FOR AUTHORS

Submission guidelines in ‘Polish-Ukrainian Studies’ journal:

  • The text of the original research article or the review article should have approx. 7-12 pages (including list of references and abstract), scientific review article – 4 – 6 pages, others citable/noncitable – up to 5 pages. The editors recommend that authors include elements in their articles such as: introduction – background information about the context for the research, presentation of the general topic/research problem of the paper, synthetic review of literature and past research related to the topic of the paper, identification of insufficiencies in research so far; statement of purpose of the paper, justification for the research (explanation why it is necessary), presentation of thesis or hypothesis, main part of the research – presentation of findings, conclusions – should relate to the problem stated in the introduction, present results of the research (including whether thesis was proved), state the paper’s contribution to the area of study as well as prospects for further research.
  • The editors accept texts written in English, Polish and Ukrainian. The subject of the article must correspond to the profile of the journal.
  • We kindly ask all authors to submit their articles in electronic version, in DOC (Microsoft Office – Word) format. Other formats such as PDF will not be accepted.
  • Submitted manuscripts should include:
    • the author’s full name and surname (in the upper left corner, font 12, bold; if author name and surname are written in Cyrillic, please enter this data in Latin according to official transliteration)
    • the author’s place of work (below name and surname, font 10; the official name of the University in English)
    • ORCID iD (below the author’s place of work, font 10)
    • a title of a paper (central page, font 14 pt, bold, font 14, in bold; below: the title of a paper in English)
    • below the title of the article: abstract in English (10-15 lines, font 10) and underneath: keywords in English (up to 10 words, font 10)
    • the content of the article – font 12, Times New Roman
    • footnotes (should be at the bottom of the page; should be numbered continuously throughout the whole text; font 10; references from sources written in Cyrillic – please transliterate according to official transliteration)
  • Quotes up to 3 lines should be placed in quotation marks, according to the rules of the language of the article. A quote that has 3 and more lines of text should be separated, font 10, without quotation marks. Please do not use italics for marking these quotes. Interjection in the quotation should be separated with commas and quotation marks, e.g.:

«Народ завжди має право», пише Пилип Орлик, «протестувати проти гніту».

  • For emphase, please use bold. This also applies to the passages quoted – in such cases, we also ask authors to add the author’s initials be added in square brackets: [emphasizing M. J.]. Please indicate foreign words in italics (but not in quotes, unless they are also in italics in the original).
  • In case of notation of titles of works, names of journals, etc., cited in text we kindly ask authors to use according to the rules of the language of the text.
  • Comments and bibliographical footnotes should be numbered continuously throughout the text. In texts written in Ukrainian, comments should be written in Cyrillic. The journal uses a system of lower bibliographic footnotes (font 10). Bibliographic footnotes, as well as final bibliography, are edited in the language of the text, but for Ukrainian texts, transliteration of bibliographic footnotes into Latin is required.
  • The following footnotes reference style applies:
    • books

– an initial of author’s first name followed by a full surname, book’s title (in italics), name of publishing house, place and year of publication, page number, e.g.:

G.W.F. Hegel, Wykłady z filozofii dziejów, przekł. J. Grabowski, A. Landman, wstęp T. Kroński, PWN, Warszawa 1958, s. 24.
J. Kaczmarczyk, Bohdan Chmielnicki, wyd. 2, Ossolineum, Wrocław 2007, s. 64–71.

– in case of lack of author – book’s title (in italics), an initial of first name followed by a full surname of the editor, name of publishing house, place and year of publication, page number, e.g.:

350-lecie unii hadziackiej (1658–2008), red. T. Chynczewska-Hennel, P. Kroll, M. Nagielski, Wydawnictwo DiG, Warszawa 2008.

    • articles in journals

an initial of author’s first name followed by a full surname, the title of a paper (in italics), the name of a journal (in inverted commas), an issue number, year, page number, e.g.:

M. Bobrownicka, Słowiańskie spory o model narodowej kultury, „Ruch Literacki”, nr 3, 1993, ss. 25–30.

    • works in books with multiple authors

an initial of author’s first name followed by a full surname, the title of a paper (in italics) followed by coma and book’s reference indicated as [w:], the title of a book (in italics), an initial of the book editor’s first name and full surname, place and year of publication, page number, e.g.:

H. Litwin, Od Unii Lubelskiej do III rozbioru Rzeczypospolitej. Rzeczpospolita-Ukraina. Szkic wydarzeń politycznych, [w:] Między sobą. Szkice historyczne polsko-ukraińskie, red. T. Chynczewska-Hennel, N. Jakowenko, Instytut Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej, Lublin 2000, ss. 84–110.

S. Wiech, Królestwo i ziemie zabrane 1831–1855, [w:] Historie Polski w XIX wieku, red. A. Nowak, t. 2, cz. 1: Historie polityczne, red. Karpińska M., Wiech S., Gąsowski T., Kucharczyk G., Wydawnictwo DiG, Warszawa 2013, s. 170.

    • Internet sources

– the title of the article in italics, link to the text, in square brackets – the date of access, e.g.:

Słownik polskiego slanguhttp://www.ug.edu.pl/slang/, [06.03.2013]

  • In case of refered already cited items or the repetition of authors’ names, please use the following Latin abbreviations in all languages: ibid., idem/eadem, op. cit.; in case of the absence of place or year of publication: s.l. (since loco), s.a. (sine anno). Other forms used to describe bibliographic positions should agree with the language of the article (e.g.: w:/в:/in: or s./c./p.).
  • In possible, please use abbreviations (e.g. transl., prep., pub., ed., ref.).
  • At the end of the article, please prepare list of references (in case of sources written in Cyrillic, please transliterate them). A bibliography should generally consist of positions that were directly referenced in the text of the article. Please add additional positions only in exceptional and justified cases.
    In list of references we kindly please type surname of the author first and then the initials of the name:

Kroll P., Od ugody hadziackiej do Cudnowa. Kozaczyzna między Rzecząpospolitą a Moskwą w latach 1658–1660, Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, Warszawa 2008.

  • The articles which do not meet formal requirements will be send back to authors for correction.
  • The editors reserve the right to choose materials for publication.