Author Guidelines

1.     Selcuk Iletisim, is an academic “peer-reviewed” journal covers all scientific studies in communication sciences based on research, idea, practice, etc. All submitted papers to the journal, are taken under preliminary consideration by an editorial board and then they are published after at least two favorable reports of reviewers.

2.      Selcuk Iletisim is published biannually in July and January.

3.      Papers should be original that have not been published in any publication or have not been in the publication process. The fact that the paper has been presented at a congress, symposium or in a meeting is not a violence for this rule. Generated papers from master’s and doctoral thesis are not given place to the journal.

4.      Papers should be written on one side of the A4 size paper, the title of the paper should be 12pt, the abstract and the main text should be 11pt with the Palatino Linotype font.

5.      Page margins should be 3,5 cm.

6.      The authors should be signed up and then logged in to the system at http://dergipark.gov.tr/josc. They have to submit their papers through the system on this page.

7.      Title and institution of the author should be shown in a footnote.

8.      All papers should be composed of 3500 to 10000 words.

9.      All approved papers to publish are offered on the website in a pdf form.

10.    Within the specified principles, the responsibility of papers (initialness in publishing, source accuracy,  claimed views, etc.) belongs to the authors.

11.   The copyright of published papers pertains to Selcuk Iletsim Journal.

12.    There should be a Turkish and English abstract, which does not exceed 200 words and should contain key words under the abstract.

13.  he following order should be appropriate for papers: Title, Abstract, Keywords, Title in Foreign Language, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Main Text, Conclusion and References

Please note that:  In order for the studies to be evaluated, the Turnitin plagiarism report should be less than 20%. Studies with similarity rates above this ratio will not be taken into consideration.


         Original data of studies using survey can be requested.


Organization of References


1.      References should be written in the main text with surnames, date and page numbers: (Fiske 1996: 45) veya (Özerkan and İnceoğlu 1997: 63)

2.      If there are more than two authours, “et al” word should be used after surname of the first author: (Campbell et. Al. 1960: 28)

3.      If referenced sources are more than one, they should be seperated via comma: (Fiske 1996: 72, Bostancı 1995: 121, Bon 1979: 3)

4.      All references in main text should be shown in references and all references should be ordered alphabetically based on surnames of authors.

5.      If more than one studies of the author is to be included in the bibliography, a ranking should be made according to the date of publication. For papers published in the same year, “a, b, c…” should be used.  

6.    Referencing style in references should be in following format:

1.     1.  References should be written in the main text with surnames, date and page numbers: (Fiske 1996: 45) or (Özerkan and İnceoğlu 1997: 63)

2.    2.   If there are more than two authours, “et al” word should be used after surname of the first author: (Campbell et. Al. 1960: 28)

3.    3.   If referenced sources are more than one, they should be seperated via comma: (Fiske 1996: 72, Bostancı 1995: 121, Bon 1979: 3)

4.     4.  All references in main text should be shown in references and all references should be ordered alphabetically based on surnames of authors.

5.    5.   If more than one studies of the author is to be included in the bibliography, a ranking should be made according to the date of publication. For papers published in the same year, “a, b, c…” should be used.  

6.      6. Referencing style in references should be in following format:


Books

Bostancı M N (1995) Toplum Kültür ve Siyaset, Vadi Yayını, Ankara.

Translated Books

Fiske J (1996) İletişim Çalışmalarına Giriş, Süleyman İrvan (Trans.), Ark Yayını, Ankara.

Books with Editors

Burgoon M and Bettinghaus E P (1980) Persuasive Message Strategies, M E Roloff and G R Miller (eds), Persuasion: New Directions in Theory and Research, Sage Publications, California, 141-169.

Papers

Aykaç B (1990) Propaganda ve Halkla İlişkiler, Kooperatifçilik Derg, 90, 27-50.

Dissertations

Kalender A (1998) Seçmen Tercihini Etkileyen Propaganda ve İletişim Faktörleri: Türk Seçmen Davranışı üzerine Bir Araştırma (Konya Örneği), Doctoral Thesis, Soc. Sci. Inst. of GÜ, Ankara.

Conference Papers

Tuncel H (1997) Küresel Şirketler, Yerel Medyalar, 5. Uluslararası Sosyal Bilimler Kong, 12-14 Kasım 1997, Ankara.

The Internet

Anderson S P (2005) Regulation of Television Advertising, www.virginia.edu/ economics /papers/anderson/tvadreg081705.pdf, Date Accessed: 27.06. 2006.