Instructions for Authors



Instructions for Authors

Only previously, unpublished articles and other materials (reviews, reviews, etc.) are accepted for publication. Articles in Russian or English are accepted for publication. The main text of an article in a publication can only be in one language. Mixing text in two languages ​​in one article is not allowed. Author’s materials should be sent to the Editorial Board of the Journal, including the following elements: title of the published material, UDC index, information about the authors, abstract, keywords, text of the published material, acknowledgments, list of references. The title of the published material, information about the authors, annotation, keywords, thanks and a list of references must be submitted to the editorial office in Russian and English. Together with copyright materials, each author must separately fill out the License Agreement on granting the right to use the work  (in two copies) and Consent to the processing of personal data (in one copy). Scanned copies of completed documents are sent in PDF format (as a whole document, not page-by-page) and only from the email address from which the author submissions were sent. Scanned copies of completed documents must be submitted for each author separately (e.g. Ivanov Licence Agreement - PDF format / Ivanov Consent - PDF format).


General requirements for the article

The volume of the author’s original should not exceed 25 thousand characters in Microsoft Word format; font - Times New Roman, size - 14 pt., line spacing - one and a half. Tables, graphs, charts, diagrams and figures are embedded in the text. In this case, tables should have a heading placed above the table field, and figures should have captions. When using several tables or figures, their numbering is required. Figures, formulas, tables, graphs and diagrams must be made in a format that allows them to be edited and changed without additional contact with the authors. Captions and captions to the illustrative material are given in the language of the text of the article and repeated in English. Before submitting an article to a journal, authors should evaluate its uniqueness using specialized services and make sure that the data presented in the article is original, all materials cited in the work of other authors are accompanied by links to primary sources and included in the list of references. Fragments of borrowed text without indicating the original source are not allowed. The editorial staff of the journal also checks the article for uniqueness using the Anti-plagiarism service. For verification, the full text of the article (including abstract, keywords) is loaded into the system in Microsoft Word format. For publication in a journal, the originality of the submitted material must be at least 70%. If, following the results of the check, borrowings without references to sources are noticed in the article, the article is returned to the authors for revision. All articles sent by the authors for publication in the journal are reviewed in accordance with the procedure for reviewing scientific articles ( 


Mandatory elements of the article

At the beginning of a scientific article, in accordance with the requirements, it is necessary to indicate the type of article (scientific article, review article, editorial article, discussion article, personalities, editorial note, book review, article review, short message) and the UDC index.

The title should be short and reflect the essence of the thematic content of the material. After the title, you must specify information about the authors, compilers and other persons who participated in the work on the manuscript.

Basic information about the author(s) includes the following elements:

- Name, patronymic, surname of the author (in full);

- The name of the organization (institution), its division where the author works or studies (without indicating the legal form of the legal entity: FGBUN, FGBOU VO, PAO, JSC, etc.);

- Address of the organization (institution), its subdivision where the author works or studies (city and country);

- The author’s email address (e-mail);

- Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) (if available).

The address of the organization (institution) where the author works or studies can be indicated in full. Example

- Sergey Yurievich Glazyev

Financial University, Moscow, Russia, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,

If the article has several authors, then information about them is given taking into account the following rules.

The names of the authors are given in the sequence adopted by them.

Information about the place of work (study), e-mail addresses, ORCID of the authors are indicated after the names of the authors on different lines and associated with the names using superscript numeric designations.


- Pyotr Anatolyevich Korotkov1, Alexey Borisovich Trubyanov2, Ekaterina Andreevna Zagainova3

1Volga State Technological University, Yoshkar-Ola, Russia, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,

2 Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University, Kazan, Russia, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,

3Mari State University, Yoshkar-Ola, Russia, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,

Information about the author (authors) is repeated in English after the title of the article in English. The name and surname of the author (authors) are given in transliterated form in Latin in full, the patronymic is reduced to one letter (in some cases, due to the peculiarities of transliteration, to two letters).

Example –

Sergey Yu. Glaz’ev

Financial University, Moscow, Russia, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,

Abstract (author’s summary) should contain:

  • Describe the main objectives of the study;
  • Method or methodology for conducting work;
  • Results of work, scientific contribution, conclusions;
  • Scope of results;
  • Limitations/directions for future research;
  • Summarize the most important results and their importance;
  • 200-250 words.

The abstract should not literally repeat the text of the article and should be an independent source of information. The use of abbreviations in the abstract is undesirable, but if they are still used, their decoding is required. The abstract text should not contain figures, tables, figures, subheadings, lists with numbering.

