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Articles must be submitted in English in triplicate, each copy being complete in all respects, as two copies are sent to referees. Articles should be submitted during the meeting at the Secretariat desk or sent to:

Dr. Teresa Lech
Editor of TIAFT-99 Proceedings Book
Institute of Forensic Research
ul. Westerplatte 9
31-033 Kraków, Poland
by October 15, 1999.

  • The text should be submitted in printed form (A4 paper, 60 characters per verse, 30 verses per page) and on a computer disk in Word (6.0 or higher).
  • Original works should not exceed 10 pages, case reports - 7 pages, and other works - 5 pages.
  • The first page should include: the title, the name(s) of the author(s), the name of the institution from which the work originated, a short abstract (not exceeding 50 words) and key words (2-6).
  • Drawings should be in blank India ink on a plain background or in printed form by means of a laser printer. It is advisable to include a drawing as a separate graphic file (postscript files are preferable). Colour or black and white photographs should be presented in postcard form on shiny, normal or hard paper.
  • Tables should be numbered in Roman numerals and figures in Arabic ones. Tables, titles of tables, additional information and captions underneath should be included on a separate page. A place in the text should be marked where they are to be included.
  • The bibliography should be arranged in alphabetical order according to the names of the authors. Each note should include: the surname(s) of the author(s), the first letter of the first name, the title, the title of the periodical, the year, the volume or number and the first and last page of the publication. In the case of notes referring to books one should include the full title, the name of the publisher and the year of publication. Here is an example of how the bibliography should be arranged:
    1. Janzen K.R., Walter L., Fernando A.R.: Comparison analysis of illicit cocaine samples, Journal of Forensic Sciences 1992, vol. 37, pp. 436-445.
    2. Mant A.K., Injuries and death in motor vehicle accidents, (in:) Mason J.K. (ed.), The pathology of violet injury, E. Arnold, London, 1978, pp. 1-8.
    3. Vogel A.L., Macro and semi-micro quantitative inorganic analysis, 4th Edition, Longman, London 1974, pp. 341-342.
  • At the end of the paper the address of the author(s) should be included, indicating who is responsible for correspondence.
  • The editorial committee reserves the right to make necessary changes and abbreviations without the author's permission.