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Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

For Author(s)

Instructions for Authors

You may use this file as a template to prepare your submission file. It will quicken publication of your submission.

Title (12, letters (small case), bold)

Name(s) of the author (11, small case, direct)

The affiliations and address (es) of the author(s) (10, italics, line, light)

Abstract should have 2200–2800 characters. The abstract should be informative and full of substance. Please do not use any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references. The abstract should be understandable without reading the paper (9, line, light)

Keywords: 4 − 6 items.   (9, italics, light)

Research papers should not exceed 20 printed pages. Please use MS Word (*.doc). Mathematical formulas and equations should be prepared using Microsoft Equation 3.0. Do not use “field functions” of MS Word. Use internationally accepted signs and symbols (SI units).

Title should inform about the content of the paper in a condensed form. The title should not exceed 13 words. A full research paper should have following components:

Title

Name(s) of the author(s)

The address (es) and affiliations of the author(s)

The e-mail address, full telephone of the corresponding author

Abstract

Key words (indexing terms), normally 4-6 items

Introduction

Material and Methods

Results

Discussion (can be also combined into one section as Results and Discussion)

Conclusion

Acknowledgements

References

Review paper may have any number of sections of any names. Only Conclusion is obligatory.

Cite references in the text by name and year in parentheses. Please use the following reference style in the text: one author – (Vinson, 1997), 2 authors – (Vargo and Hulsey, 2000; Vargo and Laurel, 1994), 3 and more authors – (Davis et al., 1989; Jones et al., 1978).

Tables.

Please use the table function, not spreadsheets, to design tables. Tables should be self-explanatory. Tables are placed in the text just after its first reference. They should be mentioned and numbered consecutively (e.g. Table 1). Please provide an informative title at the top of the table.

Each column should carry a brief heading. Tables will be reproduced in the journal as presented in the final submission. Please do not insert huge tables, which cannot be fit within the page margins. Details of statistics and description should be disposed beneath the table body as a footnote. Use asterisks for significance values and other statistical data.

Figures.

All figures should be referred in the text and numbered consecutively. Please use MS Excel or Statistic (StatSoft Inc.) to design graphs and diagrams. Use Times New Roman font in the figures.

Caption must appear beneath the figure and should make the figure sufficiently understandable apart from the text. Lettering and symbols should be explained in the caption and only exceptionally in the figure. Figures should be of good quality. Colour figures will appear in the downloadable files, but paper will be printed in black and white. If you prefer to have the colour figure in the printed version, it will cost 50 €. Figures should be fit to the text area and embedded.

Having received the reviewed manuscript, please castigate the text and return it to the editor in one month at the latest.

You may use papers published in the last issue as an example.

Introduction

Please indicate the aim of your research at the end of Introduction.

Materials and methods

Please describe material and methods so that your research may be reproduced if necessary.

Results and Discussion

If necessary, that section may be divided in subsections.

Usually 5 – 10 sentences, as enumerated list or straight text.

Acknowledgements

Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc. should be placed before the reference list. Please write the names of funding organizations in full.

References

The list of references should only include published or accepted works that are cited in the text. Personal communications and unpublished works should only be mentioned in the text.

Reference list entries should be alphabetized by the last names of the first author of each publication.

The names of all authors should be provided. Please use the standard of APA – American Psychological Association (5th ed.). http://www.library.cornell.edu/resrch/citmanage/apa

Journal article

Author, A.A., Author, B.B., Author, C.C., 2005. Title of article. Title of Journal, 10(2), 49–53.

Examples:

Kulikov, V.A., Sannikov, D.V., Vavilov, V.P., 1998. Use of the acoustic method of free oscillations for diagnostics of reinforced concrete foundations of contact networks. Defektoskopiya 7, 40–49.

Kaplin, V.V., Uglov, S.R., Bulaev, O.F., Goncharov, V.J., Voronin, A.A., Piestrup, M.A., 2002. Tunable, monochromatic x rays using the internal beam of a betatron. Appl. Phys. Lett. 80(18), 3427–3429.

