Information for Authors

AUTHORS GUIDE

1. GENERAL
This document will serve as a guideline for papers submitted to the Journal. You should use this document as a formatting guideline when preparing your paper. The paper should be prepared on MS Word processor. Article formatting guidelines properties (font type and size, single column, page margins, etc.) must be used.
All papers are to be submitted electronically through the web site of the journal which can be accessed at http://www.journal.htttckumba.com. 

1.1 Types of papers
The types of papers with word counts provided in brackets include:
    1. Research articles (8,000)
    2.Case studies (8,000)
    3.Short communications (4,000)
    4.Review articles (8,000)
The word count should include title, abstract, keywords, body of the text, figures, and tables excluding author’s affiliations, references and on-line supplementary material.
1.2 Editorial Procedure(s)
Submission of manuscript(s) implies that the author(s) have the authority to publish the work and that it is not being considered contemporaneously for publication elsewhere.
All manuscripts submitted for publication in JTIS are firstly evaluated by the Editor-in-chief and Editorial Board within 5days. Manuscripts which fall outside the aims and scope of the journal or do not meet the  requirements of writing style and page layout will either be rejected outrightly or returned to the author(s) for revision. Manuscripts shall go through a double blind review process before the Editor makes a decision based on referee reports. Review process of submitted manuscripts will be completed within 45 days and accepted manuscripts will be published in the electronic edition of the journal web site. Research papers, short communications, case studies and reviews will be reviewed by a coordinating editor and two reviewers.

1.3 Format of manuscript
The paper should be prepared on MS Word processor, in single line spaced using Times New Roman font on an A4 format with a margin of 2.5cm all round. All pages should be numbered.
1.4 Language
All manuscripts must be submitted in English language. It is the responsibility of the author to ensure the manuscript is written in standard English. Manuscript submitted in poor quality and non-standard English will be rejected without review. In that case, you may want to have your manuscript edited by a native speaker of the English language prior to submission.

1.5 Paper Title
After leaving 1 line from top, the paper title should be written using bold type and Times New Roman font size 14 with lower case letters and left aligned. The title of the paper should not exceed 15 words.
1.6 Author’s Name
Leaving one line (9 font size) after paper title, name(s) of author(s) should be written using bold type Times New Roman font size 9 with capital letters for the first letters, all aligned left.

1.7 Author’s Affiliations
Leaving one line (9 font size) after name(s) of author(s), author affiliations should be written using Times New Roman font size 9 with capital letters for the first letters of the words with left alignment and with superscript numbers (i.e. 1, 2, 3) at the end of last name of each author for distinction.

1.8 Corresponding Author
Corresponding author should be indicated with asterisk in affiliation line and leaving one line (9 font size) after affiliations, e-mail should be written using Times New Roman font size 8 for corresponding author.

1.9 Abstract
Abstract title should be written using Times New Roman font size 9 and justified. It should contain no more than 150 words and should report concisely on the purpose and results of the work described.

1.10 Keywords
Leaving one line after Abstract, five keywords putting commas between each keyword with capital letters for the first letters of each keyword using Times New Roman font size 9.

1.11 Abbreviations
Abbreviations should be defined at first mention and used consistently thereafter.

1.12 Acknowledgements
Collate acknowledgements in a separate section at the end of the article before the references. List here those individuals who provided help during the research (e.g., providing language help, writing assistance or proof reading the article, etc.).

 2. TEXT
The papers should comprise the Introduction, Materials and Method/Research Methods, Results and Discussion and Conclusion sections and prepared single-spaced throughout using Times New Roman font size 10. Each section should be seperated from the preceding one by a single line spacing.
Main section and sub-titles should be written using bold type Times New Roman size 10 with each word beginning with an upper case letter, except for sub-titles. Main titles should be numbered as 1.Introduction, 2.Material and Methods….
Authors should use Times New Roman font size 10 and all text should be justified. Submitted papers should not exceed 15 printed pages excluding authors affiliations, references and on-line supplementary material.
Scientific names in the text such as plant and animal names and the References section of the journal names should be written in italics.

 3. TABLES AND FIGURES

All figures and tables should be numbered using Arabic numerals and cited in the text in consecutive numerical order. Figures and tables should be embedded in proper places in the text (for example Figure 1, Table 1 etc.). Figure and table captions should be written in English with Times New Roman font size 9.
The author(s) can use colour tables and illustrations in paper. All figures and image files used in the article may also be sent as an attached file to the journal’s web system. Figure parts should be denoted by lower case letters (a, b, c, etc.). Photo or picture sizes should be of maximum 14 cm wide and 20 cm in height. Photos or pictures should have a minimum resolution of 300 dpi.
Table sizes should be of maximum 14 cm wide and 20 cm in height. Tables should be prepared unsing the ‘insert table’ option, and must not have vertical delimiters (lines). Tables and graphic content should be in  Times New Roman font size 9.

 4. REFERENCES
After the References title, the list of references should only include works that are cited in the text and have been published or accepted for publication. Personal communications and unpublished works should only be mentioned in the text. Do not use footnotes or endnotes as a substitute for a reference list. Reference list entries should be alphabetized by the last names of the first author of each work.
For all references cited, the author(s) name(s), journal name / book title, section title / article title, year of publication, volume number / book chapters and paging should be made available. Abbreviated journal names and book titles should not be used. If there is the DOI number of publications, it should be given.

