Special Issue

Volume: 5 - Issue: Özel Sayı

Special Issue Year: 2021

The scope of the “Bilge International Journal of Science and Technology Research” comprises such as original research on all aspects of basic science, engineering and technology. Original research results, scientific reviews and short communication notes in various fields of science and technology are considered for publication. The publication language of the journal is English. Manuscripts previously published in another journal are not accepted. Manuscripts with a suitable balance of practice and theory are preferred. A review article is expected to give in-depth information and satisfying evaluation of a specific scientific or technologic subject, supported with an extensive list of sources. Short communication notes prepared by researchers who would like to share the first outcomes of their on-going, original research work are welcome.

BİLGESCI is an international open-access journal that publishes pure and applied researches in the field of engineering and technologies. The journal promotes the latest scientific findings, empirical and theoretical researches in the following areas; 

Science, Technologies, Multidisciplinary Approach, Engineering, Materials and Nanostructures, Fabrication and Processing, New Techniques.

Electrical/Electronics and Computer Engineering
Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Environmental and Chemical Engineering
Forest and Wood Products Engineering
And the Other Engineerings and Technologies Departments

BİLGESCI publishes research papers, letters, topical review articles, and special issues.

Publication Policy


Open Access and Free Submission Statement

Bilgesci is open access journal — all the manuscripts published in these journals are freely available online for anyone. There is no subscription or submission charges. Our journal operate under the Creative Commons Attribution license in International Version 4 (CC BY 4.0). This allows for the reproduction of articles free of charge with the appropriate citation information. All authors publishing with Bilgesci Journal accept these as the terms of publication.


Submission and Evaluation Process

1. Submission
2. First Control
    a. Scope check
    b. Preliminary language check and technical control
3. Scientific Evaluation
    a. Editor-in-chief
    b. Editor
    c. Referee
4. Publication
    a. Technical control
    b. After acceptance language correction
    c. Galley proof
    d. Publication


Submission

All manuscripts must be submitted electronically via the Internet through the online system for BİLGESCİ at https://dergipark.org.tr/en/journal/1700/submission/step/manuscript/new. After selecting the journal, you will be guided stepwise through the creation and uploading of the various files.
Papers are accepted for evaluation on the understanding that:
• they have not been published,
• they are not being considered for publication simultaneously elsewhere,
• they are not going to be submitted for publication elsewhere.

After a manuscript has been submitted, it is not possible for authors to be added or removed or for the order of authors to be changed. If authors do so, their submission may be canceled.

All authors need to have their ORCID iDs so that the process of evaluation and publishing of the manuscripts can continue in accordance with our publishing policy. 


Preparation of Manuscript

The form of the article should be as in the appendix. Articles that are not prepared in accordance with the template and rules are sent to the author in preliminary evaluation.

Manuscript Template


Langeuage: Bilge International Journal of Science and Technology Research accept only English manuscripts


Title section: Should contain the informative title of the manuscript (if possible, abbreviations should be avoided), not exceeding 15 words, first name and surname of the authors, the name of institution, its address, corresponding author’s e-mail address.

Abstract: Should state the purpose of the research, the main methods, and results and should not exceed 300 words. It should not contain references.

Keywords: Maximum 6 words, in alphabetical order, separated by commas. If possible, avoid abbreviations.

Introduction: Background and significance of the problem by using the most recent publications should be provided. The aim of the study should be clearly stated at the end of the introduction.

Materials and methods: Authors should provide a concise description of experimental site, design, materials and analytical methods and statistical procedures used. This part should be as clear as possible to enable other scientists to repeat the research presented.

Results: The numbers from the tables or figures should not be repeated extensively in the text and long explanations of the tables and figures are not acceptable. The same information given in the table should not be repeated in the figure or vice versa. Relevant statistical information should be provided in tables and figures. Statistical significance should be clearly indicated where applicable.

Discussion: Interpretation of data, related to previous research, should be presented. Results and discussion sections may be combined.

Conclusion: Main significant results of the study should be presented in a clear and concise way and should be numbered.

Acknowledgements (optional): Acknowledgements of funds, grants, etc. may be placed.

Ethics Committee Approval: If ethics committee approval is required, an ethics committee approval document should be attached to the end of the article. If not required, N/A should be written.

Peer-review: Since the articles published in the journal are subject to the peer-review process, the statement "Externally peer-reviewed" should be written in this part. 

Author Contributions: The points that each author contributed to the article should be stated. (Example: Conceptualization: H.S.; Investigation: H.S.; Material and Methodology: H.S., S.Ö.; Supervision: H.S., E.T.E.; Visualization: S.Ö.; Writing-Original Draft: H.S., D.A.; Writing-review & Editing: D.A., S.Ö.; Other: All authors have read and agreed to the published version of the manuscript.)

Conflict of Interest: It should be noted whether there are any conflicts between the authors (Example: The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.)

Funding: If financial support was received during the preparation of the article, it should be stated in this section. (Example: The authors declared that this study has received no financial support.)

References: The list should include more recent items – peer-reviewed scientific articles, scientific books and monographs, and other scientific publications, except for textbooks, manuals, or training materials. References to abstracts or proceedings are acceptable only in exceptional cases.

