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The GAU Journal of Social and Applied Sciences publishes scholarly, research-based articles on both applied and social sciences, and provides discussions of academic issues that draw on the findings of research.

The GAU Journalof Social and Applied Sciencesis devoted to original inquiries in applied and social education, and to the evaluation and synthesis of academic scholarship.

Manuscripts will be reviewed for the significance of the problem, the originality of the contribution, the review of the relevant literature, the adequacy and clarity of the method and argument.

Authors are requested to submit their original manuscript electronically by sending e-mail attachments in Microsoft Word to gaujournal@gau.edu.tr. Manuscripts can be submitted in Turkish or English. Please follow the instructions for writing guidelines for faster review. You can find the information about writing guidelines in ‘SUBMISSION’ section.Submission of a paper implies that it has not been published previously or it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

If the paper is accepted for publication, the copyright form should be filled out and send to GAU Journal for processing the paper.

The GAU Journal of Social and Applied Sciencesis published twice a year.

If electronic submission is not possible, please send a disk and three hard copies of the manuscript to GAU Journal of Applied and Social Sciences, Girne American University, Mersin 10 Turkey. Paper manuscripts should be typed on one side of the page and the content of the disk should be identical to the text in the hard copy.

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Journal of Social and Applied Science Author Guidelinespublishes scholarly and original inquiries in applied and social sciences, and provides discussions of academic issues. Manuscripts will be reviewed for the significance of the problem, the originality of the contribution, the review of the relevant literature, and the adequacy and clarity of the method and arguments.

Authors are requested to submit their original manuscript electronically by sending e-mail attachments in Microsoft word to gaujournal@gau.edu.tr.

Manuscripts can be submitted in English or Turkish. Submission of a paper implies that it has not been published previously or it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

If an electronic submission is not possible, please send a disk and three hard copies of the manuscript to GAU Journal of Social and Applied Sciences, Girne American University, Mersin 10, Turkey. In this case, the content of the disk should be identical to the text in the hard copy.

Types of Manuscripts
Original contributions
Short communications
Reviews
Perspectives
Book reviews

Manuscript Requirements

Articles should not exceed 5000 words or 20 manuscript pages. Short communications should not exceed 1000 words or 4 manuscript pages. They should be clearly written in black ink on one side of A4 paper (210 x 297 mm). The text including references must be typed double-spaced with a 4 cm right margin. Please do not format the text, e.g., no bold, italic, tabs, etc. are allowed. Each paragraph is followed by a line break . Each page will have a page number.

Title Page

1. Manuscript title. Please limit the title to 16 words

2. Running title with a maximum of 50 characters in length

3. Complete addresses, including e-mail addresses of all authors

Abstract Page

The abstract should be easy to understand and not require reference to the body of the paper. Only very important results should be presented numerically in the abstract; it must not contain any abbreviations or statistical details. The abstract should not exceed 300 words.

Keywords

Provide a maximum of five keywords for both original contribution and review articles. There should be no overlapping with the title.

Body of Manuscript

Obligatory parts of the manuscript are Introduction and References

All chapters of the manuscript should be headed by a title. The length of the title should not exceed 60 characters. The text contains no bold or italic words and is not hyphenated. Only foreign words or scientific names are printed in italics.

Table and Figures

Tables and figures are each on a separate page with the table or figure number and the authors’ names in the right corner of the page. Please number table and figures consecutively in the order as they occur in the text. Tables should be created using table function in MS Word or tabulator in other programmes. Line drawings should be only contour drawings without halftones. Please do use only clear and reproducible patterns. Colours are not allowed. Captations of tables and figures will be provided on a separate page.

References

Each reference should confirm to the examples below, with author names separated only by a comma. Full stops should not be used in the forename initials. The name of the journal should be given in the abbreviated form, strictly following the codes in: http://library.caltech.edu/reference/abbreviations

The references should be listed in alphabetical order by the surname of the first author and should give the full title of the paper. Anonymous contributions should be cited at the beginning of the bibliography.

From journals:

Kocsis L, Grannet J, Walker MJ, 2002. Performance of Hungarian phylloxera strains on Vitis ripara rootstocks. J. Appl. Entomol. 126, 567-571.

From books or other non-serial publications:

Chapmann RF, 1998. The insects – Structure and function. 4th edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

From reference book contributions:

Zlotkin E, 2001. Insecticides affecting voltage-gated ion channels. In: Biochemical site of insecticide action and resistance. Ed. by Ishaaya I, Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, 43-76.

Online citation:

Beckleheimer J, 1994. How to cite URLs in a bibliography? [WWW document; retrieved August 1994]. URL http://www.nrissc.navy.mil/meta/bibliography.html.

Citations in text:

In the running text citations should be made as in the following examples. Berocks & Bode (1999), or (Richter 1991, 1993, Stark & Schneider 2001). Up to two authors, give the names; for more than two authors, give the name of the first author followed by et al., e.g., Baklowski et al. 2001.

Reviews

The author will receive proofs via e-mail as an Acrobat PDF file which should be reviewed and returned without delay.

Online Service – GAUDIRECT

After acceptance of the manuscript for publication and review by the authors, the manuscript will be published as Acrobat PDF file within 10 days on the GAU website. This PDF file is fully citable. Hardcopies of your manuscript will be published as soon as the numbers of manuscripts per issue have been received.

