YoMIS – Style Sheet
General Setup of your Manuscript
Hand in your manuscript in an editable format, preferably as rtf or Microsoft Word format.
Your article should contain 5,000 to 7,000 words.
For every article, you could use up to two color images and three monochrome images (up to five in total).
Images or tables that are to be included in your text should be sent as separate files. Instead, insert a number where it should appear and include this number to the name of the image or table.
Common file formats for images are jpg or tif.
The resolution should be at least 300 dpi at 100% size or a minimum size of 1000 x 1000 px.
Include an abstract of you contribution of approximately 200–250 words.
Please provide up to five keywords that describe the content of your paper.
Information about the Author/Contributor
Please attach short personal information including your full name, academic title, research interests, recent position and institution/place you work at. This short bio should not exceed 50 words.
Catchphrases or Quotes
Please choose a short motto, a catchphrase or a significant quote from your article to introduce it and to raise interest (not more than 140 characters).
Guideline for Writing your Contribution
This Guideline follows the official Chicago Manual of Style in its 16th edition. Any formatting that is not mentioned in this style sheet will be presented in the Chicago Manual as it can be found in your favorite library. Some limited information can be found at http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html.
Please employ only the specifications that are stated in this style sheet and do not take any additional layout steps.
Style of Quotations (Author-Date System)
All references to the source will be integrated into the text in brackets. Only additional information is presented in footnotes. In text references are composed as follows: (/Surname/ /Year/, /Page number/), e.g. (Bolten 2013, 75).
/Surname/, /Name/. /Year/. /Title/: /Subtitle/. /Location/: /Publisher.
Example: Reza, Yasmina. 1996. Art. London: Faber and Faber.
/Surname/, /Name/, ed(s). /Year/. /Title/: /Subtitle/. /Location/: /Publisher.
Example: Furstenau, Marc, ed. 2010. The Film Theory Reader: Debates and Arguments. Abingdon: Routledge.
Article in an Anthology
/Surname/, /Name/. /Year/. “/Title/: /Subtitle/.” In /Title of Anthology/: /Subtitle of Anthology/, edited by /Name/ /Surname/, /Pages/. /Location/: /Publisher/.
Example: Rutherford, Jonathan and Homi K. Bhabha. 1990. “The Third Space: Interview with Homi Bhabha.” In Identity: Community, Culture, Difference, edited by Jonathan Rutherford, 207-221. London: Lawrence and Wishart.
/Surname/, /Name/. /Year/. “/Title/: /Subtitle/.” /Journal/ /Volume/: /pages/.
Example: Weinstein, Joshua I. 2009. “The Market in Plato’s Republic.” Classical Philology 104: 439–58.
/Surname/, /Name/. /Year/. “/Title/: /Subtitle/.” /Name of Newspaper/, /Date of Publication/.
Example: Vulliamy, Ed. 2013. “Development hell: How the upmarket vandals ruined my childhood streets.” The Guardian, September 22.
Online Monographs, Articles in Anthologies, Journal Articles, etc.
In case you want to cite an online source of an article or monograph please use the styles as outlined above and add the access date and a DOI or URL: Accessed /Access Date/. /DOI or URL/.
Example: Marc Filberg. 2013. “Ecology: Another killer fungus hits amphibians.” Nature 7467: 374–382. Accessed June 15, 2014. doi: 10.1038/501284a.
/Surname/, /Name/. /Year/. ”/Title/: /Subtitle/”. /Institution or title of website/, accessed /Access Date/. URL. If available you can include the date the site was last modified instead of the access date. In case you cannot identify the year of publication use the last modified or access date. In case the author of the website cannot be identified, please use the institution or the title of the website instead.
Example 1: Haynes, Jonathan. 2013. “African Cinema and Nollywood: Contradictions”. Buala.org. Accessed June 15, 2014. http://www.buala.org/en/afroscreen/african-cinema-and-nollywood-contradictions.
Example 2: Donau Universität Krems. 2011. “Game Studies.” Accessed October 2, 2013. http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/de/studium/gamestudies/index.php.
Blog Entry or Comment
/Surname/, /Name/. /Year/. “/Title/: /Subtitle/”. /Title of Blog/, /Date of Entry/. Accessed /Access Date/. /URL/.
Example: Ruffino, Paolo. 2013. “The Mobile City: Playing against vacancy” Gamification Lab, August 22. Accessed June 15, 2014. http://www.projects.digital-culture.net/gamification/2013/08/22/the-mobile-city-playing-against-vacancy/.