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Instructions for Papers
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deadline for receiving your paper is 1st March 2008. Papers received
after this date will not be included in the Conference Proceedings.
Your paper should not exceed 7 pages (~3000 words) in
length and written in English. You are required to send:
ensure that the papers are relatively consistent in format, your text
should conform to the following instructions:
make use of the pre-formatted template:
download .doc template document
- General parameters
- Paper format:
A4 (21 x 29.7 cm)
- Margins: top
5.15 cm, bottom 5.5 cm, left/right 4.3 cm
- Header: 4.2
- Footer: 0
- Font: Times
- Main text:
10 pt, justified (left and right) with 1st line indent at 0.4 cm
- Text of tables,
figures, notes, block quotations, and abstract: 8 pt
- Tables and
9 pt, centered above table or figure, numbered, 1 blank line before
- Page numbers:
within header, align center, font size 10 pt (1st page not paginated)
- Basic format
- In the upper
left corner give the name(s) of the author(s). In 11 pt bold face
- Leave 1 blank
at the left margin give the title of the paper in upper and lower
case, 14 pt bold face type.
- Leave 1 blank
this, he word "Abstract" in bold 10 pt should be given
as the heading for the abstract text.
- In the following
line the text of the abstract should be given in 8 pt type face.
- Leave 1 blank
- Continue with
the text, in 10 pt type face, with line spacing set at exactly 11.5
pt throughout with no blank lines between paragraphs in the same
section. Indent all paragraphs by 0.4 cm. Structure your text with
headings in 10 pt. bold face type and number the headings with Arabic
numbers if desired. Preceede all headings with 1 blank line.
of words. This can be done by using italics. Do not use bolding
or underlining in the text.
- Figures and
Tables. Every figure or table should be numbered and given a brief
descriptive caption above (in 9 pt type), explaining its meaning. Use
8 pt. type for text in figures and tables. Please make sure your figures
are clear and sharp.
- Block quotations
should be in 8 pt type with left/right margins set to 0.4 cm extra.
- Notes should
be indicated using superscript numbers following the text of the note,
e.g. Knowledge Organization2, and collected at the end of each page
(foot notes). Use 8 pt type for text in notes.
and bibliographic data should be given parenthetically in the text,
listing the author's last name and year of publication. For example:
(Smith, 1997); add page numbers where appropriate, e.g. (Jones, 2006,
bibliographic data should be given in a section labelled "References"
and should be placed at the very end of the paper. The bibliographic
form used should be one which you are comfortable with and consistently
applied. If you need assistance on this, we recommend Chicago.
(1986). Semantic warrant: Concepts of warrant in bibliographic classification
systems. Canadian Journal of Information Science, 20(2) July:
& Pahre, Tobert (1990). Creative marginality: Innovation at the
intersections of the social sciences. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
Journal of Material Culture, 1 (1): 1-7. [http://www.sageltd.co.uk/journals/details/mcuedit.html].
Accessed 25 June 2006.
& Ward, Dennis (1997). Feminist locales in Dewey's landscape: mapping
a marginalized knowledge domain. In Knowledge organization and
information retrieval: Proceedings of the sixth International Study
Conference on Classification Research. Held at University College
London, 16-18 June, 1997. The Hague: FID. Pp. 129-133.
- Numbering of
pages. As stated above, your paper should not exceed 6 pages. All
pages except the firstone should be numbered, at the top of the page
- Address and
date of submission. Please send your file no later than 1st March
2008 to the ISKO email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the body of the email message please indicate your full name, job
title, institution, mailing address, phone and fax numbers and your
e-mail address as you want this information to appear in the list of
contributors at the end of the proceedings along with information about