Size of The Article: The total size of the article should not exceed 2,5 MB and 25 pages including figures, pictures and tables.

Page Layout of The Article: The main text should be typed in 11point fonts and aligned with Times New Roman characters in Italic and there must be at least 1 (one) space between the lines. Right 2,5 cms.,  Left 3 cms., Bottom 3 cms., Above 4 cms.

The Main Title of The Article: The main title should be centered on the page top with capital letters and 12 points font. The English title will be written under a line of the Turkish title should be 12 points Italic with capital letters and bold.

The Footnotes of The Article: Footnotes should be written in bold with 11 pts size with capital letters. Footnote without the beginning, must be written from left to right in bold 11 pts with the first letters of the words big and the other ones are small.

Author Information: The name, surname, title, institution name and e-mail addresses of the author or authors shouldn’t be added under the title of the article. This information belonging to the author will be added by the editorial board following the reporting process as it is found in the existing membership information in the system. For this reason, it is very important that all information must be entered into the system in a complete manner.

Turkish Summary: The summary should consist of at least 200 and mostly 300 words and, must write with 11 pts. In this part, the summary covering the whole of the article must be made without including the description and quoted information. The purpose, scope, methodology and result should be emphasized and also the main idea of the article should be added at the end of the new statement or new/alternative approach summarized in the subject.

Summary in Other Languages: Turkish, English, French, German and Russian reports, 200 – 300 words English summary should be included at the same time.

Keywords: Summary and keywords are required in order not to face any problems during the published articles are added to the international indexes. For this reason, the keywords that consists of words and emphasize the most appropriate way should be added at the bottom of the summaries in all languages.

Visuals of The Article: Images such as pictures, photographs, tables, diagrams should be inserted in the text centred on the pages. (Pic: 1-….) / (Table : 1-….) / (Diagram : 1…..) Numbers should be written at the bottom of each visual in 10 pts. font with bold. The numbers that are given to each item should also be given in the text and necessary explanations about the visuals must be clearly indicated and the sensitivity of the copyrighted photographs should be declared. Necessary permissions must be obtained for the visuals that belong to Museums, private collections or institutions.

The Result Part: The new word / the new point of view / the advocated idea or the original idea revealed in the relevant article must include comments, ideas, judgements and conclusions by the writer’s pen.

Writing Format of The Article: During the preparation of the works, the spelling and punctuation marks of the Turkish Language Institution should be taken as basis.


Referencing should be made in the form of in-text references. Footnotes numbered superscripts should be given for explanations that are outside of the source and indirectly linked to the main topic of the article. Footnotes must be typed in Italic between 0nk – 8 pts. with paragraph spacing.


  1. A) In-Text Resource Displaying:
  • At the end of the quotation (before the full stop) is opened with parentheses, the last name, the surname of the author, the year and page number of the source should be written in order. (GİRAY, 1991, p.5)
  • If the source made by two writers, the summary of both author’s should be separated by ‘’and’’ linker. (Kılıç and Aksoy, 2005, p.6)
  • The abbreviation of ‘’ao’’ should be used after the first author’s surname if there were 3 or more author’s written sources. (Sönmez ao., 2004, p.30)
  • If the sources to be sent or quoted are more than one, the resources must be seperated by a semicolon from each other. (ÖZCAN, 1995, p.29; DEMİR, 2011, p.50; Gülden, 2002, p.25)
  • If the same sources are to be sent again in the text like age., agm, these kind of abbreviations should not be used in the appropriate place, the surname of the author, the year and the page number of the source should be given and written in parentheses. (Aslanapa, 2011, p. 35)
  • There is no need to repeat the authors surname in parentheses again if the authors name is written in the text. Only writing the year of the source and the page number would be enough. (2002, p.156)
  • Primary sources should be used for references and citation to the most possible extent. Secondary sources can be used under inevitable conditions. For ex: (GİRAY cited by Kılıç, 1995, p.35). If the cited source is mentioned in the same paragraph, citer information should be given brackets. For ex: According to Sönmez….(Cited by GİRAY,1995,p.79).

In cases whereby both usages take place together, both primary and secondary sources should be written in the bibliography section.

  • The utilized resource must be shown on the bibliography list fully and detailed completely.
  • Quotations longer than three lines should be written in italics with 10 points font size and single space.


  1. B) Source List:

There should be a bibliography section at the end of the article. Every work used in the text must be specified in the source book and the works must be given in alphabetical order according to the surnames of the authors. If two sources at the same date belong to the same author, the letters should be added next to the date (2016 a, 2016 b). In the bibliography section, if available, ISBN for books, ISSN for periodicals and DOI numbers for internet must be written.


1-           Book: Author’s surname, first letter of his name, in brackets the date of the publication of the work, the name of the work (in Italic), the place of publication must be written.

1-A) One Authored Book: The name, surname, first letter of the author, publication year of the book, name of the book (number of prints), place of publication and publishing house should be written in order.

Example: Kilic, S. (2010). Socio-Cultural Perspective of Candas on Basic Pattern Art. Ankara: Mutluson Publications.

Example: Eliot, T.S. (1964). The Use of Poetry and The Use of Criticism. London : Faber and Faber.


1-B) Two Authored Book: Initially the author’s surname, first letter of the first name, surname of the second author, first letter of the first name, year of publication, name of the book (print number), place of publication and publishing house should be written in order.

Example: Germaner, S. ve İnankur, Z. (1989). Oryantalizm ve TURKEY. Istanbul: Türk Kültürüne Hizmet Vakfı Yayınları.

Example: Schletzer, D., & Scheletzer, R. (2009). Altr SIlberschmuck der Turkmenen. Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Verlag.

