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Guidelines for Preparing the Final Manuscript

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( ) I. Use the editing tools Word, to prepare your final manuscript text. Also, please indicate its file
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1. Save the text (and Tables, if any) in one file with file name being Article No. listed above.
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author, at the end of the paper.
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information cited.
Note: To facilitate your preparation, some sample references are listed on the back side of this page.
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If possible, please cite the related papers published in the Journal of the Chinese Institute of
Engineers in order to enhance the citation rate of this journal.
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D. 2. page numbers. give the first one or the location of the publisher’s head office. 2006. Crunch media. e. Place: Publisher 4.B.Samples for listing your references 1. Place of publication Give the city..J. CT: Greenwood Press. 6. Conference proceedings. I. Author. wages and prices in the UK. Publisher’ s name Omit superfluous terms such as Publishers. 5. K. Place: Publisher. A model of output. Report Number (where relevant).. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Editor and C. Recommendations for references to published material. 1989.. Editor. Year. (if applicable) Title of conference proceedings including date and place of conference. 1986. do not repeat the place of publication. Book Cutler. page numbers. British Standards Institution. A.. Film. Episode 1. employment.g.. Title of publication. (dates). Jan 16.. British standards.F. 1976. Year. Bibliographic database Database [CD-ROM].. Williams.. Place: Publisher. The linguistic significance of current British slang.W. Thesis (PhD). Edinburgh University. 1951. Co. 3. A brief history of time: an interactive adventure. Westport. 1995. Reference by the title. Dissertation or thesis. A. TV.A. Title of contribution. Lessons of the British war economy. Where the publisher is a university and the place or location is included in the name of the university. Editor. London: Routledge.N. and Williams. 7. Film. Directed by Orson Welles. BBC2.. 1986. If the city is not well known. TV. TV broadcast Yes. A. ed.. Chapter title. Inc. [CD-ROM]. Page 3 . BS 1629: 1989. States should be denoted by a two-letter code. The Ministerial Broadcast. S. 1948. In: B. Prime Minister. et al. CD-ROM or DVD.B.. USA: Republic Pictures. Keynes. Title of book. but retain the words Books or Press. region or state.C. Hawking. Agutter. NJ. J.. If more than one city is listed. T. video. Chapter Author. Corporate author Name of issuing body. Beveridge and beyond. 1994. Film Macbeth. Place: Publisher. ed. Edited book Chester. eds. Encyclopedia. Four or more authors Pearce. add a country. Hillsdale. In: B.

Online journal Korb. 1994. 4 Jan 2006. London: The Stationery Office. year of publication. Register number 1880-9-11-1773.. email list It should be noted that items may only be kept on discussion group servers for a short time and hence may not be suitable for referencing. K. Volume and issue details can be omitted if you can’t find them. Journal article. Persons and things: book review of Bringsjord on Robot-Consciousness. London: Chester. etc. School Curriculum and Assessment Authority. Psycoloquy [online]. At: London: British Museum Department of Prints and Drawings. Bournemouth University. Pen and ink.B. E. Brack. 6 (15) [Accessed 17 Jun 2004]. Newspaper. [1989] I WLR 675. email to C. 147–168. Scale. SI. 12. Evans. Internet.ecs. [Accessed 20 May 2004]. W. Author (email address). listserv. engraver. 13. 2 May 2004. 14. Stravinsky. Guide to citing Internet sources [online]. compiler. Available from: jiscmail@jiscmail. A local copy could be kept by the author. Statutory Instrument Include short title.A.. and pages are often not given for electronic journals. Approaches to intelligent information 7 (2). and the starting page number. Re: Computing short courses. and for House of Lords Bills use no brackets. first name or initials (may be cartographer. Legal reference. A bandit with a halbert. B. Parliamentary Bill For House of Commons Bills use square brackets for the serial number. Email Author. Act of Parliament Include the chapter number if possible..V. 1995. 1997. Information processing and management.. surveyor. Page 4 . Government document. Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (c. Mailbase. Three pieces for clarinet solo. Title.) year of publication. Available from: http://www. Web page. Music. website. 13). e-book Holland. reference by title. Lis-link [online]. (email address). the volume number if appropriate. number.. Law report Include abbreviation of law report series. RE: Harvard references. I.bournemouth. Education (Student Loans) Bill HC Bill (1989–90) [66]. 15. 9. 1746. Guide to national tests. Place: Publisher. Give the paragraph number if available. Author’s surname. Sandby. 2004.html [Accessed 4 November 2004]. If no author. Available from: http://psycprints. the year that the case was reported. M. 11. Illustration. with a note to this P. Poole.

As these do not provide recoverable data. Title of article. Personal communication. Originator. page and column. Corrections to be made for references in your paper due to the following incomplete information: □ All names of authors _________________ ___ □ Year of publication of reference(s) _________ ___ □ Titles of the reference cited __________________ □ Publication information _____________________ □ Volume number ___________________________ □ Page number __________________________ ___ Page 5 . P. Standing Committee Stg Co Deb (1980–81) Co E Finance Bill col. 16. Give initials as well as the surname of the communicator and provide as exact a date as possible. they should not be included in the reference list. Series designation. 6. 1966–1969 (Cmnd. Title of patent. Newspaper. 18. day month. 17. According to J.Author. (or paper title). COM (95)546. C311. Command paper Royal Commission on Local Government. Green (personal communication. Patent. 4040. 1969). European Union publication Proposal for a Council directive establishing a European Fund to promote cinema production. Hansard HC Deb (1990–91) 195 col. Year. 311. p. Parliamentary paper 1st Report of the Select Committee of The House of Lords on Televising the Proceedings of the House HL (213) (1984–85). 19 Jan 2007). 46.11. Official publication. final.93. Official journal OJ No. Cite personal communications in the text only. (name of applicant) Year of publication. 17.