Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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.
- This submission has not been previously published and has not been submitted for consideration to the editors of other journals (or provide an explanation in the comments to the editor).
- A submission file is a document in Microsoft Word, OpenOffice, RTF, or WordPerfect format.
- Web links in the text are accompanied by full, valid URL.
- The text is typed in point 12 point with single line spacing; author's accents are italicized, not underlined (everywhere except URL addresses); all illustrations, graphs and tables are placed directly in the text, where they should be according to the content (and not at the end of the document).
- The text complies with the stylistic and bibliographic requirements set out in the Guidelines for Authors section "About the magazine".
REQUIREMENTS FOR ARTICLES
For publication, scientific articles are accepted only in English only with translation on Ukrainian, which contain the following necessary elements: UDC code; title of the article (in English, Ukrainian); surname, name and patronymic of the authors (in English, Ukrainian); the official name of the organization (institution) (in English, Ukrainian); city, country (in English, Ukrainian); structured annotations (in English, Ukrainian); keywords (in English, Ukrainian); introduction; purpose; materials and methods of research; research results; discussion; conclusions; bibliographic references.
The title of the article briefly reflects its contents and contains no more than 15 words.
Abstract. The volume of the annotation is 1800-2500 characters without spaces. The text of an annotation in one paragraph should not contain general phrases, display the main content of the article and be structured. The abstract should contain an introductory sentence reflecting the relevance of the study, the purpose of the study, a brief description of the methods of conducting research (2-3 sentences with the mandatory provision of the applied statistical methods), a description of the main results and a concise conclusion (1 sentence). The abstract should be clear without familiarizing the main content of the article. Use the following expressions: "Detected ...", "Installed ...", "Fixed ...", "Impact assessed ...", "Characterized by regularities ...", etc. In an annotation, use an active rather than passive state.
Keywords: 4-6 words (or phrases).
The introduction reflects the state of research and the relevance of the problem according to the world scientific literature. At the end of the entry, the purpose of the article is formulated (contains no more than 2-3 sentences, in which the problem or hypothesis is addressed, which is solved by the author).
«Materials and methods»
The section should allow other researchers to perform similar studies and check the results obtained by the author. If necessary, this section may be divided into subdivisions. Depending on the research objects, the ethical principles of the European Convention for the protection of vertebrate animals must be observed; Helsinki Declaration; informed consent of the surveyed, etc. (for more details, see "Public Ethics and its Conflict"). At the end of this section, a "statistical processing of results" section is required if needed, which specifies the program and methods for processing the results obtained by the automobile.
Requirements for writing this section are general, as well as for all international scientific publications. The data is presented clearly, in the form of short descriptions, and must be illustrated by color graphics or drawings and tables, the information is not duplicated.
In the discussion, it is necessary to summarize and analyze the results, as possible, compare them with the data of other researchers. It is necessary to highlight the novelty and possible theoretical or practical significance of the results of the research. You should not repeat the information already listed in the “Introduction” section.
5-10 sentences that summarize the work done (in the form of paragraphs or solid text).
Submitted after conclusion before bibliographic references.
References in the text are indicated by Arabic numerals in square brackets according to the numerology in the list of references. The list of references (made without abbreviations) sorted by alphabet, in accordance with the requirements of APA Style (American Psychological Association Style). In the Cyrillic alphabets references, give the author's surnames and initials in English (Cyrillic alphabet in brackets), the title of the article or book, and the name of the magazine or the publisher first to be submitted in the original language of the article, and then in square brackets in English. If available, doi indexes must be provided on www.crossref.org (at least 80% of the bibliographic references must have their own doi indexes). Links to online publications, abstracts and dissertations are not welcome.
After the list of references, it is necessary to provide information about all authors: last name, first name and patronymic of the author, degree, place of work and position, ORCID number (each of the authors of the ORCID personal number if absence - free creation on the official website www.orcid.org) to facilitate the readers of this article to refer to your publications in other scientific publications.
The last page of the text should include the surname, name and patronymic of the author, degree, postal address, telephone number and e-mail of the author, with which the editors will maintain contact.
The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed journal is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of work of the author and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behaviour.
Please read the information about preparing your article with observance of generally recognized ethical standards developed by Elsevier Researcher Academy.
