Editorial policy

  1. Yesterday & Today is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal and is accredited since the beginning of 2012.
  1. History Education, History in Education, and the History of Education and where research related submissions are welcomed.
  1. Authors may submit individual contributions or contributions created in teams.
  1. All manuscripts are subjected to a double-blinded review process.
  1. The language of the journal is English. However, abstracts may be in any of the 11 official languages of South Africa.
  1. Contributions must be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 250 words.
  1. The titles of articles should preferably not exceed 15 words.
  1. The names of authors and their full institutional affiliations/addresses, city and country of the institution must accompany all contributions. Authors also have to enclose their E-mail addresses and orchid numbers.
  1. The Harvard or the Footnote methods of reference may be used. The authors’ choice of which reference method will be respected by the editorial management. References must be clear, lucid and comprehensible for a general academic audience of readers. Once an author has made a choice of reference method, the Yesterday & Today guidelines for either the Harvard reference method or the Footnote reference method must be scrupulously followed.
  1. Editorial material with images (illustrations, photographs, tables and graphs) is permissible. The images should, however, be of a high-density quality (high resolution, minimum of 200dpi). The source references should also be included. Large files should be posted in separate E-mail attachments, and appropriately numbered in sequence.
  1. Articles should be submitted here: https://upjournals.up.ac.za/index.php/yesterday_and_today/about/submissions Professor Johan Wassermann, the editor-in-chief, can be contacted electronically at: Johan.wassermann@up.ac.za Notification of the receipt of the submission will be done within 72 hours.
  1. The text format must be in 12pt font, Times New Roman and in 1.5 spacing.
  1. The text should be in Microsoft Word format.
  1. The length of articles, all included, should preferably not exceed 8 000 words.
  1. Authors must sign the author declaration document when submitting their articles for consideration.
  1. For scientific research articles, page fees of R350.00 per page will be charged from the South African author’s university. It remains the responsibility of the author to ensure that these fees are paid.
  1. The journal utilizes the Portico digital preservation system in order to create permanent archives of the journal for purpose of preservation and restoration.
  1. Yesterday & Today is an Open Access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition of Open Access.
  1. The journal has a registered deposit policy with SHERPA RoMEO. This policy indicates to institutions whether they are allowed to upload a duplicate copy of an article by an author affiliated with the home institution, into their institutional repository (Green Open Access). The following link to SHERPA RoMEO can be followed: http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/issn/0038-2353/.
  1. Copyright and License terms remains with the authors/s of the article/s. All articles published Yesterday & Today can be re-used under the following CC licence: CC BY-SA Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License