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ANKARA REVIEW OF EUROPEAN STUDIES

GENERAL PUBLICATION PRINCIPLES

Common Rules

1. Ankara Review of European Studies is a refereed journal, published two times a year in June and December in the field of social sciences. The Review is interested in the works in the field of European Union or European studies.

2. Articles, case comments and book reviews etc. may be submitted to the Ankara Review of European Studies.

3. The works can be in Turkish or English.

4. The works to be sent to the Review should be original which introduces a new dimension to the topic it treats and should not have been sent to or be published in any other publication unit.

5. After its publication all publication rights of the works sent to the Review will belong to the European Union Research Centre of the Ankara University. The authors transfer their copyright to the European Union Research Centre of the Ankara University by fulfilling the “Authorship and Copyright Transfer Form” when submitting their works (See ¶ 13).

6. All publications in Ankara Review of European Studies have free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself.

7. Besides all publications in Ankara Review of European Studies are licensed under the “Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)” within the context of open access policies.

8. The source should be mentioned, when the published work is quoted. The whole of the work can only be used with the permission of the Review.

9. The responsibility of the published work belongs to the author(s). None of the views in the work can be attributed to the Review or European Union Research Centre of the Ankara University.

10. The Review follows the “Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors” and “Code of Conduct for Journal Publishers” documents of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

For the documents of COPE, see: https://publicationethics.org

For Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement of the Review, see:

Ethics Guidelines

11. The Review does not charge article processing charges or submission charges.

12. The works should be written in Microsoft Word, in Times New Roman. The row spacing should be 1,5. The type size should be 12 for the text and 10 for the footnotes.

13. The authors should sent their works to aacd@ankara.edu.tr electronically with the fulfilled “Authorship and Copyright Transfer Form” in the attachment.

For the Authorship and Copyright Transfer Form, see:

http://aacd.ankara.edu.tr/wp-content/uploads/sites/462/2018/06/Authorship-and-Copyright-Transfer-Form.docx

14. In the first place, the editors and assistant editors examine the works submitted with a view to check whether they meet the publication criteria of the Review. The editors and assistant editors may reject or request some adjustments to the works that do not meet those criteria. The author will be informed about this decision as soon as possible.

15. Besides, the works submitted undergo iThenticate software in order to preventing plagiarism. It is expected that the similarity rate is under 20%. Within the framework of the similarity rate report, the editors and assistant editors may reject or request some adjustments to the works. The author will be informed about this decision as soon as possible.

16. Where the work submitted to the Review is in line with the publication criteria, the review process continues based on the kind of the work. Peer review process is based on external/independent peer review and reviewers are independent of the authors. In this regard, as a minimum, a reviewer and an author cannot be affiliated with the same institution.

Book Reviews or the Like

17. Book reviews should be in principle 1500-2000 words (footnotes included).

18. The book reviews or the like which meet the publication criteria of the Review can be found suitable for publication or unsuitable for publication or some adjustments to the work can be requested, with the decision of the editors and assistant editors. The author will be informed about this decision as soon as possible.

Case Comments or the Like

19. Case comments should be in principle 3000-5000 words (footnotes included). A bibliography should be added to the end of the work.

20. The case comments or the like which meet the publication criteria of the Review will be sent to a referee. After receiving the work, the referee will evaluate this work within the framework of referee report form criteria in one month and sends his/her decision. If the referee does not send his/her report within the time-limit without any justification, the work will be sent to another referee. This work can be found suitable for publication or unsuitable for publication or some adjustments to the work can be requested, within the framework of the referee report. The author will be informed about this decision as soon as possible, with the referee report attached to it.

Articles

21. Articles should be in principle 6.000-10.000 words (footnotes included). A bibliography should be added to the end of the work.

22. If written in Turkish the Article should include Turkish and English abstract and keywords. If written in a language other than Turkish the Article should include abstract and keywords in that language and Turkish. As regards the Articles written in a language other than Turkish, where appropriate, the editors and assistant editors may add the abstract and keywords in Turkish. The abstract should be 125 words at max and the key words should be 5 at max.

23. The Articles which meet the publication criteria of the Review will be sent to two referees. After receiving the Article, the referee will evaluate this Article within the framework of referee report form criteria in one month and sends his/her decision. If the referee does not send his/her report within the time-limit without any justification, the work will be sent to another referee. This Article can be found suitable for publication or unsuitable for publication or some adjustments to the Article can be requested, within the framework of the referee report. The author will be informed about this decision as soon as possible, with the referee report attached to it.

24. When one of the referees gives a positive and the other gives a negative report about an Article, save for the possibility of sending the Article to a third referee, the editors and assistant editors will decide finally upon whether the Article will be published or not. The author will be informed about this decision as soon as possible.

Heading System and Footnote Style

25. The heading system to be used in the works should be as follows: First Heading will be like “I-II-III-…”, Second Heading will be like “A-B-C-…”, Third Heading will be like “1-2-3…”, Fourth Heading will be like “a-b-c-…”, Fifth Heading will be like “i-ii-iii-…” and Sixth Heading will be like “aa-bb-cc-…”.

26. The footnotes in the works should be in line with Chicago style (Notes and Bibliography).

For the Chicago style, see: http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html

For the “Footnote Writing Principles” prepared in line with Chicago style (Notes and Bibliography), see http://aacd.ankara.edu.tr/en/footnote-writing-principles/

Journal Sending

27. The Review in which the work is published will be sent to the author in paperback and PDF form free of charge.