Paper submission guidelines
Final working paper submission for oral presentation at the 13th ISIR Summer School may be submitted to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org by 30th June 2017. Presentation and inclusion of the final paper in the summer school programme is subject to registration by 15th June 2017 to attend the summer school. Please contact email@example.com in case you have any issues with submitting your working paper.
Please consider the following guidelines before submitting your paper. Note that the style of your working paper should make it easy for the referees to add hand-written comments on the printout of your paper.
Before submitting, please name your document as "ISIR2017_Yoursurname.pdf". For example, if I were submitting a paper, it should be named ISIR2017_Fichtinger.pdf.
All papers should be submitted as a PDF document, please do not submit word documents (.doc, .docx).
Papers should be organized in the following sequence:
Title of the paper, name(s) of the author(s), affiliation(s)
Main subject text
Acknowledgments (when applicable)
Appendices (if necessary)
Word limits: Your paper excluding appendices should not exceed 6,500 words. Figures/tables should number no more than 10 (in any form or combination, i.e. 5 tables/5 figures, or 7 figures/3 tables).
Font: Please use a Serif font like Times New Roman or similar, 12 point, double-line spaced.
Margins: Use margins of at least 2.5 cm left, right and top, and 3.5 cm at the bottom.
Title: Use a larger font for your article title, e.g. 20 point, with an initial capital letter for any proper nouns.
Abstract: Indicate the abstract paragraph with a heading or by reducing the font size. No more than 200 words.
Keywords: Please provide 4 to 6 keywords.
Headings in the main text: Please indicate the level of the section headings in your paper:
First-level headings (e.g. Introduction, Conclusion) should be in bold, with an initial capital letter for any proper nouns. Numbering as 1. 2. 3. etc.
Second-level headings should be in bold italics, with an initial capital letter for any proper nouns. Numbering as 1.1, 1.2, etc.
Third-level headings should be in italics, with an initial capital letter for any proper nouns. Numbering 1.1.1, 1.1.2, etc.
Tables and figures: Figures and tables must be included in the main text and must be individually numbered and captioned. Illustrations should be sharp and clear. Place figures and tables centered. Captions should be placed below figures and above tables. They are typed in Times New Roman 11 or similar, in italics, and centered.
Leave one line before and after tables and figures.
References: References to other publications should be in Harvard style, References should be presented as follows.
Within the text: Author’s last name followed by a comma and the year of publication, all in round brackets: Author (2005) or (Author, 2005). In case of two authors Author1 and Author2 (2005) or (Author1 and Author2, 2005). When the number of authors is three or more, references in the text should be (Author1 et al., 2005). At the end of the paper, list all references in alphabetical order. In the reference list all authors should be included.
A full reference list should be included at the end.
For books: Surname, Initials (Year of Publication), Title, Publisher, Place of Publication.
For chapters in edited books: Surname, Initials (Year), “Title”, in Editor’s Name, Initials (Ed.), Title, Publisher, Place, Pages.
For articles: Surname, Initials (Year), “Title”, Journal Name, Volume, Number, Pages.
Electronic sources should include the URL of the web site at which they may be found along with the date of latest access.
Note that journal titles should not be abbreviated.
Language: All papers must be in good English. Please proof read carefully your own paper.