Submission Preparation Checklist
Authors are required to check their submission’s compliance with all of the following items. Inappropriate submissions that do not adhere to these items may be returned to authors.
All submissions should be appropriate for APA style (Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition, 2009).
Because the manuscripts are published electronically, there is no page limitation.
The manuscript must run typed A4 paper with 2.5 cm margins on all sides, single-spaced using 11-point type. MS Word, WordPerfect or RTF format are accepted. Supplemental data files can be prepared also in Excel format. PDFs are not acceptable
Title page file (in Manuscript Submission Form )
Supply complete contact information for all authors on the manuscript submission form file: Name, affiliation, address, e-mail address, etc. The corresponding author, who will be handling the correspondence with the editor, clearing galleys, and working with the association’s publications, should be given.
For blind-review process, authors ensure that submission material outside of the title page file includes no clues as to author identity.
Abstract and keyword
The length of abstract of 100–150 words. Authors also should provide typically 3 to 5 keywords which are related to the manuscript for indexes and databases.
Notes and references
The manuscripts which are result from an earlier production such as paper presented at scientific platform, thesis, project, report etc. should be noted by footnote or endnote at the first page of the manuscript. The notes are distracting to readers and expensive to set and should be avoided.
A reference list covers only references that are cited in the manuscript. Its relevance are the responsibility of the author(s).
Tables, figures, and illustrations
Tables and figures should present data to the reader in a clear way. Figures and tables should be keyed to the text.