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Please ensure that you consider the following guidelines when preparing your manuscript:
Word limits include all referencing and citation. All submissions should include an abstract of no more than 150 words.
All submissions should include the following information:
Title and Author information
To ensure blind peer review, please only include the title and abstract within the submission file itself.
During the submission process, you will be asked to provide the following details:
*(for affiliation, please include department, institution, city, country)
The text of the article should be prefaced by an indented abstract of no more than 150 words summarising the main arguments and conclusions of the article. Please include a list of 5-6 key words after the abstract. The Abstract and Keywords should also be added to the metadata when making the initial online submission.
The body of the submission should be structured in a logical and easy to follow manner. A clear introduction section should be given that allows non-specialists in the subject an understanding of the publication and a background of the issue(s) involved. Methods, results, discussion and conclusion sections may then follow to clearly detail the information and research being presented.
Any acknowledgements should be in a separate paragraph, placed after the main text but before the reference list/bibliography.
All references cited within the submission should be listed at the end of the article. Full formatting guidelines are given below.
British spelling should be used except in the case of words where the 'z' has generally replaced the 's', e.g. organize.
Italicise where appropriate and use single quotation marks. Notes should be kept to an absolute minimum. Where they are essential, use endnotes rather than footnotes.
Figures and illustrations must be professionally and clearly presented. If a figure is not easy to understand or does not appear to be of a suitable quality, you will be asked to re-render or omit it. Please ensure that all figures are cited within the text, in consecutive order (e.g. Figure 1, Figure 2).
NOTE: Please supply all figures separately as supplementary files during the submission process, if possible in colour and at a resolution of at least 300dpi. Each file should not be more than 20MB. Standard formats accepted are: JPG, TIFF, GIF, PNG, EPS.
The same principles that apply to figures apply to tables.
Capitalisation of book titles, conference papers, theses and reports and main titles of journals, newspapers and magazines
Capitalisation of journal, newspaper and magazine articles and internet sources
Please use single quotation marks except for quotes within another speech, in which case double quotation marks are used.
Acronyms & Abbreviations
With abbreviations, the crucial goal is to ensure that the reader – particularly one who may not be fully familiar with the topic or context being addressed – is able to follow along. Spell out almost all acronyms on first use, indicating the acronym in parentheses immediately thereafter. Use the acronym for all subsequent references. You do not need to spell out abbreviations for US, UK, EU, UN and DC, as in Washington, DC
However, if following this particular system presents real difficulties then please contact the editor-in-chief so that we can consider your particular circumstances.
All references cited in the text should be listed alphabetically and in full after the notes, using the APA reference style. For example:
Theses and dissertations
'References’ to works which have not been cited within the main text of the article, but which the author wishes to share with the reader, must be cited as additional information in endnotes explaining the relevance of the work. This will ensure that all works within the reference list are correctly cited within the text.
NOTE: Please include DOIs for reference entries, where possible.
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.
Article Processing Charges for this journal are paid for by CAMRI and the University of Westminster. There are therefore no publication fees to pay. The journal does not charge submission fees.
Where possible, we encourage authors to ask their library/institution to support open access publishing from the University of Westminster and other open access based university presses and their associates in the Ubiquity Partner Network or outside.