Keywords should reflect the main content of the article, if possible, do not repeat the terms of the abstract title, use terms from the text of the article, as well as terms that define the subject area and include other important concepts. Do not use generalized and polysemantic words, as well as phrases containing participial phrases. Key words are given in the nominative case in the amount of not less than 5 and not more than 15. They must be separated by commas, without a dot at the end of the listing. When forming keywords, one should avoid words with an abstract meaning, or terms that can be used in other scientific disciplines. Keywords should be as specific as possible and reflect the specifics of the article.

Acknowledgments. This section is needed if it is necessary to indicate that the article was prepared under a grant, to thank colleagues who are not the authors of the article, but with their assistance the study was conducted, etc., this section also provides information about grants, funding for preparation and publication articles, projects, research works, within or as a result of which the article is published.

After the main text of the article, the following elements of publishing design are given in the language of the text of the article and then repeated in English:

  • additional information about the author(s),
  • information about the contribution of each author (optional element),
  • an indication of the absence or presence of a conflict of interest and details of such a conflict, if any (optional element).

Additional information about the author(s) contains:

- full names, patronymics and surnames, e-mail addresses and ORCID of the authors, if they are not indicated on the front page of the article;

- position or profession;

- the name of the organization (institution), its division where the author works or studies (without indicating the legal form of the legal entity: FGBUN, FGBOU VO, PAO, JSC, etc.);

- address of the organization (institution), its subdivision where the author works or studies (house, street, city, postal code, country);

- academic titles;

- academic degrees;

- International Author Identification Numbers other than ORCID.

Additional information about the author(s) is given with the words “Information about the author (authors)” preceding the words “Information about the author (authors)” and indicated at the end of the article after the “List of sources”.

The content of the article

It is allowed to divide the main text of the article into thematic headings and subheadings. The structure of the article must comply with the international IMRAD standard, i.e. the presence of the following highlighted sections of the article is mandatory:

Introduction: For the introduction, it is necessary to have a clearly formulated goal of the research undertaken by the author, substantiate the scientific novelty and significance of the work carried out. In addition, in the introductory part of the article, the author should provide a meaningful analysis of the available modern literature (monographs, articles, manuals, etc., published, as a rule, in the last 3-5 years) according to the scientific profile of the study.

Research Theory/Methodology: The theory section should disclose and not repeat the information discussed in the introduction. This section presents a description of the theoretical and methodological basis of the study.

Research results and their discussion: the results should be clear and concise. The significance of the results obtained must be substantiated.

Conclusion: In the final part of the article, a detailed, reasoned substantiation of the significance of the scientific research conducted and reflected in the work should be given. The author needs to indicate what kind of contribution to the development of theoretical and applied science is made by the work performed by him and the future development of research.



The recommended number of sources in the list of references is at least 15, of which at least 30% should be foreign. Self-citation - no more than 10%.

The list of references includes entries only for sources that are mentioned or cited in the main text of the article. All sources of the list of references in Russian (followed after the text of the article in Russian), including foreign sources, are drawn up in accordance with GOST R 7.0.5–2008.

GOST R 7.0.5–2008 offers several options for the design of in-text references and references to the bibliographic list. The editorial board, in order to comply with a single format for the entire journal, suggests the authors to use the following design of references and lists.

The numbering of entries in the article list is continuous (regardless of the source language).

Sources are numbered in the order they are mentioned in the text.

The number of the source used in the article list is placed in square brackets with the page number(s) after the comma. If there are several reference objects, then they are combined into one complex reference. In this case, the reference objects are listed separated by semicolons. The names of foreign authors, if they are mentioned in the text of the article, must be transliterated into Russian.

Examples of designing a link to the source in the text: [15]; [15, p. 103–122]; [1, 15, 34]; [1, p. 235; 32, p. eighteen; 315, p. 8–22].

For all book editions, it is necessary to indicate the total number of pages, for articles - the page numbers on which they are located. Unpublished sources are not included in the bibliography.

For all publications of the list of sources that have a doi (digital object identifier, indicated in the upper left corner of the page at the beginning of the article), it must be given at the end of the bibliographic record.

The list of references must be submitted in Russian and in the Roman alphabet (Latin).


Monograph (1-2 authors)

Shikhverdiev A.P. Management of competitiveness in small and medium business: monograph. Syktyvkar: Ed. SyktGU, 2012. 149 p.

