EGE UNIVERSITY

State Conservatory of Turkish Music

The Eurasian Journal of Music and Dance (EJMD)

General Format Properties

General Principals: The Eurasian Journal of Music and Dance (EJMD)[1], founded in 2011, is the official open-access, double-blind peer-reviewed journal of Ege University State Conservatory of Turkish Music in Turkey. The previous issues of the journal where articles in Turkish and English are published biannually (June-December) can be found at <http://konservatuvar.ege.edu.tr/d-1520/sayilar.html> and <http://dergipark.gov.tr/konservatuvardergisi>.

Only the articles that weren’t published anywhere before are accepted for publication. Papers presented in academic symposiums can be published by giving the necessary information of the organization where the paper was presented.  If the paper was published in a proceeding book it won’t be accepted for publication. For the articles supported by a research organization/foundation the relevant information (organization’s name, project’s name, date and number) should be included in the article.

EJMD should be used when citing an article published in The Eurasian Journal of Music and Dance in a scholarly work.

Mission: The journal’s aim is to contribute to the field of music and dance by publishing qualified scientific works and becoming one of the national and international representatives of music and dance researches.

Content: EJMD publishes peer-reviewed research reports on music and dance bringing together research conducted within a variety of disciplines. Articles include theoretical essays; research papers; case reports; and historical research related to all music and dance issues. In addition to original research, the journal features both articles and book reviews.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following: music theory and analysis, history of music, musicology, ethnomusicology, performing arts, choreology, ethnochoreology, music education, music technologies, organology and any other interdisciplinary field providing benefit to music/dance researches.

Editorial Process: Firstly, the articles submitted are evaluated by the editorial management in terms of scope, subject, content and spelling. If it is approved by the editorial management, the article is sent to two refries (book and academic organization reviews are assessed by one referee) for academic evaluation. Personal information concerning both the author and the referee are hidden during the process. If one of the referees’ assessment is positive and the other is negative, either the article is sent to a third referee or the editorial board make a decision based on the existing reports. The reports are saved for two years. The authors make necessary changes according to the suggestions of the referees. The author who doesn’t agree with the ideas of the referee should give a written report on his/her objections. The articles approved will be published in any forthcoming issue of the journal. The journal doesn’t give a written document for the articles approved for publication.

General Format Properties

 Title: Shouldn’t exceed 12 words, should be written bold capitalized letters and centered. The title in the second language should be underneath the title of the article.  

 Author Names: Author names should certainly not be included in the application file. The author information (name, title, professional address, telephone number, e-mail address) should be written on an additional document. Applications including author names are not processed and returned.

Abstract: Should be between 150-200 words. Should not include citation, figures or tables. Abstracts should be in Turkish and English. There should be 5-8 key words. A 750 words extended abstract should be submitted after the article is approved for publication.

 Main text: Quantitative and Qualitative studies should include Introduction, Method, Findings, Discussion sections. In the Method section, if a specific model is used, the model subdivision should include the Sample / Workgroup, Data Collection Tools, and Process subdivisions. Compilation type studies should reveal the problem, analyze the relevant literature in a competent way, emphasize the deficiencies, gaps and contradictions in the literature and mention the steps to be taken to solve the problem. In other studies, it can be modified according to the type of the subject but it should be careful not to be in the form of sub-sections in detail that will make the reader feel confused or difficult to use the text.

The articles with a citation ratio less then %30 (the articles submitted are assess through iThenticate plagiarism program) are considered as original articles.

Page Format: The articles should be written on an A4 size paper; top, bottom, left and right margins: 2,5 cm (0,98 inches), justified, no hyphenation and as one column. Paragraphs should have an indent of 0,5 cm. In the indent and spacing section of paragraph tab: left and right section should be 6 pt (0,6 line) and line spacing should be 1,5. The text should be written in Times New Roman with 12 font size.

Page Limitation A study composed as explained above should not exceed 25 pages (10000 words).

Tables and graphs Tables, graphs and images should be titled as “Table 1.” Or “Graph 1.”, written in 8 font size, bold, italic and centered. The first letters should be capitalized. The in-table texts  should be written in 8 font size with 1 line spacing and the table should be centered.

Appendixes Each appendix should be given in separate pages after references.

Heading Format

Composing Heading Main section headings and subheadings should be capitalized (first letter in each word) (except from the conjunctions such as and, with etc.) Table and graph titles should be edited accordingly.

Main section headings Main section headings (Method, Findings, Discussion) and the title of the study should be capitalized and centered. (There is no heading for the Introduction section).

