Information for Authors
TERMS OF MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION
TO SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL TOMSK STATEPEDAGOGICAL UNIVERSITY BULLETIN
The Bulletin publishes scientific papers in the following groups of scientific areas:
TSPU Bulletin is included in the “List of the leading reviewed scientific journals and publications which publish basic scientific results of theses for the degree of Doctor and Candidate of Sciences” of the Highest Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.
Frequency of publication: 6 issues per year.
Requirements to manuscripts submitted for publication
Manuscripts should be submitted by e-mail or by the online submission system at the website of the Bulletin.
The manuscript should consist of two blocks, Russian and English, combined into one file.
1. UDC, the full name (first, middle and second) of the author(s), the title of the article, the abstract of the article, the key words, the text of the article, the list of references (issued in accordance with GOST P 7.05-2008), information about the authors: the place of work (study), the academic degree, the academic title, position, postal address of the organization, phone number, fax, e-mail. The example of the article completion is given on the website of the Bulletin.
The abstract should follow the structure of the article (introduction, goal, methods of research, main results, conclusion) and characterize the theoretical and practical significance of the obtained research results. The abstract should not contain wording echoing the title, cumbersome grammatical structures and abbreviations. The text should be written in scientific style.
The volume of abstracts (summaries) depends on the content of the article, but should not be less than 250 words. All abbreviations must be disclosed (in spite of the fact that they will be disclosed in the main text of the article), references to the numbers of publications from reference list are not required.
The text of the abstract should to be associated with the use of the words “consequently”, “for example”, “as a result.” Avoid the use of unnecessary introductory phrases (eg, “the author of the article considers...”, “The article presents...” and so on).
2. In English: the full name (first, middle and second) of the author(s), the title of the article, the abstract of the article (250 words), the key words, the information about the authors: the place of work (study), postal address of the organization), the list of references.
For publication of the article the authors need to complete, sign and send by mail the license agreement in duplicate which is posted on the journal’s website (DOWNLOAD LICENSE AGREEMENT). We recommend to print out the agreement on one A4 page with a two-way coverage. The number of co-authors should not exceed 3 people.
The Main Text
The manuscript should consist of at least 18 A4 format pages (including references, charts, tables, etc.), should be typed in a text editor (Times New Roman, 14-point font; 1.5 line spacing; alignment by width; paragraph indent 1, 25; no line spaces between paragraphs; hyphen must be differentiated from dash) and saved in DOC format. Images should be in JPEG or TIFF formats (at a minimum of 300 dpi), diagrams should be saved in MS Excel and attached in separate files. Page margins should be 2 cm from each edge.
The main text of the manuscript should be presented in Russian or English in a certain sequence and should be divided into sections with brief subtitles, and highlighted graphically (valid selections are bold, italics):
2. Material and Methods.
3. Results (Results of research).
4. Conclusion (Findings).
The structure of the text may depend on the direction of the research (empirical or theoretical). Theoretical research may carry the author's logic of the statement, in accordance with the order of presentation of the argument.
Information on financial support and grants should not shown in the footnote, but must be placed in the text of the article as a separate paragraph (for example, at the end of the main text before the reference list).
The Reference List
Bibliographical sources should be listed in order of citation, and not alphabetically. The records should provide full details (if possible). (GOST R 7.05-2008 “Bibliographic references. General requirements and rules”) are given in square brackets in accordance with the reference lists in which the sources are listed in the order of citation, not alphabetically. If necessary, the page numbers may be given besides the citation source numbers (e.g. ... [8, p. 25]). Each publication or unpublished source (archival document) is given in the list only once and with its own number; in subsequent references this number is indicated. In case of the reference to several papers all their numbers should be indicated.
The list of references (at least 15 sources) imply bibliographic information on all publications and sources cited in the article, and should not contain works that are not referenced in the text, the prevalence of recent publications is also desirable. An obligatory element, reflecting the relevance of the publication, indicating a high level of research is the presence in the list of references of the works of scientists represented in the international citation database Scopus. For journals and periodical publication articles: indicate the surname and initials of all authors (not just the first three), the title of the article, the journal title, year, volume, issue, number, the interval of pages (from and to) on which the article was published in this journal, the pages on which the subject of the reference is located in the main text, next to the reference number, embedded in square brackets (e.g. [8, c. 25; 12, c. 12–14]). For foreign journals and publications: the volume is indicated as “V.” (for the publications in English) or “Bd.” (for the publications in German), the page – by the capital letter P. (for English editions) or S. (for the German editions). For books (monographs, manuals, etc.): indicate surnames and initials of all authors, title, and other relevant information, editors, place of publication (city), publisher, year of publication, the total number of pages. For proceedings (books) articles: surname and initials of the author(s), article title, title of the collection, place of publication (city), publisher, year of publication, number of pages.
For theses and abstracts of theses: surname and initials of the author(s), full title of the abstract, followed by a colon and the the degree pursued by the author with the lower case letter, place of publication (city), year, number of pages.
English Language Block
The surnames of the authors of the manuscript are given in Latin alphabet according to one of the standards of transliteration (Russian words in English letters). The translated title of the manuscript should be on a separate line and highlighted graphically.
Summary in English (Abstract) should be structured in accordance with the text of the article, and should consist of not less than 250 words.
Aim and objectives (goal).
Methodology and research methods.
Theoretical contribution (scientific novelty).
Use active rather than passive voice. In order to avoid distortion of the basic concepts it is desirable to have the corresponding English terms.
English-language keywords (Key words) should be on a separate line.
The list of references (References) should be in the Latin alphabet in accordance with the list in the Russian-language block of the article.
Briefly (for the sources in the list of references in the languages using Cyrillic): the recording of the reference source should contain the following information: transliterated surnames and initials of the authors, transliteration of article title and its translation into English (for journals and periodical collections), for articles from the collections of works and materials of conferences and symposia it is enough to provide the English translation of the title of the article, transliteration of the title and its translation into English (for books); transliteration of the title of the journal (collection) and its translation; for books – the place of publication (city), publisher, year, the total number of pages; for journals – year, volume, issue, number, page range (from and to): the language of publication (in Russian, in Ukrainian, etc.).
The sources in the list of references in languages that use the Latin alphabet are repeated in References (they are not translated into English and the language of the publication is not indicated). Details of the order of designing the reference list, see in Appendix 2 on the website of the journal (http://vestnik.tspu.ru). Place of work (study) of the author(s): the organization in English (the official English version) and its postal address – street in transliteration, building number, city in English (e.g., Moscow, St. Petersburg, etc.), country in English, postal code.
All manuscripts submitted for publication in the Bulletin undergo a peer review process and are accepted in case of a positive result. The review procedure is posted on the website of the Bulletin.
The editorial board reserves the right to reject manuscripts that do not meet the above-mentioned requirements. The received materials will not be returned. In case of a negative peer review decision the author will get a motivated refusal.
The editors accept preliminary purchase orders for subsequent issues of the Bulletin.
Submitted articles are registered on the official website of the journal "TSPU Bulletin" http://vestnik.tspu.ru.
There are no article submission charges.
Under the terms of the Open Access license, authors are entitled to:
The Bulletin is included in the unified catalog “ROSPECHAT”. Index 54235.
For any questions about the publication of the articles refer to the editors:
Tel.: (3822) 311-325