Writing Rules

The Template File describes the general information about publishing in APJHAD and how to prepare a manuscript for submission. The article must be written according to the template file given below. In the template, the page layout, fonts, titles and subtitles to be used in the article are defined in detail and applied to the text. Figures, graphs, pictures, formulas and tables should be original, produced in a clearly, ready for printing from the computer and should be referred in the text. Authors are encouraged to use common academic publication norms in places where not specified in the guide.

APJHAD accepts publications in English only. The manuscript will be returned to the author before the review process if not prepared based on the template and following layout. The manuscript should be submitted electronically as MS Word files through the Dergipark System. 

As of 2022, the journal will use embedded licensing information in articles. You can find the licensing information in the Journal's Open Access Policy page and in the Templete File.  


  • Title
  • Summary (100-250 words, clear and concise)
  • Keywords (up to five keywords)
  • Introduction
  • Methodology
  • Results and Discussion
  • Conclusions
  • Acknowledgements (if any)
  • Conflict of Interest (All authors should include a statement disclosing any financial or other substantive conflicts of interest that may be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript.)
  • Author Contribution (Authorship should be limited to those who have made a substantial contribution to the concept, design, methodology, analysis or interpretation of the study.  Authors are required to write an author contribution statement describing the contribution of each author to the final version of the paper)
  • References (APJHAD numbered citation style for reference format - Preferably IEEE)
  • Appendices (if any)

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