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SLEMA Journal is dedicated to energy sector professionals of Sri Lanka. Published twice a year since 1984, the SLEMA Journal carries research papers, articles, reviews and news about the status and new developments in the energy sector of Sri Lanka.
The journal is circulated free to over 500 members of SLEMA and is also available in libraries in universities and energy sector institutions.
Guide to Authors
SLEMA welcomes submissions by authors from Sri Lanka or abroad, to be published in the Journal.
Coverage: You may submit papers to the Editor, SLEMA Journal at any time for consideration for publication. There is no specific deadline. Papers should cover one or more of the following areas of focus:
Paper Format and Style
Papers should be written in a style and language suitable for a professional publication. They should consist of an abstract, introduction, followed by the body of the paper. Conclusions should be clearly stated, after which acknowledgements and references should be listed.
Page size should be A4 (297 mm x 210 mm) size.
Margins Top/Bottom should be 0.95”.
The Title should be 12 pt Bold and should fit within two lines.
Authors names should be 10 Point bold, Designation should be Italic.
Line spacing must be single, before/ after 0 pt Font Type: Book Antiqua
Sub-heading: 10pt, bold (Should capitalize each word) Paragraph text: 10pt
Text for Table: 10pt Text for Figures: 10pt
Entire paper should be on two columns. Please use 10 pt Book Antiqua, or a similar font, and adhere to the style of the articles found in the journal.
SI units should be used throughout, with the standard abbreviations. Papers should be prepared on MS Word. All graphs, diagrams and photographs should be available in soft copy form and embedded in the paper at a place close to where they are referred to in the text. All figures, diagrams and photographs should be referred to in the text of the paper. References to individuals, institutions and brand names should be minimised. Extracts from other publications should be acknowledged.
Please try to keep within a length of eight A4 sides, including drawings and photographs.
Please submit the paper as both PDF and Word documents. A hard copy must also be sent, showing clear photographs and drawings correctly aligned to:
Ms Chandanie Gamanayake
Phone: 011 266 5737
For more information for authors, please contact:
Dr Tilak Siyambalapitiya, Editor, SLEMA Journal
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
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