How to write and format my article?
We invite authors to follow as much as possible the editorial and typographical advice that we have gathered in the Guide for formatting articles.
Articles must contain at least 40.000 characters, space, notes and bibliography included (approximately 10 pages).
Using the template
For the formatting of their article, we suggest that authors use as much as possible the stylesheet of the WORD lapeaulogie_style document template, which you can download by clicking on the link below.
You just have to download the document, open it and start using it. If you do not know how to use a Word style sheet, you will find all the information you need in this online guide provided by OpenClassrooms.
Articles submitted to La Peaulogie must include, on their first page, the following elements:
If using the lapeaulogie_style.dotx document template, please fill in the corresponding information in the template.
Guide to formatting articles
Upper case letters are accentuated.
À partir de
Acronyms and initials
The acronyms must appear in capitals, without spaces and without abbreviated periods.
The first time they are mentioned, the lesser-known acronyms should be placed in brackets after their wording.
dermatite atopique (DA)
Period: no space before, space after.
Semicolon: space after.
Exclamation point: space after.
Question mark: space after.
Colon: space after.
Ellipsis: no space before, space after. The ellipses are never followed by a period.
Quotation marks: “French quotation marks” are used, with non-breaking fine spaces after the opening quotation mark and before the closing quotation mark. For secondary quotes, we use “English quotation marks” without interior spaces.
Parenthesis: no interior space.
Hook: no interior spaces.
Hyphen: no spaces if the hyphen brings together two simple words (Jan-Feb), spaces before and after if it brings together complex elements (Jan 12 – Feb 15).
There should be no dots at the end of the titles.
Non-breaking spaces (CTRL + space) must be placed:
- before and after em dashes – and en dashes –
Citations / Références
The Intellectual Property Code (article L. 122-5) authorizes the partial reproduction of a work whose copyright is also recognized by the writer, in a work for the purposes of personal research, criticism or report, and only if the sources are mentioned (author, title, publisher, place and date of publication) and the quotation distinguished from the current text, in italics for example.
The reproduction of works which have not fallen into the public domain (of which the author has not died for at least seventy years) must be brief, a few lines or a significant part which must not distort the original thought of its author and only if the sources are mentioned (author, title, publisher, place and date of publication) and the quotation distinguished from the current text, in italics for example otherwise these borrowings are assimilated to plagiarism.
Quote in text
— 1 author: (Alpha, 2017)
— 2 authors: (Alpha and Bravo, 2019)
— 3 authors and more: (Alpha et al., 2018)
Author named in text
A study carried out by Alpha (2017), showed that […]
Year mentioned in the text
In 2008, a study (Alpha and Bravo) showed that […]
Several sources cited simultaneously
(Alpha et Bravo, 2015 ; Charlie, 2014 ; Delta et al., 2018)
Quote with page indication
(Alpha, 2018, 23)
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