Reference Style Guide

Guidelines for references:
  • the references should be alphabetically ordered considering APA 7. The books and articles should not be separated. They all need to be noted in the same section under references.
  • The within-text references should follow the below guidelines:
    author's last name, date of publication, page number.
    Example: (Chomsky, 2000, p. 171).
    If the author is a foreigner, the name should be written in Latin within the parenthesis. If the name of the author is written out of the parenthesis, it should be written in Farsi.
  • Books: author's last name, author's initial. (date of publication). Title of the book. Publisher.
    Example: Adam, J., & Francois, Z. (2005). Analyzing stories (translated into Farsi by Azin Hosseinzadeh and Katayoun Shahparrad). Ghatreh.
    Note: Please write the first and last name of the translators completely.
  • Articles: author's last name, author's initial. (date of publication). Title of the article. Title of the Journal, Volume(issue), page numbers.
    Example: Nasihat, N. (2012). Semiotic analysis of structural narrative of "Va Matashaoon" short story from the viewpoint of Greimas. Contemporary Criticism, 3, 12-19.
  • Thesis: author's last name, author's initial. (date of publication). Title of the thesis. Level, Major, Name of the university, Place.
    Example: Anoosheh, M. (2007). Sentence structure and the role in Persian language: a minimalist program. PhD dissertation, Linguistics, Tehran University, Tehran.
  • A chapter from a book: Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In E. E. Editor & F. F. Editor (Eds.), Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle (pp. pages of chapter). Publisher. DOI (if available)
  • A conference paper: Bošković, Ž. (2004). Object shift and the clause/PP pararellism hypothesis. In Proceedings of the 23rd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (pp. 101-114).
Note: All the Persian references should be translated into English. The English references should adhere to APA 7. DO NOT indicate the place of publication. The date should be written in Gregorian calendar.