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  AUTHORS GUIDE FOR PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPT FOR THE JOURNAL "GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEWS" OF THE MACEDONIAN GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY

GENERAL

Manuscript which is intended to send for publication in the journal Geographical reviews should consider, review or elaborate some theoretical or practical issues in physical geography, socio-economic geography, cartography, environment etc.

Manuscript must be original and must not be already published or given for the publication in another journal, report or any other form of public presentation. It should be submitted in final electronic form, without requiring further corrections by the author(s). Manuscripts may be written only in correct Macedonian or English. It is desirable that in addition to MS Word file (MSW2003 or higher) to send an identical .pdf version with high quality.

 

TECHNICAL DETAILS

 

Manuscript that is submitted for publication in Geographical reviews, must be prepared according to technical criteria detailed bellow. 

The paper should be made in the text-processor MSWord 2003 or newer. Maximum size of manuscript should be up to 16 pages including all attachments, with single spacing. The page should fit the B5 format 17 cm in width and 24 cm in height, with margins:

Top: 2.6 cm; Bottom: 1.8 cm;     Left: 2.6 cm; Right: 2.6 cm;     Header: 2.0 cm; Footer: 1.27 cm.

In preparing of the manuscript font Times New Roman (regular; without bold or italic) should be used. When citations or referencing the foreign literature or authors, "original" wildcards and letters inherent in that language can be used. Font size is between 9.0 pt and 11.0 pt, depending of the section or type of preference. Manuscript basically, should contain the following sections (with font size):

• Title of paper - uppercase, bold (11 pt)
• Name of the author and co-authors with uppercase surname, and basic informations (institution, address, e-mail) (10 pt)
• Abstract in correct English language with maximum 15 rows (10 pt)
• Key words (4-6) (10 pt)
• Introduction (11 pt)
• Subject, aims, methodology and the main part of the research with the results (11 pt)
• Discussion and / or conclusion (11 pt) and
• References (10 pt)

Except of that, the manuscript can contain: figures, tables, footnotes, endnotes and acknowledgments.

 

TITLE AND AUTHORS

 

The title must be written with uppercase, centered, and 8 lines below the top margin. The title should be concise (up to 3 rows, preferably up to 2 rows), clear and directly corresponding the topic of the work. One row bellow the title should be written author (and co-authors) of the manuscript, with their short affiliation and e-mail at least of the one of author(s) for contact, like:

 

DEGRADATION OF SOILS IN THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA
 
Aslan SELMANI; Olgica DIMITROVSKA
Institute of Geography, Faculty of Sciences, Gazi Baba bb 1000, Skopje, Macedonia
e-mail: olgica@iunona.pmf.ukim.edu.mk

 

ABSTRACT AND KEY WORDS

 

The abstract should contain a short and concise overview of the subject presented in the manuscript, without using a tables, figures, footnotes and unnecessary citations. The keywords (min. 4 max. 6) should match the characteristic terminology often used in the manuscript. They should be written one row bellow the abstract, according to international accepted terminology.

 

MAIN PART OF THE MANUSCRIPT

 

The Introduction must given a general overview of the presented topic, including previous researches and considerations for given area, region or on global scale. If there are not separate section of study area location, then this part is incorporated in introduction, preferably with appropriate map. 
In the Aims and Methodology part of the work are concisely emphasized the theoretical or practical aims of the research (or review), as well as methods used and suitable methodology. There must be clearly designated the advantages of used methodology over the others, especially if some original achievements are made by author(s). Special emphasis in the work must be placed on the results from research (or study), presented in main section.

In the manuscript, citations and references must be used correctly and fully listed at the end of the paper in the section References. Citation is given correctly elsewhere in the manuscript according to the international scientific standards and norms (example: According to Milevski (2011) or on the end of cited sentence ... (Milevski 2011). If the cited text is essential for elaboration or research, usually a page number is add on the reference eg (Andonovski 1974, p. 24). If the cited work is by several authors, then in citation-reference the name of the first author and the abbreviation et al. is given eg: ... (Andonovski et al. 1998). If cited the title which is presented by another paper, then it must be emphasized, eg: ...(Arsovski 1977 through Markoski 2005). All surveys (authors) ie citations required must be presented in the references on the end of manuscript and vice versa, all references indicated on the end of the manuscript must be cited in the paper. If the same author has several papers published in one year, they are cited with small alphabets: 1999a, 1999b, 1999c... corresponding to their order in the references on the end. If sources or works from Internet are used, it must be referenced electronic publication with all the previously mentioned elements (name of author, year of publication or of the web-sitr, etc.). If a website is used as a source of informations, it should be referenced his web address and, when the site is set eg www.astronomija.co.yu; 2003, and preferably and authors on the site.
The use of footnotes should be avoided or to explained in the main part of the text in brackets. If they must be used, it should be shorter and enumerated with an ordinal number with font 9 pt.

