INDIAN JOURNAL OF HISTORY OF SCIENCE General Instructions for the Contributors
Indian Journal of History of Science a peer–reviewed quarterly, publishes original research papers on history of science, technology, concepts including translation and critical assessment of original technical sources. The papers are published on the understanding that they are not offered elsewhere for publication. Neatly typed manuscripts in duplicate are to be submitted to the Editor, Indian Journal of History of Science, Indian National Science Academy, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi 110002. Four-colour printing has been started. The authors are encouraged to submit the manuscript along with good quality colour photographs, line drawings in a CD or by mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For the purpose of review, two copies of book(s) may be sent to the above address.
Manuscript typing is to be made on one side of the paper in double spacing with wide margins in Times Roman. The title page should contain the title of the paper, name and address of the author (s) and a short abstract of the paper not exceeding 250 words, along with a list of key words.
Bibliography must be attached separately at the end of the article after arranging the entries (the surname of authors for articles/books and names of manuscripts for the classical texts) in alphabetical order with publication details, e.g.
King, David. The Origin of Astrolabe according to Medieval Islamic Source, Journal of the History of Arabic Sciences, 5(1981):43-83.
Pāṭīgaņita of Śrīdharācārya (Abbrev: Pāṭī) with an ancient Sanskrit Commentary, ed & tr by Kripa Shankar Shukla, Lucknow University, Lucknow, 1959.
Saraswati Amma,T A .Geometry in Ancient and Medieval India, Motilai Banarsidass, Delhi, 1977.
Sarma, K V. Source Materials on Indian Mathematics and Astronomy, in B V Subbarayappa & S R N Murthy (ed), Scientific Heritage of India, The Mythic Society, Bangalore, 1988, pp.1-9.
Notes, if any, are to be given at the bottom of the page indicating their location in the text by sequentially running super-numbers. Bibliographical reference appearing in the notes or body of text should be short and indicated within third bracket the name of the author, year of publication within first bracket, and page numbers, e.g. [King (1981), p.44; Pāṭī.iii.4; Saraswati Amma (1977), p.15; Sarma (1988), p.8].
Diacritical marks should be used where necessary. Acknowledgements are to be placed separately at the end of the paper before Bibliography.
Off –Prints: Author(s) will get ten off-prints free.
Classical Texts with English translation and notes are accepted for publication serially in the Supplement section. Contributors to the Supplement are entitled to receive five free bound copies of their manuscript in book form after its publication.
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