GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR AUTHORS
To make paper processing time shorter, Editorial Board of the journal Middle East Journal of Science accepted stronger rules for preparing manuscripts. The most important change is that maximum number of pages for scientific papers is now 12 pages (for review papers 20 pages) prepared according Instructions for preparing manuscripts.
New rules for preparing manuscripts are summarized in the following documents:
§ Middle East Journal of Science – Instructions for preparing manuscripts
§ Middle East Journal of Science – Reference list specification
Also, each author or corresponding author of the manuscript is obliged to fulfill and sign:
§ Middle East Journal of Science – Authors' check list
Middle East Journal of Science – Check list should be sent with the manuscript.
Manuscript will be considered only on the understanding that it is not currently being submitted to other journals.
Submission of an article implies that the results described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent of the Publisher.
Authors are obliged to follow remarks and comments of the reviewers, as well as to follow Instructions for preparing manuscripts , Reference list specification and technical remarks and corrections of the Editorial Board.
Corresponding author is obliged to send Authors' check list , fulfilled and signed.
Papers will be published in English or Turkish, and authors are obliged to submit papers free of typing errors (please use Spell Checking).
Editorial Board has right to make small lector corrections and to shorten text of the paper, which would not influence author's ideas and presentation. After computer lay-out of the paper, authors will obtain text as .pdf file for approval.
The manuscripts, not exceeding 12 pages (for review papers maximum 20 pages), including figures and tables, should be submitted in electronic form only in MS Word (.doc file) or LaTex format (.tex file), and sent to:
For each author full name, personal (or first) name(s) and family (or last) name(s), and affiliation, have to be given. Family or last name(s) has to be written in capital letters. In the case of more than one author, the name of corresponding author should be indicated, with full postal address, e-mail address, and affiliation.
Each paper has to be written according to following order: title, author(s), affiliation(s), abstract, key words, body of the text with numerated sections and subsections including introduction, conclusions, acknowledgment (if necessary), nomenclature, and references. Pages must have page numbers.
Each author and coauthor have the possibility to subscribe for 10 reprints of their paper (for details, see our subscription page).