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Author guidelines

1. Papers must be typed with the MS Word Processor and e-mailed to studiaporadoznawcze@wp.pl. The print and CD version are not required.

2. Manuscripts must be typed in Times New Roman typeface and comply with the following rules::

a) author(s)’ first names, family names and their affiliations should be typed in 12-point font size

b) titles of papers should be centred and typed in bold 14-point font size.

c) subheadings should be centred, typed in 12-point size fonts and should not be numbered.

d) the main text must be typed in 1,5 spacing, with 12-point size fonts and 2,5 cm margins.

e) quotations should be typed in italics with no quotation marks; longer quotations must be separated from a text and typed in single spacing.

3. Tables and figures should be numbered consecutively throughout a manuscript as well as  given a title or signature.

a) images in the digital form should be submitted in the formats which can be imported to MS Word processor, eg. tif, jpg, bmp, eps, pcx or wmf.

b) images prepared with MS Word processor should be submitted as a whole – should be grouped and not drawn within a text file.

4. References should be placed in the structure of a text in parentheses (eg. Giddens, 2010, p. 38). Authors are requested to minimize as much as possible the number content footnotes.

5. Names of the authors quoted for the first time in a text should be written in full. In further citations of the same author his/her first name(s) should abbreviated to initials and given this way in the rest of the text.

6. Reference lists should be made out in the same way as they have been published in the earlier issues of the yearbook.

7. All articles should be submitted with titled abstracts written in Polish and English.

8. The minimum waiting time for publication is around 6 months.

9. Submitted materials (printouts, CDs) are not returned to authors.

10. Authors are required by The Editorial Board to reveal the information concerning any people who contributed to a paper (eg. substantive or financial contribution). The main responsibility for giving the relevant information rests on the author submitting an article. Ghost-writing and guest authorship are cosidered to be the evidence of scientific unreliability and any disclosed cases of such professional misconduct will be exposed.