Form of publication
Method of submission
Peer review and non-peer-reviewed sections
Length of the publishing process
Editorial guidelines for articles
Examples of endnotes
Illustrations and tables: (moving) images, audio, tables
Reviews: Content guidelines
Reviews: Formal guidelines
In Dutch / Publiceren in het Nederlands
Guidelines for authors TMG Journal for Media HistoryForm of publicationTMG Journal for Media History
is published online in open access. The journal is published twice a year. The journal usually has a thematic section. In addition to the themed section, there is room for articles that do not need to be related to the theme. Method of submission
Authors can submit a contribution via the website: https://www.tmgonline.nl/about/submissions/
. The text should be uploaded in a Microsoft Word file (no pdf please). When submitting his or her article, the author will be asked to provide the following details:
Peer review and non-peer-reviewed sectionsTMG Journal for Media History
- E-mail address and work or personal address/telephone number (will not be published: is only for communication with the editors)
- Short CV (approx. 100 words)
- Illustrations and captions (including sources) and/orAudiovisual sources that can be embedded in the article (including captions). Indicate in the text where illustrations are to be placed.
- A summary of the article (± 100-150 words)
- Five Dutch and English key words that can function as search terms. Please also consider searchability when choosing a title.
uses a double blind peer review procedure; the guidelines can be found here
. In addition to the peer-reviewed part of the journal, there are also sections for the publication of contributions that have not been peer reviewed. This includes book reviews, conference reports, portfolios or other reflections that are not eligible for peer review. The editor is responsible for the assessment in these cases. Contribution size
Peer-reviewed article: 6,000-8,000 words (including notes). Deviations are possible, subject to the agreement of the editor.
Non-peer-reviewed article: 4,000-6,000 words (including notes). Deviations are possible, subject to the agreement of the editor. Specific guidelines apply to reviews, which are discussed below. Length of the publishing process
Take into account at least six months from submission to publication of the text. Editorial guidelines for articles
- TMG Journal for Media History uses UK English spelling
- TMG Journal for Media History uses the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th editon (endnotes, no bibliography).
- Submit texts in Microsoft Word
- Avoid breaks or justified lines
- Do not use layout codes, in other words use as much plain text as possible and please do not work with ‘fields’
- Indent each new paragraph using the Tab key (except after a paragraph title or white line)
- ‘Single quotation marks’ for citations, etc.
- “Double quotation marks” for citations within citations
- Omissions within citations: (…)
- Additions within citations: [xxx]
- Use block quotations for citations longer than 3 lines: indentation, no quotation marks
- Italicise foreign words on first use in the text
- Titles of books, newspapers, films or TV programmes and journals in italics and of chapters or articles in “double quotation marks” (do not underline)
- References to websites in plain text and not as a hyperlink
Examples of endnotes
- Format endnotes as per the guidelines in the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition (endnotes, no separate bibliography)
- For a short guide, see for example: https://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide/citation-guide-1.html
- No separate bibliography/reference list needs to be added at the end of the notes!
- Cite the full title the first time you use it in the endnote.
- Use the term Ibid. for consecutive citations from the same source, followed by the page number. For example: Ibid., 112—113.
- For later, non-consecutive citations from a previous source, a shortened source reference should be used (only the author's surname; in the event of multiple authors, only the first author followed by et al.; a few key words from the title), followed by the page number.
- When citing authors' names, write the first name first (or, if unknown, his/her initials).
- Place name, publisher and year of publication should be given in brackets: (Place name: Publisher, 20XX).
- Titles of books and journals should be italicised. Titles of articles and chapters should be in “double quotation marks”.
- For English titles, use Headline Style Capitalization: write all the keywords with a capital letter. (As a rule, this means: first and last word and all important words with a capital letter; the following with a small letter: articles, prepositions and (usually) the words and, but, for, or, nor, to and as).
- For digital sources, provide the DOI (Digital Object Identifier). The date of consultation need not be stated. If no DOI is available, give a full web address (URL), preferably with the date on which the content was posted, and otherwise the date of consultation. Hyperlinks should be removed from the text.
Illustrations and tables: (moving) images, audio, tables
- Michael Pollan, The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (New York: Penguin, 2006), 99–100.
- Ibid., 2.
- Joel Greenberg, ed., Of Prairie, Woods, and Water: Two Centuries of Chicago Nature Writing (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008), 42–44.
- Pollan, Omnivore's Dilemma, 3.
- Bert Hogenkamp, “De documentairefilm in opkomst,” in Geschiedenis van de Nederlandse film en bioscoop tot 1940, ed. Karel Dibbets and Frank van der Maden (Weesp: Het wereldvenster, 1986), 145-181, specifically 159–164.
