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General Terms

The journal “History of science and technology” accepts for publication papers of problematic, generalizing, methodical nature, original scientific researches, previously not published, in Ukrainian, Russian or English languages.

The paper should reveal a certain problem in the field to which the research work is devoted, and contain its scientific novelty and value (theoretical and (or) practical).

Manuscripts submitted to the journal “History of science and technology” are to be original and unpublished previously. They should not be considered simultaneously with any other publisher.

Responsibility for the content of the paper is allocated to the authors, not to editors or publishers. The authors of the submitted materials should be familiar with the copyright transfer to the journal “History of science and technology”.

Papers are published in one of three languages: Ukrainian, Russian or English.

Submissions must be made in accordance with ethical standards in publishing business.

The manuscript is to be sent to the editorial office in electronic form. File with the paper should be presented in Microsoft Word format (extension * .doc, *.docx, * .rtf).

The papers are sent to the editorial board only in electronic form with one file using the site of the Collection of scientific papers “History of science and technology” through the page Submissions or by e-mail info@hst-journal.com.

The scanned copy of the “Agreement” on the authors’ copyright transfer on the manuscript publication and the subsequent posting of the paper on the Internet (in * .pdf or * .jpg format) is to be attached to the manuscript of the paper.

 

COST OF PUBLICATION - article processing charges (APCs)

Submission of manuscripts of articles to the journal "History of science and technology" and their review is free.  Payment is made only for the publication of the collection in the amount of 30 UAH (Ukrainian hryvnia) for a page made in accordance with the above requirements (the cost of the publication covers the costs associated with the printing services of the publishing house, the layout and proofreading of the text, the placement of the electronic version of the collection on the official website). Payment is made only after the decision of the editorial board on the publication of the manuscript of the article and after notification to the Author/ Authors.

 

Final provisions

The decision for paper publication in the journal takes the Editorial Board on the advice of reviewers on its scientific and practical importance.

All papers having been received by the editorial office for publication are reviewed. The manuscripts review is confidential.

The date of the paper’s manuscript delivery to the editorial office is considered to be the date of the paper’s final version by the Editorial Board.

Papers drawn up with non-compliance with the Requirements will be returned to the authors. The acceptance date will be deemed the date of the paper’s re-acceptance, drawn up in accordance with the above Requirements.

Papers are adopted to the journal on a regular basis.

 

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Manuscripts must be reviewed with due respect for authors’ confidentiality. In submitting their manuscripts for review, authors entrust editors with the results of their scientific work and creative effort, on which their reputation and career may depend. Authors’ rights may be violated by disclosure of the confidential details during review of their manuscript. Reviewers also have rights to confidentiality, which must be respected by the editor. Confidentiality may have to be breached if dishonesty or fraud is alleged but otherwise must be honored.

Editors must not disclose information about manuscripts (including their receipt, content, status in the reviewing process, criticism by reviewers, or ultimate fate) to anyone other than the authors and reviewers. This includes requests to use the materials for legal proceedings.

Editors must make clear to their reviewers that manuscripts sent for review are privileged communications and are the private property of the authors. Therefore, reviewers and members of the editorial staff must respect the authors’ rights by not publicly discussing the authors’ work or appropriating their ideas before the manuscript is published. Reviewers must not be allowed to make copies of the manuscript for their files and must be prohibited from sharing it with others, except with the editor’s permission. Reviewers should return or destroy copies of manuscripts after submitting reviews. Editors should not keep copies of rejected manuscripts.

Reviewer comments should not be published or otherwise publicized without permission of the reviewer, author, and editor.

Opinions differ on whether reviewers should remain anonymous. Authors should consult the Information for Authors of the journal to which they have chosen to submit a manuscript to determine whether reviews are anonymous. When comments are not signed, the reviewers’ identity must not be revealed to the author or anyone else without the reviewers’ permission.