Writing Rules

1. IJMC publishes studies conducted in English and Turkish.

2. Text are to be prepared with justified alignment , without indentation in the paragraph beginning, in “cambria” format with 10 point font size and with 1,0 line- spacing.  There must be initially 6nk and then 3nk line-spacing between new launching paragraph and previous paragraph. Full text should not exceed 12 pages.

3. Worksheets must be on A4 paper size and margins should be 4 cm from top, 4 cm from bottom, 4 cm from left and 3,5 cm from right


4. The text of abstract should be written fully justified, in italics and 10 pt. The section should be also no more than 150 words. The number of keywords should be between 3-5.

5. Studies must be submitted online from the journal’s web address (http://dergi.tdf.gov.tr). Articles printed or within CD, articles submitted by mail, fax etc. is not acceptable.

6. The main title of article must be written in Turkish and English respectively for Turkish studies, in English for English studies and should be set centered in 12 point-size. Initially 6nk and after 6nk space should be left before the main title. 

7. The first letter of the primary headings in the article should be capital letter, and all headings and sub-headings should be designed 10 pt, bold and located to the left with numbering, and also navy blue color should be used for sub-headings.

8. The table heading should be placed above the table and the figure heading should be placed below the figure. 2 nk spaces should be added before the table heading and figure heading and also 3 nk space should be added after. The “table” and the “figure” should be written as bold and left aligned. First letters of table, figure and equation headings should be written with capital letters. The heading and the content should be written with “cambria” font and 10 point size. If tables, figures and equations in the study are cited, their references should be stated. 2 nk spaces should be added before references and 3 nk spaces should be added after. If tables and figures don’t fit into a single column, they should be designed to include two columns. Tables and figures which include two columns should be stated at the top or bottom of the page. Total number of figures and tables should not exceed 10.

9. In the article, decimal fractions should be separated with comma and numbers should be separated with dots. 


    Average age: 28,624

    Number of participants: 1.044 people

10. Page numbers, headers and footers should not be added to the study. These adjustments will be made by the journal administration.

11. Authors are deemed to have accepted that they have transferred the copyright of their studies to the journal by submitting their studies to our journal. Submitting a study to two different journals simultaneously is not suitable within the frame of academic ethics.

12. It is required that the studies are original and have not been published elsewhere before. If conference and symposium papers were published in a booklet, in this case they shall be published by JEMS on the condition that the copyright has not been transferred to the first publishing place. Information must be given to the journal editorship about the place where these kinds of papers were published before. 

13. References should be prepared according to the APA 6.0 format.

Types of Articles

1. Editorial (ED) 

This is an article which is prepared by the editor for determining journal policies, in guiding research strategies and in making announcements to researchers and authors.

2. Letter to Editor (LE) 

This is a short article grounding upon the objectivity criteria, which is addressed to the editor with the purpose of making comment, criticism and contribution on a previously written and published article. Letter to editor is used to allow sharing of feedbacks on the articles that have been published in IJMC.

Title, Author, Letter, References

(Maximum 5000 words)

3. Erratum (ER) 

This is a notification for making announcement of corrections, errors and retracts regarding the articles that have been previously published in IJMC.

4. Original Research (AR) 

This is an original research article which contains the findings that reached with the analysis of data obtained using specific methodologies within the context of the research model developed on the basis of a literature review on a specific topic and contains the results which were obtained by the discussion of the findings and the literature.

(Maximum 5000 words)

5. Review (RE)

This is an article pertaining to the research compiled by summarizing researches and data which were previously carried out by other authors and/or institutions.

(It cannot be accepted as an original research article.)

Title, Author, Abstract, Introduction, Literature Review, Conclusion, References.

(Maximum 5000 words)

6. Report (RP) 

    6.1. Interview (RP)

    This is an article pertaining to the short research using structured interview methods with a veteran, recognized with knowledge and expertise in a specific subject, in order to seek his/her advice in a predetermined topic concerning the maritime industry.

    (Organized by the editor.)

    Title, Author, Abstract, Short biography of the interviewee, Methodology, Questions and Comments, Results, Interview Permit Certificate    

    (Maximum 3000 words)

    6.2. Case Investigation (RP)

    This is an article pertaining to a short research which was prepared to unfold a problem determined during a research concerning the mountaineering/climbing, to offer a solution for this problem and to develop a method for the solution.

    Title, Author, Abstract, Case, Problem and Solution Offers, Conclusion, References, Permission Letter

    (Maximum 2000 words)

    6.3. Technical Report (RP) 

    This is an article pertaining to the short research containing the conclusions of an analysis on relevant obtained data in matters concerning the mountaineering/climbing referenced upon the limited number of literature. It covers conclusive reports of industrial research in particular, research reports carried out during the period of academic education, etc.

    Title, Author, Abstract, Introduction, Methodology, Results, References

    (Maximum 2000 words)

7. Book Review (BK)

This is an article where a newly published book concerning the mountaineering/climbing industry is evaluated in conformance with a certain methodology through an invited reviewer.

(Maximum 1000 words)

8. Academic Perspective

This is an article in characteristics of a compilation or a plain text where veteran academicians who are recognized with their academic knowledge and expertise would share their contributions in the field of mountaineering/climbing science, guide to young academicians and researchers and offer solutions for the demands of the mountaineering/climbing industry.

(Invited by the editor.)

9. Industrial Perspective

An article in conformance with a specified text format prepared by an expert as an invitee whose knowledge and experience related to their area of expertise is recognized to be beneficial by the industry.

(Invited by the editor.)

Title, Author, Abstract, Foresight about the subject, Results

(Maximum 5000 words)

10. After the Meeting

This article is written for the purposes of conveying the impressions, congress conclusion reports and information gathered during scientific conventions following a congress, conference and a symposium which is organized on such matters concerning the mountaineering/climbing.

(Maximum 500 words)