Submission Preparation Checklist
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 authors should present electronic version of the articles in doc and pdf formats. Text prepared by Microsoft Word program letters should be Times New Roman 12 pt, line spacing single, A4 size paper format with 20 mm margins. Title (main and in summary) bolded. Summary and bibliography letters should be Times New Roman 10 pt, line spacing single. For more accurate requirements see article form.
- - Volume of the article 10000-40000 characters with spaces (To check the amount: select the part of the article described above and go Tools/Word count/Characters (with spaces)).
- - On a separate file should be name and surname of the author(s), an institution (scholarly or other) the author(s) is representing, country, e-mail address and mobile phone number provided. This data is necessary for fluent communication between authors and administration of the journal.
- - Pictures, schemes, diagrams, tables and photographs should be presented in a separate electronic media. Pictures, schemes, diagrams, tables and photographs printed at the place of reference in the text. Large graphic files could be placed at the top or the bottom of a page, or at the bottom, fully stretching across the page. The width of the pictures, schemes, diagrams, tables should not be over 84 mm (per column) or 175 mm (per page). The best suitable formats of graphic files: Tagged Image Format File (TIFF), Word for Windows, Corel Draw, Excel. Photographs (color and monochrome) must be of good quality, sharp and suitable for reproduction. Pictures, schemes, diagrams, tables and photographs are numbered in an alphabetical order. Titles of pictures, schemes, diagrams, and photographs are indicated at their bottom, and titles of tables are placed at the top.
- - An article should be reviewed by at least two active scholars appointed by the board of editors. The reviewers are appointed confidentially. The author(s) must correct an accredited article in accordance with the commentaries of the reviewers and editors or provide a substantiated explanation, why they have not been incorporated. The corrected version of an article should be provided to the board of editors not later than in two weeks after the reception of the review.
- If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
- The Author grants to the Publisher the exclusive right and licence to publish this Article without remuneration until the expiry of the economic rights: to reproduce the article in print and digital form, including its publication; to disseminate the original version of the Article or its copies in Lithuania and foreign countries; to translate the Article; to publish the article, including making it publicly available via computer networks; to reproduce and publish the Article in Lithuanian and foreign databases; to licence usage of the Article in ways described in this paragraph.
- The Author warrants that the economic rights of the Author have not been assigned or granted to third parties, that the Article has not been published so far and is not under consideration of being published elsewhere.
- The Author warrants that the Article does not violate intellectual property rights of others.
- After the Article is published in Social Technologies the Author shall have a right to make it public on personal website or on a website of an institution of affiliation, to reproduce it for non-commercial teaching or scholarly research purposes, clearly indicating that the primary source of its publication is Social Technologies.
- This consent shall be considered invalid if the Editorial Board of the Social Technologies decides not to publish the Article.
Authors contributing to Social Technologies agree to publish their articles under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) Licence, allowing third parties to share their work (copy, distribute, transmit) and to adapt it, under the condition that the authors are given credit, and that in the event of reuse or distribution, the terms of this licence are made clear.