Subheading Subheadings are capitalized and left justified; separated from the previous paragraph with a blank line.

Third Subheading Should be left justified, 0,5 cm indented and bold. Should be written in sentence case (only first word is capitalized). Ends with a full stop, paragraph continues on the same line with the heading. It is not separated from the previous paragraph with a blank line.

Fourth Subheading Should be left justified, 0,5 cm indented and bold italics. Should be written in sentence case (only first word is capitalized). Ends with a full stop, paragraph continues on the same line with the heading. It is not separated from the previous paragraph with a blank line.

Fifth Subheading Should be left justified, 0,5 cm indented and italics. Should be written in sentence case (only first word is capitalized). Ends with a full stop, paragraph continues on the same line with the heading. It is not separated from the previous paragraph with a blank line. (It is suggested to avoid including more than fifth subheading).

References Both in the text and in the source books, the rules of writing specified in the book Publication Manual of American Psychological Association (APA) (6th edition) published by the American Psychological Association should be applied. For the use of basic texts used in bibliography writing, see the section entitled Basic Bibliographic Guides.

Footnote Explanatory notes other than citations can be inserted as footnotes starting from number 1, written in 10 font size.

Book, activity or scientific organization reviews Abstract and keywords shouldn’t be included for book, activity or scientific organization reviews. For the book reviews, the title of the book, author’s name, book’s information and cover image should be added before the main text.

Submitting an article The articles can either be submitted through DergiPark website or by sending to eudtmk@gmail. If there is revision demand of the referee, the author should send the revised text in 10 days. The documents of the unpublished articles will not be returned to the author and any administrative or judicial responsibility isn’t accepted by the journal.

       Editorial Revision Editorial management is free to make any formal revisions on the article. These revisions are done according to Turkish Language Society’s spelling dictionaries for Turkish articles.

       Copyrights The copyrights of the published articles belong to The Eurasian Journal of Music and Dance (EJMD), intellectual and scientific responsibility belongs to the author. The translations’ judicial responsibility belongs to the translator. For the articles with two or more authors copyrights belong to the first author. The author who submits an article to the journal should accept these principals. The articles not fulfilling these requirements won’t be evaluated. The written and visual material can be quoted by citation.

 

 



[1] The Journal had the title Ege Universitesi Devlet Türk Musikisi Konservatuvarı Dergisi / EKOD (Ege University Journal of Turkish Music State Conservatory) until 2018.

The Eurasian Journal of Music and Dance (EJMD)

General Format Properties

General Principals: The Eurasian Journal of Music and Dance (EJMD)[1], founded in 2011, is the official open-access, double-blind peer-reviewed journal of Ege University State Conservatory of Turkish Music in Turkey. The previous issues of the journal where articles in Turkish and English are published biannually (June-December) can be found at <http://konservatuvar.ege.edu.tr/d-1520/sayilar.html> and <http://dergipark.gov.tr/konservatuvardergisi>.

Only the articles that weren’t published anywhere before are accepted for publication. Papers presented in academic symposiums can be published by giving the necessary information of the organization where the paper was presented.  If the paper was published in a proceeding book it won’t be accepted for publication. For the articles supported by a research organization/foundation the relevant information (organization’s name, project’s name, date and number) should be included in the article.

EJMD should be used when citing an article published in The Eurasian Journal of Music and Dance in a scholarly work.

Mission: The journal’s aim is to contribute to the field of music and dance by publishing qualified scientific works and becoming one of the national and international representatives of music and dance researches.

Content: EJMD publishes peer-reviewed research reports on music and dance bringing together research conducted within a variety of disciplines. Articles include theoretical essays; research papers; case reports; and historical research related to all music and dance issues. In addition to original research, the journal features both articles and book reviews.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following: music theory and analysis, history of music, musicology, ethnomusicology, performing arts, choreology, ethnochoreology, music education, music technologies, organology and any other interdisciplinary field providing benefit to music/dance researches.

Editorial Process: Firstly, the articles submitted are evaluated by the editorial management in terms of scope, subject, content and spelling. If it is approved by the editorial management, the article is sent to two refries (book and academic organization reviews are assessed by one referee) for academic evaluation. Personal information concerning both the author and the referee are hidden during the process. If one of the referees’ assessment is positive and the other is negative, either the article is sent to a third referee or the editorial board make a decision based on the existing reports. The reports are saved for two years. The authors make necessary changes according to the suggestions of the referees. The author who doesn’t agree with the ideas of the referee should give a written report on his/her objections. The articles approved will be published in any forthcoming issue of the journal. The journal doesn’t give a written document for the articles approved for publication.

