Author Guidelines

Towards ensuring high editorial standards, every article submission is preliminarily assessed by the editors of the journal before being sent to at least two (2) independent referees.

The following formal principles should be followed in the manuscripts sent to the journal for publication:

  • Articles should be written in English or Turkish. English title, abstract and keywords sections are mandatory for manuscripts written in Turkish.
  • The submitted manuscript must not have been previously published or submitted to any journal for consideration (or an explanation should be made in the Notes to the Editor).
  • Each author's ORCID number ( must be submitted.
  • The submission file must be in Microsoft Word document file format.
  • URLs and DOI numbers of references should be given where available.
  • Text; All figures, pictures and tables should be submitted in the text, with single-spaced, 10-point font, italicized instead of underlined (except URL addresses). For printing, quality copies of the pictures (in JPG or TIFF format) should be sent as an attachment file.
  • The title of the article should be appropriate and understandable to the content of the article. All headings should be written in bold font.
  • Acknowledgments regarding the individual or institutional financial support provided for the research should be included in a separate section at the end of the article.
  • All article sections except the abstract, acknowledgments and reference sections should be numbered. The manuscript should be arranged in the form of Abstract, Main Text, Acknowledgments (if necessary) and References.
  • Mathematical expressions should be written using the "Equation Editor". Mathematical expressions should be numbered in parentheses.
  • Template word file can be examined for article title flow and other details.
  • When preparing your manuscript, please use for reference management programs like Mendeley or Zatero.
  • Graphical Abstract is not mandority of manuscript. It is fast summary grabbing material so readers can quickly have an idea about the article. It is advised to prepare.

Template for articles: Template Word

Copyright Form

Legal Requirements

The author(s) guarantee(s) that the manuscript is/will not be published elsewhere in any language without the consent of the copyright holders, that the rights of third parties will not be violated, and that the publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation.
Authors wishing to include figures or text passages that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright holder(s) and to include evidence that such permission has been granted when submitting their papers. Any material received without such evidence will be assumed to originate from the authors.
The author(s) are encouraged to transfer the copyright of the article to the publisher upon acceptance of an article by the journal, using the Authors' Warranty and Assignment of Copyright agreement. This transfer enables the Editor to protect the copyrighted material for the authors, but does not relinquish the authors' proprietary rights. The publication of an article is conditioned by the signature of the author to whom correspondence should be addressed on this Authors' Warranty and Assignment of Copyright that is provided by the Editor.

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