1. Main Text: The text should be written in MS Word program by using “Times New Roman, in 12 pt. size, 1.25 line space, justified text” as a default font style (It can be used different kind of fonts in transcription texts). Page setup should be “A4, 3 cm right / left margin and 4cm top / bottom margin. Paragraphs shouldn’t be indented from the margin and the space between the paragraphs should be "6nk". The tex should not exceed 25 pages including figures and tables
2. Author(s) Name: The Author(s)surname should be written in bold and capital letters in the right side under the title. The author’s title, affiliation and e-mail should be written in italics at the bottom of the page as a footnote by inserting a subsequent asterisk “*” reference mark.
3. Title: It should be written in capital letters with a limit of 12 words. The English Title should be written prior to English abstract in the same way. All the titles of the chapters should be written in bold, capital letters, aligned flush left and also secondary and tertiary titles in bold and begin with capital letters. If the articles are placed randomly, they should be indicated as a footnote by inserting a subsequent reference mark to the title.
4. Abstract: It should be aproximately 150 words, expressing what needs to be said succinctly. There shouldn’t be quotation, source, illustration, drawing, chart etc. inside the abstract. Each article should have both Turkish (all Turkish dialects) and English abstracts. If the article is in a thirth language, it should have abstract of the thirth language as well. The abstract should be written in Times New Roman and 10 pt. size.
5. Key Words: There should be key words between 2 – 5 under the abstract in Turkish, English, and also 3th language (if applicable).
6. Tables and Graphs: Descriptive titles of tables and graphs should be numbered sequentially and submitted inTimes New Roman and 11 pt. size. The text inside the tables and the graphs should be written inTimes New Roman and 10 pt. Size
Tables and graphs should be placed neatly to the appropriate part of the text without exceed the default page size. Each table and graph should have a brief descriptive title and a source. If applicable, they could be placed to the text in an appendix chapter which could be formed before bibliography. If necessary, descriptive footnotes or abbreviations should be written right under thetables and graphs. If available, the source should be cited in accordance with reference rules inside the text.
7. Pictures: They should be of professional quality in JPEG format. Pictures are also subject to the rules mentioned in the 6th article designated the tables and the graphs.
8. Spelling and Writing: The articles, written in Turkish language are subject to the current Dictionary of Spelling by Turkish Language Association.
9. Footnotes: Footnotes should be used only for the purpose of extra descriptive information by considering the maintenance of the integrity of the text in Times New Roman, 10 pt. size
10. Referencing: The system requires you to include short quotations and/or citations (not as a footnote) in the text. They should be in brackets by mentioning the Author’s surname, publishing year, and page number. For example: (Murphy 2012: 40), (Flaubert 2007: 182-185). If the source is written by two Authors, both Authors’ surnames should be mentioned such as (Hewings and Harris 2002: 19). If the Authors are more than 3 people, then the first Author’s surname and et al. should be mentioned solely. For example: (Bell et al. 2006: 79). If there are sources more than one in the same text, the Authors’ surnames should be indicated in an alphabetical order. For example: (Rowling 2012: 53; Greene 2000: 31; Carroll 2010: 24). The same Author’s works belongs to the same year should be placed to the end of publishing year by marking with the letters “a, b, c,”. For example: (Milne 2002a: 29; 2002b: 18). If the source is an old manuscript, name of the manuscript, register and leaf number for example (Tiberius Bede 382: 15b-16a) should be mentioned.
11. Bibliography Please find the examples given for the bibliograpy as following;
Books by one Author:
THURMAN Susan, (2007), The Grammar Book, London: TDK Press.
Books by two Authors:
STRAUS Jane and SHEA Larry, (1995), Using English Grammer, Toronto: MCG Publishing.
Books by more than two Authors:
MCCULLOUGH David, KEARNS Doris, ELLIS Joseph, AMBROSE Stephen, MCPHERSON James, (2002), The Cvil war Era, Philadelphia: Oxford University Press.
Book by Corporate Authors:
Turkish Language Association, (2005), Turkish Dictionary, Ankara: Turkish Language Association.
ANDREWS Walter G., (2000), The Worst Hard Time, (Transl. Taylor BRANCH), Chicago: Academic Press.
Book with an Editor:
WOLFE Tom, (Ed.), (1999), Master of Senate, New York: Adler Publishing.
Chapter in a book with an Editor:
BROKAW Tom, (2006), “The Greatest Generation”, (Editors David FISCHER and Jay WINIK), Narrative History of Turkey, p.237-246, Utah: Arcade Publishing.
Gharib al-Hadith, Abu ‘Ubayd al-Qasim, Millet Library, Ali Emiri Efendi, No: 382.
Historia Ecclesiastica, (1260), Edinburg: Cambirdge University Library.
Article with one Author:
KENNEDY David, (1973), “Freedom From Fear”, IUEF History Magazine, Iss. 27, p.123-132.
Article with more than one Author:
ALTER Jonathan, KEEGAN John, (1998), “The American Political Tradition”, The Time Magazine, I (2), p.197-214.
REMINI Robert, (1994), “The Life of Andrew Jackson”. DIA, IX, Chicago: Broadview Press.
ECKERT Allan, (2008), Enlightenment, Revolution,The Birth of Modern Nations,
(Unpublished Master Thesis) The University of Arizona, American History Institute, Tucson.
GROSS David (2007), "America's Second Civil War and the Divisive Legacy of Richard Nixon 1965-1972", International Denver Symposium, September, 19-21 2006 (International Denver Symposium Presentation, united Press, Denver, p.213-225)
It is sufficient to indicate URL access addresses for the web sources but it could be mentioned the Author’s name, publishing date and name of the work as well.
Dr. SCRİBE Abel, (03.10.2006), "Dr. Abel Scribe's guides to research writing and style", Access date: 31.12.2006, http://www.docstyles.com/index.htm
Calendar Converter, Access Date: 22.06.2012, http://www.ttk.gov.tr/
12. The responsibility of the inadequacy of the articles according to the terms and conditions belongs to the Author(s). The Publication Board has the right to reject an article before ‘Scholar review process’ if the article is inappropriate according to the terms and conditions.