Author Guidelines

Manuscirpts to be sent to YAZIT Journal of Cultural Sciences should be sent in accordance with the following writing rules:


Paper Size: 16 cm X 24 cm Academic Length 

Margins: Top: 1.5 cm Bottom: 1.5 cm Right: 1.5 cm Left: 1.7 cm Gutter: Left 

Font: Palatino Linotype 

Font Style: Normal 

Font Size: Heading and Main Text: 10 pt. Abstracts and Footnotes: 9 pt. 

Paragraph Spacing: 0 pt first, then 6 pt 

Line Spacing: Minimum  Value: 1.15 pt 

Alignment: Justify Indent: First Line 0.75 cm


Title: Turkish title in bold and capital letters, 10 pt, centered; The English title, on the other hand, should be just below the Turkish title, normal, only the first letters should be capitalized, 10 points and centered. The title of the article should be no more than 12 words.

Author Information: Since the applications to our journal are made through the membership registration and additional documents (COPE Additional Declaration Form, Similarity Report and Copyright Transfer Form) to be made from the "submit an article" link on the website, any information about the authors should not be included in the texts of the articles to be uploaded to the system. This information will be added by the editorial unit at the publication stage after the refereeing processes of the studies are completed.

Abstract: After the Turkish and English title of the article, the abstract in Turkish and English, consisting of at least 150 and maximum 250 words, and Turkish and English keywords of at least 5 words, should be written in 9 points. The abstract should give an idea about the scope, purpose, method, effects and results of the study.

Section Headings: All subheadings should be in capital letters and in bold. If numbering is preferred, the "Introduction" and "Result" sections should not be numbered. 

Tables and Figures: The numbers and names of tables or figures should be right below the table or figure. 

Volume: The article should be a maximum of 10,000 words, including attachments.

Other issues: In articles that use a special font, the font used should also be sent with the article. Details such as page numbers, headers and footers should not be included in the articles. In terms of spelling and punctuation, the Turkish Language Association's Spelling Guide should be taken as a basis, except for special cases necessitated by the article or subject. No other alphabet characters other than the Latin alphabet should be used in the bibliography of the manuscripts. 

All information about the article and the authors (authors' name, surname, title, institution, contact information, whether the article requires an ethics committee document, financing, support and acknowledgment, possible conflicts of interest and the relationship of the article with a presentation such as a thesis-statement etc.) etc.) should be clearly stated in the COPE Supplementary Statement form, which is signed and prepared by the author(s) during the upload to the system. This information will be added to the text by the editorial unit during the publication of the article.


In-text Posting 

References should be cited in the text in the following ways. The surname of the author(s), the date of publication and the cited page number are indicated by opening parentheses at the appropriate place in the text. If the same sources are referred to in the text again, the same method is applied; ibid., ag. Abbreviations should not be used. 

Example: (Köprülü, 1966: 71-76). 

If the cited author's name is mentioned in the text, there is no need to repeat the author's name in parentheses. 

Example: Boratav (1984: 11) states that there are 34 of these narrations. 

If the cited source has two authors, the surnames of both authors should be used. 

Example: (Yolcu and Dinç, 2018: 96) 

If there are more than two authors, “et al.” after the surname of the first author. (and others) should be used. 

Example: (Lvova et al., 2013: 194) 

If there is more than one referenced source, the references must be separated by semicolons. 

Example: (Kaya, 2000: 180; Artun, 2004: 86)

For explanations that are not deemed appropriate to be included in the text, under-page footnote method should be used and these notes should be listed as 1, 2, 3 in the text. Footnotes should be written with the same font, 9 points and single line spacing. 

If archival documents are used in the text, references to these documents should be specified as (Document-1) or (Archive-1) in order, and archive document information should be written in front of the relevant phrase in the bibliography. 

If the information received from oral sources is included in the text, the references should be stated as (SP-1) meaning "Source Person", and the information of each source person should be stated under the sub-heading of "Verbal Resources" in the references section of the study in accordance with the reference code made in the text.

