author guidelines

All articles submitted to Lentera journal should conform to the following general guidelines:

  1. Originality of Work

All submissions made to Lentera should be original and has not been previously published or is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

  1. File types

Only electronic files conforming to the Journal's guidelines will be accepted. The preferred format for the text and tables of your manuscript is Word DOC.

  1. Reference style

All submissions to Lentera Journal  should conform to APA reference style. Please refer to the requirements of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

  1. Format

The text should be double-spaced throughout and with a minimum of 3cm for left and right hand margins and 5cm at head and foot. Text should be standard using 12 size Times New Roman fonts, double-spaced on A4-size paper.

  1. Corresponding author contact details

Provide full contact details for the corresponding author including email, mailing address and telephone numbers. Academic affiliations are required for all co-authors. These details should be presented separately to the main text of the article to facilitate anonymous peer review.

  1. Author names and affiliations.

Please clearly indicate the given name(s) and family name(s) of each author and check that all names are accurately spelled. You can add your name between parentheses in your own script behind the English transliteration. Present the authors' affiliation addresses (where the actual work was done) below the names. Indicate all affiliations with a lower-case superscript letter immediately after the author's name and in front of the appropriate address. Provide the full postal address of each affiliation, including the country name and, if available, the e-mail address of each author.

  1. Corresponding author.

Clearly indicate who will handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, also post-publication. This responsibility includes answering any future queries about Methodology and Materials. Ensure that the e-mail address is given and that contact details are kept up to date by the corresponding author.