Journal «Nauka i pravoohorona»
Requirements for the articles content

According to the Presidium resolution of State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles of Ukraine «On increasing requirements for scientific publications, included into the list SCAD of Ukraine № 7-05 / 1» dated 15 Jan. 2003 and the order of MON of Ukraine dated 17 «On approval of Procedure on drafting the List of specialized scientific periodicals of Ukraine» dd. 15.01.2018 № 32, scholarly articles should include the following elements: problem definition in general and its connection with important scientific and practical tasks; analysis of recent researches and publications, foundations of the problem on which the author based; the article should identify unsolved aspects of the general problem, to formulate objectives of the article (problem statement); set out the main material with the full justification of scientific results; should contain conclusions and prospects for further research in this area. The title of the content should not be specified.

Required elements of article:
  1. UDC index should be located before the headline of the article aligned to the left side.
  2. Author information (authors): family name, given name, degree, position, ORCID, place of work, (studies) indicating the city. The information should be presented in three languages: Ukrainian, Russian and English. Name and surname of author must be transcribed according to Decree of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine «On Ukrainian alphabet Romanization» dd. 27.01.2010 № 55. Also, should be the specified contact (phone, e-mail).
  3. Headline of the article should be presented in three languages: Ukrainian, Russian and English. The title usually should not exceed 90 characters (taking into account spaces).
  4. Summary should be presented in three languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English. Summary comprises minimum 1800 symbols. It must logically structured complying with material description in the paper and define aim, theoretical background, scientific novelty, conclusions. Summary must not contain any references and abbreviations, paper material duplication is not allowed. Responsibility for the English translation must be entrusted personally to the author.
  5. Keywords – at least three and no more than ten words. It is necessary to present Ukrainian, Russian and English languages.
  6. The text of article must be structured and contain introduction, aim, basic material, scientific novelty, conclusions. Paper comprises minimum 10-12 pages (references, summaries and key words are not included) on А4 paper, Times New Roman 14, 1,5 interval. Full text, electronic versions of pictures and tables are presented in separate A5 files. References to sources within the text are to be put in square brackets with indication of exact source pages e.g.: [1, p. 235] or [2, p. 8; 3, p. 45]. Paper presented in English must be accompanied by Russian translation.
  7. References are presented after the paper text, fully complying with bibliographic standards (ДСТУ 7152:2010 «Publications in journals and bulletins», ДСТУ ГОСТ 7.1:2006. «Bibliographic entry: requirements and rules», ДСТУ ГОСТ 7.80:2007 «System of information standards (library services and publishing. Bibliographic entry. Title. Requirements and rules»). Use of abbreviations and reductions - ДСТУ 3582:2013 «Information and documents. Bibliographic entry. Ukrainian abbreviations and reductions. Requirements and rules», ГОСТ 7.12.93 «Bibliographic entry. Russian abbreviations and reductions. Requirements and rules».

References must reflect current status of research (recent papers from reputable journals and basic monographs with DOI indicated after each source bibliographic entry. DOI can be checked at http://www.crossref.org. Preference is given to sources included in Web of Science or Scopus.

Additionally bibliographic entry is presented in АРА style (transcribed).

References list should not exceed 12–14 sources.

Articles are published after submission of:

Note! Authors are responsible for the authenticity of written material, the accuracy of quotations, statistics and proper names. Authors take responsibility for lack of information that cannot publish openly. Articles with violations are not accepted for publication. The fact of plagiarism is the absolute grounds for rejecting the article.

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.

Manuscript file is formatted in Microsoft Word.

Author’s data is placed in italics (not underlined) excluding the URL addresses; all illustrations, schemes and diagrams must be placed within the text in the relevant position (no post-positioning).

Web-references in the text are followed by appropriate URL-addresses.

Manuscript has not been published before and not reviewed by editors of other periodicals (or with relevant explanations provided in the editor’s comments).

Text of the article is fully compliant with bibliographic requirements in guidelines for authors.

Copyright statement

Authors reserve the right to authorship of their own work and transfer to the magazine the right of the first publication of this work under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which allows other persons to freely distribute published work with mandatory reference to authors of the original work and the first publication of an article in this magazine.

Authors have the right to enter into separate additional agreements on non-exclusive dissemination of the work in the form in which it was published in the journal (for example, to post an article in the institution's repository or to publish as part of a monograph), provided that the link to the first publication of the work in this journal is maintained.

The journal's policy allows and encourages the posting of articles by authors on the Internet (for example, in electronic storehouses of institutions or on personal websites), both before the submission of this manuscript to the editorial office and during its editorial processing, as this contributes to the creation of a productive scientific discussion and positively affects the efficiency and dynamics of citing the published work.

Privacy policy

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