Author Guidelines

SPELLING RULES

● The page structure of the study should be 2.5 cm from the top, bottom, right and left.
● The text of the study, including the titles, should be written in Times New Roman, 12 points and single line spacing, and footnotes should be written in Times New Roman 10 points and single line spacing.
● The indent of the paragraph should be 1.25 cm. The space between paragraphs in the text should be 0nk before and after.
● Except for the Title of the Study and the Title in Other Languages, Summary and Abstract, all titles (including the main and sub-titles), text and footnotes should be written justified both sides.
● A Cover page should be prepared for each study and uploaded to the system as a separate file, named "Study Name_Cover".
● On the cover page, respectively; The title of the study in the language in which it was written, the Title in other languages, the Names of the Author(s), (including their institutions, e-mail addresses and ORCID information) should be centered. In articles with more than one author, the Corresponding Author must be clearly stated.
● The study text should be prepared as a separate file and uploaded to the system as a separate file named “Study Name_Text”. The names of the author/authors should not be included in the text of the study, and expressions (such as self-reference, acknowledgment, etc.) that would suggest the identities of the author/authors should be removed from the text to be added later if the article is accepted for publication.
● In addition to the cover and text file, the Copyright Transfer Form and the Ethics Committee Decision must be uploaded to the system in studies that require the permission of the Ethics Committee.
● The Title of the Study should be written in capitals, bold and centered.
● After the title, the Abstract should be in the language in which the study was written. For articles written in Turkish, the Abstract should be in Turkish, and for articles written in other languages, the Abstract should be in the language in which the article has been written.
● The abstract should be written in Times New Roman, font size 10, single line spacing and italic. The abstract of the article should be between 150-500 words.
● Keywords consisting of maximum 5 words should be placed after the Abstract.
● The title of the article in other languages (English if the work is in Turkish, Turkish in other languages), Abstract and Keywords should be written in Times New Roman 10 font size, single line spacing and italic. Abstract should be between 150-500 words.
● The main headings of the study should be in bold, all capital letters, with a paragraph indent of 1.25 cm; Sub-headings should be written with only the first letters capitalized and the paragraph indent 1.25 cm. The first-level subheading should be written in bold, the second-level subheading in bold italics, and the third-level subheading in italics. Subheadings should not be numbered.
● The introduction should start with a new page, and the next Headings and subheadings should continue without skipping the page.
● It should be 12nk before the Main Titles, and 6nk before the titles at other levels, as well as Table and Figure names.
● Conclusion and Bibliography sections should start with a new page.
● At the end of each work, there should be an Extended Abstract between 750-1000 words, starting from a new page. Extended abstracts should be written in English for studies written in Turkish, and in Turkish for studies written in other languages (Arabic, English, German, etc.). The method, findings and results used in the study should be included in the extended summary, and if necessary, titles should be used.
● Articles should not exceed 10000 words.
● In Turkish articles, the dictionaries of the Turkish Language Association and the spelling guide should be taken into account and Turkish words should be used as much as possible. When using the Turkish equivalent of the concept/term in a foreign language specific to the field, the foreign language equivalent of the related concept/term should be given in parentheses where it is first used.
● In addition to the fact that the APA system is preferred for in-text citations, the author/authors can also use any of the MLA and ISNAD citation systems, provided that they follow an integrated standard in their texts.
● In the APA system, the following rules should be observed for in-text citations;