 4.1 Reference Links
Scopus, CrossRef and PubMed indexing services, etc. will be used in order to create links to publications in the list of references. So it is necessary to be sure they are fully accurate. Please note that wrong name(s), the wrong journal and book title, wrong article title, wrong year of publication and incorrect page number can  block links to the indexing service. Unpublished results and information obtained through articles and personal communications are not recommended for use as the reference. Printed stage in the resources, if any, should be given a DOI number.

 4.2 Online Document (Web) Reference
If authors use online document reference, the full URL and last  date accessed must be given in reference list of paper. If any further information is known at the relevant web resources, DOI, author names, dates, the main source publication, etc., reference should also be given.

 4.3 References in the Text
Cite references in the text by name and year in parentheses. Some examples;
– For single authored reference: (Clausen, 1992)
– For double authored reference: (Kelso and Smith, 1998)
– Reference with multiple authors: (Medvec et al., 1999)
– For multiple references, in order of year: (Lebow, 2000; Imamura, 2001; Cooper and Taylor, 2005)
– For references with the same author and year: (Hill, 2000a; Hill, 2000b)

 4.4 Reference list
The list of references should only include works that are cited in the text and those that have been published or accepted for publication. Personal communications and unpublished works should only be mentioned in the text. Do not use footnotes or endnotes as a substitute for a reference list. Reference list entries should be alphabetized by the last names of the first author of each work. Cited articles, journals and books full names should be written in complete form. Journal abbreviations and names should not be used.
Journal Article

 Asakawa, S., Yoshida, K., Yabe, K., 2004. Perceptions of urban stream corridors within the greenway system of Sapporo, Japan. Landscape and Urban Planning 68(2-3): 167 -182, doi:10.1016/S0169-2046(03)00158-0.
Heede, B.H., 1991. Response of a stream in disequilibrium to timber harvest. Environmental Management 15 (2): 251-255.

 Ben-Akiva, M., de Palma, A., Kanaroglou, P., 1986. Dynamic model of peak period traffic congestion with elastic arrival rates. Transportation Science 20(2): 164-181.

Yildirim, N., Taskin , H., Karaman, R., 2012. Istanbul-Beylerbeyi Sarayinda Coleoptera tulerine kars florit kullanlarak yapilan fumigasyon uygulamas. Journal of the Higher Technical Teacher Traning College of the University of Bamenda 62(1): 47-52.

 Book
Birkeland, P. W., 1984. Soils and Geomorphology. Oxford University Pres, New York.

 Haris, C. W. and N. T. Dines, 1988. Time-saver Standards for Landscape Architecture. McGraw-Hill, Inc., New York.

Brilon, W. (Ed.), 1988. Intersections Without Traffic Signals, Proceedings of an International Workshop. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

Book Chapter
Fischer, G.W., Nagin, D., 1981. Random versus coefficient quanta choice models. In: Manski, C.F., McFadden, D. (Eds.), Structural Analysis of Discrete Data with Econometric Applications, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, pp. 273-304.

Symposium, Conference and Workshop Papers
Dahlgren, R. A., 1988. Effects of forest harvest on stream-water quality and nitrogen cycling in the Casper creek watershed. In: Proceedings of The Conference on Coastal Watersheds: The Casper Creek Story. May 6, Ukiah, California.

Daganzo, C., 1996. Two paradoxes of traffic flow on networks with physical queues. II Symposium Ingenieria de los Transportes, Madrid, 22-24 May 1996, pp. 55-62.
Online Document (Web) Reference
FAO. 2006. Rural radio transmissions and rural youth in Mali. http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_kn1/kn1_060202_en.htm (Accessed: 27 February 2006).

 5. ARTICLE SUBMISSION

All articles of Journal Tertiary and Industrial Sciences (JTIS) should be submitted electronically through the website of the journal which can be accessed at http://www.journal.htttckumba.com
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Go to Registration
Registration and login are required to submit items online and to check the status of current submissions.
You will be guided stepwise through the creation and uploading of the various files. You must download and upload, Letter of Application, Letter of Conveyance and Power of Attorney when submitting your manuscript from author guide on http://www.journal.htttckumba.com
The author must fill in and sign with blue ink these documents, scan with a scanner (jpg or pdf) and upload to journal using the online system as supplementary file.
All manuscripts submitted for publication are firstly evaluated by the Editor and Editorial Board within 5 days.
Manuscripts which fall outside the aims and scope of the journal or do not meet the requirements of writing style and page layout will be rejected outrightly or returned to the authors for revision.
Review process of submitted manuscripts will be completed within 45 days and intended to be published as soon as possible in the electronic edition of the journal on the web site.

5.1 Acceptance and Proof Reading
The purpose of the proof reading is to check typesetting or conversion errors and the completeness and accuracy of the text, tables and figures. This process may take one week. The article will be published online after receipt of the corrected proofs. Substantial changes in content, e.g., new results, corrected values, title and authorship are not allowed without the approval of the Editor.

 5.2 Publication
After all the corrections have been made and approved, the PDF format of the article will be published in the journal website. Our journal publishes three issues (March, July and November) each year and also sends to the printing service for hardcopy during publication periods of the Higher Technical Teacher’s Training College.

Check Sheet For Submission
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check their submission’s compliance with 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 in another journal.
2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format.
3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 10-point 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.