The manuscript submitted for publication in Footprint is written in English (British English spelling is preferred) and it has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments for the Editor).
The submission file is in .doc or .docx format, and the text is single-spaced and uses a 12-point font.
The lenght of the manuscript adheres to Footprint's guidelines for authors (or an explanation has been provided in Comments for the Editor):
A Full paper should be 6000-8000 words long, incl. endnotes.
A review article should be 2000-4000 words long, incl. endnotes.
The Manuscript preparation complies with Footprint's policy to ensure a Blind Peer Review. The sections of the manuscript are organized in the following order:
ii) Abstract of 200 words (max.);
iii) 6 (six) keywords (máx).
Papers submitted for review for possible publication in an issue of Footprint should adhere to Footprint’s submission preparation checklist and author’s guidelines, available at http://footprint.tudelft.nl/about/submissions. Please note that Footprint publishes only papers that are submitted in response to a Call-for-Papers. The current call for papers can be found in the announcements.
As a style guide, Footprint employs the Chicago Manual of Style, with the exception that we prefer British spelling and punctuation.
We prefer British spelling with -ise word endings (e.g. organise rather than organize).
We prefer British punctuation, an overview of which can be found in the Oxford University Style Guide. The most important points to keep in mind are the following:
We use the short form citation system as described in the Chicago Manual of Style.