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 and references 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 and affiliation 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 15 verses, as well as Polish and English keywords (not more than 7 words). A word „Abstract” and „Keywords” shall be formatted with 1 point expanded character spacing. 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. The print publications and Internet sources need to be listed separately. 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’, movies’, TV programs’ and video games’ 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 needs to be written with the use of 1 point expanded character spacing that is followed by mark [podkr. – 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 shall be placed below them.

The reviewing article needs to be titled. The name of the author (authors) of the reviewed publication as well as its title, place and year of release are supposed to be listed in the first footnote.

Persons index shall be place in the end of the article in an alphabetical order. It has to contain full names of the authors we refer to in the text, as well as illustrators, translators, persons referred to in the main body text or in the footnotes and historic figures. The names are not to be written with expanded character spacing. The persons index shall not list any fictional characters’ names, nicknames etc.

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

Developing references’ list
The footnotes shall be placed at the bottom of the page and numbered with Arabic numerals. First verse of the footnote needs to have a 1.25 cm sized indent. In the body text, the footnote number has to be placed before any punctuation marks, such as coma or full stop.

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