Guidelines on submission of the work:
- the work has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review or thesis);
- the work is not under consideration elsewhere;
- copyright has not been breached in seeking its publication;
- the publication has been approved by all co-authors and responsible authorities at the institute or organization where the work has been carried out.
Types of manuscripts submissions:
- Hypothesis driven research and results containing important information relevant to the aims and scope of the journal. The text should be arranged in the following: Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgements.
- Experience reports designed to provide a vehicle for a group to describe their experience with a new technology or method or a novel approach to using an existing technology. The text should be arranged in the order: Abstract, Background, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, and Acknowledgements.
- Reviews or tutorial based on extensive review of the literature. The text should be arranged in the order: Abstract, Background or Introduction, Review, Discussion, Summary, Acknowledgements.
- All four types of manuscripts will undergo the same rigorous review process. Experience reports and Technical notes should contain an abstract, a description of the background of the project, detailed methods and results, and a discussion of the ways their methods are superior to previous methods. If software is to be included to be provided for a reader to use, this software must be included in the submission along with a user’s manual for installation and use. Reviews should include an introduction, a detailed review of the literature, a discussion and summary.
Deadlines for submissions:
- on the 1st of March (1st Issue)
- on the 1st of September (2nd Issue)
Publishing Standards and Guidelines
Editorial Board of Social and Legal Sciences follow the following guidelines and standards:
We publish original contributions as results of authorial research or as contributions to proposed themes. Papers are published in English.
Formal arrangement of the paper:
- abstract: approximately 800 signs and keywords in English;
- type of script: Times New Roman, width 10 (abstract), 12 (main text), 14 (title), filling to both brims, simple spacing, please, do not separate words or number pages references at the end of each page;
- we recommend to transform tables and graphs into picture, which is placed directly into the text;
- the list of references in alphabetic order should appear at the end of the paper according to The Harvard Reference Style Guide.
The extent of the contributions:
The papers are strictly limited in length, maximum 15 journal pages including figures and tables (standard page – 1800 signs incl. spaces, 30 lines per page, 60 signs per line).
Researchers should conduct their research from research proposal to publication in line with best practices and codes of conduct of relevant professional bodies and/or national and international regulatory bodies. In rare cases it is possible that ethical issues or misconduct could be encountered in your journal when research is submitted for publication.