- MACEDONIAN GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
AUTHORS GUIDE FOR PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPT FOR THE JOURNAL "GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEWS" OF THE MACEDONIAN GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
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.
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)
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
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
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
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.
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
of the figures must be concise, centered with 10 pt, and in up to 2 rows.
DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSSION
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. 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: email@example.com or: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
This web site is created and updated by dr. Ivica Milevski: email@example.com