Preparing your paper

[1] General information
Submitted papers can be published in either English or French. However, the title, abstract and key-words of the paper should be submitted in both English and French.
→ The authors are responsible to ensure that they submit the manuscript in correct and high quality English or French.

[2] Formatting the manuscript file
→ Paper size - A4; Page margins - top/bottom/left/right – 2.5 cm = 1 inch; Line spacing - 1.5 lines;
→ Font - Times New Roman; Font size - 12 points; Alignment - Justified.  
→ All headings must be written with Times New Roman, font size – 12 points, Bold.
→ Please keep all other formatting details as simple as possible.
→ Avoid footnotes as much as possible.
→ Submitte the manuscript in one of the following two formats: Word document (.docx) or Open Document (.odt).

[3] Content of the manuscript file
→ Title of the paper written both in EN and FR
→ Name of the author(s)
→ Affiliation of each of the authors (department, university, city, country) in either EN or FR
→ E-mail and postal address of the corresponding author in either EN or FR
→ Abstract (100 – 200 words) written both in EN and FR
→ Keywords (a maximum of 5 keywords) written both in EN and FR
→ Text of the manuscript written in either EN or FR

[4] Formatting and submitting tables, figures and other graphics
→ Tables and figures should be saved and sent separately from the text.
→ The tables and figures will be designated as ‘Table’ or ‘Figure’ and named with a number and a title.
→ The author(s) will indicate the location of the table/figure in the text through its number and title.
→ Figures must be in PNG, JPEG or TIFF. Each figure should be saved with a resolution of at least 300 dpi.
→ The text in the tables will be written according to the following requirements: Font – Arrial Narrow; Font size: 10 points; Line spacing – 1 line. 
→ Each table will be sent as a separate file (.doc/.odt). Please download the following .doc template.

[5] Supplementary material
→ If authors are interested in sharing any appendix related to the article (data, detailed description of methodology, questionnaire and interview protocol, complement to results etc.), this can be published in the form of online supplementary material to the article.

[6] Reference style
Harvard referencing style must be used for the references. Below, there are a series of examples for different types of references:

Journal Article:
Bathelt H., Malmberg A., Maskell P. (2004). Clusters and knowledge: local buzz, global pipelines and the process of knowledge creation. Progress in Human Geography 28: 31-56.

Chapter in a book:
Gilly J-P., Pecqueur B. (2002). The local dimension of Regulation. In Boyer R. et Saillard Y. (dir.), Regulation Theory, London: New-York, Routledge, pp. 112-150

Nelson R., Winter S. (1982). An Evolutionary Theory of Economic Change. Cambridge, Belknap Press/Harvard University Press,

Master/doctoral dissertation:
Mirata M. (2005). Industrial Symbiosis: a tool for sustainable regions. Doctoral Dissertation. The international institute for Industrial Environmental Economics, Lund Sweden, October, 271 p.

More examples and details about Harvard referencing style at the following address