Information for Authors

  1. The article should be divided into subsections with short headings and include the author's name, correspondence email-address, institutional affiliation, abstract (max. 200 words) and keywords .
  2. It should be submitted as MS Word document to the publication system, 12 points Times New Roman, not exceeding 6000 words.
  3. Images are highly appreciated and should be provided separately in high resolution.
  4. Supplementary materials, such as videos and data sets, can be submitted in standard file formats as online resources (hosted at HeiDATA Dataverse Network).
  5. For citation please use the Chicago Manual of Style. Footnote should be kept brief. No French quotation marks.
  6. No second level headings and no emphasizing in italics, bold or underline, please.
  7. If you quote from a previous issue of the journal, please use the doi that you find at "How to cite item" at the right of each article.
  8. Footnote signs should be placed without space behind the punctuation. Possible acknowledgements are to be put in the first footnote.
  9. Please use American English spelling throughout the text.

In order to hand in manuscripts, authors need to register at and upload the manuscript including keywords. Articles are subject to a peer review process.

Please also note:
Images from other sources should be fully acknowledged in the caption. Written permission must be sought for both print and electronic reproduction by the author. Color images may be converted to black and white for print. Authors are encouraged to submit high resolution images for consideration as a cover. Such images are selected for their scientific interest and aesthetic appeal. Please include a clear and concise legend explaining the image.

We accept no liability for unsolicited manuscripts and pictures. Authors agree to the terms and conditions and assure that the submission is free of third parties rights. The author grants a royalty-free and irrevocable right to freely publish documents submitted.