Manuscript Preparation Guidelines
Heritage of Centuries Manuscript Preparation Guidelines
All manuscripts are submitted in Microsoft Word 2007–365 format (.docx) and have the following general formatting options (for the whole text):
– justify margin: 30 mm;
– right margin: 15 mm;
– top and bottom margins: 20mm;
– font: Cambria;
– size: 14 pts;
– line spacing: single;
– paragraph indent:10 mm (for the main text);
– alignment: justify (for the main text).
The preferred main text length (text, including footnotes) is between 10,000 and 40,000 characters (including spaces). In exceptional cases, with the consent of the Editorial Board, longer works are accepted.
The submitted manuscript should include the following elements arranged sequentially:
1. Author Details in English (for each author) contain:
• Name (given name), middle name (or patronym) and last name (surname) in bold. Last name is written in CAPITAL LETTERS (e.g., Svetlana V. IVANOVA).
• Academic degree of the author and his/her specialty in accordance with the documents on awarding the degree.
• Job title, institutional affiliation of the author (e.g., Prof., Yakutsk State University) and (if applicable) governing structure (relates, in particular, to the research institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences). All elements are with a comma (no prepositions allowed).
The author’s primary affiliation should be indicated. Its exact official name in accordance with the statutory documents should be given.
• The author’s place of residence in the format:
- City and country (for large cities, administrative centers of administrative units of the first level, e.g., subjects of the Russian Federation): Belgorod, Russian Federation; Dijon, French Republic.
- Settlement, administrative unit of the first level, country. The official name of the country should be used: e.g., Islamic Republic of Iran, not Iran; Federal Republic of Germany, not Germany.
• Author’s e-mail.
• Author’s ORCID.
2. Title of Manuscript in English and in Russian
The title is written in bold, centered. Please do not use all capital letters in the title design. Please follow Russian capitalization rules for titles in Russian and APA title capitalization rules for titles in English.
3. Abstract in English (for manuscripts written in English)
Includes from 850 to 1,000 characters in English and shortly reveals the content of the manuscript to the reader.
The abstract contains: statement of the problem the author(s) is(are) solving (aim of the manuscript); outline of sources and methods of the research; description of the course of the research (in 1-2 sentences); results and conclusions of the research showing author’s contribution to the existing discourse.
The text of the abstract is justified and indented by 6 mm.
4. Keywords in English (for manuscripts written in English)
Keywords and short key phrases (from 8 to 10) describing the content of the manuscript are given after the word Keywords (in italic) and a colon (:); they are separated by a comma.
Keywords are justified and indented by 6 mm.
5. Main Text
The main text uniqueness rate should be more than 75% (according to the “Antiplagiat” report).
Please DO NOT:
– Use automatic hyphenation in the text.
– Use automatic numbering anywhere in the text (especially in the lists).
– Underline words or phrases (use bold for subtitles, and italic for emphasis).
– Use footnotes excessively (if their number is large, they can be formatted as endnotes).
Citations are embedded in the main text in square brackets after the quote with the use of the reference number (sequentially) and page number(s) separated by a comma, e.g. [12, p. 194]. Do not give a page number or a page range when referring to an entire work. When citing the archive source (archive file), abbreviation “sh.” (sheet) (referring to the number of sheet in the cited archive file) instead of “p.”
6. References (for manuscripts written in English)
The reference list titled References (in bold italic) is arranged alphabetically by author’s last name. The APA reference style is used.
7. Abstract in Russian (for manuscripts written in English)
Includes from 2,500 to 2700 characters of Russian text and reveals the content of the manuscript to the Russian-speaking reader.
The abstract starts with the Russian word Реферат. (in bold italics), the text of the abstract following.
The abstract contains: statement of the problem the author(s) is(are) solving (aim of the manuscript); outline of sources and methods of the research; description of the course of the research; results and conclusions of the research showing author’s contribution to the existing discourse.
The abstract comes in one paragraph; its text is justified and indented by 6 mm.
The text in Russian should have its original English version for the editors.
8. Keywords in Russian (for manuscripts written in English)
Keywords and short key phrases (from 8 to 10) describing the content of the manuscript are given after the word Ключевые слова (in italic) and a colon (:); they are separated by a comma.
Keywords are justified and indented by 6 mm.
The submitted manuscript ends with this element.
In addition to the main manuscript file, its blinded copy (for peer-reviewing) is sent to the editor. The blinded manuscript does not contain any information about the author or his/her (their) affiliation.
Figures, photos, illustrations and so forth are not inserted in the main file. They are attached as separate files each when submitting (in jpg or png at 300 PPI minimum).
The author provides a list of the attached materials: each figure (photo, etc.) has title, attribution and date, as well as wishes regarding the position of the figure in the text (the position may change due to the need to comply with the layout principles). The author also provides data and documents on the right to use the figure in publications.
In addition to the manuscript files, the author sends his/her color photograph in portrait format (in jpg or png at 300 PPI minimum) to the editor
Queries about the journal should be sent to Managing Editor Anatoly V. Kryukov (firstname.lastname@example.org).