Gide for Authors

Description: The CGIOU report as an Open Access journal publishes the results of new surveys in all areas of Iranian studies. The title CGIOU Report was chosen to convey the breadth of journals, which encompasses the traditional disciplines of Iranian studies as well as emerging fields and interdisciplinary investigations. The CGIOU report focuses on studies describing new discoveries concerning Central Asia, the Caucasus and Iran. The CGIOU report also publishes meeting reports.

Gide for Authors

Peer review: Editors are committed to a rapid review process with high quality standards. Every effort will be made to obtain criticism and render editorial decisions to the authors within 3 weeks of receipt of the manuscript. When manuscripts are accepted subject to revision, the revised work must be received within three months of the decision date, unless prior arrangements are made with the CGIOU report desk.

Guidelines for editorial decisions: the main criteria for judging which manuscripts are published are originality and scientific significance. Manuscripts may be editorially rejected by the absence of these suggestions, even if the work seems technically sound.

Previous publication: The material submitted must not be published or submitted elsewhere, except in abstract form.

Copyright: When an article was accepted, the authors will be invited to complete an "Exclusive license agreement".

Language: all articles can be written in Persian (classic or Cyrillic) , in English (American or British usage is accepted, but not a mixture of these), French, Russian, and German language.

Submission: Our online submission system guides you step by step through the process of entering your article details and uploading your files.

Review; This review applies a single blind review process. All contributions will be initially assessed by the editor to determine if they are suitable for the journal. Articles deemed appropriate are then generally sent to at least two independent expert reviewers to assess the scientific quality of the article. The publisher is responsible for the final decision regarding the acceptance or rejection of articles. The CGIOU report decision is final.

Essential title page information

Use of word processing software. It is important that the file is saved in the native format of the word processor used. Text should be in single column format. Keep the text layout as simple as possible. Most of the formatting codes will be removed and replaced when the item is processed. In particular, do not use the word processing options to justify text or to cut words. However, use bold, italics, clues, exponents, etc. Electronic text should be prepared in a very similar way to that of conventional

Manuscripts Title.

  • Concise and informative. Titles are often used in information retrieval systems.

  • Author names and affiliations. Please clearly indicate the first name (s) and last name (s) of each author and check that all names are spelled correctly. You can add your name in parentheses in your own script behind the English transliteration

  • Corresponding author. Clearly state who will handle correspondence at all stages of arbitration and publication, including after publication. This responsibility includes answering any future questions regarding the article.

  • Current / permanent address. May be indicated as a footnote in the name of this author.

Abstract: The abstract should not exceed 300 words and summarizes the important conclusions reported in the manuscript. Citations in the abstract must be given in full. On the same page, provide an alphabetical list of the non-standard abbreviations used in the article three or more times, with their full definitions.

Keywords: Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of 5 to 10 keywords, using Persian and American spelling and avoiding general and plural terms and multiple concepts. These keywords will be used for indexing purposes.

References: Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa). Unpublished results and personal communications are not recommended in the reference list, but may be mentioned in the text.


Electronic art work General point

  • Be sure to use uniform lettering and sizing of your original work.

  • Integrate the fonts used if the application offers this option.

  • Try using the following fonts in your illustrations: Arial, Courier, Times New Roman, Symbol, or use similar fonts.

  • Number the illustrations according to their sequence in the text.

  • Use a logical naming convention for your illustration files.

  • Provide captions to illustrations separately.

  • Size the illustrations close to the desired dimensions of the published version.

  • Submit each illustration in a separate file.

  • Make sure that the color images are accessible to everyone, including those with impaired color vision.

EPS (or PDF): vector drawings, integrate all the fonts used. TIFF (or JPEG): color or grayscale photographs (halftone), respect a minimum of 300 dpi. TIFF (or JPEG): bitmap line drawings (pure black and white pixels), respect a minimum of 1000 dpi.

Video: CGIOU Report accepts video material and animation sequences to support and enhance your scientific research. Authors who have video or animation files that they wish to submit with their article are strongly encouraged to include links to these within the body of the article.

Submission checklist

The following list will be useful during the final verification of an article before sending it to the journal for review.

Please see this guide for authors for more details on each item.

Make sure the following are present:

  • An author has been designated as the corresponding author with the contact details:

  • E-mail address

  • Full postal address

  • Telephone numbers All necessary files have been downloaded and contain:

  • Keywords

  • All legends of figures

  • All tables (including title, description, footnotes)

  • The manuscript has been "spell checked" and "grammatically checked"

  • All the references mentioned in the list of references are cited in the text, and vice versa

Article Transfer Service

This means that if the Editor feels your manuscript is suitable. manuscript can be conserved in open access without journal reference .