Research on Finnish Society accepts online submissions only. Manuscripts should be submitted via the following email address: finnresearch[at]utu.fi.
For the purposes of blind refereeing, full name of each author with current affiliation and full address/phone/fax/email details plus short biographical note should be entered separately on the site and not included in the manuscript itself. Please include a statement confirming that all authors have agreed to the submission and that the article is not currently being considered for publication by any other print or electronic journal.
Each manuscript should contain:
1. Title page with full title and subtitle (if any). For the purposes of blind refereeing, full name of each author with current affiliation and full address/phone/fax/email details plus short biographical note should be supplied on a separate sheet.
2. Up to six (6) key words.
3. Main text and word count, not exceeding 8000 words (including references and end notes). Text to be clearly organized, with a logical hierarchy of headings and subheadings, and quotations exceeding 40 words to be displayed and indented, in the text.
4. End notes, if necessary, should be signalled by superscript numbers in the main text and listed at the end of the text before the references.
5. References should follow APA style whereby they are cited in the text by author and date with a full alphabetical listing (examples below) at the end of the article.
Reference to a journal publication:
Van der Geer, J., Hanraads, J. A. J., & Lupton R. A. (2000). The art of writing a scientific article. Journal of Scientific Communications, 163, 51-59.
Reference to a book:
Strunk, W., Jr., & White, E. B. (1979). The elements of style. (3rd ed.). New York: Macmillan, (Chapter 4).
Reference to a chapter in an edited book:
Mettam, G. R., & Adams, L. B. (1994). How to prepare an electronic version of your article. In B. S. Jones, & R. Z. Smith (Eds.), Introduction to the electronic age (pp. 281-304). New York: E-Publishing Inc.
Citing and listing of Web references:
As a minimum, the full URL should be given. Any further information, if known (Author names, dates, reference to a source publication, etc.), should also be given. Web references can be listed separately (e.g., after the reference list) under a different heading if desired, or can be included in the reference list.
Detailed APA guidelines can be found from Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.
Tables and figures should be typed (double line-spaced) on separate sheets and their position indicated by a marginal note in the text. All tables and figures should have short descriptive captions with footnotes and their source(s) typed below the tables.
Authors are responsible for obtaining permissions from copyright holders for reproducing through any medium of communication any illustrations, tables, figures or lengthy quotations previously published elsewhere. UK or US spelling may be used. The final approved version of the manuscript has to be language checked by a native speaker.