Text preparation for print

The texts should be edited in Word text editing software using Times New Roman size 12 font, with line spacing sized 1.5, standard margins of 2.5 cm (upper, lower, left and right) and are to be submitted in *doc or *docx file format. Footnotes, references and motto need to be edited in size 10 font with line spacing sized 1.0. The abstract and keywords are to be edited in size 11 font with line spacing sized 1.5, while titles, subheadings and „References” heading has to be edited in size 14 font with line spacing sized 1.5.

The name, affiliation and ORCID number of the author should be placed in the upper left corner.

Under the article title (followed by line spacing sized 1.5), a Polish and English abstracts of the article should be placed, no longer than 12 verses, as well as Polish and English keywords (5−7 words). The words „Abstract” and „Keywords” need to be followed by a colon. A line spacing of sized 1.5 shall be kept before the main content of the article.

Subheadings are to be separated from the main text with line spacing sized 1.5. The titles and subheadings need to be centered. The title does not need to have a footnote number, just a footnote sign of (*).

The article content shall be followed by references. It should list all the source texts that the article cites and refers to. Each reference needs to be sorted in alphabetical order, with use of the same reference standard as used in footnotes. First verse of each reference has to be started from the very beginning of the line, while the ones that follow, shall be started with 1.25 sized indent.

In the article, books’, articles’, chapters’, movies’, TV programs’ and video games’ or paintings’ titles shall be written in italics.

The quotes shall be written in standard font with the use of quotation marks. The quote inside the quote has to be marked with »…«.

Quotes longer than three verses shall be extracted from the main body text and placed in a separate paragraph (without the use of quotation marks), with font sized 12, line spacing sized 1.5 and 1.5 cm indent on each verse.

The text should not be underlined in any part. The quote section that needs to be highlighted  has to be written with bold characters and followed by mark [X.X.].

If the text contains bullet points or enumeration, they should not be started with indent.

Illustrations such as tables, charts, diagrams and graphs should be numbered and titled, and authors should refer to them in the text. The tables’ numbers shall be placed above them, while diagrams’, graphs’, as well as photos’ and reprints’ titles etc. shall be placed below them.

A short author’s bio and his/hers email address should also be added to the article.

When submitting the text, Author shall enclose an ethical statement regarding rules related to ghostwriting and guest authorship – the statement is available in the „Download” section of the website.

a. Footnotes

  1.  If the text mentions other work author’s name, the name shall be followed by the year of release e.g. (2017).
  2. In case of citing one author’s work, there should be his/her name, year of release, page number – all separated with comas and put into brackets, e.g. (Nycz, 2017, p. 28).
  3. In case of citing or referring to a source mentioned in a certain other work, both the primary source and the cited source shall be given, e.g. XY, 2017, p. 25, cyt. za: XX, 1999, p. 66).
  4. In case of citing or referring to several works by the same author released in the same year, the date shall be followed by lowercase consecutive alphabetical letters, e.g. (Nycz 2017a; Nycz 2017b).
  5. In case of citing or referring to several works by the same author released in various years and if page numbers are not indicated, the dates shall be separated by comas, e.g. (Nycz 2017, 2018).
  6. If the work has two authors, both names shall be given connected with „i” conjunction: (Gralewicz-Wolny i Mytych-Forajter, 2020, p. 28).
  7. In case of citing or referring to a joint publication (e.g. dictionary), the head editor’s name, year of release and page number shall be given, e.g. (XY, 2014, p. 50).
  8. If there are more than three authors, the name of the first one shall be given, followed by „i.in.” abbreviation, e.g. (Czapliński i in. 2017: 50).

b. References

  1. A alphabetical order shall be maintained, without numbering. A full stop sign shall be placed at the end of each reference item.
  2. A reference description of the work (one to three authors) shall contain: author’s name, first name initial, year of release, title (in italics), place of release, e.g. Nycz R., 2017, Kultura jako czasownik. Sondowanie nowej humanistyki. Warszawa.
  3. A chapter/article in joint publication contains: Kotliński A., 1999, Pluć i łapać. O PRLowskiej prozie dla dzieci i młodzieży, w: Czapliński P., Śliwiński P., red., Nuda w kulturze, Poznań 1999, s. 20−31.
  4. A translated article in a joint publication: Hirsch M., 2010, Żałoba i postpamięć, Bojarska K., przeł., w: Domańska E., red., Teoria wiedzy o przeszłości na tle współczesnej humanistyki. Antologia, Poznań, 247−280.
  5. An article in a journal: Karolak S., 2013, Widma (z) Zagłady, „Czas Kultury”, nr 2, s. 118−125.
  6. Electronic documents: Bieliaszyn W., 2018, Słynna mirabelka z Nalewek wróciła na Muranów. Drzewko przyleciało ze Stanów Zjednoczonych, „Gazeta Wyborcza” z 20 września 2018. https://warszawa.wyborcza.pl/warszawa/7,54420,23955201,slynna-mirabelka-wrocila-na-muranow-drzewko-przylecialo-ze.html [access date: 15.04.2020].
    http://www.rjp.pan.pl/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1773:oswiadczenie-prezydium-rady-jezyka-polskiego&catid=109&Itemid=81 [access date: 22.04.2020].
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