General Format Properties

 Title: Shouldn’t exceed 12 words, should be written bold capitalized letters and centered. The title in the second language should be underneath the title of the article.  

 Author Names: Author names should certainly not be included in the application file. The author information (name, title, professional address, telephone number, e-mail address) should be written on an additional document. Applications including author names are not processed and returned.

Abstract: Should be between 150-200 words. Should not include citation, figures or tables. Abstracts should be in Turkish and English. There should be 5-8 key words. A 750 words extended abstract should be submitted after the article is approved for publication.

 Main text: Quantitative and Qualitative studies should include Introduction, Method, Findings, Discussion sections. In the Method section, if a specific model is used, the model subdivision should include the Sample / Workgroup, Data Collection Tools, and Process subdivisions. Compilation type studies should reveal the problem, analyze the relevant literature in a competent way, emphasize the deficiencies, gaps and contradictions in the literature and mention the steps to be taken to solve the problem. In other studies, it can be modified according to the type of the subject but it should be careful not to be in the form of sub-sections in detail that will make the reader feel confused or difficult to use the text.

The articles with a citation ratio less then %30 (the articles submitted are assess through iThenticate plagiarism program) are considered as original articles.

Page Format: The articles should be written on an A4 size paper; top, bottom, left and right margins: 2,5 cm (0,98 inches), justified, no hyphenation and as one column. Paragraphs should have an indent of 0,5 cm. In the indent and spacing section of paragraph tab: left and right section should be 6 pt (0,6 line) and line spacing should be 1,5. The text should be written in Times New Roman with 12 font size.

Page Limitation A study composed as explained above should not exceed 25 pages (10000 words).

Tables and graphs Tables, graphs and images should be titled as “Table 1.” Or “Graph 1.”, written in 8 font size, bold, italic and centered. The first letters should be capitalized. The in-table texts  should be written in 8 font size with 1 line spacing and the table should be centered.

Appendixes Each appendix should be given in separate pages after references.

Heading Format

Composing Heading Main section headings and subheadings should be capitalized (first letter in each word) (except from the conjunctions such as and, with etc.) Table and graph titles should be edited accordingly.

Main section headings Main section headings (Method, Findings, Discussion) and the title of the study should be capitalized and centered. (There is no heading for the Introduction section).

Subheading Subheadings are capitalized and left justified; separated from the previous paragraph with a blank line.

Third Subheading Should be left justified, 0,5 cm indented and bold. Should be written in sentence case (only first word is capitalized). Ends with a full stop, paragraph continues on the same line with the heading. It is not separated from the previous paragraph with a blank line.

Fourth Subheading Should be left justified, 0,5 cm indented and bold italics. Should be written in sentence case (only first word is capitalized). Ends with a full stop, paragraph continues on the same line with the heading. It is not separated from the previous paragraph with a blank line.

Fifth Subheading Should be left justified, 0,5 cm indented and italics. Should be written in sentence case (only first word is capitalized). Ends with a full stop, paragraph continues on the same line with the heading. It is not separated from the previous paragraph with a blank line. (It is suggested to avoid including more than fifth subheading).

References Both in the text and in the source books, the rules of writing specified in the book Publication Manual of American Psychological Association (APA) (6th edition) published by the American Psychological Association should be applied. For the use of basic texts used in bibliography writing, see the section entitled Basic Bibliographic Guides.

Footnote Explanatory notes other than citations can be inserted as footnotes starting from number 1, written in 10 font size.

Book, activity or scientific organization reviews Abstract and keywords shouldn’t be included for book, activity or scientific organization reviews. For the book reviews, the title of the book, author’s name, book’s information and cover image should be added before the main text.

Submitting an article The articles can either be submitted through DergiPark website or by sending to eudtmk@gmail. If there is revision demand of the referee, the author should send the revised text in 10 days. The documents of the unpublished articles will not be returned to the author and any administrative or judicial responsibility isn’t accepted by the journal.

       Editorial Revision Editorial management is free to make any formal revisions on the article. These revisions are done according to Turkish Language Society’s spelling dictionaries for Turkish articles.

       Copyrights The copyrights of the published articles belong to The Eurasian Journal of Music and Dance (EJMD), intellectual and scientific responsibility belongs to the author. The translations’ judicial responsibility belongs to the translator. For the articles with two or more authors copyrights belong to the first author. The author who submits an article to the journal should accept these principals. The articles not fulfilling these requirements won’t be evaluated. The written and visual material can be quoted by citation.