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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

The authors are responsible for obtaining and submitting to the Editor permission to reproduce in their text illustrative materials covered by copyright.

Submission of the text for printing means an agreement  to the printing without receiving royalties in exchange for the copy of the publication. The Editor reserves the right to the final decision regarding the text for the print.

We ask for consistent application of principles, which significantly accelerate prepress.


Need to check the DOI number

Since the magazine is available in the open access resources, editorial office is required to check with each article selected for publication, whether bibliographic references cited in the text (footnotes, bibliographies) are accompanied with DOI numbers by the publishers,  and place such a number in the bibliographic description of a cited publication. Editorial office asks the authors to check the availability of cited works in open access and to enter DOI number. The easiest way to check the DOI numbers is to look up publishers and editors websites relevant to the referenced articles, also on CrossRef website:

Therefore, bibliographic entry is as follows: Szulakiewicz W., Ego-dokumenty i ich znaczenie w badaniach naukowych, „Przegląd Badań Edukacyjnych” 2013, nr 16, s. 65-84,

I. Basic requirements

  1.  All documents in an electronic version should be sent in MS Word format (*doc). 
  2. Format: A4 paper size (margins: 25 mm), font  12 pt Times New Roman, 1,5 spacing between the lines. 
  3. Font size in supplementary materials (tables, footnotes, signatures) should be 9 points. The maximum width of the table is 12.5 cm for the vertical layout and 18 cm for the horizontal layout.
  4. The author's name in the upper left corner, below the affiliation; the title of the paper should be centred and bold.
  5. By using any material from other publications, you must obey the copyright laws.

II. Main text

  1. Paragraphs should begin with indentations set equally for the entire document (using the upper ruler or the paragraph formatting window).
  2. Accurate quotes are entered using "quotation marks". Quote in quotation are marked with French  quotation marks. French quotation marks can be inserted from the character table (command: insert symbol). You can also use a separate paragraph with a smaller font of writing.
  3. The titles of printed works (O dobrej i złej polszczyźnie, Kamienie na szaniec), foreign words (a propos, ex lege), Latin systematic names (Corvus corvus), Italian musical terms (legato) should be written in italics.
  4. Text can be distinguished by bold font. No distinction should be made by underlining. Also avoid combining several types of distinctions. Distinctions should be applied consistently within a given work.

III Footnotes

  1. Tłumacząc, staję się kimś innym. Z Małgorzatą Łukasiewicz rozmawia Agnieszka Papieska, „Nowe Książki" 2007, nr 10, s. 7.
  2. Kurkiewicz J., Tekturowe głazy, „Tygodnik Powszechny" 2004, nr 29 (18.07.2004), s. 16-17.
  3. Swobodnym krokiem w literaturę, dodatek do „Rzeczypospolitej", 7.11.2005, źródło: [stan z 10.09.2014].
  4. Por. A. Wolff-Powęska, Pamięć - brzemię i uwolnienie, Zysk i S-ka Wydawnictwo, Po-znań 2011, s. 13.
  5. W. Bolecki, Co to jest krytyka? Wypowiedzi metakrytyczne 1918-1939, [w:] Badania nad krytyką literacką, red. M. Głowiński, K. Dybciak, Wrocław - Warszawa - Kraków - Gdańsk - Łódź 1984, s. 105.
  6. K. Bartsch, ,,Nicht nur mit Rotstift, Schere und Tesafilm". Zur Problematisierung des Widerspruchs von ästhetischem und dokumentarischem Anspruch in zeitgenössischer österreichischer Literatur, [w:] Sein und Schein. Traum und Wirklichkeit. Zur Poetik österreichischer Schriftsteller/innen im 20. Jahrhundert, red. H. Artl, M. Diersch, Peter Lang, Frankfurt a. M. 1994.
  7. T. Bilczewski, Komparatystyka i interpretacja. Nowoczesne badania porównawcze wobec translatologii, Universitas, Kraków 2010, s. 60.
  8. Ch. Ransmayr, Latająca góra, przeł. J.S. Buras, Państwowy Instytut Wydawniczy, Warszawa 2007.
  9. Ibidem, s. 342.
  10. Por. T. Bilczewski, Komparatystyka i interpretacja, s. 29.
  11. Ibidem, s. 29.
  12. H. Bhabha, How Newness Enters the World: Postmodern Space, Postcolonial Times and the Trials of Cultural Translation, [w:] The Location of Culture, red. idem, Routledge, New York – London 1994, s. 212–235.  

Papers should be prepared according to the editorial requirements set out on the website of the magazine.

 Papers must be accompanied by the following set of metadata:

  1. title, abstract, keywords (5) in Polish, German, and English (abstract should reflect the content of the whole article, i.e. the background / context, objectives, method, results, conclusions, and it should contain all keywords)
  2. bibliography containing the list of cited sources (bibliographic citations using the Latin alphabet along with the page number)
  3. affiliation of the author containing  name and last name, academic degree, academic title, position, name of the division / department / institute, department name (extra-departmental institute)
  4. author’s email, short biography (research interests, the most important publications)
  5. the author's statement about the sources of financing of the research presented in the scientific article, or of the development of a scientific article (if studies were funded by another institution than the unit of author ‘s affiliation, or with his or her private funds)
  6. a statement about the contribution of individual authors into the creation of the article (if the article has more than one author).
  7. Declaration by the Author and placement of the DOI numbers.

Article qualification/rejection criter

In case of positive evaluations received from both Reviewers, or one positive evaluation, and the second which indicates the need for introducing changes, the Editorial Board decides to publish the text, provided that the Author has made corrections and added supplements required by one of the reviewers.

In case of one negative evaluation, the text will not be allowed for publication.

Downloadable prints for  authors

Statement of the independent author / of the co-authors of the article

Declaration by the Author and placement of the DOI numbers

Agreement on the transfer of copyright of property rights

E-mail address

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