Instructions for authors

Submitted articles must meet the requirements for a research publication, and should be prepared in accordance with the guidelines set for publication by authors, regarding structure, citation, references, abstract and other.  

1. The journal accepts research articles with the following structure: introduction, research purpose and tasks, object, novelty and relevance, methods and methodology, analysis, conclusions or summary, references, abstract.

2. Language. Articles can be written in Lithuanian, English, German, French, Russian or Latvian.
     2.1. Articles written in Lithuanian and English will be edited.

    2.2. Articles written in other languages must be finalised and prepared for publication.

3. The number of pages of articles is not limited, but should not exceed one quire (about 20 pages, i.e., about 40,000 characters with spaces). The publication of a larger article must be arranged with the editor-in-chief.

4. Formatting:
     4.1. Manuscript texts are typed on a computer and formatted in MS Word using Palemonas font.
    4.2. The name and surname of the author (and co-authors) are presented on the left-hand side
of the title page, and the name of the workplace is indicated on the next line. The title of the article is capitalised in the middle, leaving two lines.
    4.3. The abstract is presented after the title. It is a concise single-paragraph text about the content of the article, which presents the purpose of the research, the applied research
methods, and important conclusions and/or new questions. The abstract is written in two languages, the language of the article and another foreign language (70 to 100 words). After the abstract, key words (in two languages) are provided on a new line: three to five key concepts are presented, used to find the article in electronic search engines.
    4.4. For mathematical expressions, MS Equation should be used.

    4.5. Tables (created using not MS Word), illustrations, maps and figures are presented in separate files. All tables, illustrations, maps and figures should be numbered (e.g. Table 1, Figure 1), and their titles should be written. The main text can only contain tables or figures created using MS Word. If figures, illustrations, drawings, etc, are created usingExcel, or are presented with wmf, bmp, tif, pcx, jpg extensions, it is necessary to indicate where they should be inserted in the text. If tables, figures, etc, are mentioned elsewhere in the text, references should be provided (e.g. See Table 1).

  4.6. Only good-quality, sharp scanned photographs (resolution should be no lower than 300 dpi) should be used for the article.