Rules

Publication order

The “Scientific and Technical Volga region Bulletin” Editorial Board takes into consideration only original articles in Russian that have never been published before.

Articles offered for the publication in the journal are to be reviewed. The Editorial Board makes a decision on the article publication based on a review prepared by a specialist in the current scientific area, who has a degree. The Editorial Board has a right to reject an article or return it for improvement.

Attribution and scope of copyright over the published materials are determined by the current legislation of the Russian Federation. Any articles or extracts of them are allowed to be distributed via electronic networks, but only with the link to the original source. It is forbidden for outside organizations and persons to publish the journal materials in print and electronic media without the permission of the Editorial Board.

The following documents are to be submitted to the Editorial Board:

Review should disclose the following items:
  1. Relevance.
  2. The scientific novelty.
  3. The main results of the study.
  4. The presence or absence of plagiarism in an article.
  5. Notes reviewer there or not (if you have — you must specify which).
  6. Wait for practical use (practical purpose), the importance of solving the problem.
  7. Ability to implementation;

These documents should be emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . It is also an email address for the correspondence with the editors. Phone number: 8 (843) 216-30-35, Fax: 8 (843) 238-32-01.

Articles that do not meet the formalization requirements are not accepted and are returned to the authors for improvement without proper consideration.

Reviewing procedure

The procedure of reviewing the articles that are submitted for publication in the “Scientific and Technical Volga region Bulletin”

1. All received articles are to be reviewed necessarily.

2. Chief Editor Deputy defines the article conformity to journal’s area and formalization requirements and sends it to a specialist, who has a PhD degree and a proper scientific specialization.

3. Reviewers are notified that the manuscripts are the private property of the authors and contain information that cannot be disclosed. Reviewers are not allowed to copy the articles. Reviews are confidential.

4. The review deadline is determined by the executive secretary of the series.

5. Reviews must contain:

  1. whether the content of the article corresponds with its title;
  2. how the article corresponds with the modern achievements in the field of science;
  3. how materials are presented;
  4. reasonability of publishing the article;
  5. advantages and disadvantages of the article.

6. Reviewing is anonymous. The review can be given to the author on his written request and on the request in HAC (VAK) without the reviewer’s signature, name and position.

7. If the review contains recommendations for the correction or improvement of the article, the executive secretary sends it back to the author with a proposal to take the recommendations into account while preparing a new article. Improved articles are to be reviewed again.

8. The final decision on publication is made by the Editorial Board and is recorded in the protocol of the Editorial Board meeting.

9. After the decision is made, the executive secretary informs the author about it and indicates the publication date.

10. The originals of the reviews are stored for five years.

11. Revised Edition sends copies of submissions to authors reviews or a grounded refusal, and also undertakes to send copies of reviews in the Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation when entering the revision request.

12. All reviewers are recognized specialists on the subject of peer-reviewed materials and have in the past three years, publications on the reviewed article.

 

Formalization requirements

The following documents are to be submitted to the Editorial Board:

  • scanned review by the specialist in this field of science, signed and sealed, including reviewer’s degree indication (download);
  • scanned extract from the department meeting report, signed by the Head of the Department (download);
  • participant registration form (download);
  • an article, prepared in according to the rules of article formalizationin electronic form;
  • scanned receipt confirming the payment of the article's publication.

Formalization requirements

Requirements:

  • A clear statement of the purpose and justification of the novelty of the research.
  • Knowledge of literature, including the latest, on the subject of studies.
  • All the data should have links to initial sources, which are to be listed in the bibliography; pictures and tables are to be numbered and titled. Authors are responsible for the use of the data, not intended for open publication, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
  • Material submitted for publication must be original, not published previously in other publications, thematically appropriate for the journal.

The article must contain the following obligatory elements:

1. Title of the article in Russian and English.

2. Review (3-5 sentences) in Russian and English.

3. Keywords (3-6 words/word combinations) in Russian and English.

4. Bibliography in the end of the article. Quoted literature links are numbered in the order of mentioning. In the text, serial number of link is enclosed in square brackets. The bibliography is placed at the end of the article and executed without the indentation in accordance with National State Standard (GOST) R 7.0.5-2008.

5. Number of references in the bibliography on the own sources should not exceed three.

6. Information about all the authors - surname, name, patronymic (in full), academic degree, academic rank, full name of the scientific or educational institution and its subdivisions, `as well as the author’s email address.

7. Specialty code, which corresponds to the article, according to the HAC (VAK) nomenclature (view).

8. Mathematical and chemical symbols in formulas and equations, subscripts and superscripts in the text and figures are typed in Times New Roman 12 pt. Each equation (if the equation takes several lines, each line separately) is typed in the same as the text editor or made in the form that does not contain blank fields of separate inserts with center alignment. Parts of formulas should not be outlined.

9. You should follow the IUPAC recommended measurement units and terminology. All the used symbols and acronyms are to be expanded. Fractional parts of numbers are separated with a dot. It is not allowed to use the literary data, which is not discussed in the text, in tables.

10. 4 pictures maximum can be included. Maximum picture size is 9x15cm. Pictures should be suitable for the direct reproduction. Pictures may include short unaccentuated numeric or alphabetic designations (numbered starting from left to right or clockwise), typed using a relevant font. The size of any notations on the pictures is in the range of 14-16pt. The picture format should exclude significant free areas. A picture number should be placed under the picture frame at a distance of not less than 1.5cm. Picture captions are as follows: the word "Pic." («Рис.»), a space, the picture number digits, a dash, a space, the name with a capital letter (no dot at the end of the sentence). Using of pictures aims to make an understanding of the presented materials more clear.

11. The tables are to be presented in the following form: the word "Table" («Таблица») in the upper left corner without indentation, a space, table number digits (if more than one), a dash, a space, the name with a capital letter. Cell content should be placed in the center. If a table takes more than one page, an additional column numbering line is to be placed on the first page under the table header. Next pages begin with the words: “Continuation of a table (a space, number, a dot)”. Then, a column numbering line is placed. Tables that take less than one page should not be separated. Cell and table size should be minimized. A table should contain only necessary digital data. Measurement units, accuracy etc. are to be indicated.

Registration form, an extract from the department meeting report, a review made by a specialist and a payment receipt should be enclosed.

Materials are to be sent to the Editorial Board via email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Phone number: 8 (843) 216-30-35.

All original documents (signed by the authors of the article) are sent after final approval by mail to the following address: “Scientific and Technical Volga region Bulletin”, 8, Kremlevskaya st., PO box 623 420111, Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia.

Royalties for publication are not provided.

Text format requirements:

  • Microsoft Word text editor;
  • font Times New Roman 14 pt;
  • one-and-a-half line spacing;
  • margins: left — 3 cm .; the rest — 2 cm.;
  • manuscript length of at least 6 and no more than 15 sheets.

The file should be titled as follows: the first symbols are the code of specialty on which you want to publish an article, other symbols — name in Latin (ex: 050202petrov.doc).
The code, which corresponds to the article, can be viewed (here).
Download an example of the article formalization.

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