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EDITORIAL RULES FOR SUBMITTING A PUBLICATION FOR

DISSERTATIONS OF CULTURAL LANDSCAPE COMMISSION MAGAZINE

 

 

Paper for review

 

Please, use electronic mail to submit

 

the DRAFT text in Polish (max. 12 pages including graphics and tables, font Times New Roman, 12-point font size, line spacing 1.5) with author’s surname and name, summary of the paper, keywords, pictures, photographs and tables pasted in the text along with their captions and references, which will be submitted for review after passing the peer review procedure.

 

Then, after the positive review and accepting reviewers’ comments, the corrected DRAFT in Polish should be sent by electronic mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

After the editor of the issue has accepted the paper, the author should:

  • translate the paper at the author’s expense
  • adjust the Polish and English versions according to the editorial rules
  • send the following to the editor by electronic mail, in separate files:
    • title page,
    • paper in Polish,
    • paper in English (*.doc or *.docx extension – the file should follow the editorial rules presented below),
    • figures, photographs, maps in JPG or TIF format,
    • tables in WORD,
    • file with captions and headings (in case of tables) for graphic materials in Polish and English (*.doc or *.docx extension).

 

In 2021, the Editor arranges linguistic proofreading of the submitted papers by  native speaker AT the Editor’s expense.

 

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Starting from 2018, the Magazine will be published in A4 size in the bilingual form (Polish and English versions in two columns). The magazine will have an updated graphic design and each article will have its own DOI  number.

 

TITLE PAGE

 

The title page of the paper, in A4 size, with margins of 2.5 cm, font Palatino Linotype, 12-point font size, should include:

  1. Author’s name and surname in the left top corner. Full affiliation (name, address, e-mail of the institution)
  2. The title of the paper in Polish, in block letters, bold font, in the middle,

Underneath, the title of the paper in English, in block letters, bold italic font.

  1. Next, summary in Polish should be included next, followed by the summary in English and key words: 4-6 words, which should refer to the topic (one word), the study area (one word), the research method (one word) and three other words.

 

 

MAIN BODY OF THE PAPER

 

  1. TEXT

The text of the paper, accepted by the Editor for publication, should be written in font Palatino Linotype, 12-point font size, single line spacing, and saved as a *.docx file (Word 2007 or later) or *.doc file (older versions of Word). The name of the text file should start with the author’s full surname and he initial of the name, e.g. NowakA.doc.

Titles of subsequent chapters should be differentiated according to the following template:

 

CHAPTER TITLE 

Subchapter

Sub-subchapter

 

Too detailed division into subchapters should be avoided.

 

  1. GRAPHIC MATERIALS

 

  1. Figures, photographs and maps should be delivered as JPG or TIF files with min 300 dpi resolution;

The size of figures and tables should be adjusted to the column width (78 mm or 162 mm); max. height 23 cm, text on figures: Calibri, font size minimum 6 points.
(font size may be smaller if it is justified).

  1. Tables should be made in MS Word rather than spreadsheet. Each table should include a concise title and a subsequent number (on top) and data sources (at the bottom).
  2. Legends for maps and figures, along with descriptions, should be ‘transferred’ outsider the borders of a figure Or a map, preferably using descriptions numbered with 1, 2, 3...

 

The author should make sure that the font used on graphic materials is easily legible.

 

  1. The total length of the paper (including summaries, graphics, tables and references) which is included in the publishing fee (PLN 150) is 20 pages; The font should be Palatino Linotype 12-point font size with single Line sparing and page margins at 2.5 cm.

 

 

 

  1. Footnotes and references:
  2. numbered footnotes should only be used in special cases and treated only as an additional way of making a matter more precise;
  3. references should be cited at the end of a sentence in round brackets, e.g. (Kondracki, 1998; Nowak, 2009);
  4. list of references:
  • journal paper:

Sobala M., 2018b: Pasture landscape durability in the Beskid Mountains (Western Carpathians, Poland). Geographia Polonica 91, 2: 197-215.

 

  • books and monographs:

Maslow A.H., 1954: Motivation and Personality, Harper, New York: 369 pp.

 

  • chapter in a book or monograph:

Antrop, M., 2004. Multifunctionality and values in rural and suburban landscapes [in:] Multifunctional landscapes, vol. 1: Theory, values and history (eds): J. Brandt, H. Vejre, WIT, Southampton: 165-180.

 

  • conference materials

Mckee T.B., Doesken N.J., Kleist J., 1993. The relationship of drought frequency and duration to time scales [in:] Proceedings of the 8th Con- ference on Applied Climatology, 17-22 January, Anaheim, CA, Boston: American Meteorological Society, 179-183.

 

  • drafts, reports, legal acts:

The UNECE Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Journal of Law 2003 no 78 item. 706).

Draft regulation of the Council of Ministers on landscape audits (draft of 28.09.2016).

Ordinance of Minister of Home Affairs and Administration of November 3, 2011, on  databases regarding aerial and satellite imaging and orthophotomap and Digital Terrain Model (Journal of Laws 2011 no. 263 item 1571).

Act of May 17, 1989 – Geodetic and Cartographic Law (uniform text Journal of Laws 2016 item 1629 with later amendments).

  1. Other remarks:
  • words should not be hyphenated (either by hand or automatically).
  • indentation or tabulation should be used for paragraph indents rather than spaces
  • hyphens (-) are used for:

number or date ranges, e.g.: 1999-2000;

compound words of all-kind, like well-written, ex-colleague, cross-cultural. Hyphens do not need spaces around them;

  • dashes ( – ) are characters which separate words, so they are used between words (e.g. A hyphen or a dash – that is the question!) rather than inside a word;
  • the ITALIC font is used for citation (no quotation or citation marks then) along with the reference page and Latin names;
  • use the following abbreviations: century – c. , per cent – %, etc.

 

The editor reserves the right to shorten and/or proofread the submitted papers and remove graphic material which does not comply to the editorial guidelines.

Papers which do not meet the requirements set forth in these guidelines will be sent back to be corrected by the authors in the peer review procedure.

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