Formatting Recommendations

Structure of Papers
title, abstract (max. 1500 characters incl. spaces), keywords, text (max. 30 000 characters incl. spaces) [please note that it is of crucial importance not to include your name into the paper in order to ensure the blind review]

Structure of citations
citations in accordance with AGPS Style Guide 5th ed.  (Harvard standard), examples:

  • book, one author: Berkman, R. I. 1994, Find It Fast: How to Uncover Expert Information on Any Subject, HarperPerennial, New York.
  • book, multiple authors: Cheek, J., Doskatsch, I., Hill, P. & Walsh, L. 1995, Finding Out: Information Literacy For the 21st century, MacMillan Education Australia, South Melbourne.
  • article: Huffman, L. M. 1996, ‘Processing Whey Protein for Use as a Food Ingredient’, Food Technology, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 49-52.
  • proceedings contribution: Bernstein, D. 1995, ‘Transportation Planning’ in The Civil Engineering Handbook, ed. W.F.Chen, CRC Press, Boca Raton.

Formatting recommendations

  • use of automatic styles, automatic text and bold characters should be omitted
  • use of any special forms of formatting, pictures, graphs, etc. should be consulted
  • only automatic footnotes should be used for notes, citations, etc.
  • blank lines should be used only to divide chapters (not paragraphs)
  • first words of first paragraphs should not be indented
  • chapters and subchapters should be numbered as follows: “5.7 Partial Conclusions”

For your convenience you can download a simple .doc template.

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