Author Guidelines

All studies to be sent should be prepared in accordance with our English article draft or Turkish article draft file and TR Index Criterias


If the original language of the article is Turkish, Turkish title, Turkish abstract, English title, English abstract, if the original language of the article is English, English title, English abstract, Turkish title, Turkish abstract must be placed. Keywords should be written under the Abstract sections. Abbreviations should not be used in Abstract writing. Abstract parts should not exceed 200 words and 9 size font. The title of the article should be written in 14 font size, capital letters, bold and centered on the page. Abstract titles should be written in 10 points, capital letters, bold and centered on the page. Abstract should fit on one page and the "Introduction" section should start from the other page.

Submitted articles should be written in "Calibri Light" font, "10" font size, using Turkish font and "single" line spacing. The spaces between the paragraphs that make up the text should be written as 0nk and then 6nk. The text of the article, together with the tables and figures, should be a maximum of 10,000 words and the dimensions specified in the "article writing template" (18*24 cm). The page structure should be written with the bottom 2 cm, the top 3 cm, the right and left 2.5 cm, the gutter 0 cm from the left and justified on both sides.

Subheadings in the article should be in "Calibri Light" font, in "11" font size.

The figures, graphics and tables of the articles must be in accordance with the format specified by the journal. Footnotes, graphs and tables should be placed on or immediately after the referenced page as much as possible. Notes under graphics and tables should be intended to make these materials understandable regardless of the main text. Table and figure titles should be centered on the page and sorted by numbers and written in Calibri Light font with 10 points (like “Table 1.” or “Figure 5.”…). Tables and figures should be centered on the page and text wrapping feature should be turned off. “Notes” under the table should be written in italics.

If the source is quoted exactly, the page number must be given when citing the source. "s." for page information when referring to sources in Turkish text. For example, Özçelik (2015, s. 182). In English texts, "p." use should be preferred.


"Extended Abstract" can be added optionally for articles written in English.

 

Bibliography information should be organized in the guidance of APA 6.0 as in the following examples:

 

a) Book;

 

a1) Single author book:

 

Author Surname, N. (Year of Publication). Book Title. Place of Publication: Publisher.

 

a2) Multi-author book:

 

Author 1 Surname, N., Author 2 Surname, N., Author 3 Surname, N. (Year of Publication). Book Title. Place of Publication: Publisher.

 

a3) Chapter in the book:

 

Author Surname, N. (Year of Publication). Title of work. Editor (Prep./Ed.). Book Name (page numbers). Publication place: Publisher.

 

a4) Translation books:

 

Author Surname, N. (Year of Publication). Name of the Book (Translator Surname, N.). Place of publication: Publisher, Year of the source publication.


a5) Elektronic books:


Author Surname, N. (Year of Publication). Name of the Book. doi:


or


Author Surname, N. (Year of Publication). Name of the Book. URL Date of access:


b) Corporate Publications:

 

Name of the Institution (Year of Publication). Title of Publication. Place of Publication: Publisher.

 

c) Thesis:

 

Author Surname, N. (Year of Publication). Thesis Title (Master / PhD Thesis). Name of the Institute, Location.

 

d) Titles without Author:

 

Title (Year of Publication). Place of Publication: Publisher.

 

e) Scientific Journal Article:

 

Author 1 Surname, N., Author 2 Surname, N., Author 3 Surname, N. (Year of publication). Article Title. Journal Name, volume(number), page range. doi:


or


Author 1 Surname, N., Author 2 Surname, N., Author 3 Surname, N. (Year of publication). Article Title. Journal Namevolume(number), page range. URL Date of access:


The DOI or URL are for articles accessed online.

 

f) Newspaper Article:

 

f1) With author:


Author Surname, N. (Year, Month Day). Article Name. Newspaper Name, page range.


f2) Without author:


Article Name. (Year, Month Day). Newspaper Name, page range.

 

f3) Online:


Author Surname, N. (Year, Month Day). Article Name. Newspaper Name. URL Date of access:


g) Proceedings:

 

g1) Published:

 

Author Surname, N. (Year of Publication). Name of the Paper. Editor (Ed.). Book Title (page number). Place of Publication: Publisher.

 

g2) Unpublished:

 

Speaker Surname, N. (Year, Month). Proceedings Name. Meeting Name. Institution Name, Meeting Place.

 

h) Poster:

 

Author Surname, N. (Year, Month). Poster Name. Meeting Name. Institution Name, Meeting Place.

 

i) Encyclopedia Article:

 

Author Surname, N. (Year of Publication). Article Name. Name of Encyclopedia, (volume no: page no) Place of Publication: Publisher.

 

j) Report:

 

Institution Name. (Year of Publication). Report Name (Report No). Place of Publication: Issuer.


or


Author Surname, N. (Year of Publication). Report Name (Report No). Place of Publication: Issuer.

 

k) Laws and Regulations:

 

Name of the Law. (Year Month Day of Acceptance). Publication Name, Issue.

 

[For Turkish authors or articles in Turkish.] The articles should be taken as examples of the spelling guide and spelling rules of the Turkish Language Association. For detailed information, please refer to the website of the Turkish Language Association: www.tdk.gov.tr. Turkish dictionaries should be used instead of foreign words. When using unusual words in Turkish, the equivalent in foreign language can be given in parentheses.

 

The articles written in English and the English sections of the articles submitted in Turkish should be subjected to a proficient language check prior to submission. Regardless of the content, articles that are insufficient in terms of language are returned / rejected. It is important that authors pay maximum attention to this issue.


The submitted manuscripts must comply with the Journal Ethics Statement and Publication Principles. The Ethics Statement should be included on the first page of the article and the ethics committee report should be documented.

 

If the submitted articles do not meet the above mentioned requirements, they will be rejected by the editorial board without being included in the evaluation process.