cases of appointing a new reviewer and so on.
  • The author/authors submitting papers to anemon is/are considered to have accepted the aforementioned reviewing conditions and process of the journal.
  • The copyrights of the works that are decided to be published (accepted) in anemon are transferred to Muş Alparslan University.

Editorial Principles

  • anemon is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes authentic and qualified works with a scientific approach in the fields of social sciences. It is published to contribute to raising the quality of the social sciences studies, development of methods and practices, to strengthen the communication between theoretical and practical studies, and to enrich the literature.
  • anemon supports all the authentic and qualified scientific studies in the social sciences field including business, economics, educational sciences, finance, fine arts, history, international relations, linguistics, literature, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology and theology etc. It publishes new and authentic works to offer the knowledge produced by scientific circles for the benefit of academics and public.
  • The works that are sent to anemon must be either an authentic work to eliminate a lack in the literature or a review assessing the previously-published works and suggesting relevant, new, and noteworthy opinions.
  • The texts that are sent to anemon include articles, translations, and book promotions. For the translated texts, publication permission of the owner of the article and the source text are required.
  • Publication languages of anemon are Turkish and English. However, each issue may include articles written in other languages unless they exceed one third of the journal.
  • Before academic studies submitted to anemon, they should be proofread and edited by native the language-speaking editors related to language used in the paper. This should also be documented (excluding study prepared in Turkish language).
  • The works that are sent to anemon must not be published previously anywhere. They have to be ready for publication. The papers that have previously been presented in a scientific meeting can be sent to the journal if it is clearly indicated.
  • anemon is regularly published six times a year, in February, April, June, August, October and December by Muş Alparslan University. 
  • anemon is dont charge submission, processing or publication fees for submitted articles. All expenses are covered by Muş Alparslan University.
  • No copyright payment is made for the papers that are sent to anemon. The copyrights of the works that are published in the Journal are transferred to Muş Alparslan University Journal of Social Sciences (anemon).
  • Scientific and legal liabilities of the articles published in anemon belong to the authors.
  • All the opinions and ideas indicated in the articles that are published in anemon are authors’ personal opinions and do not reflect the opinions of the Journal or the affiliated institutions by any means.
  • The works that are sent to anemon are sent to TUBITAK ULAKBIM’s DergiPark System (UDS) in electronical environment. This system can be accessed via http://dergipark.gov.tr/anemon under the link “User Page/New Submission”. After registering in the system and submitting the paper, the developments regarding the reviewing process and reviewer reports can be followed by the authors.

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