Guidelines for publishing at the LTV Faculty

Last changed: 03 April 2017
Julio Gonzalez

Here you will find instructions regarding publishing different types of documents at the Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science, where they have special guidelines.

Student projects

The LTV faculty no longer has a series for its student projects.

To comply with the Vice-Chancellor's decision the following information is to be stated on all student theses from the LTV faculty in Alnarp:

Front page:

  • SLU logotype (mandatory)
  • Title (mandatory)
  • Author (mandatory)
  • Faculty and/or departmental area (mandatory)
  • Year of publication (mandatory)
  • Programme (if applicable)
  • Place of publishing (if not already stated)
  • Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (if not already stated)
  • Degree project or Diploma Project (if not already stated)
  • Title in different language (may be included)
  • Name of section/division at a department (may be included)
  • The project's number of HEC (may be included)

Title page (page 2):

  • Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (mandatory)
  • Faculty, departmental area (mandatory)
  • Author (mandatory)
  • Title in Swedish (mandatory)
  • Keywords (mandatory)
  • Supervisor, university, department/division (mandatory)
  • Examiner, university, department/division (mandatory)
  • Course title (mandatory)
  • Course code (mandatory)
  • The project's number of HEC (mandatory)
  • Type of student project/level (mandatory)
  • Place of publishing (mandatory)
  • Year of publication (mandatory)
  • Title in different language (if applicable)
  • Programme (if applicable)

As a help in formatting your project, you may use templates for student projects. They are not mandatory.

All student projects will be deposited in SLU:s open archive Epsilon by a department administrator.

Reports

  • Reports from the LTV Faculty in Alnarp are published in the series Reports from Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (Landskap, trädgård och växtproduktionsvetenskap – rapportserie).
  • The author is responsible for the quality of the content. Approval from The Head of Department is required before publishing.
  • The series is numbered by year (i.e., starts with number 1 every new calendar year). Contact the SLU University Library for a report number.
  • All reports should have a unique ISBN. To order an ISBN number for your publication, complete this form.
  • From the 1st of January 2014 the series does not have an ISSN.
  • All reports should have a title and summary in English.
  • The Alnarp Print Shop is responsible for layout and cover design. For design of the contents part, templates are available here.
  • All reports are to be published online in the Epsilon open archive according to the vice-chancellor's decision. The Library will add the electronic version to its collections. A printed copy will only be kept if no electronic version is available.
  • The faculty is responsible for archiving all documents. It is possible to publish online only, but one print copy must always be made for archival purposes. The Alnarp Print Shop will supply the SLU archive with a printed copy. 

Fact sheets

  • Fact sheets from the LTJ faculty in Alnarp are published in the series LTV-fakultetens faktablad.
  • The series is numbered by year (i.e., starts with number 1 every new calendar year). The manuscript should be sent to Alnarp Print Shop who is responsible for layout and numbering in contact with the Library.
  • There are detailed instructions for publishing fact sheets (in Swedish only) as well as a fact sheet form (in Swedish only) that should be filled out by the author during the process of writing Please ask the administration staff at your department if you need assistance with these documents.
  • All fact sheets are to be published online in the Epsilon open archive in accordance with the vice-chancellor's decision.

Introductory papers

  • Introductory papers at the LTV faculty are published in their own faculty series Introductory paper at the Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science.
  • The series does not have an ISSN. Each paper must have a unique number. Please contact the SLU University Library to receive a number for your paper.
  • Write your paper in the template for reports from SLU University Library. Use the report front page template for the front page. Get the templates here.
  • Introductory papers shall be deposited in Epsilon, the SLU Open archive.
  • For more information, contact Helene Larsson Jönsson, Biosystems and Technology.

Monographs

Working papers

  • For working papers and faculty documentation not intended for public dissemination, each department or unit creates its own series with the department/unit name as title and Kompendieserie as subtitle.
  • These documents are not available at the SLU Libraries and are not to be published in Epsilon.
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