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Instructions for publishing in the series Acta Universitatis Ouluensis: Layout of the manuscrip

Layout of the manuscrip

The author may format the manuscript to comply with the requirements of the series Acta Universitatis Ouluensis by using ready-made templates, which are available for the most common word processing applications. The author can also use a pre-filled form for Microsoft Word that includes example texts. If the author finalizes the layout using the provided templates, he/she must send the final, laid out manuscript which has undergone a language review as a Word file to the editorial office ( for review.

It is possible to have the layout done at PunaMusta, in which case the author is responsible for the expenses incurred. The author must submit the manuscript files to PunaMusta for layout no later than eight weeks before the date of the public defence of the dissertation and submit the laid out version to the editorial office ( no later than six weeks before the public defence.

When the necessary technical corrections have been made to the file, the editorial office sends it as a PDF file to both the author and the series editor.

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E-mail: acta.toimitus(at)
Tel.: 0294 484098
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Contact information for the series editors

PunaMusta Oy
Contact person
Inka Patanen
Tel. 044 771 8851

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