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International Ex-libris Journal

International Ex-libris Journal

The 11st issue is online. Articles are awaited for the 12nd issue.

EX-LIBRIST International Journal of Ex-libris Publication Principles

– Articles should be in Times New Roman font and 12 pt.

-The author of the article; He / she must fully indicate his / her name, surname, institution and academic title, full address, telephone number and e-mail address.

The title of the article should be written in Turkish and English.

At the beginning of the article, there should be a short summary in Turkish and English with a maximum of 100 words. Instead of the abstract, the abstract should be written in italic with 9 points.

-Turkish and English abstracts should contain at least three keywords / keywords at the end.

Visual elements such as tables, figures and pictures can be used in the articles if necessary. Tables, figures and pictures used should be specified in the text and each visual should be sent as an e-mail with a resolution of 120 pixels / cm or 304 pixels / inch and in JPEG format.

-The visuals used in the text should be numbered as Visual 1., Visual 2.,… and the information about that visual should be written under the visual.

– Manuscripts should be written in Microsoft Word program using Times New Roman font, 12 font size and 1.5 line spacing, left aligned.

– Citations in the text should be specified in parentheses as either name, date, page / page range or name, date and page. Sample; In direct and indirect quotations (Gombrich, 1997, p.296), indirect quotations with page ranges (Gombrich, 1997, p.291-296). For sources with two or more authors or written by legal entities and those without an author, APA (American Psychological Association) publication guidelines should be consulted.

-Direct quotations should be given in quotation marks if less than 3 lines and in normal text order, if longer than 3 lines, two centimeters from the left and right of the line, aligned to the left, with 9 pt. In this case, quotation marks should not be used.

– Footnotes should be numbered at the bottom of the page and used only for explanations.

-Every reference in the text should be included in the bibliography, and every source in the bibliography should be referred in the text. Other references that are not referenced but used should be specified under a different heading such as “additional bibliography” or “supplementary bibliography”.

– The references should be at the end of the article and the references in the bibliography should be given in accordance with the examples below.


Book with a Single Author

Surname, A. (Year of Publication). Title of the Book. Place of Publication: Publisher. Cömert, B. (1991). On Art and Literature. Ankara: Damar Publications.

Translated Book

Surname, A. (Year of Publication). Title of the Book (A. Surname, Trans.). Place of Publication: Publisher. Kuspit, D. (2006). End of Art (Y.Tezgiden, Trans.). Istanbul: Metis Publications.

Chapter in an Edited Book

Surname, A. (Year of Publication). Publication Name. A. Editor (Jun./Ed.). Title of the Book (p. Page numbers). Place of Publication: Publisher. Buren, D. (2005). Function of the Museum. Ali Artun (Ed.). Artist Museums (p. 150-156). Istanbul: Communication Publications.

Book with Two Authors

Surname, A., Surname, B. (Year of Publication). Title of the Book. Place of Publication: Publisher. Horkheimer, M., Adorno, T. (1995). Dialectics of Enlightenment, (O. Özügül, Trans.). Istanbul: Kabalcı Publishing House.

Multi Author Book

Surname, A., Surname. B., Surname, C. et al. (Year of Publication). Title of the Book. Place of Publication: Publisher. Abisel, N., Arslan, U.T., Behçetoğulları, P. et al. (2005). Very Strange Very Familiar. Istanbul: Metis Publications

Legal Authorized Book

REGULATORY. (Year of Publication). Title of the Book. Place of Publication: Publisher. TÜBİTAK. (2002). Scientific Publishing in the 21st Century: Goals and Approaches. Ankara: Tübitak Publications.

Journal Article

Surname, A. (Year of Publication). Article Name. Journal Name, volume (issue), page numbers. Kökten, U. (2013). A Dream Garden. Our Art World, 132, 50-57.

Newspaper Article

Surname, A. (Day Month Year). Article Name. Newspaper Name, page numbers. Bayar, Y. (04. April 2006). Is Humanity Getting Stupid ?. Hurriyet, p. 14

Unpublished Thesis

Surname, A. (Year of Publication). Thesis Name. (Unpublished Master’s / Doctorate / Proficiency in Art Thesis / Report). University Name, Location.

Electronic Resource-Article

Surname, A. (Year of Publication). Article title. Journal Name, volume (issue), page numbers. Access: Day Month Year, http: // network address

Electronic Resource-Anonymous Web Page

Name of the resource. Access: Day Month Year, http: // network address

About the Author

Hasip Pektaş was born in Ermenek in 1953. He has been working as a Professor at İstinye University, Faculty of Communication in the Visual Communication Design Department in Istanbul. He wrote a book about "Ex-libris". He has also been working hard to make ex-libris well-known in Turkey. He organized 5 International Ex-libris Competitions and 33rd FISAE International Ex-libris Congress in 2010 in Istanbul. He founded Istanbul Ex-libris Museum in Selçuk Ecza Holding in 2019. He is the President of Istanbul Ex-libris Society.

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