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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 submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • Internet links are presented in the form of full URL.

Author Guidelines


Papers in conference proceedings contain original / primary research results, published in the form of full or short papers according to the requirements of the journal.

This type of publishing is valuable for a variety of reasons:

     - The authors of primary research in the rapidly developing fields of science often favor conference proceedings over journals because the format helps them get their work across to the global community faster

     - For providing a report on scientific meetings and in capturing snapshots of early-stage research that may later emerge in full research articles

     - For scientists starting their careers by offering what may be their first experience of peer reviewed publishing

     - And they can provide a showcase for the activities of smaller societies and for scientists in the parts of the world that may currently have a lower level of exposure in international research journals



The volume of the article, including abstract, illustrations, tables and the list of references is 6-8 pages.

Only the manuscripts that were not published before (including in another language) are accepted.

The articles of the conference are published in the English language only. In order to speed up reviewing the manuscripts should be submitted in two languages – English and Ukrainian (Russian).

Each participant of the conference may be co-author of no more than two articles.

The article should have the following minimal set of structural elements:

• Introduction describing the problem, relevance, analysis of recent research and publications with the indication of unsolved part of the problem and the purpose of work;

• Methods presenting the summary of the main material describing the methods, research techniques and the justification of the results obtained;

• Results and Discussion give the detailed results of original research and its analysis;

• Conclusions presenting the main conclusions, recommendations and prospects of using the research results


Components of the article:

(the text of the manuscript should be fully justified)

1. UDC-index (Universal Decimal Classification) is placed in the upper left corner of the page in the first line left-aligned (TNR 12, bold), space before – 0 pt., after – 12 pt.

2. Information about the authors: surname, first name and patronymic (initials), place of work, city, country, e-mail and ORCID. Space before is 0 pt., after – 12 pt.

3. Title of the article – left-aligned (font – TNR 14, bold, space after–12 pt).

4. Abstract (in one paragraph, volume 100-150) – fully justified, structured (according to the logic of the material description in the article). It should contain the following elements: Objective, Methods, Results, Conclusions. The abstract should not repeat the text of the article itself, as well as its title, references and abbreviations. Font TNR 10 pt. Space after – 0 pt

5. Keywords (4-6 separate words and/or in several phrases) – fully justified. In front of the list the indication Keywords should be italicized: separating character – semicolon, the dot at the end of the list is not needed (font TNR 10, space after – 12 pt).

6. Text of the article should be structured and have the following elements: Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusions. The text of the manuscript should be fully justified. The reference to the literature used in the text according to the APA-style should only be given in parentheses, for example (Schmidt, 2018) or B. Schmidt (2018).

7. References – transliterated list of references (in Latin letters) in alphabetical order; APA-style (headline – TNR 11 pt., Capital letters). Publications over the past 3-5 years, DOI.

8. Illustrations should be submitted in a separate folder in the JPG or TIF format with obligatory indication of their location in the text of the article. The list of illustrations should be submitted in a separate file in Microsoft Word.


Example of References

Bains, S. (2017). The role of the library in scholarly publishing: The University of Manchester experience. Insights, 30(3), 70-77. doi:

Hahn, K. (2008). Research library publishing services: New options for university publishing. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries (ARL). Retrieved from

Kolesnykova, T., & Matveyeva, O. (2019). An Analysis of Digital Library Publishing Services in Ukrainian Universities. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 14(4), 52-71. doi:

Lazarev, V. S., Skalaban, A. V., Yurik, I. V., Lis, P. A., & Kachan, D. A (2017). Selection of Serial Publications to Support Researchers (Based on the Example of Scientific Works on Nuclear Power). Scientific and technical information processing, 44(3), 196-206. doi:

Levchenko, N. (2018). Vidkrytyi elektronnyi arkhiv – vazhlyvyi chynnyk publikatsiinoi aktyvnosti naukovtsiv. Bibliotechnyi visnyk, 5, 3-7. Retriеved fromved from (in Ukranian)

Nazarovets, S., Teixeira da Silva, J. A., & Nazarovets, M. (2019). Challenge of Ukrainian academic librarians in an evolving scholarly publishing landscape. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 45(1), 9-14. doi:

Radom, R., Feltner-Reichert, M., & Stringer-Stanback, K. (2012). SPEC Kit 332: Organization of Scholarly Communication Services. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries. Retrieved from

Wesolek, A., Thomas, J. W., Dresselhaus, A., Fielding, J., Simser, C., Sutton, S, … Spratt, S. (2017). NASIG Core Competencies for Scholarly Communications Librarians. Retrieved from

Yap, J. (2020). Not all students are online: The case of business graduate students in Kazakhstan. Business Information Review, 37(1), 25-29. doi:

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