Guidance for contributors

We accept original articles, meeting reports, book reviews and letters which relate to the interests of CIG.

Catalogue and Index is an open access publication. We do not charge APCs or submission charges.

Please look at previous papers to get a feel for the style and format of articles accepted.

Articles should be 1500-2000 words, reviews of 500-800 words.

We welcome and encourage new writers.

Your paper will be reviewed and considered by both editors.

Format and style

Articles should be submitted in Word format, Ariel 11points, single line spaced. Any photos should be attached as JPEG format files.

Expand any acronyms the first time they are used.

Check spelling and grammar. Ask a friend or colleague to proof read.

Ensure that you have copyright clearance for any third party material, e.g images

References - all references cited within the text, including URLs, must be listed within a references section at the end of the paper.

Copyright notice

The author retains copyright to the paper, and grants C&I permission to publish their paper under a Creative Commons licence. The default licence is CC-BY. You are able to select a different cc licence.