Autors’ Guide


Requirements to articles

The minimum length of the article must be 8-10 A4 pages. Font: Times New Roman 14, line spacing: 1.5. Page margins: top: 2 cm, left: 3 cm, bottom: 2 cm, right: 1 cm. The text must be formatted to page width (justified alignment) and without hyphenation.
The title must be centred and in all capitals, followed by full name, academic title and degree, position of the author(s), name of the organisation he/she represents, city and country, his/her e-mail address. A short summary (250-300 characters) and keywords (5-7) preceding the main text.
A bibliography must be included after the article. A list of sources must be included at the end in alphabetical order under the title ‘References’. Design of references in the text is the following: (Author A.B., 2013: 27)
All materials must only be presented in digital format (by e-mail).


First Author1, Second Author2, Third Author3

Name of Institution (first author’s affiliation), City (Country), E-mail
Name of Institution (first author’s affiliation), City (Country), E-mail
Name of Institution (first author’s affiliation), City (Country), E-mail

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Insert 1.  Introduction below:

Insert 2. Objectives/Purpose of the study below:

Insert 3. Methodology and sub headings below:

Insert 4.  Result/Findings below:

Insert 5. Discussion below:

Insert References below:

Examples for Article
Author1, A.B., Author2, C.D. 2013. Title of the cited article. Journal Title 1(1): 100–120.
Sikkema, R., Junginger, M., Pichler, W., Hayes, S., Faaij, A.P. 2010. The international logistics of wood pellets for heating and power production in Europe: costs, energy input and greenhouse gas balances of pellet consumption in Italy, Sweden and the Netherlands. Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining 4: 132–153.
Barney, J.B. 1991. Firm resources and sustained competitive advantage.  Journal of Management 17(1): 99–120.

Examples for Book
Author1, A., Author2, B. 2013. Book Title, 3rd ed. Publisher, Publisher Location, Country, 222 pp.
Hackett, S. 2006. Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: Theory, Policy, and the Sustainable Society. M.E. Sharpe, New York, 356 pp.
Dorsman, A., Westerman, W., Karan, M.B., Arslan, Ö. (ed.) 2011. Financial Aspects in Energy: A European Perspective. Springer, Berlin, 400 pp.
Black, H.S., Hart, R.C., Peterson, O.M. 1988. Laboratory Management: Principles and Practice. Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 242 pp.

Examples for Book Chapter
Author1, A., Author2, B. 2013. Title of the chapter. In Book Title, 2nd ed., Editor1, Editor2, (Eds.), Publisher, Publisher Location, Country, Volume 3, pp. 150–200.
Leach, J., 2013. Impacts of the zebra mussel on water quality and fish spawning reefs of Western Lake Erie. In: T. Nalepa and D. Schloesser (Eds.), Zebra mussels: biology, impacts and control, Lewis Publishers, Ann Arbor, USA, pp. 381–397.
Ansoff, H.I., Stewart, J.M., 2011. Strategies for a technology -based business. In: R.R. Rothberg (Ed.), Corporate Strategy and Product Innovation, The Free Press, New York, pp. 501–529.

Examples for Report
European Environment Agency EEA 2006. How much bioenergy can Europe produce without harming the environment? EEA-Report 07/2006. Copenhagen.
Thraen, D., Fritsche, U., Hennig, C., Rensberg, N., Krautz, A. 2012. IEA Bioenergy Task 40: Country Report Germany 2011. Leipzig, Darmstadt.

Examples for Proceedings
Author1, A.B., Author2, C.D., Author3, E.F. 2013. Title of Presentation. In Title of the Collected Work (if available), Proceedings of the Name of the Conference, Location of Conference, Country, Date of Conference, Editor1, Editor2, Eds. (if available). Publisher, City, Country, Abstract Number (optional), Pagination (optional).
Verhoeff, F., Pels, J.R., Boersma, A.R., Zwart, R.W.R., Kiel, J.H.A. 2011. Torrefaction technology heading for demonstration. In: Proceedings of the 19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, ICC Berlin, Germany 6-10 June 2011, pp.80–86.
Brown, A.L. and Daneke, G.A., 1988. Adaptive technology management in Japan. In: L.R. Gomez-Mejia and M.W. Lawless (Eds.), Proceedings of Managing the High Technology Firm. The Graduate School of Business, University of Colorado, Boulder.

Examples for Thesis
Author1, A.B. 2013. Title of Thesis, Level of Thesis, Degree-Granting University, Location of University, 100 pp.
Strunk, J.L. 2010. The extraction of mercury from sediment and the geochemical partitioning of mercury in sediments from Lake Superior, M. S. thesis, Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, 90 pp.
Korhonen, S. 2006. A capability-based view of organizational renewal: combining opportunity—and advantage—seeking growth in large, established European and North American wood-industry companies. Dissertationes Forestales 202. Dissertation. 74 p.

Examples for Internet Source
Title of Site 2013. URL. [Accessed Month Date Year].
TFZ 2012. Technologie—und Förderzentrum: Aktuelle Scheitholzpreise [Current wood log prices]. [Accessed March 20 2012].
Destatis 2011. Online-Database of the Federal Republic of Germany. [Accessed March 12 2012].