Zhytomyr Ivan Franko State University Journal. ISSN 2076-6173

Procedure of article review

Scientific articles received by the Editorial Board are submitted to review.

Type of articles review:

internal; external.

Executive Editor specifies if the article corresponds to the scope of the journal and sends it to review to two researchers who have a degree of a D. of Sc. or Cand. of Sc. and specialize in the field close to the theme of the article. The author of the article is not informed who the reviewer is.

The period of the review is specified by Executive Editor who takes into account the necessity to provide conditions for publication of the article as soon as possible.

The review is to cover the following items:

 Correspondence of the contents of the article to its title;

 Correlation of the article with the achievements of modern scientific and theoretical thought;

 Appropriateness of the article for readers in terms of language, style, material arrangement, clarity of tables, charts, drawings, etc.;

 Necessity to publish the article in view of previously released literature on the subject;

 Specification of positive aspects and shortcomings of the article, corrections and additions which are to be made by the author;

 Absence of the borrowings from the works by other researchers without proper citation of the latter;

 Conclusion about the possibility of publishing this manuscript in the journal: "recommended", "recommended in view of correcting deficiencies stated by the reviewer" or "not recommended".

Reviews are certified according to the procedure typical of the institution the reviewer works at.

The presence of positive reviews is not a sufficient reason for publishing the article. The final decision on whether the publication is accepted is taken by the Editorial Board.

Authors without academic degrees and postgraduate students provide an additional review signed by their scientific supervisor or a scientist with an academic degree who specializes in the given branch of knowledge.

After the Editorial Board’s decisions on admission of the article for publication Executive Secretary informs the author and indicates the date of publication.

The reviews are kept by the Editorial Board and Editor of the scientific journal "Visnyk Zhytomyrskogo Derzhavnogo Universytetu Imeni Ivana Franka".

Procedure of articles consideration:
  • Presenting an article for publication, the author thereby agrees to place its full text in the Internet on the official sites of National V.I. Vernadsky Library of Ukraine, Zhytomyr State Ivan Franko University, the scientific journal "Visnyk Zhytomyrskogo Derzhavnogo Universytetu imeni Ivana Franka".
  • Articles are accepted on schedule:
    • 1 (March) deadline January, 1st
    • 2 (June) deadline April, 1st
    • 3 (September) deadline July, 1st
    • 4 (December) deadline October, 1st

In exceptional cases, according to the Editorial Board decisions the deadline for the articles of the next issue may be extended, but not more than for three weeks.

Articles received are considered by the Editorial Board during a month.

The Editorial Board has the right to send the article for additional review.

The Editorial Board has the right to edit manuscripts scientifically and literarily, if necessary, shorten them on agreement with the author; or if the subject of the article is of interest to the journal, send it to the author for revision.

The Editorial Board has a right to reject an article that does not meet the established requirements or subject of the journal.

If the article is rejected, Editorial Board gives the author a reasoned conclusion.

The Editorial Board provides the author with a free copy of the journal containing the published article.

The authors are charged for the publication of the article.

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