Editorial Board

Editor : Prof. Dr. Sadık Ülker
Board : SADIK ÜLKER, Prof. Dr.
OĞUZ KARAKARTAL, Prof. Dr.
ZAFER AĞDELEN, Assoc.Prof. Dr.
MIRA RANA GÖKDOĞAN, Assoc.Prof. Dr.
SULAP DAVUT, Assist. Prof. Dr.
ULVİ KESER, Prof. Dr.
ÇİÇEK AĞAYEVA, Prof. Dr.
LEVENT AKIN, Prof. Dr.
K. TURAY YARDIMCI, Prof. Dr.
MUSTAFA FERİT ACAR, Prof. Dr.
HOSSEİN SADRİ, Assoc.Prof. Dr.
ALİ HAYDAR, Assoc.Prof. Dr.
ELİF ASUDE TUNCA, Assoc.Prof. Dr.
TÜLİN BODAMYALI, Assoc.Prof. Dr.
NAZIM BERATLI, Opr. Dr.
EFDAL SAFEL, Cpt.
İSMET ESENYEL, Assist. Prof. Dr.
HATİCE ASVAROĞLU, lecturer

Submission

Author Guidelines

Abstract
The abstracts should be easy to understand and not require reference to the body of the paper. Only very important results should be presented numerically in the abstract; it must not contain any abbreviations or statistical details. The abstracts should not exceed 300 words. Paragraph setting should be single.

1. General Manuscript Requirements

Articles should be typed Arial font type size 11 and should not exceed 5000 words or 20 manuscript pages. They should be clearly written in black ink on one side of A4 paper(210x297 mm). The text including references must be typed double-spaced with a 4cm right margin. Please do not format the text, e.g. no bold, italic, tabs are allowed. Each paragraph is followed by a line break. Each page will have a page number.

1.1 Title Page
a. Manuscipt title. Please limit the title to 16 words.
b. Running title with a maximum of 50 characters in length
c. Title should be font size 16 and Arial Bold.
d. Complete addresses, including e-mail address of all authors should be included with font size 12

1.2. Keywords
Provide a maximum of five keywords for both original contribution and review articles. There should be no overlapping with the title.

2. Body of Manuscript
Obligatory parts of the manuscript are Introduction and References. All Chapters of the manuscript should be headed by a title and numbered. The length of the title should not exceed 60 characters. The text contains no bold or italic words and is not hyphenated. Only foreign words or scientific names are printed in italics.

2.1. Tables and Figures
Tables and figures are embedded in the manuscript with not exceeding the limits to the margins. The captions of figures and tables should be font 11 and centered at the bottom part of the figure or table. Please number the table and figures consecutively in the order they occur in the text. Tables should be created using MS Word. Line drawings should be only contour drawings without halftones. Please do use only clear and reproducible patterns. Colours are not allowed. Example is given below for both:

Figure 1: Graph showing the relationship between power and efficiency

A B C D E
Trial 1 1.0 5.3 2.2 3.3 1.3
Trial 2 1.2 5.2 2.1 2.9 1.3
Trial 3 0.9 5.6 2.2 2.9 1.2
Trial 4 0.9 5.3 2.3 3.6 1.4
Trial 5 1.0 5.3 2.1 3.3 1.2

Table 1: Data obtained with various observations

2.2. How to cite inside the text
In the running text citations should be made as in the following examples. Berocks & Bode (1999) or (Richter 1991, 1993, Stark & Schneider 2001). Up to wo authors give the names, for more than 2 authors give the name of the first author followed by et. al., e.g. Baklowski et. al. (2001).

3. References
Each reference should confirm to the examples below, with author names separated by a comma. Full stops should not be used in the forename initials. The references should be listed in alphabetical order by the surname of the first author and should give the full title of the paper. If same authors are present for multiple references they should be sorted out in year order from earliest to latest. Anonymous contributions should be cited at the beginning of the bibliography.

4. Reviews
The author will receive proofs via e-mail as an Acrobat PDF file which should be reviewed and returned without delay.

5. Online Service –GAUDIRECT
After Acceptance of the manuscript for publication and reviewed by authors and editor, the manuscript will be published as Acrobat PDF file in the GAU Journal website. This PDF is fully citable. Hardcopies of your manuscript will be published as soon as the numbers of manuscripts per issue have been received.

References:
(Journal Example) Kocsis L, Grannet J, Walker MA, 2002. Performance of Hunarian phylloxera strains on Vitis ripara rootstocks. Journal of Applied Entomology, volume 126, issue 10, pp. 567-571.
(Book Example) Chapmann RF, 1998. The insects – Structure and function. 4th edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
(Reference Book Example) Zlotkin E, 2001. Insecticides affecting voltage-gated ion channels. In: Biochemical site of insecticide action and resistance. Edited by Ishaaya I, Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 43-76.
(Online citation Example) Beckleheimer J, 1994. How to cite URLs in a bibliography? [WWW document; retrieved December 2013]. URL http://www.nrissc.navy.mil/meta/bibliography.html.

Contact

Mailing Address:GAU Journal of Social and Applied Sciences
Karmi Campus
Karaoglanoglu,
Girne, North Cyprus
Via Mersin 10, Turkey
E-mail:gaujournal@gau.edu.tr



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