Book

James, H., 2009. The ambassadors. Rockville, MD, Serenity

Online document

Last, F.M., Year Published. Book. Retrieved from URL

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Online Periodical, volume number (issue number if available). Retrieved from 
http://www.someaddress.com/full/url/

Always use the standard abbreviation of a journal’s name according to the ISSN List of Title Word Abbreviations, see

www.issn.org/2-22661-LTWA-online.php

Please minimize references on the gray literature, but if necessary:

Gromov, S.P., Fedorova, O.A., Ushakov, E.N., Stanislavskii, O.B., Lednev, I.K., Alfimov, M.V., 1991. Use of the acoustic method for diagnostics. Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR 317, 1134–1139.

Usmanov, T.S., Gusmanov, A.A., Mullagalin, I.Z., Muhametshina, R.J., Chervyakova, A.N., Sveshnikov, A.V., 2007. Features of the design of field development with the use of hydraulic fracturing. Proc. 6th Int. Technol. Symp. “New energy saving subsoil technologies and the increasing of the oil and gas impact”. Moscow, 267–272.

Important!

Submitted articles will be subject to double-blind peer review process.

As publishing has entered an membership agreement with CrossRef we use in reviewing articles CrossCheck.

Please prepare your manuscript carefully to minimize correcting.

You may publish no more than two papers in one issue of the journal.

Post-graduate students should have a recommendation of a supervisor.

Please submit your manuscript as one file only by e-mail to manuk-geo@mail.ru

We send one copy of the journal to the corresponding author. File *. pdf may be send to the author’s e-mail on demand.

The article should be typed in text editor MS Word (*. Doc), the volume of articles - no more than 20 pages.

paper size A4 (210x297);

Headset (main text font) Times New Roman Cyr, light, line, size 11, line spacing - single; band set margins (mm): -20 top, bottom - 20, left – 20, right - 20;

indention - 1 cm tabs uniform throughout the article;

copyright notice (9, line, light); посилання і примітки за текстом (10, рядковий, світлий);

references (10 line, light);

signatures to figures, notation to the figures, tables headlines (9, bold, line)

text tables (9 + 6, line, light).

Intervals:

after "UDC" author, article title, "author" of names, abstracts, keywords, main text, bibliographic references - to put;

Latin names of genera and species are in italics, author name and description of the type of year - in plain type.

Important!

Submitted articles will be subject to double-blind peer review process.

As publishing has entered an membership agreement with CrossRef we use in reviewing articles CrossCheck.

Please prepare your manuscript carefully to minimize correcting.

You may publish no more than two papers in one issue of the journal.

Post-graduate students should have a recommendation of a supervisor.

Please submit your manuscript as one file only by e-mail to

We send one copie of the journal to the corresponding author. File *. pdf may be send to the author’s e-mail on demand.

All authors must fill:

DECLARATION

The corresponding author, .................................................., of the manuscript (Insert manuscript title): .................................................. intended for publication in journal Visnyk of Dnipropetrovsk University. Geology,geography  declares that:

 

  • all co-authors agree to publication of the submitted manuscript even after amendments arising from the peer review;
  • all co-authors agree to the posting of the full text of this work on the journal web page and to the inclusion of references in databases accessible on the Internet;
  • no results of other researchers were used in the submitted manuscript without their consent, proper citation, or acknowledgement of their cooperation or material provided;
  • the results (or any part of them) used in the manuscript have not been sent for publication to any other journal nor have already been published (or if so, that the relevant works are cited in this manuscript);
  • submission of the manuscript for publication was completed in accordance with the publishing regulations pertaining to the place of work;
  • grant holders have been informed of the submitted manuscript and they agree to its publication;
  • after publication of the paper Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University will be the copyright owner.

All authors agree that editorial correspondence and requests for copies will be sent to

Name: ..................................................

Address: ..................................................

E-mail address: ..................................................

Date: .............                       Signature of the corresponding author ........................ 

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