RULES FOR AUTHORS
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Article Processing Charges
There is no paper, no mailing, no subscriptions, and no restriction against using and sharing articles published in our journals. But we do have to pay for maintaining published articles in online repositories. In addition, articles need graphics, formatting, and the editing services we provide, in order to meet rigorous academic standards. Like any other open access publishing company.
It is for the above reasons that we charge article processing fees.
Author Withdrawal Policy
From time to time, an author may wish to withdraw a manuscript after submitting it.
Changing one’s mind is an author’s prerogative. And an author is free to withdraw an article at no charge – as long as it is withdrawn within 5 days of its initial submission.
Educational BULLETIN” CONSCIOUSNESS ” is self-financed and does not receive funding from any institution/government. Hence, the Journal operates solely through processing charges we receive from the authors and some academic/corporate sponsors. The handling fee is required to meet its maintenance. Being an Open Access Journal, Educational BULLETIN” CONSCIOUSNESS ” does not collect subscription charges from readers that enjoy free online access to the articles. Authors are hence required to pay a fair handling fee for processing their articles. However, there are no submission charges.
When preparing a manuscript for submission to the editorial Board, authors should be guided by the following rules, drawn up taking into account the requirements of Russian and international associations and organizations, including the «Uniform requirements for manuscripts Submitted to biomedical journals» (Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals), developed by the International Committee of medical journal Editors, as well as the principles and rules of COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics), WAME (world Association of medical editors), ORI (the Office of Research Integrity), CSE (Council of Science Editors), EASE (European Association of Science Editors), and HAC (Higher attestation Commission) requirements.
Sent to the editor in electronic form via Google form (https://forms.gle/nCjHc3Yh2pJNDyAK6), you need to download the following set of documents:
• article in WORD format, designed in accordance with the requirements set by the editorial Board in WORD format (Originality of at least 85%);
• cover letter signed by all authors in jpeg or PDF format;
• a copy of the receipt in jpeg or PDF format (each file must be no more than 5 MB in size). The name of each file must strictly be in the following order:
o Article-IvanovPR(S) — where Ivanov is the Surname of the first author, PR is the initials of the first name and patronymic, (S) — indicates the Article.
o Cover letter-IvanovPR(SP) — where Ivanov is the Surname of the first author, PR is the initials of the first name and patronymic, (SP) — indicates the cover letter.
* original documents are requested by the editorial Board if necessary.
• After sending the documents, you must send an SMS message to +79114636467 with the text, for example, «Article-Ivanov-AP from Volgograd in The Bulletin of Consciousness».
• Within 7 days of receiving the original documents by mail, you will receive a confirmation of acceptance of the article for consideration.
• From the moment of acceptance of the article for consideration, within 30 days, the authors are sent a confirmation of inclusion of the article in the publication with the issue number or rejection of publication.
1.1. The volume of the full text of the manuscript (original research, lectures, reviews), including tables and references, should be within 15 000 — 25 000 characters (including spaces). The number of words in the text can be found in the Word menu («File» — «View document properties» — «Statistics»). If, in the author’s opinion, the volume of the article exceeding the standards is justified and cannot be reduced, the decision on publication is made at the meeting of the editorial Board on the recommendation of the minimum two reviewers
1.2. Format of the text of the manuscript. The text should be printed in Times New Roman font, have a size of 12 pt and a line spacing of 1.5 pt. Margins on each side of the page are 2 cm. you can only make Selections in the text in italics or bold letters, BUT not underscores. All duplicate spaces and extra line breaks must be removed from the text (automatically via the Microsoft Word «find and replace» service).
1.3. The file with the text of the article uploaded to the form for submitting manuscripts must contain all the information for publication (including figures and tables).
2. STRUCTURE OF THE MANUSCRIPT
The text structure must match the template below (it may change depending on the type of work).
2.1 Russian-language abstract
2.1.1 UDC Classifier: when preparing an article, you must specify the UDC classifier cipher in the upper-left corner using tables of Universal decimal classification available in libraries or using an Internet resource http://teacode.com/online/udc/
2.1.2 title of the article. The title of the article should fully reflect the subject and topic of the article, as well as the main goal (question) set by the author to disclose the topic.