Monograph with more than three authors

Socio-economic substantiation of structural transformations in mining areas / E.M. Kozakov, V.M. Popov, A.A. Rozhkov and others. - Yekaterinburg: Institute of Economics of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2000. - 315 p.

Article in the collection

Danilina G.A. Characteristics of the immune status of children permanently residing in the zone of influence of nuclear industry enterprises // Proceedings of the VII Congress of All-Russian. Islands of epidemiologists, microbiologists and parasitologists (July 2–8, 2002). - M.: Ekos, 2002. - 435 p. - P. 5-15.

Journal article

Lazhentsev VN North of Russia: alternatives for the future // Modern productive forces. 2013. No. 2. P. 115-124.

Features of compiling links to electronic resources

Links to Internet sites, Internet sources (does not apply to author’s articles, monographs, etc., posted on the Internet), legal documentation (laws, regulations, acts, etc.), statistical collections, newspaper publications are located according to the text in footnotes and in the list of sources are not indicated. All Internet sources, including footnotes, must include the date of access.


Morozova T. V., Kozyreva G. B. Depressive territories of Russia: institutional models of development and methodological approaches to research // Science Studies: Internet Journal. 2016. No. 1. URL: (date of access: 08/05/2018).

List of sources in English (follows after keywords in English)

Journal article (printed)

Ouyang, D., J. Bartholic and J. Selegean, 2005. Assessing Sediment Loading from Agricultural Croplands in the Great Lakes Basin. Journal of American Science, 1(2): 14-21.

Journal article (electronic)

Shakhov, D.A. and A.A. Panasenko, 2012. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Bank Advertising in the Internet: Theory and Practice. World Applied Sciences Journal, 18(Special Issue of Economics). Date Views 06/10/2013


Durbin, R., S.R. Eddy, A. Krogh and G. Mitchison, 1999. Biological Sequence Analysis: Probabilistic Models of Proteins and Nucleic Acids. Cambridge University Press, pp: 356.

Book without an author

Business: The Ultimate Resource, 2012. Eksmo.

Chapter from a book

Leach, J., 1993. Impacts of the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) on water quality and fish spawning reefs of Western Lake Erie. In Zebra mussels: biology, impacts and control, Eds., Nalepa, T. and D. Schloesser. Ann Arbor, MI: Lewis Publishers, pp: 381-397.


Makarewicz, J.C., T. Lewis and P. Bertram, 1995. Epilimnetic phytoplankton and zooplankton biomass and species composition in Lake Michigan, 1983-1992. U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program, Chicago, IL. EPA 905-R-95-009.

Conference material

Stock, A., 2004. Signal Transduction in Bacteria. In the Proceedings of the 2004 Markey Scholars Conference, pp: 80-89.


Strunk, J.L., 1991. The extraction of mercury from sediment and the geochemical partitioning of mercury in sediments from Lake Superior, M. S. thesis, Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI.

Internet resource

The results of the research conducted by the French Institute of public opinion. Date Views 01.01.2013 Official source The Law of the Russian Federation “On education” of 07/10/1992 #3266-1.


Legislative and regulatory documents

Russian Federation. The Federal Law of the Russian Federation No. 254-FZ of July 21, 2011, O vnesenii izmeneniy v Federal’nyy zakon “O nauke i gosudarstvennoy nauchno-tekhnicheskoy politike” [About modification of the Federal law “On science and the state scientific and technical policy”]. Rossiyskaya gazeta [Russian Newspaper], 2011, 26 July. (In Russian).


Dvorkina N.I. SexAged Peculiarities of The Interdependence in The Development of Preschool-Aged Children’s Intellectual Abilities and Physical Qualites]. Fizicheskaya kul’tura, sport – nauka i praktika [Physical Education, Sport – Science and Practice], 2013, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 5-8. (In Russian).

Electronic resource

Sayt zhurnala “Fizicheskaia kul’tura, sport – nauka i praktika” [Site of journal “Physical Education, Sport – Science and Practice”]. (In Russian). Available at: (accessed 08/07/2016). Rybakov S.Iu. Problema dukhovnosti v pedagogicheskom aspekte [The problem of spirituality in the context of education]. Teoriya i praktika obshchestvennogo razvitiya [The Theory and Practice of Social Development], 2014, vol. 16. (In Russian). Available at: (accessed 09/10/2016).


In case of non-compliance with the requirements for the design of materials for publication, the manuscript may be returned to the author for revision.