Вісник Київського національного університету імені Тараса Шевченка


Bulletin of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv


Requirements for the articles

Requirements – 2019!!!

1. UDC in the first row, left alignment (Arial, 8 pt, bold).
2. The first initial and last name of the author(s), academic degree or position (for those who do not have a scientific degree), right edge alignment (Arial, 8 pt, bold), the institution it represents, the city, the country. It is also recommended to specify the current page ResearhGate, ORCID, SSRN, Microsoft Academic pages.
!!! Recommended involving foreign researchers on the same topic
3. Abstract in English, about 3000 characters (about 300 words) with the use of impersonal constructions such as “investigated…”, “Developed…”, “Found out…” etc. (Arial, 8 pt, bold italic). Abstract in English should have 3000 characters (about 250 words). Besides object and research results should indicate the relevance of the research topic and methodology of the study.
4. Article title (5-9 words) must be centred (Arial Black, 10 pt, normal). The title should not use phrases such as “Research questions …” “Some issues …”, “Problems …”, “Ways to …” etc. Please skip one line before the title of the article.
5. The text of the article should be typed entirely in A4 portrait format (210 * 297 mm), text justified. Font: Arial, 9 pt, spacing 1.0. Margins: top 2.54, bottom 2.0, left 1.8, right 1.8 cm. Binding – 0. From the edge to the footer upper and lower 1.7 cm. Paragraph – 0.5 cm. Please, no make indent before and after paragraph. Do not use stylistic markup and page numbers. The article should be in an even and academic style, the language of the material should be of high quality and the text should be read by the author. There can be up to 5 errors per page.
6. The paper should not exceed 7 pages for doctors of science, 5-6 pages for a candidate of science and 4-5 pages for authors without a degree.
7. Text structure – main headings:
1. The relevance of the research / Problem statement (to justify the prospects and importance of the study)
2. Analysis of the latest research and publications (not a simple reference list through the expression “questions explored …”, namely the analysis of recent and current sources on this topic, the level of study of the issue by researchers in the relevant field of research)
3. The purpose (task) of the study
4. Methodology and methodology (where not only the methods are listed, but the algorithm of their use is disclosed)
5. Summary of the main results of the study
6. Conclusions (scientific novelty and research perspectives)
8. In the text, there shall be paged footnotes and references. Links to the source should be given in square brackets: [1] or [1; 6] or [1, p. 5], or [4, p. 5; 7, pp 10-11]. Do not give detailed references (like Ivanenko A.V. Introduction to the profession. – K., 2003. – P. 15). All citations must be in Ukrainian language and must be accompanied by a link to the source and the specific page.
9. References must be sequentially numbered and ordered alphabetically (Arial, 7 pt, normal), authors’ names highlighted in italics. Do not indicate the publishing house and the number of pages.
The percentage of self-citation should not exceed 20-25%.
It is desirable that the article should contain sources no more than three years old. Doi links or hyperlinks are desirable.
It cannot (usually) be limited to sources published in the country of affiliation of the authors of the article, especially when the issue concerns common issues, so references to foreign sources are required. The list of sources should include references to materials published on the subject of the material in the publications included in the science-based databases (Scopus / Web of Science).
10. After the source list should be typed: Received: 10.04.2109 (right alignment, Arial, 7 pt, bold, spacing 1 pt).
11. At the end of the text indicate the name, first initial of the author(s), the institution it represents, the city, the country, the title of the article and abstracts in Russian and Ukrainian. Abstract in Ukrainian and Russian language, about 1800 characters (about 250 words in one language).
12. Formulas should be inserted using only Microsoft Equation (basic font letters – Times New Roman, 10 pt, Latin characters in italics, Greek characters indirect).
13. The paper must include no more than one table! A table should be created in Microsoft Word. Tables should not go beyond the text, centred alignment. All tables should have a title (above the table, a separate paragraph). All tables should be referenced in the text.
14. The article must include no more than one picture! Pictures should be submitted in JPEG or made by means of Microsoft Word or Excel. The pictures should be exclusively black and white. The text of the pictures should be available for editing. A picture must be inserted “in Text” (i.e. not placed in front of the text). A picture should not go beyond the text. Pictures should be aligned in the centre. All pictures must have captions (bottom of the figure, separate paragraph). Names should not be part of the picture. Scanned pictures should be made only by means of PhotoShop, at least 300 dpi, to be clear, contrasting. Picture cleaned of “dirt” (dots, strokes, etc.) means PhotoShop. All text elements should be applied only by means of Microsoft Word. All pictures must be inserted into the menu “Insert” option “Object” option “Microsoft Word Figure”. Inscriptions are added using the toolbar “Drawing” (Arial, 8 pt, bold).
15. Only the first initial should be before the name of the scientist throughout the text. Non-breaking space should be placed between the initial and surname (Ctrl + Shift + Space).
16. Each abbreviation introduced in the text in brackets after the first mention relevant phrases.
17. Cash, metric, time units (UAH ml, km, h, min, s, etc.) and million, billion must be abbreviated without a point. Unbreakable space must be inserted between the numerical value and acronym.
18. The author’s cover letter to the editorial board and the text of the article in DOC / DOCX format are sent to the official editorial office mail of geovisnyk.knu@gmail.com. For graduate students and PhD seekers, the signature of the supervisor is needed.
19. The final part:
Author (s) information (full name, academic title, degree, place of work/study, position, it is recommended to indicate available pages ResearhGate, ORCID, SSRN, Microsoft Academic), correspondence addresses, contact telephone.
The authors are obliged to inform the editorial board about the sources of funding for their publication, as well as the contribution of research institutions, societies and other organizations to the research. Information is also provided on any grants received in support of the research work. Any thanks are also given at the end of the article.

Attention! Ethical Obligations of the Authors
Articles submitted to the editorial board must not be considered at the same time in any other journal and should not be published in other editions in a similar or slightly modified form. Submitted material is tested for plagiarism, fake and guest authorship.
Authors of published articles are fully responsible for the originality and copyright of the published works and the protection of intellectual property rights for the work, for the selection and accuracy of the facts, figures, quotations, geographical names, proper names of the people, the completeness and authenticity of the given materials, references and letters other information.
The editorial board of the Bulletin may not share the opinion of the authors or be responsible for the content of the articles.