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The Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH) is the biannual publication of the Akdeniz University, Faculty of Letters is published in June and December. The journal accepts articles written in: English, German, French, Spanish and Italian in addition to Turkish. MJH is an academic peer-reviewed journal accepting articles on: Mediterranean Culture, Anthropology, Archaeology, Language and Literature, Education, Philosophy, Philology, Gerontology, Media Studies, Psychology, Art History and Sociology, containing original unpublished documentary or other material.


The article submitted to MJH must be unpublished and must follow the publishing guidelines of the journal accessible on the Journal’s web site. It should be submitted as a printed copy on A4 paper together with a CD/DVD copy of the article or, as an e-mail to mjh@akdeniz.edu.tr. Any visual images in the article should be in .jpeg or .tiff format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi. An abstract consisting of a 150 to 200 word summary of the article is required together with a list of 4 to 6 keywords. An article in Turkish is to have its abstract in both Turkish and English and article’s in other languages are to have their abstracts in both the language of the article and in Turkish. The submission form requires the author’s name, surname, academic title, institution, address, e-mail address, telephone number and/or fax number.

For references should be given at the end of the article; while footnotes should be within brackets in the text and should consist of; the author’s surname, date of publication and page, figure or plate number.

Each article submitted for publication is examined by the editor-in-chief and the journal’s editors, and is directed to the field editors. The field editors select 5 referees and the article will be evaluated by at least 2 of these referees. The decision concerning publication will be conveyed by the editor in chief to the author within 6 months of the submission of the article to MJH.

The opinion(s) and contents of any article published in MJH remains the responsibility of the author(s) of the article, not of the Mediterranean Journal of Humanities.



Ortaylı, İ. (2000). Menkıbe, Osmanlı Devleti’nin Kuruluşu Efsaneler ve Gerçekler. Ankara: İmge Yayınları.

Lickona, T. (1991). Educating for character. New York: Bantam Books.


Book by one author

Moxham, R. (2000). The Great Hedge of India. London: Constable Publishers.

Efendioğlu, T. (2010). Likya’da Yerel Tanrı ve Tanrıçalar. İstanbul: Arkeoloji ve Sanat Yayınları.

Book by two authors

Harris, R., & Paxman, G. (2002). A Higher Form of Killing. London: Random House.

Öncü, A., & Petra W., (2005). Mekan, Kültür, İktidar, Küreselleşen Kentlerde Yeni Kimlikler. İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları.

Chapter in an edited book

Güçlü, S. (2009). “Kentsel Sosyal Problemler”. Ed. Nurşen Adak. Sosyal Problemler Sosyolojisi, 183-215. An­kara: Siyasal Kitabevi.

Swain, M. (2000). “The output hypothesis and beyond: mediating acquisition through collaborative dia­logue. Ed. J. Lantolf. Sociocultural theory and second language learning, 205-217. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Dissertation (PhD or masters)

Takmer, B. (2006). Lex Portorii Provinciae Lyciae: Lykia Eyaleti’nin Gümrük Yasası. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation. Akdeniz University, Antalya.

Gençer, A. (2002). Öğretmenlerin İş Doyumu ile Mesleki Tükenmişlik Düzeyleri Arasındaki İlişkiler. Yayımlanmamış Yüksek Lisans Tezi. Osmangazi Üniversitesi, Eskişehir.

Article in a journal with continuous pagination (nearly all journals use continuous pagination)

Mathieu, J. E., & Zajac, D. M. (1990). “A review and meta-analysis of the antecedents, correlates, and consequences of organisational commitment”. Psychological Bulletin, 108(2), 171-194.

Evren, Y. (2007). “İstanbul Merkez Bölgede Bütünleşme ve Ayrışma: 15. ISOCARP Genç Profesyonel Plancılar Çalıştayı’nın Düşündürdükleri”. Megaron, YTÜ Mimarlık Fak. E-Dergisi 2, 11-21.

Article in a weekly magazine

Clark, T. N. (2000). “Old and New Paradigms for Urban Research Globalization and the Fiscal Austerity and Urban Innovation Project”. Urban Affairs Review, September, 36, 3, 3-45.

Article in a weekly magazine with DOI

Hoff, K. (2010, March 19). Fairness in modern society. Science, 327, 1467–1468. doi:10.1126/science. 1188537

Article in a print newspaper

Wrong, M. (2005, August 17). "Never gonna give you up" says mayor. Toronto Sol, p. 4.


Online article based on a print source, with DOI (e.g., a PDF of a print source from a database)

Krueger, R. F., Markon, K. E., Patrick, C. J., & Iacono, W. G. (2005). Externalizing psychopathology in adulthood: A dimensional-spectrum conceptualization and its implications for DSM-V. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 114, 537-550. doi:10.1037/0021-843X.114.4.537

Online article based on a print source, without DOI (e.g., a PDF of a print source from a database)

Marlowe, P., Spade, S., & Chan, C. (2001). Detective work and the benefits of colour versus black and white. Journal of Pointless Research, 11, 123–127.

Online article from a database, no DOI, available ONLY in that database (proprietary content—not things like Ovid, EBSCO, and PsycINFO)

Liquor advertising on TV. (2002, January 18). Retrieved from http://factsonfile.infobasepublishing.com

Liquor advertising on TV. (2002, January 18). Retrieved from Issues and Controversies database.

Article in an Internet-only journal

McDonald, C., & Chenoweth, L. (2009). Leadership: A crucial ingredient in unstable times. Social Work & Society, 7. Retrieved from http://www.socwork.net/2009/1/articles/mcdonaldchenoweth

Article in an Internet-only newsletter (eight or more authors)

Paradise, S., Moriarty, D., Marx, C., Lee, O. B., Hassel, E., Thyme, E. J., . . . Bradford, J. (1957, July). “Portrayals of fictional characters in reality-based popular writing: Project update”. Off the Beaten Path. 7.

Retrieved from http://www.newsletter.offthebeatenpath.news/otr/complaints.html

Article with no author identified (the title moves to the "author" position)

“Britain launches new space agency”. (2010, March 24). Kaynak: http://news.ninemsn.com.au/technology/1031221/ britain-launches-new-space-agency

Article with no author and no date identified (e.g., wiki article)

“Harry Potter”. (n.d.). In Wikipedia. 28 Ağustos 2010 tarihinde şu kaynaktan alınmıştır: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/ index.php?title=Harry_Potter&oldid=380786432

Entry in an online dictionary or reference work, no date and no author identified

Verisimilitude. (n.d.). In Merriam-Webster's online dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved from http://www.merriam-webster.com /dictionary/verisimilitude

E-mail or other personal communication (cite in text only)

Hasbahçe Çiçekçilik, (Sahibiyle Yapılan Görüşme). İstanbul: Göztepe, Kasım 2005.

Book on CD

Nix, G. (2002). Lirael, Daughter of the Clayr [CD]. New York, NY: Random House/Listening Library.

Book on tape

Nix, G. (2002). Lirael, Daughter of the Clayr [Cassette Recording No. 1999-1999-1999]. New York, NY: Random House/Listening Library.


Gilby, A. (Producer), & Schlesinger, J. (Director). (1995). Cold comfort farm [Motion picture]. Universal City, CA: MCA Universal.













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