Guidelines

Submissions can be presented in multimodal formats, including text, video, image, audio or any combination of the above. They may be in any language, but a summary of 250-300 words in English must accompany the submission. Bibliographies are not included in the word limits indicated below.

Guidelines for Papers

  • Long articles should not exceed 5000 words per item.
  • Short articles should not exceed 3000 words per item.
  • Submissions should be presented in a form ready for publication (MS WORD or equivalent) and sent as an email attachment to the Editorial Board (llsj@leeds.ac.uk).
  • In a cover sheet please provide:
    • Five keywords for indexing and tagging
    • A 250-300 word abstract in the language of the article
    • A 250-300 word summary in English if the article is not in English
    • Author’s information: a bio of 30 to 60 words
  • Please see Style Guidelines.

Guidelines for Reviews (Books, Software, Conferences, etc.)

  • Reviews should not exceed 1500 words per item.
  • Submissions should be presented in a form ready for publication (MS WORD or equivalent) and sent as an email attachment to the Editorial Board (llsj@leeds.ac.uk).
  • In a cover sheet please provide:
    • Five keywords for indexing and tagging
    • Reviewer’s information: a bio of 30 to 60 words
    • A 250-300 word summary in English if the Review is not in English
  • At the top of the second page, include the following information:
    • Title of book/ software/ conference/ etc.
    • Subtitle (if any)
    • Author / Editor / Translator / Illustrator / Photographer
    • Publisher / price / 13-digit ISBN
    • The year the book/ software was published or the date and place the conference took place
    • The number of pages in the book, if applicable
  • Please see Style Guidelines.

Guidelines for Videos

  • Please use a platform / server such as Wetransfer, Google drive, Dropbox or a Mediasite platform such as the one of the UoL https://mymedia.leeds.ac.uk  and email the link only.  Please do not email the file and remember to set the file for public viewing.
  • Attach a document with the following information:
    • Five keywords for tagging
    • A 250-300 word summary of the video in the language of the video
    • An additional 250-300 word summary in English if the video is not in English
    • Author’s information: a bio of 30 to 60 words

Other Formats (posters, mind maps, interviews…)

  • We welcome multimodal contributions so please feel free to email us to discuss other possible formats. Please contact the Editorial Board (llsj@leeds.ac.uk).

Deadlines

Contributions may be submitted at any time. However deadlines may be announced for specific issues in our call for contributions.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Permission to reproduce any copyrighted material in both print and electronic media should be obtained and appropriate acknowledgements should be included in their manuscript.
  2. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal the right of first publication.
  3. The work will be simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (typically BY-NC-SA) that will allow others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work’s authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  4. Authors will still be able to publish their work elsewhere with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  5. If the article is subsequently reprinted in another publication, LLSJ should be given acknowledgement, indicating the date when the article was published.