2.1.3 the Authors. When writing the authors of the article, the last name should be indicated after the initials of the first name and patronymic (P. S. Ivanov, S. I. Petrov, I. p. Sidorov).
2.1.4 Institutions. You must provide the official FULL name of the institution (without abbreviations). After the name of the institution, separated by a comma, you must write the name of the city or country. If the writing of the manuscript participated authors are from different institutions, it is necessary to correlate the names of institutions and authors by adding a digital indexes in uppercase before the names of institutions and after the full name of the authors.
2.1.5 abstract of the article. it should be structured (if the work is original): relevance, purpose, materials and methods, results, conclusion. The summary should: contain the main points set out in the paper; reflect the author’s view of the problem discussed in the manuscript, taking into account the analyzed material and the results obtained; allow the reader to understand the uniqueness of this article (research or review) — how this article differs from similar works. The length of the summary text should be at least 200-300 words.
2.1.6 Key words. You must specify keywords — from 5 to 10, which help to index the article in search engines. Keywords must match in pairs in Russian and English.
2.2 English-language abstract
2.2.1 Article title. The English-language name must be literate from the point of view of the English language, while the meaning fully corresponds to the Russian-language name.
2.2.2 Author names. The full name must be written in accordance with the foreign passport, or in the same way as in previously published articles in foreign journals. Authors who publish for the first time and do not have a foreign passport should use the BSI transliteration standard.
2.2.3 Affiliation. You must specify THE official English-LANGUAGE name of the INSTITUTION. The most complete list of names of institutions and their official English version can be found on the website eLibrary.ru
2.2.4 Abstract. The English-language version of the article summary should fully correspond to the Russian-language version in its meaning and structure (Aim, Materials and Methods, Results, Conclusions) and be literate from the point of view of the English language, and also include 200-300 words (for original works, it is highly desirable that the structured summary contain at least 200-300 words).
2.2.5 Key words. You must specify keywords — from 5 to 10, which help to index the article in search engines. Keywords must match in pairs in Russian and English.
2.3 the Full text (in Russian and English) should be structured by sections.
2.3.1 The full text of the manuscript (in Russian, English, or both languages) should be divided into entitled semantic parts and contain:
2.3.2 Introduction-statement of the issue under consideration, relevance, a brief review of the scientific literature on the topic, a clear statement of the purpose of the work.
2.3.3 the Main part of the article should be divided into numbered sections with meaningful titles. Possible subsections. It should contain a description of the research material and methods, a description of the analysis performed, and the results obtained.
2.3.4 Conclusion – the main conclusions of the study.
2.4 Additional information (in Russian, English or both languages) is provided after the text of the article, before the list of references:
2.4.1 information about conflicts of interest. Authors must disclose potential and obvious conflicts of interest related to the manuscript. A conflict of interest can be considered any situation (financial relations, service or work in institutions that have a financial or political interest in published materials, job responsibilities, etc.) that can affect the author of the manuscript and lead to concealment, distortion of data, or change their interpretation. The presence of a conflict of interest in one or more authors is NOT a reason for refusing to publish an article. The concealment of potential and obvious conflicts of interest on the part of the authors revealed by the editorial Board may lead to refusal to review and publish the manuscript.
2.4.2 information about funding. You must specify the source of funding for both the research work and the publication process of the article (Foundation, commercial or state organization, private person, etc.). You do not need to specify the amount of funding.
2.4.3 Acknowledgements. Authors can Express their gratitude to the people and organizations who contributed to the publication of the article in the journal, but are not its authors.
2.4.4 Information about the contribution of each author (and the persons listed in the «Acknowledgements» section). Example: participation of authors: Ivanov I. I.-concept and design of the research; Petrov P. P.-collection and processing of materials; Sidorov S. S.-analysis of the data obtained, writing the text.
2.5 List of references.
2.5.1 Biographical references in the text of the article should be given in square brackets. If the link is to a specific piece of text in the specified reference sequence number and page of the cited source, the data are separated by comma, for example [10, p. 81]. A single reference of the form [1,2,3] is made to no more than three sources. It is forbidden to use footnotes located at the bottom of the page to indicate sources.
