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Paper Guidelines for CD-ROM Proceedings

The following guidelines apply to final papers for the 3rd International Conference on Cultural Policy Research. Your cooperation in adhering to these guidelines is greatly appreciated. ICCPR proceedings will be produced on CD-ROM and distributed to registrants at the conference.

The deadline for final submissions is April 15th, 2004. After this date, we will not be able to guarantee the inclusion of your paper in the conference proceedings.  All papers must be in English.

All submissions must be made electronically and should be sent to iccpr@hec.ca in MS‑Word format.


Instruction to Authors

Maximum length
All papers must be limited to approximately 6,000 words (edited in accordance with these guidelines), including abstracts, figures, tables and references.

All text, including titles, names, and citations must be in Times New Roman, 11pt.

Order of presentation
The general order of the paper should be as follows:

  • Title

  • Author(s)

  • Occupation and affiliation of the principal author(s)

  • Biography of the author(s)

  • Abstract  (100 to 150 words)

  • Keywords (5)

  • The chapters or sections of the main body of the text, tables and figures. Tables and figures should be incorporated in the text following reference to them.

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements, if any

  • References

  • Appendices, if required

Page layout
Page size should be the North American “letter” format (8.5" X 11"); A4 paper is also acceptable. Left and right margins: 2.54 cm (or 1.0"). Top and bottom margins: 2.54 cm (or 1.0") 


  • Follow the title block and author address information with the heading ABSTRACT left aligned.

  • Insert a single line after the ABSTRACT heading, followed by an abstract of a maximum of 150 words, followed by a list of up to 5 keywords;

  • The start of the main body of the paper should be separated from the keyword list or abstract by two blank lines;

  • All text must start at the left-hand margin (i.e.: do not indent new paragraphs);

  • Text must be single-spaced.

Please ensure that the spelling of names, terms, and abbreviations is consistent, including when they are used in tables, figures and legends.

Tables and figures
Insert tables and figures in the body of the text, following the paragraph in which they are first mentioned.

References should be single-spaced and attached on a separate page. Works by a single author should be listed chronologically. References should respect the following format:  

Colbert, F. 1995. Marketing Culture and the Arts. New York: Wiley.

Roodhouse, S. 1998. “The Development of Museum Training in the United Kingdom.” International Journal of Arts Management, Vol. 1, no 1, 1998, p. 4556.

Three or more authors:
Zukerman, V., L. Berry and A. Paterson. 1998. “The Nature and Determinants of Customer Experience of Service.”
Journal of the
Academy of Marketing, Vol. 4, no 5, p. 112.

Article in a book edited by another author:
Fiest, A. 1995. “Consumption in the Arts and Cultural Industries: Recent Trends in the UK,” in From Maestro to Manager – Critical Issues in Arts & Culture Management, M. Fitzgibbon and A. Kelly, eds., Dublin: Oak Tree Press, p. 245267.




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