Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The BRJ publishes only research articles and discoveries. We do not publish books or exhibition reviews. Articles should be original and innovative and offer new research material and/or perspectives.
- The BRJ publishes articles in English and arranges translation of the accepted manuscripts.
- The submission has not previously been published, nor or is it under consideration in any other journal. An explanation may be provided to the Managing Editor.
- The file format is compatible with Microsoft Word (.doc).
- Wherever available, DOIs and URLs have been provided for the references.
The submission includes:
• Contact details, including name, e-mail address, mailing address, and institutional affiliation (if applicable).
• A condensed biography of 3–4 lines, indicating institutional affiliations and achievements of note.
• An abstract in English (c. 250 words).
• A list of 3–8 keywords for free subject indexing.
- The text is in the following format: 1.5 spaced; 12-point Times New Roman font; employs italics rather than underlining (except for URL addresses); provides bibliographic information in the endnotes rather than footnotes; and includes all figures and tables in the text in appropriate passages rather than at the end.
- The author’s name and all other identifying elements have been removed from the text and the document to guarantee a double-blind peer-review process.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
- By submitting an article, you agree to the Belvedere Research Journal terms contained throughout this website and accept that authors will not receive any financial compensation.
- All enquiries and submissions should be submitted to email@example.com. Once submitted, the author will be invited to the online journal management system, through which they will be able to track the submission and communicate with the editors.
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