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2. The Editorial Board accepts only texts carefully prepared in terms of language and formal requisites. In the event that the text, which does not meet the standards of language or formal requirements described below, the editorial team ask the author to introduce appropriate corrections.
3. The editors reserve the right to amend and introduce editorial notes to the submitted texts.
4. Publishing papers in our journal is free of charge.
5. The texts should be sent to the editor in the form of a file prepared in accordance with the following principles:
A. General Requirements
1. File Format: MS Word (doc, docx) / OpenOffice Writer (odt)
2. The minimum length of the submitted article – ca. 20,000 characters including spaces; the maximum length of the submitted article – ca. 40,000 characters including spaces. These requirements do not concern submissions to “Essays and Conversations” and “Reviews and Discussions” sections.
3. Any graphic materials (photos, drawings, maps, tables, charts, etc.), covered by copyright, should contain signatures. It is necessary to indicate the source as agreed with the owner of the graphic content and indicate the copyright owner and the character of the rights to publish.
4. Graphic materials should be placed in the file of the manuscript in specifically designated places, and should also by sent in separate image files in high resolution.
5. Financing the rights to reproduce illustrations and graphic material remains with the author or scientific institution he represents.
B. Text Formatting
1. Font: Times New Roman (size 12 pt., alignment on both sides)
2. Leading: 1.5
3. Headings: bold
4. Distinction: expanded text (1.5 pts.) No use of bold, italics, underline, etc.
5. Footnotes: continuous, font 10 pts.
6. On the front page, please insert:
- the full name of the author, the name of the institution, which the author intends to represent, e-mail address, ORCD number;
- title of the work in English and in the original language,
- abstract in English and in the original language (up to 1,500 characters with spaces)
- keywords in English and the original language (up to 6 words).
7. The titles of books, films, paintings, music tracks in the text distinguished by the use of italics, journal titles are to be given in quotation marks.
1. Quotes to 40 words should be placed in the text and provided with quotation marks (not to use italics). Quotations of more than 40 words should be placed in a separate paragraphs, with the use of font size of 11 pts. without the use of quotation marks (ie. block quote).
2. All quotes and references are to be denoted with parentheses indicating the source according the formula: Surname year: page (Wilson 1987: 22). Closing parenthesis is to be inserted before the period ending the sentence.
3. To recall works of literature in the text, we use the appropriate options: (Wilson 1943) (Wilson 1999a, 1999b), (Wilson 1943; Mańkowski 1889), (Wilson, Mańkowski 2000).
4. In case the number of authors ranges from 3 to 5 all authors are to be included when mentioned for the first time: (Wilson, Modrzewski, Mankowski, Majewski, Marek 1978), any further mention the shortened version is to be used: (Wilson et al.).
5. Works authored by 6 or more authors use the following notation: (Wilson et al., 1999)
6. If authors bear the same name, we introduce initials (Wilson, J. 1999; Wilson, K. 1998).
1. In references we use the alphabetical order and romantization system BGN for non-Latin alphabets (see p. E).
2. Format of references is to be according to the APA standard (7th edition; more about APA: https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines)
3. Entries relating to publications in Polish should contain Polish bibliographic abbreviations:
- editor: red.
- pages [first and last page of the document]: s.
- pages [total number of pages in the document]: ss.
- in original document, after the full stop symbol: W:
- volume: t.
- number: nr
- et alumni: i in.
- no date of publication: b.d.
4. Entries relating to publications in other languages should contain English bibliographic abbreviations:
- editor / editors: ed./eds.
- pages (first and last page): p.
- in an edited volume: In:
- volume: vol.
- number: no.
- et alumni, et al.
- na date of publication: n.d.
5. Should the bibliographic items be allocated with a DOI number, they are to be provided with it (DOI can be found in: http://www.crossref.org/guestquery/)
6. Principles of composing the references according to APA standards:
Book: Surname, N. (year). The title of the book (trans. N. Surname). Publisher. doi: xyzxyz
- Example: Apolito, A. (2005). The internet and the Madonna: Religious visionary experience on the Web (transl. A. Shugaar). The University of Chicago Press.
Chapter in an edited book: Surname, N. (year). Title. In N. Surname (ed.), Title of the book (pages). Publisher. doi: xyzxyz
- Example: Dillard, J. P. (2020). Currents in the study of persuasion. In M. B. Oliver, A. A. Raney, J. Bryant (eds.), Media effects: Advances in theory and research (4th ed., p. 115–129). Routledge.
Journal article: Surname, N. (year). Title of the article. Title of the journal, tome number(volume number), pages. doi: xyzxyz
- Example: Grady, J. S., Her, M., Moreno, G., Perez, C., Yelinek, J. (2019). Emotions in storybooks: A comparison of storybooks that represent ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 8(3), 207–217. https://doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000185
Internet content: Autor (year, month, day). Title of the content. Title of the Webpage. http://address
- Bologna, C. (2019, October 31). Why some people with anxiety love watching horror movies. HuffPost. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/anxiety-love-watching-horror-movies_l_5d277587e4b02a5a5d57b59e
- U.S. Census Bureau. (n.d.). U.S. and world population clock. U.S. Department of Commerce. Retrieved January 9, 2020, from https://www.census.gov/popclock/
Ware, J. (2018-2019). I Am in Eskew [audio podcast]. Apple Podcasts Preview. https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/i-am-in-eskew/id1339770338?mt=2
- Asian Boss. (2020, June 5). World’s leading vaccine expert fact-checks COVID-19 vaccine conspiracy: Stay curious #22 [video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQdLDMLrYIA
For other cases and examples see: https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references/examples
1. The texts should follow English transliteration for non-Latin alphabets according to the standard US Board on Geographic Names (BGN). See: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/romanization-systems
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