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Guideline for Contributors

Guidelines to Authors for Humanities and Social Sciences

AUREOLE –An Academic Journal (ISSN 0976 –9625) is a well intended endeavour of the Barasat Government College to facilitate publication of papers/articles in the domain of Humanities, Science and Social Science. The Journal encourages upcoming as well as experienced researchers to publish their original works with new fundamental insights, views or results. For publishing papers in the journal, the authors need to be associated to an institution with specific academic assignments. The journal publishes full-length papers pertaining to any field/area within Humanities, Science or Social Science. Contributions should be concise to the extent possible. The presentation should be made in simple English language so as to be understood by a wider readership. The maximum length of a papers/articleis usually restricted to 10 printed pages including illustrations, tables and such other inclusions.

Organization of the Manuscript: Full-length papers limited to 10 printed pages.

Guidelines to Authors for Humanities and Social Sciences -Sample of format to be followed:

Title Zone: The title zone of the manuscript should be the upper-half portion of the first page and should include the title, names and addresses of the authors, abstract and keywords.

Title: Keep the title brief, specific and informative and amendable to indexing. It should be typed in runnin g text with first letter of word as capital and Latin names in italics (16 pt bold in MSWord, Times New Roman font).

Name and Address: The name of authors and the address of the institution where the work was carried out should be mentioned below the title. Present address of correspondence, if different, should be given as footnote indicating by asterisk (*). E-mail addresses should also be indicated, if any (12 pt in MSWord, name(s) in small capital type).

Abstract: The abstract should clearly state the rationale, objectives, methods, views and important conclusions of the study. Itshould not exceed 180 words (10 pt in MSWord).

Key Words: The abstract should be followed by not more than five keywords indicating the contents of the paper and useful for abstracting purposes (10 pt in MSWord, separated by a comma, not full-stop or numbering)

Main Text: The main text of the paper should start from 3 lines below the Keywords in the first page. The paper should be typed in 12 pt in MSWord (Times New Roman font ). Quotation/Citation will end with a numbering in square brackets[1].Quotations longer than four lines to begin with a spacing of 1.5 points and to be indented 10 spaces from left.

Introduction should be brief and limited to the statement of the problem and aim of the study.(Optional)

Tables should be included within the text at relevant place with a heading stating its contents clearly and c oncisely. Numericaldata and calculations should be thoroughly checked.(Optional)

Figures should be included within the main text of the paper at relevant places and should be of proportional size (with the text)as well as legible. Legends to the illustrations should be typed below the figure and information in the legend should not be repeated in the text and similarly, the same data should not be represented in both graph and table form. All figures, whether photographs, maps, graphs or line drawings should be numbered consecutively. (Optional)

Line drawings of high quality and in the desired size would have to be included in the running text of the main body of the paper. Any inscription should be clearly legible. (Optional)

Photographs if any, should be of high contrast, black and white and of suitable size and should be embedded within the maintext. (Optional)]

Acknowledgements should mention only guidance or assistance received in real terms, and financial grant provided by anagency. Acknowledgements for inspiration, typing etc., need not be mentioned.

References in text, to be cited by author, would have to be in numerals within square brackets as [1] etc.
Name Surname. Title (in Italics). (Place: Publisher, Date of Publication). Page No. (If same work is referred): Name Surname and Page No.
(In case of different work of same author) Name Surname. Title (in Italics). (Place: Publisher, Date of Publication). Page No
Multiple citations should be in multiple numbers within the square brackets as [2-7, 10, 15] where the first part indicates that references numbered 2 to 7 are all cited. Details of references are to be in the following format:

Bibliography: To be arranged alphabetically in 10 pt. and should be in accordance with the format as follows: Surname, Name: Title (italics). Place: Publisher, Date.
(Same author’s -- different Title (italics).Place: Publisher, Date)

Submission of the Manuscript: E-Mail address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Address for Hard copy submission: AUREOLE–An Academic Journal, Barasat Government College, 10 K. N. C. Road, Barasat, 24 Parganas (North), Kolkata 700124, West Bengal, India. Phone : (033) 2552 3365; Fax : (033)2562 5053.

Declaration I declare that the enclosed manuscript entitled “..........................” represents results of original work that have not been published elsewhere. This manuscript has not been and will not be submitted for publication elsewhere until a decision is made regarding its acceptability for publication in the Aureole-an Academic Journal. If accepted for publication, it will not be submitted elsewhere . Furthermore, if there are any perceived financial conflicts of interest related to the research report in the manuscript, I have disclosed it in the author’s notes.