Author Guidelines


1. Must be written in English.

2. The writing contains scientific studies on Linguistic, Literature, Translation and Language.

3. Manuscripts have never been published both in print and in electronic media.

4. Articles that exceed 25% plagiarism will be turned down.

5. Authors, who do not respond the revision from the editorial team, within 1,5 month will get rejected notification.

6. The writing is arranged systematically (a) title, (b) abstract and keyword, (c) introduction (d) method, (e) discussion, (f) conclusion and (g) references.. The abstract consists of 100-200 words. Times New Roman font size 11, single spaced, indented 1 cm from the left and right margins. The abstract must be written in English only. It should contain the objective of the study, methodology and main findings.

7. The introduction presents the problem, the reasons of analyzing the problem, state of the arts (What people have done to solve existing problems, from time to time), the potential that is not yet explored by other researchers, gaps between the ideal and actual conditions, support from current theories and studies relevant to the problem. Please state why this paper is important. This section is written in a maximum of 20% (including the title and abstract) of the body of the article. In the end of the paragraph, please briefly mention the aim of the work and the principal conclusion.

8. Methodology. This section explains the rationale for the application of specific approaches, methods, procedures or techniques used to identify, select, and analyze information applied to understand the research problem/project, thereby, allowing the readers to critically evaluate your project’s/study's overall validity and reliability. This part should cover as much as 10% of the length of the paper.

9. The name of the author (without title) is written under the research title.

10. The length of the script is 15-20 pages with single space.

11. The research title must be short, clear, and reflect the subject matter and written in capital letters for all first letters except Prepositions, Font size 14, single space, not more than 15 words.

12. Subsections should be numbered 1.1 (then 1.1.1, 1.1.2, ...), 1.2, etc. (the abstract is not included in section numbering). Use this numbering also for internal cross-referencing: do not just refer to 'the text';. Any subsection may be given a brief heading. Each heading should appear on its own separate line.

13. The writing is guided by standard language, including spelling.

14. Use APA (American Psychological Association) Citation style to write references. You may use more than 10 years if it is a book. If your references is a journal article, it should be not more than 10 years. Your references must be around 15-20 sources. It is suggested to apply reference software like Mendeley, Zotero or Endnote. Typed in as single space, Times New Roman with font size 12. The author must cite articles from the SELJU Journal that have been published in the previous edition.

15. The manuscript is sent in the form of Ms.Word not PDF.

16.  Authors, who do not respond the revision from the editorial team, within 2 month will get rejected notification.

17. JOURNAL is open to public.

Full and detailed Guidelines can be downloaded in this link: SELJU Template.docx - Microsoft Word Online (