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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

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Author Guidelines

 The criteria for accepting and publishing manuscripts in the journal
 
1. Thematic scope and the sections of the journal

Manuscripts submitted for publication must correspond to the character of the journal (see bookmark: Focus and Scope).
 

2. Submitting manuscripts for publication, and technical requirements

The manuscript should be sent to:

shs@pau.krakow.pl

or should be submitted directly by OJS:

https://ojs.ejournals.eu/SHS/about/submissions.

It should be saved in the MS Word format (the DOC or DOCX format) or RTF and meet the requirements of the journal (see below: 6. Manuscript template and text formatting – guidelines).

In addition, a statement should be enclosed that the manuscript has not been previously published or accepted for publication in another publishing house; in the case of co-authorship, it is also required to include the relevant information about the contribution of each of the authors – see: Author Declaration Form.


3. Review principles and the decision to publish

Submitted manuscripts are subject to certain rules of peer review that determine the final acceptance or rejection of the manuscripts for publication (see bookmark: Peer Review Process).


4. Proofreading

The Editorial Team reserves the right to make linguistic and editorial changes in the texts accepted for publication. Before publication, the Author (or the Co-author who is the contact person) will receive the text electronically (or exceptionally a hard copy) for proofreading. The amendments made by the Author (or the appointed Co-author) should be clearly marked in the text. The proofreading should be finished until the deadline specified by the Editorial Team. Failing to submit the text after proofreading to the deadline is tantamount to accepting the text for publication in the version provided by the Editorial Team.


5. License agreement

The authors of manuscripts accepted for print sign a copyright license (see bookmark: Copyright License Form).

6. Manuscript template and text formatting – guidelines

Manuscripts submitted for publication should follow the journal’s formatting standard.

The manuscript template – download: [.doc].

Detailed information on the formatting is provided in the attachment – download: [.pdf], [.doc].


 Copyright Notice

 The journal complies with the Polish and the international copyright law.

The content of the journal is available by default under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No derivative works 4.0 International (CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0) license. [This is not the only option, see below.]

Human-readable summary of the license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/.

Full text of the license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/legalcode.

In other words, the users of this website can use the materials published on this website free of charge as long as they meet the following requirements:

  • "BY" – they acknowledge the authorship of the materials (i.e. they will not assign the authorship to themselves);

  • "NC" – they will use the materials only for non-commercial purposes (i.e. they will not use them for commercial purposes without the consent of the Author(s) and the Editors);

  • "ND" – they will not create derivative materials (i.e. they will not modify the materials or use them as basis for their own works without due regard for the rights of the Author(s) of the original works and the Editors).

Fair use of the texts published by the journal includes: non-commercial private use for the purpose of research, teaching, commenting, criticizing, quoting, paraphrasing, informing and archiving with due regard for the current copyright law and with detailed bibliographic information of such publications.

The authors who would like to have their texts published in the journal reprinted should apply to the Editors for written approval of such reprint (free of charge). They are also required to include complete bibliographic information of the original publication in the reprint.

 

Note

It is also possible to publish the articles under:

the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license (CC BY 4.0)

or

the Creative Commons Zero 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0 Universal) Public Domain Dedication

 

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