If information from internet sources is included in the text, references should be stated as (URL-1, URL-2...), and each citation extension should be specified in accordance with the reference code in the text under the "Electronic Resources" subheading in the references section of the work. In this respect, it should be preferred to clearly present the link and access date information in the bibliography, by specifying the electronic resources such as social media sharing-posts, blog posts, videos that do not specify page numbers as URL-1, URL-2...

Emphasis should be placed in quotation marks, titles of books in italics, and titles of articles and papers in double quotation marks. More than five lines of quotations, one line below, without quotation marks and without paragraph breaks, 0.75 cm in block form. must be started from within.

Editing the Bibliography 

In the bibliography, only the references in the article should be included and alphabetical order should be followed according to the surname of the author. 

If more than one work of an author will be included in the bibliography, they should be sorted according to the publication date from oldest to newest. For studies made in the same year, the phrases "a, b, c..." should be used and they should be the same for references made in the text.


Dinç, Mustafa (2021). Yeni Adalılar: Çanakkale Adalarında Göç, Halk Kültürü, Kimlik ve Dönüşüm. Çanakkale: Paradigma Akademi Yayınları.

Köprülü, Mehmet Fuat (1999). Edebiyat Araştırmaları. Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu Basımevi.

Yolcu, Mehmet Ali ve Dinç, Mustafa (2018). Çanakkale Yöresi Halk Kültürü. Çanakkale: Paradigma Akademi Yayınları.

Electronic Version of a Printed Book (E-Book):

Dinç Mustafa (2019). Kemal Sunal Filmlerinde Folklor ve Mizah. [Electronic Version]. İstanbul: Hiperlink Publications.

Translation Book:

Sartre, Jean-Paul (1967). Edebiyat Nedir. Çev. Bertan Onaran. İstanbul: De Yayınevi.

Book Chapter:

Dinç, Mustafa (2019). “Halk Bilgisinin Beslenme ve Mutfak Kültürüne Dönük Temsilleri.” Halk Bilimi El Kitabı. Ed. Mustafa Aça. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayınları, 287-314.


Dinç, Mustafa (2020). “Türkülerin Başına Gelenler: Politik-İdeolojik Sebeplerle Değiştirilen Türküler Üzerine”. folklor/edebiyat. 26(103): 483-508.


Dinç, Mustafa (2018). Kemal Sunal Filmlerinde Folklor ve Mizah. Doctoral Thesis. Uşak: Uşak University Graduade School of Social Sciences.


Yolcu, Mehmet Ali (2018). “Bacılar ve Kardeşler: Toplumsal Yapı ve Söylem Açısından Alevi Ataerkilliği”. Motif Vakfı Uluslararası Sosyal Bilimler Sempozyumu (Çanakkale, 8-10 Kasım 2018). İstanbul: Motif Vakfı Yayınları, 66-69.

Newspaper Articles of Known Authors: 

Bortaçina, Azer (2000, 3 Temmuz). “Adalı Olmak Özveri İster”. Milliyet Yaşam, 4.

Newspaper Clippings or News with Unknown Authors:

Cumhuriyet. (1991, 21 Ekim). “Halkın kararına saygı duyulur”, 1.

Electronic Resourses:

URL-1: “Social Groups”. (Erişim: 10.06.2014)

URL-2: "Doğa İçin Çal 12-Deniz Üstü Köpürür, Kağızman". (Erişim: 06.01.2022).

Cinema Films:

Bender, L.awrence (Producer), & Tarantino, Quentin (Director). (1994). Pulp Fiction [Cinema Film]. ABD: Miramax.

Türkiye Radyo ve Televizyon Kurumu (Producer), Özakman, Turgut (Screenwriter) ve Öztan, Zeki (Director). (1996). Kurtuluş [Cinema Film]. Türkiye: Türkiye Radyo ve Televizyon Kurumu.

Archive Resourses:

Belge-1/Arşiv-1: BOA-Başbakanlık Osmanlı Arşivi (BOA, DH.EUM.EMN, no: 3, 19.Ş.1330); BCA: Başbakanlık Cumhuriyet Arşivi  (BCA, 1927)

Oral Sourses:

KK-1: Mustafa Dinç, born in 1984, primary school graduate, tradesman, Istanbul. (Interview: 12.06.2014)