- Frank Harbers,“‘Ils ont bombardé Reims et nous avons vu cela!’ Eerste Wereldoorlog als katalysator van de verslaggeving ter plaatse,” Tijdschrift voor Mediageschiedenis 19 (2016): 61-81, DOI: 10.18146/2213-7653.2016.250.
- Theodor W. Adorno and Walter Benjamin, The Complete Correspondence, 1928-1940, ed. Henri Lonitz, trans. Nicholas Walker (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999).
- Sander Ruiterman, “The Legitimisation of Public Service Broadcasting” (master's thesis, EUR, 2006), 59, https://thesis.eur.nl/pub/17942/.Sander.Ruiterman.322150.pdf.
- 2. "HOROWITZ AT CARNEGIE HALL 2-Chopin Nocturne in Fm Op.55," YouTube video, 5:53, from a performance televised by CBS on 22 September 1968, posted by "hubanj," 9 January 2009, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDVBtuWkMS8.
The editors of TMG Journal for Media History
like to include illustrations; not only still but also moving images and sound. Authors are asked to start collecting this material in good time. Please submit suggestions for audiovisual material to the editors as soon as possible. The number of illustrations can be determined in consultation with the editor.
The author is asked to submit the illustrations him/herself, in as high quality as possible and at least of 300 dpi. Unfortunately, no budget is available to pay for rights or reproduction costs. The author is responsible for the preservation of rights. The publisher, Sound and Vision, is willing to help make audiovisual material available.
Indicate in the text where the illustrations should be shown by placing the full captions in the main text. Number the illustrations as Figure 1, Figure 2, etcetera. Indicate references to illustrations or tables by citing their full name: (Figure 1, Table 2). Please include in the captions information on their provenance and any right holders. Please do not include any illustrations in the text file itself, provide them in separate files. In case of links to online video or audio material, you can include the link between square brackets [www.url.com]. Please provide tables and graphs not as image files but as data files (e.g. *.xlsx). Reviews: Content guidelines
In addition to the content of the reviewed publication, please also devote attention to historiographical aspects. Ideally, around a third of the text should discuss the content of the study. The other two-thirds are for reflection and commentary
, which can encompass the following aspects:
- Some attention to the author's background
- the value the publication has for the research in the area discussed, focusing on the research question, the methodology and the theory dealt with.
- the relevance of the content: how it contributes (adds) to the knowledge already available in this area Reviews: Formal guidelines
The guidelines for the text are the same as those for articles (see above).
Length (deviations in consultation with the editor):
- 1 book: 1000 words
- 2 books: 1250 words
- more than 2 books: 1500 words
Please provide your own name, function and affiliation in one brief sentence.
Please state the title of the piece discussed in the following format:
Author's nameTitle and possible subtitle
(Place: Publisher, 20XX), xxx pp.
Please submit a scan (300 dpi minimum) of the book cover.
Reviews and review samples can be sent to the review coordinator, Sylvia Alting van Geusau: email@example.com
c/o Sylvia Alting van Geusau
Vincent van Goghstraat 136
1072 KW Amsterdam
Netherlands In Dutch / Publiceren in het NederlandsTMG Journal for Media History
also accepts contributions in Dutch.
Alle richtlijnen zoals hierboven uiteengezet gelden ook voor Nederlandstalige teksten. Hanteer a.u.b. de spellingsregels uit het zogenaamde Groene Boekje van de Nederlandse taalunie, zie: https://woordenlijst.org/#/
. De samenvatting (abstract) van de bijdrage graag in het Nederlands aanleveren. Deze wordt vervolgens naar het Engels vertaald. Bij het volgen van de annotatieregels volgens de Chicago Manual of Style
, kunt u Engelstalige afkortingen vertalen naar het Nederlands, zoals bijvoorbeeld: ed. [‘edited’] wordt red.; eds. [‘editors’] wordt red.; trans. wordt vert.; chap. wordt hst.; n.d. [no date] wordt z.d.; n.p. [no place] wordt z.p.; rev. [revised] wordt herz.; en ook: Londen i.p.v. London. Agreement
By submitting a contribution, the author declares that his or her contribution has not been published previously and is not being prepared for publication elsewhere.
The author gives the publisher, the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, permission to publish his or her contribution in TMG Journal for Media History
under the conditions set out below:
- The copyright of every article rests with the author and the article will not be published without the author's consent.
- The author agrees with the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike licence 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
- This licence allows the user to copy, distribute and pass on the piece under the following conditions:
- The user must provide the name indicated by the maker or licensor with the piece [in this case: author's name + TMG Journal for Media History].
- The user may not use the piece for commercial purposes.
- The user may not edit the work.
- The author will only receive notification once the article has been placed.