MANUSCRIPT STYLE

 

Type the manuscript in Microsoft Word, on  A4 format, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins on all four sides.

The text should be carefully checked for typing errors, English grammar, spelling, and punctuation, etc.

Please provide a title of up to 70 characters, the names and affiliations of all authors, an abstract summarizing the manuscript in 100 to 250 words, followed by no more than five keywords for indexing purposes.

The length of the manuscript should not exceed 20 pages, including figures, tables, references and appendices.

All references mentioned in the Reference section should be cited in the text, and vice versa.

Permission should be obtained for use of copyrighted material from other sources (including the Internet)

Citations

Citations in the text should be identified as follows: Johnson (1962) or (Johnson 1962); if four or more authors, Smith et al. (1992)

References

References should appear in a separate section at the end of the manuscript, listed in alphabetical order by names of authors and should only include works cited in the text. The references should be listed in APA style.

Examples (APA):
    Book by two authors or more

    Smith, J., & Peter, Q. (1992). Hairball: An intensive peek behind the surface of an enigma. Hamilton, ON: McMaster University Press.

    Article in an edited book

    Mcdonalds, A. (1993). Practical methods for the apprehension and sustained containment of supernatural entities. In G. L. Yeager (Ed.), Paranormal and occult studies: Case studies in application (pp. 4264). London: OtherWorld Books.

    Article in a journal paginated separately

    Crackton, P. (1987). The Loonie: God's long-awaited gift to colourful pocket change? Canadian Change, 64(7), 3437.

    Article in a journal with continuous pagination

    Rottweiler, F. T., & Beauchemin, J. L. (1987). Detroit and Narnia: Two foes on the brink of destruction. Canadian/American Studies Journal, 54, 66-146.

    Article in a weekly magazine

    VHenry, W. A., III. (1990, April 9). Making the grade in today's schools. Time, 135, 2831.

    Article in a newspaper

    Wrong, M. (2005, August 17). "Never Gonna Give You Up" says Mayor. Toronto Sol, p. 4.

    Government document

    Revenue Canada. (2001). Advanced gouging: Manual for employees (MP 65347/1124). Ottawa: Minister of Immigration and Revenue.

    Internet article based on a print source (With exact formatting of original)

    Marlowe, P., Spade, S., & Chan, C. (2001). Detective work and the benefits of colour versus black and white [Electronic version]. Journal of Pointless Research, 11, 123124.

    Internet article based on a print source (Formatting differs from original)

    Marlowe, P., Spade, S., & Chan, C. (2001). Detective work and the benefits of colour versus black and white. Journal of Pointless Research, 11, 123124. Retrieved October 25, 2007, from http://www.pointlessjournal.com/colour_vs_black_and_white.html

    Article in an Internet-only journal

    Blofeld, E. S. (1994, March 1). Expressing oneself through Persian cats and modern architecture. Felines & Felons, 4, Article 0046g. Retrieved October 3, 1999, from http://journals.f+f.org/spectre/vblofeld-0046g.html

    Article in an Internet-only newsletter

    Paradise, S., Moriarty, D., Marx, C., Lee, O. B., Hassel, E., et al. (1957, July). Portrayals of fictional characters in reality-based popular writing: Project update. Off the Beaten Path, 7 (3). Retrieved October 3, 1999, from http://www.newsletter.offthebeatenpath.news/otr/complaints.html

    Stand-alone Internet document, no author identified, no date

    What I did today. (n.d.). Retrieved August 21, 2002, from http://www.cc.mystory.life/blog/didtoday.html [Fictional entry.]

    Document available on university program or department website

    Rogers, B. (2078). Faster-than-light travel: What we've learned in the first twenty years. Retrieved August 24, 2007, from Mars University, Institute for Martian Studies Web site, http://www.eg.spacecentraltoday.mars/university/dept.html [Fictional entry.]

    Book on CD

    Nix, G. (2002). Lirael, Daughter of the Clayr [CD]. New York: Random House/Listening Library.

Figures and Tables

All figures and tables should be in good quality, sharp, noise-free, and easy-to-read.

Figures and tables should be numbered consecutively using Arab numerals with a brief  caption.All figures and tables should be cited in the body of the article.