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Author Guidelines

Thank you for choosing to submit your manuscript to NOTION -the Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture. These author’s guidelines will ensure we have everything required so your manuscript can move through peer review process, production, and publication very smoothly. Please take the time to read and follow them as closely as possible, as doing so will ensure your manuscript matches the journal’s requirements. 

1- General Requirements
1.1 Language
The text should be written in proper English.

1.2 Length of Paper
The manuscript must cover about 5000-8000 words.

2- Word Processing Formats
The manuscript file should be provided in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) format only.

3- Organization of Manuscript
The manuscript should follow the following order:
1- Title
2- List of authors, their affiliations and email addresses
3- Abstract
4- Keywords
5- Introduction
6- Methodology
7- Results & Discussion
8- Conclusion
9- Acknowledgements (optional)
10- References

3.1 Title
The title should be a concise and informative description of the work that accurately reflect the main scope and content of the paper. It  should be no more than 15 words in length and not contain abbreviations.

3.2 List of authors, their affiliations and email addresses
Please indicate the full names and affiliations of all the authors clearly. Affiliations should include department, university, country, and, if available, and the official e-mail address. One of the authors should be designated as the corresponding author, and their email address needs to be included.

3.3 Abstract
Abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, design/methodology/approach, the main results and major conclusions. It should not exceed 350 words. No citations should be included in the abstract.

 

3.4 Keywords
The author should provide appropriate and short keywords Immediately after the abstract. The maximum number of the keywords is 10. Listing your keywords will help researchers find your work in databases.

3.5 Introduction
This section should be concise and define the background, significance of the research by considering the relevant literature, and gap between your work and particularly the most recent publications. When preparing the introduction, please bear in mind that some readers will not be experts in your field of research.

3.6 Methodology

This section should contain detailed information about the procedures and steps followed in the study. It can be divided into subsections if several methods are described.

3.7 Results and Discussion
This section is a comparative or descriptive analysis of the study based on the results/findings, previous literature, etc. The results should be offered in a logical sequence, given the most important findings first and addressing the stated objectives of the study. The author should deal only with new or important aspects of the results obtained. The relevance of the findings in the context of existing literature or contemporary practice should be addressed as well.

3.8 Conclusions
The author should clearly explain the important conclusions of the research highlighting its significance and relevance.

3.9 Acknowledgments (optional)
The author is free to include acknowledgments or not. This section may include the names of people who in one way or another contributed to the work. It can also include information about supporting grants, funding sources, and so forth.

3.10 References
References used in the paper should follow the APA style and carefully checked for accuracy and consistency. Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list and vice versa.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point GARAMOND font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

Copyright Notice

All articles published in this journal are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

 

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This journal is hosted by UAD Press, Universitas Ahmad Dahlan (UAD).