Instructions for contributors of the EuroMedMig Working Paper Series

 

Length

Between 8.000 and 10.000 words including bibliography and note.

  • Proposals are always sent to an anonymous and external referee.
  • Further information and requests can be addressed to [email protected] 
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Languages

The Series should be published in English.

Along with the paper, the author will submit:

  • Abstract: Maximum 150 words
  • Keywords: Maximum 5 words
  • Author’s bio-note: Maximum 200 words (Website/ORCID recommended) + photo

 

Submission

The paper must be sent via electronic mail to [email protected] preferably in Microsoft Word or Open Office. The paper submitted must be original and unpublished. The series is published with a Creative Commons license ensuring free access through the website.

 

Criteria for Submission

In the interest of the overall uniformity required by a periodical publication, the academic committee asks authors to observe the following guidelines:

  1. Extension: 8.000 and 10.000 words including bibliography and notes.The introduction is the only section that needs no numeration. For the rest, follow 1. 2. 3. Etc.
  2. Format: The body of the text will be 1,5 spaced in Times New Roman letter, sized 12. Margins must be justified at both sides, and each paragraph must start with a tab alignment. Sections will be numbered and written in bold letters and sub-sections in bold italics. Sub-sub-sections will be written in italics (follow letter listing): 

1. Example of section
1.2. Example of sub-section 

a) Example of sub-sub-section

  1. ​Acronyms and initials: When acronyms or initials are cited for the first time in the article, include their complete equivalent in parentheses.
  2. Notes: The note is not a bibliographic reference. Please, limit the use of notes. But if necessary, they should be indented and sized 10.
  3. Quotations: Authors should not abuse of long quotations and these must be between single quotation marks. Only in case of quotation marks within quotations double quotation marks can be used. If a quotation is longer than 50 words, use a new paragraph indented in 1cm at both sides of the margins.
  4. Bibliographic references: Our Working Paper Series follows the APA referencing and citation style. Group the references alphabetically at the end of the text. In the body of the text, place the reference in parentheses indicating only the cited authors´ surnames and the year of publication: (Surname & Surname, 2001).
  • Use et al. to cite a work signed by more than 3 authors: (Surname et al., 2001)
  • References will be minimum-spaced within each entry, and with double-space between each reference.
  • References should be indented.
  • All references should end with a full stop except when the reference ends with a URL or a doi.
  • If the same author has more than 1 publication, order by year of publication, the earlier one first.  Furthermore, use letters (a, b, c, etc.) to refer to citations of different works by the same author published in the same year. Include this in the in text citation: for example, (Surname, 2009c).
  • Formatting (please pay close attention to punctuation and  italicization, and remember that all the titles should be written in non-capital letters):

 

Surname, N. (Ed.). (year). Book title. City: Editor.

 

Surname, N., & Surname, N. (year). Book title. City: Editor.

(Same style for up to 7 authors. Follow the same strategy of enumerating authors for all kinds of publications)

 

Surname, N., Surname, N., Surname, N., Surname, N., Surname, N., Surname, N.,  … Surname, N. (year). Book title. City: Editor.

(In other words, if more than 7 authors, mention the first 6 authors, followed by “…” and then the last author. Follow the same strategy of enumerating authors for all kinds of publications)

 

Surname, N. (year). E-Book title. Retrieved from Source Name: URL

 

Surname, N. (year). Book Chapter title. In N. Surname & N. Surname (Eds.), Book title (pp. – ). City: Editor

 

Surname, N. (year). E-Book Chapter title. In N. Surname & N. Surname (Eds.), E-Book title. Retrieved from Source Name: URL

 

Surname, N. (year). Article title. Journal Title, volume(issue), starting page –  ending page.

 

Surname, N. (year). Article title. E-Journal Title, volume(issue), starting page – ending page. Retrieved from:  URL.