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Cyfnodolyn Cymfeithas Brycheiniog
The Journal of the Brecknock Society

Style Guidelines

Running heads (verso) Research Article, Notes and Queries, or
Letters to the Editor
(recto) Article title
position left and right of pages
Footer (title page only) Journal title, date, volume number, page numbers, copyright
Article type (when needed) RESEARCH ARTICLE
Title Bold, All Caps
Authors An Author and Another Author (initials closed up if J.B. Jenkins)
Affiliation (if desired) University, City
Received dates (Received 20 July 2014; accepted 17 August 2014)
After affiliation, left
Keywords Keywords: word; another word; bold; lower case except names
Ranged left
Headings A. Bold; initial cap only
B. Italic initial cap only
C. Italic initial cap only. Text runs on
All ranged left, numbers to be included if supplied, no indent below.
Paragraphs Indented (will be formatted in editing; do not indent paragraphs initially)
Tables (Table 1) in text.
Table 1. Title initial cap only. (ranged left above table)
Note: This is a note. (ranged left under table)
Figures (Figure 1) in text.
Figure 1. Caption initial cap only. (ranged left under figure)
Note: This is a note. (ranged left under figure)
Permissions statement for third-party figure and table captions If the rightsholder has supplied text for this purpose, use their text. Otherwise, insert the rightsholder’s name within the square brackets:
Quotations Single quotation marks, except where ‘a “Quotation” is within a quotation’ (under 40 words)
Indented left and right, smaller font (over 40 words, or when appropriate)
Lists (1) for numbered lists, then (A, a, iii)
End notes in text If a note to the text is required, an identifying numeric entry in the text should occur at the end of a sentence in square brackets to correspond with the same identifying number in the end notes.
Citations Citations may only be provided in the end notes following the article.
Technical articles, such as excavation reports, may use in-line citation in the article as an alternative.
Numbering end notes in text 1, 2, 3
Do not embed or use word processor notes features. Numbers will be changed to superscript during production
Appendix Appendix 1. Title (bold, initial cap only)
Goes after main article Text smaller
Acknowledgements Acknowledgements; bold heading. Goes after appendix and before end notes.
Text smaller.
Funding information (if any) should go here.
End notes End notes; bold heading
1. This is a note.
2. This is another note.
Text smaller
Contributor biography Contributor biography; bold heading
First author details.
Line space
Second author details.
Text smaller
Correspondence details (if desired) Address, Email.
Running on from Contributor Biography
Italic, text smaller
References References; bold heading
Using house style
Abstract (for submissions in Welsh only) Abstract; bold heading
Paragraph summary in English of main points in text and conclusions drawn
Text smaller
Spelling preferences American or British forms of English language accepted
Welsh language welcome (with English abstract)
Dashes Spaced em rules for parenthetical dashes
Use en rule between spans of numbers (e.g. 20–40), including page numbers in references
Numbers and units Numbers: spell out one to nine, then 10, 1000, 10,000
10% (except at start of sentence)
Units: metric (imperial in brackets if required) unless imperial units are appropriate to text
Dates 4 October 2015
in the twenty-first century (hyphen)
in the 1990s
Other article types Follow style for Notes and Queries and Letters to the Editor where relevant.
Book reviews BOOK REVIEWS (section heading; centred)
Welsh Soldiers in the Later Middle Ages, 1282-1422
by Adam Chapman.
2015. Boydell Press. Hardcover: 282 pages. £60.00.
ISBN-10: 1783270314. ISBN-13: 978-1783270316.
Reviewer’s Name (Bold)
Affiliation (if any; italics)
Email (if required, italics)
References (if any) go before reviewer details
Next review follows after a space