2.5.2 In the list of references does not include sources, which are impossible to check (local materials of conferences, collections of articles, methodical recommendations, etc., not placed in a network the Internet). At the end of the bibliographic reference to the source, specify the DOI (if available).
2.5.3 the list of references contains only published materials (links to Internet resources are allowed).
2.5.4 self-citation should be avoided, except when it seems necessary (for example, if there are no other sources of information, or this work is based on or in continuation of the cited research). Self-citation should preferably be limited to 3 links.
2.5.5 All sources in the list of references should be drawn up in accordance with GOST R 7.0.5-2008.
2.6.1 an Additional list of literature in the Roman alphabet (References) must be provided in order to meet the requirements of international databases for published works.
2.6.2 the list of sources in References must fully correspond to that in the list of references. In contrast to the list of references, Russian-language sources in References should be given in their Latin-language equivalent — they should be written in the Roman alphabet:
• those original Russian-language sources (and parts of them) that have an official translation into English (or another language using the Roman alphabet) must be given in the translation;
• those sources (or parts of the bibliographic description) for which a translation does not exist must be translated into English (paraphrase).
• All sources in References should be designed in the Vancouver style .
2.7 Contact information in Russian.
At the end of the article, you must specify the contact information of all AUTHORS in Russian and English sequentially. The section should contain the following information about each author:
• Full name);
• academic degree, academic title, position, structural division and full name of the organization (main place of work);
• orcid (more information here: http://orcid.org/),
• eLibrary-SPIN-code —
(more information here: http://elibrary.ru/projects/science_index/author_tutorial.asp)
* research interests, number of main publications
* the corresponding author is marked with the * icon. Email
2.8 Contact information in English. Bionote
. First name (no patronymic) Last name (surname)
. Academic degree, Position, Department, Affiliation
. Research interests
. Corresponding author & e-mail
2.9 Recommended correspondence of Russian and English terms for academic degrees, positions, and University names
* Candidate of science / Ph.D.
* Doctor of science / Ph.D. (Advanced Doctorate)
• Head of Department / Chair, Department of…
• Professor / Professor
• Assistant Professor / Associate Professor
• Senior teacher / Assistant Professor
• Assistant / Instructor
• Senior research fellow / Leading Research Fellow
• Senior research fellow / Senior Research Fellow
• Junior research fellow / Junior Research Fellow
3 ENGLISH AND TRANSLITERATION
When publishing an article, some or all of the information must be duplicated into English or transliterated (written in Latin letters). We recommend using the BSI standard (British Standard Institute, UK) for transliteration. To transliterate the text in accordance with the BSI standard, you can use the link http://ru.translit.ru/?account=bsi.
They should be placed in the text of the article, they should have a numbered title and clearly marked columns, convenient and understandable for reading. These tables should correspond to the numbers in the text, but should not duplicate the information provided in it. References to tables in the text are required.
4.1 Each table in the text together with the numbered title should be cited twice — in the Russian and English versions. First, you should provide the Russian version of the numbered title and table. Immediately after them should be placed the English version of the numbered title and table, with the title number and data in the table (but not the text!) must match. When creating an English — language version of the table and title, do not use transliteration-you must give a full translation into English. The text of the English version of the table title may not exactly match the text of the Russian version, especially in cases where it is advisable to provide additional explanations to the table content in the title.
The amount of graphic material is minimal (except for works where it is justified by the nature of the research). Each drawing should be accompanied by a numbered caption. References to figures in the text are required.
5.1 The Numbered caption should be given twice — in Russian and English. Both captions should be placed directly below the image. the English version of the caption should be placed immediately after the Russian version. A caption in English may, if necessary, contain a more detailed explanation of the illustrated data than a Russian-language caption. Example:
Rice.1. Dynamics of indicators of the studied processes
Fig. 1: Dynamics of indicators of studied processes
5.2 If there is text on the image (for example, in the case of text diagrams), in addition to the original drawing, a copy of it should be inserted in the manuscript, containing the English version of the entire Russian text. If the image has few text elements (for example, only units of measurement and captions of the graph axes), you can not make an English copy of it, but duplicate the English text directly on the original image.
