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Author Guidelines

  1. The article must be original and based on research which is not yet published elsewhere.
  2. An author may submit an article in English.
  3. The length of the article is a minimum 3000 word and a maximum of 8000 words, including figures, illustrations and bibliography.
  4. The article must include cover, name of author, afiliaion, telephon number and e-mail address. 
  5. The article should also include an abstract of about 150-300 words and some keyword.
  6. Written articles font Book Antiqua 12 and spaced within 1,5.
  7. Quotation should follow a system of body note by mentioning name, year and page of the source.
  8. Bibliography is written in Harvard system (the Harvard Referencing System).
  9. A “blind reader” will review the accepted article before publication process.
  10. The copyright of the article is on the hand of the At-Turats when it is published.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.