Format & Style

Manuscripts: All manuscripts must be printed in letter quality (font size 12) in double space on one side of A4 paper with margins of at least one inch on all sides. Authors should submit one soft copy together with one hard copy by post of their manuscripts to the editor.

Cover Page: Manuscripts of a paper should have a cover page providing the title of the paper, the name(s), address (es), phone, fax numbers and e-mail address (es) of all authors and acknowledgments if any. In order to facilitate anonymous review of the papers, please restrict the author – related information only to cover page.

Abstract: Following the cover page, there should be an ‘abstract’ page, which should contain the title of paper, the subtitle “Abstract’ and a summary of the paper in single space, not exceeding 150 words. The text of the paper should not start on this page, but on a fresh page with the title of the paper repeated.

References: References should be cited in the style prescribed in the publication manual of the American Psychological Association. Please visit guidelines for referencing.

Figures & Tables: Each figure/table should be printed on a separate sheet. Figures and tables are to be separately numbered, titled and attached at the end of the text serially. The position of figure or table should be indicated in the text on a separate line with the words “Table 1 about here’.

Artwork Guidelines

Illustrations, pictures and graphs, should be supplied with the highest quality and in an electronic format that helps us to publish your article in the best way possible. Please follow the guidelines below to enable us to prepare your artwork for the printed issue as well as the web site. Please read carefully through all of the following points:

Resolution: Images should be supplied as bitmap based files (i.e. with .tiff or .jpeg extension) with a resolution of at least 300 dpi (dots per inch). Line art should be supplied as vector-based, separate .eps files (not as .tiff files, and not only inserted in the Word or pdf file), with a resolution of 600 dpi.

Format: TIFF, or PDF. MS Office files (Word, Power point, Excel) are also accepted provided they meet certain conditions.

Colour Mode: Please note that coloured images will be published only ‘Online’ Therefore, it is important that you supply images that are comprehensible in black and white as well (i.e., by using black and while pattern or dotted lines).

Dimensions: Check that the artworks supplied match or exceed the dimensions of the journal. Images cannot be scaled up after origination

Fonts: The lettering used in the artwork should not vary too much in size and type (usually sans serif font as a default).