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Short instructions to authors of papers - RES.
RES.7 The Presentation of Wall Paintings – Views, Concepts, and Approaches

RES. is a periodical interdisciplinary scientific-expert publication of the Restoration Centre IPCHS. With a recognizable abbreviation RES. marks the topic it deals with - with restoration, which depends on the knowledge of different disciplines. Issues are thematically oriented, most often in the form of a monograph and translated in different languages.

The thematic are demanding conservation-restoration projects on cultural heritage, illustrated and written in depth also with results of interdisciplinary researches from different disciplines, such as art history, conservation-restoration, science and technology etc. and therefore with the latest insights on the monument or art work. The publication is also intended for specific conservation issues that are not necessarily linked to completed conservation-restoration projects.



Zavod za varstvo kulturne dediščine Slovenije

RES. – uredništvo

Poljanska cesta 40

1000 Ljubljana



Editor: Mateja Neža Sitar E:


Short instructions to authors of papers - RES.

Technical instructions


  • Authors are kindly invited to submit papers for RES. publications, following the instructions below. For additional inquiries please contact Editor-in-chief Mateja Neža Sitar:
  • Please submit the paper and visual material titled in a folder with author's surname in electronic form through We transfer to Editor-in-chief
  • When the article is accepted for publication, the reviewed article will be returned to the author. The author introduces editorial corrections and returns the article, adapted to the instructions written below for preparing the editorial board. The author sends a revised article in electronic form to Editor-in-chief.
  • The recommended length of paper (including captions, endnotes and references) is no more than 15,000 characters (8 pages) for publication of proceedings and 30.000 characters (16 pages) for monograph version.
  • The article should be written in English language, if it is a foreign author.
  • Visual material can be placed directly in the document, but the authors are asked to send the images also by We Transfer to the Editor-in-chief.


Manuscripts should include the following:

a. The title. This should briefly describe the contents of the paper.

b. Author's name and address. Under the title, put the author's full name, title, education, profession, institution with address, workplace and e-mail address. In the case of multiple authors, provide addresses for all, but indicate to whom correspondence should be addressed.

c. Keywords, Abstract. Provide 4 to 8 keywords in lower case letters. The manuscript abstract should be a concise summary (maximum of 200 words) of the paper, stating its purpose, methodology, principal findings and conclusions.

d. The main body of the paper with notes. The text should be clearly and concisely written. Articles should take into account the scientific apparatus (summary, key words, footnotes, use of literal comparative material, etc.). Text files should be in Microsoft Word, if possible. Preferred typeface is Times New Roman, letter size 12, A4 format, with margins of 2.5 cm, justified formatting and 1.5 line spacing, numbered pages. For footnotes preferred typeface is Times New Roman, letter size 10, justified formatting and single line spacing.

e. Figures, illustrations. There is no strict limit on the number of photographs. The editorial board makes the final selection. It depends on the subject and the issues that the author deals with; visual material is especially important for subscriptions in RES.

  • For 8 pages, approximately 10–15 photos are recommended
  • Author can choose colour, black-and-white, graphically processed photographs etc.
  • All visual material must be numbered: for example Figure 1 must be used as Figure 1 in the text body, as original file (send separately) and in the list of visual material with description.
  • For all photographs, the explanation and description must be given - the "subtitle", also with information, if the photo has been processed or graphically equipped, with the author's name and date of the recording (if the data is not available you write: "author and date of the recording are unknown"), the source (for example if we take the photo from the publication, website...), the location / deposit (for example the name of the Archive, Library...); 
  • The author needs to acquire the sufficient quality of the reproduction from books, internet etc.
  • Each author must acquire copyrights (the permission from institutions, private individuals etc.), also for the photographs from internet. You have to check whether it's allowed to publish it and mention this consistently in the description of the photograph.
  • Each illustration/photograph should be cited in the text, preferably at the end of a sentence, as: (Figure 1), (Figures 4–6) etc. with the same number as it is send as original file.
  • If necessary, authors may include special instructions regarding image size or placement of illustrations. These will be followed as much as layout and space restrictions allow.
  • Please send the visual material separately to Editor-in-chief as independent files in one of the following formats: TIFF (.tif), JPEG (.jpg), at a minimum 300 dpi resolution.


f. Endnotes and References

Sources and literature, citations, additional explanations, market names of materials, additional comparisons, acknowledgements, etc. must be written in the footnotes. Footnotes and references should be as concise as possible, included in the overall word count.



A. Book: name and surname of the author, title (and subtitle) of works (in italics), place and year of publication.

EXAMPLE: Paolo Mora, Laura Mora, Paul Philippot, Conservation of Wall Paintings, London 1984.


B. Article: name and surname of the author, the title of the article, the title of a periodical or a collection (in italics), for periodical also a year, a number, and a page; for the collection (editor's name in brackets), place and year of publication, pages.

EXAMPLE: Barbara Kienzl, Denkmalpflege. Die Anfange im 19. Jahrhundert und der Geschichtsverein, Carinthia I, 184, 1994, pp. 319–353.


C. Monographic electronic publication:

EXAMPLE: Il conferencia internacional textil/confecçao, 2123 julho 1999, Rio de Janeiro = 2nd International Textile and Apparel Conference, 2123 July 1999, Rio de Janeiro [CD-ROM]. Rio de Janeiro: SENAI/CETIQT, 1999.


D. Papers from web journals:
EXAMPLE: Helen Atkins, The ISI Web of Science – links and electronic journals: how links work today in the Web of Science, and the challenges posed by electronic journals. D-Lib Magazine [online], vol. 5, no. 9. Internet source accessed on February 3, 2000:


E. Web pages:

EXAMPLE: ASREACT – Chemical reactions database [online]. Chemical Abstracts Service, 2000, renewed on February 2, 2000. Internet source accessed on February 3, 2000:


D. Citing repetitive cases: SURNAME with capital letters and year, page number.

EXAMPLE: LAVRIC 1997, p. 32.

KIM 2000, s. p. (internet source).

When the author and the year are the same for different sources, we add alfabethical marks.

EXAMPLE: KOLLER 1996 a, p. x, KOLLER 1996 b, pp. xx.



At the end of the article all literature and resources contained in the text and footnotes should be included in the list, written in the alphabetical order. The sources must be systematically listed and written with the abbreviation and then fully cited as recommended in the instructions.

KOLLER 1996 a: Manfred KOLLER, Zur Vorgeschichte von Salzbelastungen am Denkmal: Salzschaden an Wandmalereien, Arbeitshefte des Bayerischen Landesamtes fur Denkmalpflege, 78, 1996, str. 11–14.

KOLLER 1996 b: Manfred KOLLER, Das Denkmal ≫im neuen Glanze≪ - zur Reinigung und ihren Folgen, Denkmalpflege heute. Akten des Berner Denkmalpflegekongresses Oktober 1993 (ur. Volker Hoffmann, Hans Peter Autenrieth), Bern – Berlin – Frankfurt 1996, str. 241–255.

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