The Annals (Peer Reviewed Journal) welcomes contributions from scholars of
geography and allied disciplines which have interface with geography. Papers sent for publication to
the annals must have originality in one form, or the other. The authors should
submit two copies of their papers and one soft copy on disc alongwith original
artwork and abstract in about 100 words to the Editor. The manuscript should be
typed double spaced throuhgout on one side of the paper. The pages
should be numbered consecutively. References should be given at the end of the paper. The
manuscript should be divided into appropriately captioned sections and
sub-sections. The length of the paper should not exceed 10
pages (double space) with tables and figures. If the paper exceeds the page limit, the editorial board is free to remove extra pages.
The paper should include an abstract of 150 words and 5 keywords.
A separate title page should contain the full title, the name(s) of the authors
and their full addresses and a running title of not more than 75 characters and
spaces. Tables should be typed on separate sheets at the end of the
manuscript and numbered and headed with short titles.
They should be indicated in the text by consecutive
numbers in brackets. The paper be in the Harvard Manual of style. An Introduction of the theme at the beginning (100 words), and Concluding Remarks at the end (100 words) are necessary.
Reference/s to be quoted in the text in brackets as: (Surname, year). [Examples of citations are given below]. Footnotes are strictly to be avoided.
Manuscript to be typed in Times New Roman, TNR 12pt, and headings should be in bold/black 14pt. The references be arranged alphabetically at the end of the article.
Examples of reference citation are:
< for citation of the book >
Trivedi, Lisa N. 2007. Clothing Gandhi’s Nation: Homespun and Modern India. Indiana University Press, Bloomington.
< for citation of paper in the edited book >
Wescoat, James L. Jr. 2007. The Indo-Islamic Garden: Conflict, Conservation, and Conciliation in Gujarat, India; in, Silverman, H. and Ruggles, D. F. (eds.) Cultural Heritage and Human Rights. Springer, Berlin & New York: 53-77.
< for citation of paper in the Journal >
Sinha, Amita 2005. Reconstructing the Taj Mahal heritage landscape: deconstructing the tourist gaze. Landscape Design, 5 (1): 14-20.
Illustrations should be separate from the manuscript i.e, they should not be
drawn or typed pages. Line drawings, maps and photographs should be referred
to as Fig.1, Fig.2, etc. They should be numbered in order in which they are
referred to in the text. Line drawings should be submitted in a form ready for
reproduction, drawn in black Indian ink on white drawing paper or tracing paper,
approximately double the size of reproduction with 2:1 reduction in mind. The
original drawing should not exceed 27 cm width. Stencil lettering or letterset
should be used. Type written annotations are not acceptable. The cartographic
style should conform to an acceptable high standard. Should it prove necessary
to redraw the maps etc, the author will have to pay the necessary charges.
Photographs should be sharp and printed on black and white glossy bromide paper
and if possible, mounted on the light weight white card. Author's name, and figure number
should be written lightly on the back. Colour illustrations can be reproduced if the author agrees to meet the additional costs.
Proofs are read by the Editor(s). Author(s) should send their manuscripts accompanied by a letter certifying that the paper has not been published elsewhere. Submission of a paper to the
Annals will mean that the author has transferred the copyright to the publisher if and when the paper is accepted for
publication. Permission to reproduce illustrations from other published sources must be obtained by the author before acceptance of an article and acknowledgement should be indicated in the figure captions.