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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • The submission file does not include any information about author or authors (like name and surname, affiliation, contact information)

Author Guidelines

Instructions for Authors

Submitting Manuscripts
Authors should submit manuscripts online at http://buje.baskent.edu.tr. Correspondence regarding publication should be addressed to Füsun Eyidoğan, Ph.D., at buje@baskent.edu.tr

Each author must complete and submit the journal’s copyright transfer agreement.

All author forms must be completed by the time of revised manuscript submission.

  • Each author will be expected to complete and sign the copyright transfer agreement form electronically.
  • The requirement is for authors of manuscripts to have an ORCID ID in the authors profile. To get ORCID ID please register online at orcid.org.
  • Each author's ORCID ID should be provided during the submission steps, but not in the manuscript. 


Style and Organization of Manuscript

  • Manuscripts should be double spaced and use a 12-point font (including quotations, lists, references, footnotes, figure captions, and all parts of tables).
  • The length of the manuscript should be a maximum of 25 double-spaced pages plus references, tables, figures (8000 words maximum).
  • Manuscripts should be ordered as follows: title page, abstract, text, references, appendices. 
  • All figures, tables and lists should be places within the text and have a caption with ordered number (like Figure 1, Figure 2. etc.)
  • The abstract should be 200 words or less describing the main points of the article. Also include up to 10 key words that describe the contents of the article.
  • Manuscripts should not include any information about author or authors (like name, surname, affiliation, contact information, etc.). Rather these information should be provided during submission steps for all authors including with their ORCID IDs.

References must be cited in text and styled in the reference list according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.) (see examples below).

Here are some examples of correctly styled reference entries:

Journal Article:
Bekerian, D. A. (1993). In search of the typical eyewitness. American Psychologist, 48, 574-576.

Cone, J.D., & Foster, S. L. (1993). Dissertations and theses from start to finish: Psychology and related fields. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Chapter in an Edited Book:
Bjork, R. A. (1989). Retrieval inhibition as an adaptive mechanism in human memory. In H. L. Roediger III & F. I. M. Craik (Eds.), Varieties of memory & consciousness (pp. 309-330). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

For multiple authors in journals and books:

  • If six or fewer, list all authors.
  • If more than six, list the first six, followed by et al.



  • Cite figures consecutively in your manuscript.
  • Number figures in the figure legend in the order in which they are discussed.


Tables should be on a separate page at the end of the manuscript.


Copyright Notice

1.The manuscript I have submitted to BUJE for review is original and, it is not concurrently being considered for publication by any other journal(s).

2.The manuscript has been written by the stated author(s) and has not been published in any format elsewhere.

3.The manuscript does not violate or infringe the copyright, or other rights of any person or entity.

4.The author(s) agrees to grant the following rights to BUJE:

  • the right to edit and process the manuscript,
  • the right to publish the manuscript in digital form on the Web and in print.


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