PAPER FORMATTING INSTRUCTIONS
Paper should be submitted on-line in PDF file.
All applications must be either in English or in Serbian language. The language in which the paper will be done and arranged is the responsibility of the author.
Authors are obliged to submit their full name, institution and contact information.
Abstract should also be included in the paper. The abstract should not cite the sources of consulted literature. Abstracts should be written in English. Abstract info can be found in a document entitled Abstract Writing Instructions.
The composition of paper: In the introductory section should clearly define the objectives of the paper, as well as the context of research. Review of the literature used should be directed to sources relevant to specific research topics covered. The theoretical framework of the research may include a description of the motives of research. The empirical part should contain adequate explanation of the methodology used. The paper must include a detailed description of analysis and obtained results. The final section should contain a brief overview of the key findings and their importance for the field of research.
Maximum length of paper is 22,000 characters or 15 pages (including all tables, annexes and resources).
Tables, figures and formulas should be included in the text (preferably in a version that allows changes) and not separately submitted.
Instructions for formatting the paper are given below:
- Paper Size: A4
- Margins: 3 cm left, 2.5 cm to the right, at the top and bottom
- Font: Times New Roman
- Font Size: Text 12 pt, Title 4 pt, Paper Section Title 14 pt, Subtitle 12 pt, Sources 12 pt, Tables 10-12 pt
- Title: uppercase
- Information about the author (separately for each author): Full name
- Phone, fax, e-mail
- Headings and subheadings parts, names of tables and figures: uppercase; left alignment; numbered.
- Line spacing: 1.5
- Text Alignment: Justified
- Paragraphs: No space between paragraphs; indented first line of paragraph; a blank line after each part, section titles, sub-section and its title, table and figure.
- Tables and figures should be included in the main text.
- Sources and notes for tables and figures: Text 10 pt, left alignment, italic
- Notes: In the form of a footnote; in the text marked with Arabic numerals
- Sources of references in the text: cited literature should be included in the text. When citing sources in the text, use the model provided at the end of this sentence. (Babic, 2012, p.56), (Johnson, R., Gupta, D. andE. Gardner, 2008), and (Leana and Feldman, 1991; Rotter, 2000; Koh et al., 2005).
When inthe textyou specifymultiple sourcesone after the other, write themin alphabetical order, and separate the authors with semicolon; for example, “Several studies (Koh et al., 2005; Pearlin & Schooler, 1978; Petrovic & Maric, 2003).”
If there aretwo authors, specify bothnamesevery time youcite; for example, Leana andFeldman, (1991). Whenit comes tothree to sixauthors, list allnameswhentheir paper ismentioned for the first time, and for all subsequentstate of the sameusenameof the first authorand”et al.”. For alistingof papersthat havesevenor more authors, use thenameof the first authorand”et al.” forall citesin the text, including the first.
For direct quotation, the page number is written after year, separated by colonsanda blankspace. For example: “Boddewyn argues that for something to happen it must be not only ‘favorable and possible but also wanted and triggered’ (1988: 538).”
Style of references list: Reference list should go after the note at the end of the manuscript and in alphabetical order of the author’s name (use” institution” or journal title if the author’s name is not given). This list must include all the works that you specify. Authors must make an effort that the source of each quotation is completely given. Sources must be listed in the “hanging” format.
Example of reference of literature for book:
Samuelson, P., Nordhaus, W.(1992): Economy, FourteenthEdition, MATE, Zagreb
Example of reference of papers collection:
Ogris, O. (2003.): “Information Technology in Education”, in: 22nd International Scientific Conference On Development of Organizational Sciences: “Management and Organization Development”, University of Maribor, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, Slovenia, Portoroz, March 26th-28th, 2003., p. 186-190
Example of reference ofthe article:
Plantic, D. (2005.), “Concept of lifelong education to greater competitiveness of Croatia “, Economic Review, 56 (2005), 1-2: 93-101
Example of reference ofthe Internet resource:
Leung K. C. , S. (2004): “Statistics To Measure The Knowledge-based Economy: The Case Of Hong Kong, China”, Asia Pacific Technical Meeting on Information and Communication Technology, (ICT) Statistics,
http://www.unescap.org/stat/ict/ict2004/18.Statistics_to_measure_the_Knowledge-Based_Economy-Hong_Kong.pdf. Downloaded on March 16,2014.