1-C) Translated Book: The surname of the author, the initial letter of the name, the year of publication, the name of the book (print number), the translator’s first letter of the name and the surname, the place of publication and the publishing house must be written in order. (Original work edition date)

Example: Clark, T. (1997). Art and Propaganda (E. Hoşsucu, Trans.). Istanbul:Ayrinti Publications.

Example: Piscator, E. (1979). Politische Thcater. (M. Unlu & S.Guney, Trans.). Hamburg: Rowolt Werlag.


1-D) Book Chapter: The surname of the author, first letter of author’s name, publication year, the name of the used book chapter, name of the book, print number, interval of the book chapter, publication place and the house must be written in order.

Example: Kurtar, S. (2011). Art as Poetic Transformation of Things. Cultural Memory and Aesthetic Reflections (1st edition) inside (127-135). Ankara: Ankara University Press.

Example: Kuhn, T.S. (1971). The Priority of Paradigms. In The Structure of Scientific Revolutions ( 3rd. ed.) (43-52). Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.


1-E) Chapter in Edited Book: The author’s surname, first letter of the author, edition  year, title of the book chapter, first letter of editor’s name and surname, name of the book, number of prints, interval of the part, publication place and publication house should be written respectively.

Example: İşeri, K. (2011). The Pictures in Turkish Textbooks. H. Ulper, (Ed.), Turkish Course Book Analysis (2nd edition) inside (49-91). Ankara: Pegem Academy.

Example: Sadock, J.M. (1981). Figurative Speech and Linguistics. In A. Ortony, (Ed). Metaphor and Thought. ( pp.56-71). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

In case of any reference to an edited book with no author information other than the editor, it should be noted in the bibliography as follows:

Kılıç, S. (Ed.). (2001). In Encyclopedia of Turkish Studies (10-15). Ankara: Petek Publications

If no page number has been indicated in such edited books, it should be noted in the binliography as follows:

  1. (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Turkish Studies. Ankara: Petek Publications


2-           Articles: The author’s surname, first letter of author’s name, publication date, the name of the article, the name of the journal (Italic), bind number (Italic) must be written in order.

2.A) One Authored Article: The author’s surname, first letter of the name, publication year, name of the article, bind number (Italic), if it has also a number, it must be written in parentheses with page interval as well.

Example: Kılıç, S. (2011). Scientific Art Artistic Science. The Journal of Academic Social Studies. 4.(2).193-203.

Example: Gregersen, T.S. (2003). To Err is Human: A Reminder to Teachers of Language-Anxious Students. Foreign Language Anal. 36 (1). 25-32.


2.B) Two Authored Article: The surname of the first author, first letter of the first author’s name, the surname of the second author, first letter of the second author’s name, publication date, the name of the article, the name of the periodical publication, bind number, the number and page interval of the periodical publication should be written in order.

Example: Ayyıldız. M and Bozkurt, U. (2006). Problems in Literature and Composition Education. Journal of Turkish Educational Sciences. 4 (1). 45-52.

Example: Chiodo, J., & Boyford, J. (2004). Do They Really Dislike Social Studies ?A Study of Middle School and High School Students. The Journal of Social Studies, 28 (1). 16-26.


3-           Unpublished Thesis: The author’s surname, the first letter of the author’s name, publication year of the thesis, thesis title in Italic, unpublished master’s degree / doctoral dissertation note and name of the university should be written in order.

Example: OZAKBAŞ, D. (2014). Modernization Process With Political, Economic and Social Developments of the Republican Architectural Period 1950-2000. Unpublished Doctoral Thesis. MSGSU Social Sciences Institute.

Example: Ingram, A. (2009). English Literature on the Ottoman Turks in the Sixteenth and Seventtenth Centuries. Unpublished Doctoral Thesis. University of Durham.


4-           Encyclopedic Article: The Author’s surname, the first letter of the author’s name, publication year of the article, title of the used article, the name of the encyclopedia, bind and page interval, publication place and the house should be written in order.

Example: Kazmaoğlu, M. (2001). Unified Architects. Inside Eczacıbaşı Art Encyclopedia (1, 248-249). Istanbul: Yapı Endüstri Merkezi Publications.

Example: Bergmann, P.G. (1993). Relativity. In The New Encyclopedia Britannica (26,501-508). Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica.


5-           Web Resources: The author’s surname, the first letter of the author’s name, publication year, the name of the article, title of the used article, bind ( the number of the used article ), page interval, research / citation date and internet address should be written in order.

Example: İnan, A. (1954). Overview of Turkish Epics. TDAY-Belleten 1954, 189-206. 03 April 2009 from


Example: Geake, J. G., & Gross, M. U. (2008). Teachers’ Negative Affect Toward Academically Gifted Students: An Evolutionary Psychological Study. Gifted Child Quarterly. (52). 217-231. Retrieved June, 01, 2009 from



6-           Published Notification: The published notifications can be evaluated as book parts. (look Book part).

Example: Kılıç, S. (2009). Reflections of the Middle Asia-Turkish Time Space Sense Extending to the Zara Carpets. Pamukkale University In The Book of XIII. Medieval And Turkish Excarations And Art History Research Symposium Announcements. (371-380). Denizli: Pamukkale University Faculty of Science Literature, Art History Publications.

Example: Akkoyunlu, B. (2007). Learning Styles. Y. Tonta, (Ed.) In the book of Information Management National Symposium Notification (51-71). Ankara: Hacettepe University.

The articles that do not comply with these principles will be returned to the author back for reorganization and than will be assessed following to the necessary corrections.

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