Author Guidelines

MANUSCRIPT ORGANIZATION AND FORMAT

All correspondence will be sent to the first-named author unless otherwise specified. Manuscpript is to be submitted online viahttp://dergipark.gov.tr/login that can be accessed at http://rpts.istanbul.edu.tr It must be accompanied by a title page specifying the article category (i.e. research article, review etc.) and including information about the manuscript (see the Submission Checklist), and cover letter. Manuscripts should be prepared in Microsoft Word 2003 and upper versions. In addition, Copyright Agreement Form that has to be signed by all authors must be submitted.

1. The manuscripts should be in A4 paper standards: having 4 cm margin from left and 2.5 cm margins from right, bottom and top, Times New Roman font style in 12 font size, line spacing of 1.5 and “justify align” format. If there are footnotes, they must remain within these limits and be written in 10 font size. Before and after paragraphs, 6 point space should be left.

2. The headings of sections and subsections of the article should be in 14 font size. The space before and after the first heading should be 71 and 18 point respectively. The space before and after the second level heading should be 18 and 12 point and the third and fourth level heading should be 12 and 6 point respectively.

3. Headings and subheadings should not be in the last line of a page; in such a case they should be on the next page. The first line of a paragraph should not be the last line of a page and the last line of a paragraph should not be the first line of page.

4. Abbreviations, table, figure and symbol list, preface, abstract, references list, appendix and explanations of tables and captions of figures should be written in 1 line spacing.

5. The author/authors' names and information should not be included in the text of the article, and all information about the author/authors should be indicated on the Cover Page that will be uploaded to the system along with the Full Text and Copyright Form. The Cover Page and Copyright Form must be completed in full. The Copyright Form must be a single page, wet signed and scanned document.

6. Before the introduction part, there should be an abstract of 100-150 words both in Turkish and in English. An extended abstract in English between 600-800 words, summarizing the scope, the purpose, the results of the study and the methodology used is to be included following the abstracts. Underneath the abstracts, 5 keywords that inform the reader about the content of the study should be specified in Turkish and in English.

7. The manuscripts should contain mainly these components: title, abstract and keywords; extended abstract, sections of article, references and tables and figures.

8. Research article sections are ordered as follows: “Introduction”, “Aim and Methodology”, “Findings”, “Discussion and Conclusion” and “References”. For review and commentary articles, the article should start with the “Introduction” section where the purpose and the method is mentioned, go on with the other sections; and it should be finished with “Discussion and Conclusion” section followed by “References” and “Tables and Figures”.

9. Tables, graphs and figures can be given with a number and a defining title if and only if it is necessary to follow the idea of the article. Otherwise features like demographic characteristics can be given within the text.

10. A title page including author information must be submitted together with the manuscript. The title page is to include fully descriptive title of the manuscript and, affiliation, title, e-mail address, postal address, phone, fax number of the author(s) and ORCIDs of all authors (see The Submission Checklist).

11. Authors are responsible for all statements made in their work published in the Journal; Istanbul University Institute of Ataturk’s Principles and Reforms has no responsibility in this regard.

12. The author(s) can be asked to make some changes in their articles due to peer reviews.


13. The studies that were sent to the journal will not be returned whether they are published or not.

Rules for Reference Footnotes

 

In reference footnotes, if the reference is given to the relevant source for the first time, the current bibliographic information about the work can be given according to the following sample templates:

Bülent Tanör, Osmanlı-Türk Anayasal Gelişmeleri, İstanbul, Der Yayınları, 1992, p. 25.

Bülent Gökay, Bolşevizm ile Emperyalizm Arasında Türkiye, trans. Sermet Yalçın, İstanbul, Tarih Vakfı Yurt Yayınları, 1977, pp. 97-98.

If the reference footnotes are referred to the same source as the second or more, the above information is abbreviated accordingly:

The second consecutive reference to the same source:

Bülent Gökay, Bolşevizm ile…, p. 97.

Reference to the same source but different page:

Bülent Gökay, Bolşevizm ile…, p. 150.

When other references are inserted, reference to Tanör’s book again:

Bülent Tanör, Osmanlı-Türk..., p. 22.

Reference to author's article / book section in an edited book:

First reference:

Cemal Kafadar, “Osmanlı Siyasal Düşüncesinin Kaynakları Üzerine Gözlemler”, Tanzimat ve Meşrutiyet’in Birikimi, ed. Mehmet Ö. Alkan, İstanbul, İletişim Yayınları, 2004,  p. 30.

Later references:

Cemal Kafadar, “Osmanlı Siyasal...”, p. 54.

Reference to the article in the periodical:

 First reference:

Ernst E.  Hirsch,  “İktidar  ve  Hukuk,”  trans.  Hayrettin Ökçesiz,  Hukuk Araştırmaları, Vol. II, No: 3 (September-December 1987), p. 44.

Later references:

Ernst. E. Hirsch, “İktidar ve Hukuk”, p. 45.

Reference to newspaper articles or news

“Şehremini mi? Müfettiş mi?”, Son Telgraf, 17 June 1924, p. 2.

 “Çiftçi Fırkası”, İkdam, 22 January 1920, p. 2.

Reference to archival documents:

BOA, BEO, 3733/236781. (Note dated 1 Teşrîn-i Sânî 1326 [14 November 1910]) from the Grand Vizierate to the Ministry of War).

Reference to electronic/internet source:

John N. Berry, "Educate Library Leaders,” Library Journal, February 15, 1998 (Online), http//www.epnet.com/ehost, 3 April 2019.

Bill Crowley-Bill Brace, "A Choice of Futures:  Is It Libraries Versus Information?” (Online), http//www.epnet.com/ehost, 30 March 2019.

 

Bibliography

The following template should be used as the bibliography:

Homans, George C.: “Social Behavior as Exchange”, Small Groups, Ed. A. Paul Hare, Edgar R. Bogotta, Robert F. Bales, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1962, pp. 170-183. 

Kaboğlu, İbrahim: Düşünce Özgürlüğü:  Avrupa Ölçütleri ve Türkiye”,  İnsan Hakları Yıllığı, Vol. XV, 1993, pp. 45-53.

Sartori, Giovanni: Demokrasi Kuramı, Trans. Deniz Baykal, Ankara, Siyasi Bilimler Türk Derneği Yayınları, [n.d.].

Tanör, Bülent: Osmanlı-Türk Anayasal Gelişmeleri, İstanbul, Der Yayınları, 1992.

Appendix/Appendices:

The appendix section of the manuscript contains pictures, tables, forms, lists of questionnaire questions, copies of important documents, photographs, maps, etc. Only one annex for such a single material and if deemed necessary, multiple ones for more than one material are included. Annexes are numbered to follow each other in the form of “Appendix-1, Appendix-2”, and so on, if they need to be distinguished from each other. It is recommended that each number be followed by a title indicating the content of the each appendix.

If the information in the appendix is transferred from other sources, references to these sources should be indicated in the footnote.

Numbering titles:

The following illustration shows the title numbering template to be used in the article:


 

1. XXXXXX.................................................................................................…..

 

1.1. Xxxx Xxxx......................................................................................

 

1.1.1. Xxxx Xxxx...................................................................…

 

1.1.2. Xxxx Xxxx.......................................................................

 

 

                  2. Xxxx Xxxx...............................................................................................…..

 

2.1. Xxxx Xxxx......................................................................................

 

2.1.1. Xxxx Xxxx.................................................................…..

 

2.1.2. Xxxx Xxxx..................................................................….

 

2.2 Xxxx Xxxx.......................................................................................