The University of Zambia is calling for articles to be published in the Journal of Lexicography and Terminology.

CALL FOR JOURNAL ARTICLES - JOURNAL OF LEXICOGRAPHY & TERMININOLOGY (JLT)

2017 VOLUME 1, ISSUE NUMBER 2

CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2017

1.    ABOUT THE JOURNAL

The Journal of Lexicography and Terminology is a multidisciplinary journal published by the University of Zambia in Lusaka, Zambia. It discusses various cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary issues associated with terminology and lexicography in any field of study. The journal is registered with the International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) Agency and its ISSN number is 2517-9306.

Lexicography is the study of the lexicon or vocabulary (terms used) in a particular field. Terminology focuses on the terms and concepts and how they are interpreted, related and associated with designated meanings in use in different fields. A designation may comprise symbols, formulae, drawings, pictograms, codes and others.

2.    FIELDS THAT CAN CONTRIBUTE ARTICLES

The articles can come from any field of study, but should be written reflecting terminology and lexicography in that field. These fields of study may include Philosophy, Education, Physics, Biomedical Sciences, Language, Technology, Engineering, Humanities, Management, Law, Arts, Business Administration, Literacy, Trade, Corporate Identity, History, Economics, Methodology, Geography, Civic Education, Mathematics and others. The titles can be framed in different ways such as the following:

           (a) Translators and terminology;
           (b) History of scientific terminology;
           (c) The evolution of concepts in Physics from the 18th Century to date;
           (d) New terminologies in Computer Science: A threat to General Science
           (e) Legal Literacy: A focus on ambiguous language in law;
           (f) Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology;
           (g) The art of compiling dictionaries in African Languages; or
           (h) The conceptual dilemma of learning to read and reading to learn. 

3.    GUIDELINES FOR CONTRIBUTORS

3.1    Style/format of the text

3.1.1      Include all your names in full on the first page of the article. The article should be typed in Times New Roman font 12 and spaced at 1.5, with references on a separate sheet immediately following the text.

3.1.2    The referencing style to use is the American Psychological Association (APA) style for both in-text and on the list of references.

3.1.3    Bibliographic or reference entries should be complete with surname(s) of author(s), first name and initials of other name(s), year of publication, title of the work (italicise title), city /town or place of publication and the publisher as exemplified above.

3.1.4    A separate front page should include:

                      i. The title of the Manuscript
                      ii. The author’s names, title and institutional affiliation
                      iii. A brief biography about the author(s)

3.1.5     A second page should include the title and a one-paragraph abstract of 100 to 300 words.

3.1.6      Lengthy quotations should be well indented on both sides from the rest of the text in block quotations.

3.1.7     Manuscripts should carry scholarly insights in the author’s subject area and contribute something to the advancement of knowledge.

3.2    Submission of Journal Articles

3.2.1     Submit three copies of your manuscript in hardcopy and send a soft copy to all of these three email addresses: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

3.2.2    Note that manuscripts will not be returned unless your article is accepted for publication.

3.2.3    The manuscript should be between 2,000 and 6,000 words in Microsoft Word.

3.2.4     The manuscript to be submitted must not have been submitted anywhere else for publication.

3.3    Language in which articles should be written

3.3.1     All articles to be submitted for this journal must be written in Standard English Language.

3.3.2     Articles written in French Language must have an abstract in English Language.