All publications cited in the text should be presented in a list of references. In the text, references should be cited by author and year of publication, for example: Özdemir (2018), Özkan and Gülsoy (2015). If a reference is made in the text to a publication written by more than two authors the name of the first author should be used followed by “et al.” (Beram et al., 2020). References cited together in the text should be arranged chronologically.

The list of references should be arranged alphabetically by authors’ names, and chronologically per author. Publications by the same author(s) in the same year should be listed as 2021a, 2021b, etc. All authors of each publication should be included in the reference list. Titles of scientific journals, conference proceedings etc. should not be abbreviated.

Journal articles:

Özkan, K. (2009a). Environmental factors as ınfluencing vegetation communities in Acipayam district of Turkey. Journal Environmental Biology, 30(5), 741-746.

Janisova, M. (2005). Vegetation-environment relationships in dry calcareous grassland. Ekologia, 24(1), 25-44.

Fontaine, M., Aerts, R., Özkan, K., Mert, A., Gülsoy, S., Süel, H., Waelkens, M., Muys, B. (2007). Elevation and exposition rather than soil types determine communities and site suitability in mediterranean mountain forests of southern anatolia, Turkey. Forest Ecology and Management, 247(1-3), 18-25.

Pritchard, N.M., Anderson, A.J.B (1971). Observation on the use of cluster analysis in botany with an ecological example. The Journal of Ecology, 59(3), 727-747.

Books:

Steel, R.G.D., Torrie, J.H. (1980). Principles and Procedures of Statistics: A Biometrical Approach. 2. ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Publ. Company.

Chapter in Books:

Ouyang, J. (1986). Induction of pollen plants in Triticum aestivum. In: Haploids of Higher Plant in Vitro, ed. Hu, M. and Yang, M., 26-41, Academic Press, Beijing.

Online References:

Holsinger, K. (2008). The genetics of natural selections, http://darwin.eeb.uconn.edu/eeb348/ lecture-notes/selection/selection.html, (Accessed January 20, 2010)


Manuscript Types

Original research articles, review articles, research notes/short communications, case studies/case reports, and letters to the editor are welcome.


You can get help with sample writing of the titles from the manuscript template.

The publication process of the Bilge International Journal of Science and Technology Research takes place within the framework of ethical principles. The procedures in the process support the quality of the studies. For this reason, it is of great importance that all stakeholders involved in the process comply with ethical standards.

Bilge International Journal of Science and Technology Research expects its readers, authors, reviewers, and editors to take ethical responsibility.
The ethical codes expected from the studies and publication processes of the Bilge International Journal of Science and Technology Research are stated below in the light of the guidelines and policies prepared by the Committee on Publication Ethics-COPE.(For detailed information COPE Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors).


Ethic principles for authors
Ethic principles for referees
Ethic principles for Editors
Originality
Conflicts of interest
Double-Blind Referee Review
Accuracy
Co-authoring
Copyright
Reciprocity
Right to Refuse
Conflict of Interest
Double-Blind Referee Review
Punctuality
Unbiased
Privacy
Independence
Unbiased
Conflict of Interest
Double-Blind Referee Review
Privacy
Review Quality
Punctuality
Decision Quality
Performance


Ethic principles for authors

The works must be original, not published elsewhere and in accordance with scientific research and publication ethics.
Authors should confirm that they have read and understood the author's instructions.
All authors are expected to contribute to the study.
All data in the article should be real and original.
Whether or not the article requires ethical committee approval is the responsibility of the authors. Ethics committee approval should be stated at the end of the article with the material and method.


Ethic principles for referees

Comments should be made objectively.
Personal criticism of the author is not appropriate.
Referees should express their views openly, with supportive discussions and references when necessary. However, it should not be defamatory or defamatory.
Referees must declare competing interests.
Referees should refuse to review articles with conflicts of interest resulting from:
competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or links or affiliated organizations with authors, companies.

Referees should respect the confidentiality of the materials provided to them and should not discuss unpublished articles with their colleagues or use the information in their own work.

If a referee wants to send a review request to a colleague, he / she must obtain the editor's permission in advance.

Referees must be impartial.


Ethic principles for Editors

Writing independence should be ensured. Editorial decisions should be based on the quality of the work and the appropriate referee evaluation rather than on political, financial or personal effects.
Editors are obliged to guide the referees for any information. This information sharing should be based on COPE principles.
Editors should adopt an appropriate review process for their journals, workspaces, and resources.
Editors should not be refused to publish in their own journals, but should not take advantage of their positions. Proceed according to the journal procedure.
The principle of editorial independence should always be adopted.

Unethical Behaviour

Should you encounter any unethical act or content in TİD apart from the ethical responsibilities listed above, please notify the journal by e-mail at merayembilder@gmail.com


Publication Policy

Turkish Journal of Range and Forage Science adopted the policy of providing open access with the publication.
Open access will lead to beneficial outcomes for humanity by increasing the global exchange of information.

There is no article processing and article submission charge from submitted articles for publication in Turkish Journal of Range and Forage Science.


Policy to Plagiarism

The authors have to check the articles against the plagiarism with the "iThenticate Plagiarism Detection" software before the manuscript submit. Except for the references section, the similarity index in the search will have to be below 20%. It is mandatory that the iThenticate software be provided in the report when the article is being recorded on the manuscript submit. The journal routinely screen article submissions for plagiarism.

The content of the journal is offered free of charge to all users. In addition, there is no charge for the application and printing fee from the authors.