 

FIGURES AND TABLES

 

Manuscript can contain one or more figures (photos, graphs, maps, charts) significant for the research or topic. Figures must be made in high quality (min. 200 dpi), numbered (Fig. 1; Fig. 2; etc.), and if possible incorporated in the text in same section for which they are intended. If not original, they should be citated bellow in the caption of the figure, same as other citations. The portion of the manuscript with figures, should not encompass more than 40% of the total (eg in 10 manuscript pages, maximum 4 pages with figures). Size provided for the figures should not exceed the margins of page. Captions of the figures must be concise, centered with 10 pt, and in up to 2 rows.
In the main part of the paper, tables which provide an overview, then significant quantitative indicators derived from surveys or relevant to the paper can be used. It should strive to tables prepared in Word (not in Exel or other tool), concise and present only data essential to the paper. For each column or row in the table should be a legend (caption) in the first-initial column or row. Tables can be placed at the end of manuscript as attachments or in the text which they relate. Tables should not exceeds margins of the page listed above. If the table data are taken from other authors or sources, that must be cited bellow the table (font size 9 pt), which is given in references. One row above each table should be preceded ordinal number and caption eg. "Table 3, Hypsometric zones in the Kicevo Basin; with size 10 pt. 

 

DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSSION


Discussion and conclusion presents a brief analysis and comparison of the results and findings in the work (manuscript) with main characteristics of a particular phenomenon or process, considerations about expected results, reasons for possible deviations etc. The Conclusion presented the findings from the main part of the paper, highlighting directions for future research, as well as possible applicable value of the acquired knowledge from research topic.

REFERENCES

 

At the end of the paper References are presented, with font size 10 pt. Used references should be presented in the language and font as the original paper or translated on correct English and arranged in alphabetical order. Referencing is in standard scientific form: author's surname, name-initial(s), followed by year of publication, title of the paper, magazine or medium in which it was published, publisher, place of publication and page numbers. The References should be presented chronologically, so that first line up papers by alphabetical order, then chronologically arranged papers of an author except where the first author, co-occur. 

Milevski I. (2011): Factors, Forms, Assessment and Human Impact on Excess Erosion and Deposition in Upper Bregalnica Watershed (Republic of Macedo­nia). In: Human Impact on Landscape, Ed. S. Harnischmachter and D. Loczy. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, Vol. 55, Sup.issue 1, Stuttgart, 77-94

Milevski, I. Blinkov, I. Trendafilov, A. (2008): Soil Erosion Processes and Modeling in the Upper Bregalnica Catchment. Proceedings from XXIV Conference of the Danubian Countries, Bled, Slovenia

Panizza, M. Piacente, S. (1993): Geomorphological assets evaluation. – In: Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, N.F. Suppl. Bd. 87: 13-18.

 

SUBMISSION OF THE MANUSCRIPT

 

Final manuscript should be submitted on e-mails listed bellow.

 

e-mail: ivicamilevski@gmail.com or: ivica@iunona.pmf.ukim.edu.mk   with e-mail subject: submission of manuscript

 

We will confirm submission as soon as is possible. After reviewing process (usually about 1 month) we will inform you about manuscript status and reviewers considerations and suggestions, as well as publication procedure.

 

Positively reviewed contributions will be published in the first next issue, totally free of charge.

 

We kindly ask all authors to follow the given instructions. For any further information please feel free to contact the editor or the editorial board of the Geographical Reviews.
 

 

Editor in Chief,

Dr. Ivica Milevski

Institute of Geography

Faculty of Sciences

University "Ss. Cyril and Methodius"

Gazi Baba bb., 1000 Skopje

Republic of Macedonia

e-mail1: ivicamilevski@gmail.com

e-mail2: ivica@pmf.ukim.edu.mk

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