5.3 Illustrations (graphs, diagrams, diagrams, drawings) drawn using MS Office tools must be contrasting and clear. Illustrations must be made in a separate file and saved as an image (in *format.jpeg,*.bmp,*.gif), and then placed in the manuscript file as a fixed drawing. It is not allowed to apply any elements using MS WORD on top of the picture inserted in the manuscript file (arrows, captions) due to the high risk of their loss at the stages of editing and layout.
5.4 Photos, screen prints (screenshots) and other unsigned illustrations must not only be inserted into the text of the manuscript, but also uploaded separately in a special section of the form for submitting the article in the form of files in the format *.jpeg,*.bmp,*.gif (*.doc, and *.docx — if additional marks are applied to the image). The image resolution must be >300 dpi. Image files must have a name corresponding to the number of the image in the text. The file description should contain a separate caption that should correspond to the name of the photo placed in the text
(example: Fig. 1. Sechenov, Ivan Mikhailovich).
5.5 If the manuscript contains drawings previously published in other publications (even if their elements are translated from a foreign language into Russian), the author must provide the editor with the permission of the copyright holder to publish this image in another journal (with the correct indication of the corresponding journal), otherwise it will be considered plagiarism.
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6.1 All abbreviations and symbols used must be deciphered in the notes.
6.2 Abbreviations and abbreviations should not be used in the title of the article or in the abstract.
7 COMPLIANCE WITH ETHICAL STANDARDS
To publish the results of experimental studies involving people, it is necessary to indicate whether the study participants signed informed consent. In the case of experimental studies involving animals – whether the research Protocol was in accordance with the ethical principles and norms for conducting biomedical research involving animals. In both cases, you must indicate whether the study Protocol was approved by the ethics Committee (including the name of the relevant organization, its location, Protocol number, and date of the Committee meeting).
8 ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTS
• When submitting a manuscript to the editorial office of the journal, you must additionally upload files containing scanned images of completed and certified accompanying documents (in format.pdf or *.jpg).
• Mandatory documents include a cover letter signed by all the authors of the article (or several letters containing the signatures of all the authors of the manuscript).
• If the authors of the manuscript work in different institutions, cities, and countries, you can submit several cover letters; however, the journal editorial Board must have the signatures of ALL the authors of the manuscript.
9. The preparation of the article
• When submitting a manuscript to the editor for review, the authors must agree to all of the following points. The manuscript can be returned to the authors if it does not correspond to them.
No plagiarism in the text. The authors guarantee that this article in whole or in part has not been published before, and is not under review or in the process of publication in another publication. If the manuscript was previously submitted for review to other publications, but was not accepted for publication, be sure to indicate this in the cover letter, otherwise the editorial Board may misinterpret the results of checking the text for unauthorized borrowings and reject the manuscript.
• Correct format. The submitted manuscript file is in Microsoft Word — format.docx . All the requirements of the editorial Board for the text design are met when preparing the manuscript.the manuscript is formatted in accordance with the instructions of the official website of the journal.
10. GENERAL RULE
Articles that are not designed According to the rules for authors are not considered by the editorial Board.
• Only one article of the author can be published in one issue of the journal.
* The journal is published at the expense of authors and subscribers.
• Presenting the text for publication in the journal, the author guarantees correctness of all information about himself, the absence of plagiarism and other forms of illegal borrowing in the manuscript of the work, proper execution of all borrowings of text, tables, diagrams, illustrations. The authors of published materials are responsible for the selection and accuracy of the facts, quotes, statistics, and other information provided.
* The editorial Board is not responsible for the accuracy of the information provided by the authors. The author, sending the manuscript to the Editorial office, takes personal responsibility for the originality of the research, instructs the Editorial office to publish the work through its publication in the press. Plagiarism is the deliberate attribution of authorship to someone else’s work of science, thought, art, or invention. Plagiarism may be a violation of copyright and patent laws, and as such may entail the legal liability of the Author.
• The author guarantees that he / she has exclusive rights to use the material submitted to the editorial Board. In case of violation of this warranty and claims against the editorial Board in this regard, the Author undertakes to settle all claims independently and at his own expense. The editorial Board is not responsible to third parties for violation of the Author’s guarantees.
* It is not allowed to submit to the editor works that are sent for publication in other publications or printed in them.
* Sending materials to the editor for publication means that the author agrees with the above requirements.