Computational Culture

a journal of software studies


Submission Guidelines
Author should not be identifiable from the text. Please, include title on a separate page, abstract and brief biographical information along with the author’s contact details.

The article must not be submitted to or under consideration by another publication.

General Guidelines
Articles should be between 5,000 and 10,000 words, including notes. Longer texts of special significance will also be received. Notes should be created manually and included in the end of the article in square brackets [1].

Manuscripts should be double-spaced, page numbered and laid out with one inch margins.

References should be arranged using the Chicago Humanities system and placed at the end of the article. They should include all the material used in the article, be organized alphabetically and double-spaced.

Please include an abstract of up to 300 words.

Illustrations and tables
Places for illustrations should be clearly marked in text in caps and bold:
<INSERT ILLUSTRATION1.JPG HERE> and include captions.
Submit illustrations in a separate folder.

The author is responsible for obtaining permissions for copyrighted material. Please contact us for image release forms should they be needed.

American or English spelling may be used if followed consistently. Titles of books and projects in text should be italicized. Please use single quotation commas for citation unless there is a citation inside cited material.

To emphasize in text, use italics, but not bold or underlined. For contested terms, use single quotation marks.

Contributors may assign any license to the use of their article.  This may include the use of ‘open’ licenses, the assumption of piracy, the claim of copyright, or use of anticopyright.

Please use Chicago Humanities style – (ie notes and bibliography). For guidance see: Chicago Manual of Style

Final Version
If your article is to be published we ask you to do a small amount of mark-up on the text as follows.

Please mark up all italicised words, including book, software or journal titles etc. by using the emphasis tag.

Please us the strong tag to identify subtitles.

Code snippets
Please use the <pre> tag to mark up code snippets and other text that should be specially formatted.

Computational Culture uses the FD Footnotes Plug-in. In order to add footnotes to your text, please follow the following instructions:

Adding footnotes to a post is simple. Just type them inline in your post in square brackets like this:

Each footnote must have a number followed by a period and a space and then the actual footnote. They don’t have to be unique but it is recommended. It doesn’t matter what the numbers are since the footnotes will be automatically renumbered when the post is displayed.

For example, this:

…produces this:

  • Computational Culture – ISSN 2047-2390

    Computational Culture is an online open-access peer-reviewed journal of inter-disciplinary enquiry into the nature of cultural computational objects, practices, processes and structures.
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