Information for authors

GUIDE FOR AUTHORS!

Editorial staff of the scientific professional Journal of LNAU “Agrarian Economy” (ISSN 2313-3627; е-ISSN 2523-4978) invites authors to publish articles on the results of their scientific researches in regular editions of the Journal.

Only materials, being not published before, are accepted to publication. The article should concern the actual topic and meet the sections of the Journal. It should have scientific novelty, and results of scientific researches referring to the set task.

Download the requirements for the formatting of articles .pdf

The article should be submitted in formal MS Word (doc, rtf, docx) in Ukrainian, English or Polish.

The total length of the scientific article should be not less than 12 pages (main text, reference list and its English translation, abstracts). The information about the authors (address, job place, job position, phone number, e-mail), which is necessary to keep in touch with them and will be not passed to unauthorized people, should be attached in a separate file.

Text parameters: 14-point Times New Roman print, line spacing – 1.5.

Page parameters - A4 format; margins: top – 2 cm, bottom - 2 cm, left – 3 cm, right – 1.5 cm, portrait orientation.

The article should obligatory include (in the mentioned order):

1. Codes of JEF-classification (right justified);

2. UDC index (left justified, italic type);

3. Title of the article (capital letters, left justified, bold type);

4. Name and surname of the authors (coauthors), scientific degree, academic title, ORCID ID, place of employment (left justified, italic type);

5. Abstracts in Ukrainian and English (not less than 1800 symbols, including key words), which describe the topic of the article in short, but do not repeat its title. Font – 12-point, line spacing – 1.5. Abstracts in Ukrainian and English should include surname and initials (name) of the author (authors), title of the article, text of abstract and key words.

6. Rubrics (they should be highlighted in bold and wrapped in the text):

6.1. Problem setting. This rubric outlines the studied problem and its relation with important scientific and practical tasks.

6.2. Analysis of the recent researches and publication, which initiated solution of the problem and which were used by the author(s) as a base for the research. The rubric mentions aspects of the studied problem, which are still not solved, and which are concerned in the current article. The author(s) should not just name the scientists, engaged in the problem studying, but actually analyze conditions of the problem development in their works and make corresponding conclusions, i.e. what aspects are not completely studied. As it concerns the recent researches and publications, it is expedient to refer to the works of the last 10 years. 

6.3. Task setting. To highlight the goal and tasks of the research. The rubric should include the subrubric “Methodology of the research and materials” (title in light italic type, paragraph), which should present methods of the research, used in the process of its completing. The author(s) should not describe general methods of the research, but specify, where and how each method was used. A more detailed description should be given for original author’s methodical approaches. In the rubric, it is also necessary to mention the applied informational base and processed statistical and other data.  

6.4. Main results. The rubric supplies argumentation of the obtained scientific results. Results of the similar researches by other scientists, used in the article, should be referred to the sources of information.

6.5. Conclusions. The rubric describes conclusions of the research.

6.6. References (not less than 10 entries, with obligatory references in the text) should be designed according to the requirements at the level of HARVARD REFERENCING STYLE in alphabetic order (see Annex), and should also include translation of the reference list in English (References) in alphabetic order, designed according to the same standard.

Illustration material should be done in digital form, wrapped in text of the article, and correspond to the following requirements: its total size should occupy not more than one-third of the article; mathematic expressions should be done in Microsoft Equation program, running within text processing program Microsoft Word; illustrations should be sent in the form of an edited and formatted graphic file.

The electronic version of the article is sent to the editorial board for the preliminary examination on correspondence to the theme and requirements of the Journal. Materials, which do not meet the set requirements, will not be considered by the editorial staff.

Name of the electronic file should repeat the author’s surname and the year (e.g. Petrenko2020.rtf).

The Editorial board secures the appropriate reviewing of the submitted materials according to the principle of double blind peer review.  

The final decision about the publication is made after obtaining positive reviews, author’s correction of the reviewers’ remarks.

Payment for article publication is made on a page base. The author is informed about payment for publication (with consideration of postal costs for Journal transfer) when the article is recommended for publication. One copy of the Journal is sent to the author(s). When requested, more copies may be obtained if additionally paid.  

All rights are reserved. Texts of the articles, tables, graphic materials, formulas are protected by the copyright law. Re-publications and translations of the articles are permitted on the author(s)’ consent.

The author(s) of the articles is(are) totally responsible for the reliability of facts, quotations, proper names, geographical names, titles of enterprises, organizations, institutions and other information, as well as conformity with the requirements of academic honesty. The ideas, presented in the articles, can disagree with the opinions of the editorial board and do not impose any liability.

 

Address of the Editors Office:

Lviv National Agrarian University, V. Velykoho Str. 1, Dubliany, Lviv district, Lviv region, 80381.

Phone to contact:

8 (032) 22-42-503 (Yatsiv Ihor – editor-in-chief)

E-mail: agroecon@ukr.net