INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE AUTHORS
About the journal
Since its founding in 1991, “Tekstil ve Konfeksiyon” publishes papers on both fundamental and applied research in various branches of apparel and textile technology and allied areas such as production and properties of natural and synthetic fibres, yarns and fabrics, finishing applications, garment technology, analysis, testing and quality control and textile marketing.
Each issue of the quarterly “Tekstil ve Konfeksiyon” contains refereed research articles, as well as informations about new innovations, developments and useful practical knowledges in the area of textile and apparel technology. “Tekstil ve Konfeksiyon” offers new informations for industry personal, academics and students who are interested in textile and apparel. The language of the journal is English.
The journal is coordinated by the Ege University Textile and Apparel Research & Application Center, Izmir, Turkey.
Categorisation of papers
Tekstil ve Konfeksiyon presents refereed research papers, dealing with the results of scientific investigations not previously published.
Procedure of reviewing papers
Manuscripts are received from industrial laboratories, government research centers, universities, private research organizations, and independent scientists. The Editorial board selects the two qualified reviewers, whose names are not disclosed without their consent, for each submitted article. The paper will be accepted for publication provided reviews are favourable. In case of diversified opinions of the reviewers, the Editorial boards will bring a final decision.
If the Editorial board considers the errors in the contents or the presentation of the paper; the paper will be returned to the author to correct and complete it.
Manuscripts must not have been copyrighted, classified, or submitted for publication elsewhere. All original journal articles are copyrighted in the name of the publisher. All original articles accepted for publication must be accompanied by the application form.
Preparation of the papers
The text of the article should be clear and precise, as short as possible to make it understandable. As a rule, the paper should not contain more than 10 pages, including figures, drawings and tables. The paper should be divided into heads and chapters in a logical sequence. Decimal classification is recommended. Manuscripts must meet high scientific or technical standards. All manuscripts must be typewritten, doublespaced on white A4 standard paper (210 x 297 mm) in 12-point font. In addition, all papers must be clearly presented in good Turkish or English.
The structure of the papers should be as follows:
a) Title: Should be short and informative (Turkish and English).
b) Author(s): The complete, unabbreviated names should be given along with full addresses (Telephone, fax and e-mail).
c) Abstract: A brief abstract of about 150 words must accompany each manuscript. It should contain some basic informations of the paper (Turkish and English).
d) Key Words: Authors should give at least 5–7 keywords (Turkish and English).
e) Introduction: Should include the aims of the study and results from previous notable studies.
f) Material and Method: Experimental methods should be described clearly and briefly.
g) Results and Discussion: This section may be separated into two parts. Unnecessary repetition should be avoided.
h) Conclusions: The general results of the research are discussed in this section.
i) Acknowledgements: Should be as short as possible.
j) References: Must be numbered in the paper with parantheses as ( ), and listed in the order in which they appear.
Tables, Figures, Equations and Formulas
Tables and drawings like schemes, diagrams, graphs etc. should be constructed so as to be easy to understand. The titles of the tables must be given at the top of the tables; the titles of the figures must be given at the bottom of the figures. All tables and figures should be numbered (with Arabic numerals) consecutively and separately throughout the paper, and referred to by number in the text. Photographs should be numbered as figures.
Equations are numbered in parentheses to the right; they are referred to in the text as Equation (2), Equation (6b), etc., with parentheses. Footnotes should be avoided. The journal requires the use of SI units for all numerical data.
All references should be identified in the text (numbered notes throughout the text, numbered list at the end of the article). References should be listed by number at the end of the paper, with the information in the following order: Authors' surnames and initials, year of publication, “title of reference”, name of publication, volume number (publisher and place of publication for a book) and inclusive page numbers.
Example: Erdogan M.C. and Pamuk O., 2007, “Technical Textiles”, Tekstil ve Konfeksiyon, Vol: 17(3), pp: 211-216.
Submission of the papers
The submission of the above-mentioned papers is a representation that the manuscript has not been published previously and is not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. Each author is obliged to sign a “Copyright Release Form” which also contains the information mentioned above. In those cases where the paper has been presented at a conference, it is necessary to give an appropriate statement note placed after the heading.
The papers in word format and applicatıon forms with signatures should be sent by mail