Author Guidelines

WRITING RULES

Manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the attached paper template, limited to 25 pages. The page number should not be included. If the submitted article was presented as a paper, a footnote should be added to the title. 

          Example: “This study was presented as a paper at the ……. Symposium on 10.10.2019.”

Page Layout of The Article: The main text should be typed in 11point fonts and aligned with Times New Roman characters (1 line spacing/ 6nk). Paragraphs should be intended. There should be only 1 space between headings and not between paragraphs. The authors are responsible for their article references.

Authors: Information such as the author’s name, the institution should not be added in the text. Check that the information you use when registering to the article system is correct. 

The Main Title of The Article: The main title should be centered on the page top with capital letters and 12 points font. Turkish manuscripts should have the main title also in English. It is recommended that the title be selected to cover the subject and not too long.

Summary: The summary should consist of at least 150 and mostly 300 words with 10 pts. The abstract should include information about the purpose, scope, method, and results.

Keywords: Each keyword must begin with a capital letter and separated by a comma (min 3, max 5 keywords).

          Example: Keywords: Design, Art, Education.

Footnote: The footnote is specified in the text, appears on the corresponding page, and its 8 pts, single line spacing.

Figures/Tables: It should be Figure or Table and numbered consecutively by adding it to the relevant part in the text (10 pts, 1 space lining, centered). Example:

                                                                      Figure 1. IDA Journal Logo.

Links should be added to the Figure References (below the references by specifying the access date. 

          Example: IDA Journal. www.idajournal.com (01.10.2019)

In-text Citation: In-text citation information is used in parentheses the author's last name, year of the publication and the page number. Example: (Surname, 2019: 10).

If the source with two authors, both surname of authors should be written by using "and". Example: (Surname1 and Surname2, 2019: 10).

If the source with three or more authors, the first author's surname should be written and other (ao.) Example: (Surname ao., 2019: 10).

If there is no access to the primary source, the second source should be specified. Example: (Surname cited by primary source surname, 2019: 10).

The quotations longer than three lines should be written in italics with 10 pts and a single space.

References: References must be made in accordance with the style of APA. 

          Journal article:

          Surname, N. (2019). Name of the Article. Journal Name. Volume (Issue), p. 23-36.

          Book:

          Surname, N. (2019). Name of the Book, City: İstanbul: Publisher.

          Proceedings:

          Surname, N. (2019). Name of the Proceeding. Name of the Symposium, 01-10.10.2019, City, p. 23-36.

          Thesis:

          Surname, N. (2019). Name of the Thesis, Doctorate/Master Thesis, University Name, Institute Name.