Attention! In order to ensure objectivity and transparency of research, and to adhere to the accepted principles of ethical and professional behaviour, authors shall include information on the sources of funding, potential conflict of interests (financial or non-financial), informed consent to voluntary participation of a person in an experimental research (if an experimental research envisages participation of pre-school-age children and school-age children, such informed consent shall be obtained from parents of the children). Authors shall include the corresponding information into a dedicated part of the article entitled “ADHERENCE TO ETHICAL STANDARDS ”.
Authors shall be prepared to collect documents confirming adherence to ethical standards during the research and submit the corresponding documents to the editorial office of the scientific publication (journal) if this is suggested during the expert evaluation of the manuscript. The editorial office shall reserve the right to reject manuscripts that fail to comply with ethical publishing policy, or do so if the author(s) refuses to provide corresponding documents to confirm adherence to ethical standards. The author(s) shall be responsible for accuracy of the provided information.
The manuscript should be executed in such a way that the number of refinements and revisions during the editorial of the article was minimal.
When submitting the article, please observe the following requirements. The volume of the article - not less than 15 and not more than 25 pages, Times New Roman, 14 pt, line spacing - one and a half, fields - 2 cm, sheet A4. Text materials should be prepared in the MS Word editor (* .docx), without indentations. Math formulas and equations to prepare in the embedded editor; graphics - in MS Exсel. Use the units of the International Measurement System. Tables and drawings must contain the name, be numbered, and references to them in the text should be presented as follows: (fig. 1), or (table 1). The drawings should be in the format "jpg" or "tif"; when scanned, the resolution should be at least 800 dpi; when scanning half-tone and color images, the resolution should be at least 300 dpi. All figures must be represented in the CMYK palette. The statistical and other details are given below the table in the notes. Table materials and drawings place at the end of the text of the manuscript. All elements of the text in images (charts, diagrams, diagrams) must have the Times New Roman headset.
Payment for organizational expenses
Payment for organizational expenses of the work of the editorial board (reviewing articles, preparing and printing original layouts, working with literary and technical editors, mail and transport costs, obtaining a digital identifier, indexing in databases, Internet service provider services, etc.) is carried out after the adoption of the article for publication . Payment for the publication of the article, drawn up in accordance with the requirements of the magazine - 80 UAH for one page of text plus 60 UAH for obtaining the doi index. One copy of the journal is sent to the author of the article, with which the editor supports the contact.
The procedure for reviewing articles
Scientific articles submitted to the editorial board are subject to compulsory anonymous re-examination (two leading specialists in the relevant field of science).
The executive secretary within 5 working days informs the authors of the receipt of the electronic version of the article by the editorial board. The editorial board determines the relevance of the article of the magazine's profile and the requirements for registration and sends it to the reviewer to a doctor or a candidate of science, which is close to the subject of the article scientific specialization. Terms of reviewing are determined taking into account the employment of reviewers (but not more than 1 month from the date of receipt of the article). Reviewers determine:
- correspondence of the content of the article to its title;
- compliance of the article with the level of modern achievements of science on the given problem;
- expediency of publication, taking into account previously published results of researchers on the given problem;
- accessibility of the article to other scholars in relation to language, style, form of presentation of results, tables, graphs, drawings, etc.;
- positive features and drawbacks of the article, necessary corrections and additions to be made by the author.
The reviewer concludes that it is possible to publish the manuscript: "recommended", "recomended with corrections and deficiencies noted by the reviewer", "the article requires additional review by another specialist" or "not recommended".
When returning the article for revision, the author must take into account all comments of the editorial board and send corrected materials to the editorial board. Articles returned after revision later than a month are considered as new receipts.
In case of rejection of the article from publication the editorial board sends the author a motivated refusal. An article, not recommended by the reviewer prior to publication, is not accepted for re-examination. The text of the review of the rejection of the article from the publication is sent to the author by electronic mail.
The presence of a positive review is not a sufficient condition for the publication of the article. The final decision on the expediency of publication is taken by the editorial board.
After the editorial board adopts the decision to admit the article to the publication, the responsible secretary informs the authors about it, specifies the terms of publication and payment.
The editorial board reserves the right to correct and shorten the text of the article. The authors are responsible for the accuracy of the content of the submitted materials.
The author fills in and signs the "Copyright Transfer Agreement".
The procedure for reviewing the articles
Articles are accepted according to the established schedule: № 1 (March) - until February 15 of the current year; № 2 (June) - until May 15 this year; № 3 (September) - until August 15 of the current year; № 4 (December) - until November 15 of the current year.