Requirements for articles – Author Guidelines

a) The article must be written clearly, concisely and grammatically correct in Russian (with a summary in English) or in English. The volume of the manuscript is at least 5 thousand characters.

b) The following structure of the article is recommended: abstract, keywords, introduction, materials and methods, results and findings, discussion and conclusion, acknowledgments (if necessary) and literature. The section "introduction" contains a description of the problem, a review of the literature, a description of the "white spots" in the problem and the formulation of the goal and objectives of the study. Materials and Methods describe the methods used in detail. The "results" presents the obtained experimental or theoretical data relevant to the task at hand. In "discussion and conclusion" the results obtained are analyzed and compared with the results of other authors.

c) The manuscript should be prepared in compliance with the structural and stylistic features of the Stud Arctic Forum journal. To do this, you must definitely use the template located on the journal's website

d) A4 paper size, margins should be 2 cm on all sides (top, bottom, left and right). Font "Times New Roman", size - 12, single spacing.

e) The first page should contain the title of the article, the name (s) of the author (s), the name of the organization, the name and full postal address (including email address) of the contact author, the abstract (summary) and keywords.

f) The title of the article should be short, precise and without any abbreviations or acronyms.

 g) Surnames, names and patronymics of the authors should be indicated in full.

h) For articles written by several authors, a contact person should be indicated with whom the editorial office will correspond. For a contact person, you must indicate: the full name of the organization, address (including postal code, country, city) and e-mail address.

i)  All authors who have made significant contributions to the writing of the manuscript should be listed on the first page of the manuscript under the title of the article. Others who have made only minor contributions should be listed in the Acknowledgments section. Minor contributions are: discussion with the author (s), reading or reviewing the manuscript, and proofreading of the Russian or English text.

j) The abstract should briefly (150-250 words) describe the objectives of the research, methods, results, main conclusions. Quotes and footnotes are not allowed in abstracts.

k) Keywords should be formed as a list of five to ten words. At least three of the key words should not be used in the title of the article.

l) Headings should be in bold and subheadings in italics.

m) If a scientific article uses material published by the author (s) earlier, then there must be a link to the previous publication.

n) The full names of the cited sources should be indicated in the Literature section

References should be  given in the text of the article in square brackets, separated by commas - the author's name, the cited page: [Ivanov: 55]. If the list of references covers several works of one author, his surname, year of publication, and the cited page are indicated [Ivanov, 2012: 55

o) The list of used sources should be prepared in accordance with GOST R 7.0.5-2008 in Russian (section "References") and according to the attached template in English (section "References"). We recommend using EndNote or similar bibliography software. If links are prepared manually, they should be checked for accuracy and correctness, for example, in AGRIS or Google Scholar.

p) It is recommended to explain the content of the article using graphic material: pictures (photographs, diagrams, graphs) and tables. It is recommended to prepare graphic material in color. Figures should be numbered and have titles, as well as explanatory inscriptions. Tables should be inserted into the main text with an indication of their serial number and title. All table columns must have headings. The titles are drawn up as a separate paragraph of the main text and are placed in the main text before the table or appendix and after the picture.
r) When preparing a manuscript in MS Word, the template "StudArctic Forum" should be used. Graphic materials should be inserted into the text (wrapping the picture with text can complicate the preparation of the article layout).

s) The manuscript should be prepared in MS Word format and should be put in one file before being sent to the editorial office.

3) Submission of the manuscript:

a) The manuscript should be uploaded at saf.petrsu.ru

If the manuscript is accepted for publication in the StudArctic Forum magazine, then it cannot be published in any other journal in the same or similar form without the written consent of the Editor-in-Chief or his deputy.

 4) Manuscript Review:

a) In a cover letter, authors should nominate at least two prospective reviewers to evaluate their submissions.

b) The proposed reviewers must be experts in the given research area. Moreover, they should not have joint publications with any of the authors over the past 5 years.

c) Authors can propose reviewers from the list of editorial members.

d) It is possible to select reviewers from among the authors who are referenced in the text of the manuscript.

e) The scientific editor of the journal has the right to appoint reviewers at his own discretion.

5) Manuscript language:

a) The journal is published in Russian (with the title of the article, the names and contacts of the authors, an abstract, keywords on the second page and a list of references at the end of the manuscript in English), in English or in any language (with the title of the article, the names and contacts of the authors, the abstract, keywords on the second page and the list of references at the end of the manuscript in English

b) The manuscript must be written in compliance with all the rules of spelling and syntax of the language. For this, we ask that authors, for whom Russian / English is not a native language, check their manuscripts before submitting. For this purpose, your manuscript may be reviewed by a colleague who is a native speaker.

6) Revision of the manuscript after reviewing:

a) Reviews of external reviewers, as well as feedback from the scientific editor, are provided to the contact person no later than four weeks after the submission of the manuscript to the journal.

b) Manuscript corrections must be made by the author (s) within the next four weeks.

c) If the author (s) does not agree with the comments of the reviewers, then these comments can be discussed with the scientific editor by e-mail.

Revision of the manuscript after reviewing:

a) Reviews of external reviewers, as well as feedback from the scientific editor, are provided to the contact person no later than four weeks after the submission of the manuscript to the journal.

b) Manuscript corrections must be made by the author (s) within the next four weeks.

c) If the author (s) does not agree with the comments of the reviewers, then these comments can be discussed with the scientific editor by e-mail.
7)  Acceptance of the manuscript for publication:

a) After all the necessary corrections are made and checked by the reviewers, the manuscript is accepted for publication by the Chief Editor or his deputy.

8) Proofreading of the manuscript:

a) The revised manuscript is sent to the author (s) for final proofreading within two weeks.

b) After the author's proofreading, the manuscript is checked by a proofreader-linguist. The correction takes two weeks


9) Publication of the manuscript:

a) The final manuscript revision is signed by the Chief Editor or his deputy.

b) The article is included in the current issue of the journal.

c) The article is immediately published on the website of the Stud Arctic Forum magazine.

 

Checking the originality of the submitted manuscripts is carried out through the Antiplagiat system. The originality of the manuscript must be at least 70%.