Scientific and Technical Multi-Topic Internet Journal
Internet-Vestnik VolgGASU

The Editorial Board considers the articles submitted by authors only if the authors fulfill all the publication terms and conditions and if the authors’ original manuscripts satisfy the requirements set by the Editorial Staff.

The authors of the articles bear full responsibility for the content of their articles and for the very fact of publishing them. The journal’s Editorial Staff is not responsible for the eventual loss the authors and/or third party or organizations can suffer as a result of the article publication.
Articles are published in the Russian language. At the author’s request the English and German versions of the journal publish the articles in translation submitted by the author or translated by an agreement between the author and the Editorial Staff. The articles submitted by foreign authors and published in the English or German language in the corresponding version of the journal are obligatorily published in the concurrent Russian version in translation. The translation can be done by the author or by the Editorial Staff (by an agreement with the author).

Requirements to the authors’ original manuscripts

The article is submitted on an electronic data carrier as well as in the hard-copy version (2 copies), including all documents listed in the publication terms and conditions.

The article gives the UDK classification number as well as the author’s surname and initials, the article’s title and annotation (up to 500 characters) and key words in the English and Russian languages.
On a separate sheet of paper (in a separate file) authors’ personal data (surname, name, patronymic (in the full form), academic degree, title, position, place of work, post address, telephone number and e-mail address) are placed for contacts with the Editorial Staff. The text of the article and the author’s (authors’) personal data are certified with the original signature of the author(s) of the article.

The article size is from 3 to 7 pages of the standard journal format (see below), including the title of the article, annotations, the article’s text, tables, figures, bibliographic list. The last page is considered to be a full one irrespective of the actual filling.

The original article must be executed with the program package Microsoft Office (Word 2003); the type of the body text is Times New Roman (Cyr) ¹ 11 (11 points). Page Setup — margins, see: upper — 3,7; bottom — 4,5; left — 2,0; right — 6,0; binding — 0, mirror margins. The distance from the upper edge to the page header is 3 cm., from the bottom edge to the running foot — 3,7cm. Paragraph indention is 0,75 cm. The line spacing is single. Automatic hyphenation is set (no more than 4 successive hyphenations in one paragraph). Orphan lines are automatically prohibited.

To compose formulas the author can use the formula editor Microsoft Equation only; the default type sizes for one- and two-line formulas are set to be: regular — 11 points, for large and small character index — correspondingly 8 and 6 points, for large and small characters — correspondingly 16 and 11 points. Greek and Russian letters are printed in Roman type; Latin letters are printed in italics. If the arrangement of the formulas differs from the traditional one, the author must make special notes in the margins of the hard-copy version of the article; in this case Greek letters are circled with a red pencil, Gothic — with a blue one. The formulas are justified to the left side with paragraph indention. The composition of formulas is fulfilled by the author using all the possible ways of simplification and it mustn’t contain intermediate conversions.

Vector drawings, saved in the format WMF, the bit map ones — in TIF or BMP as well as diagrams and charts constructed in Microsoft Excel are placed in separate files on the electronic data carrier. The name of the file must correspond to the title or number of the figure in the text of the article. Additionally, illustrations are obligatorily submitted in the hard-copy version on separate sheets of paper of À4 size in the scale 1:1, in the appropriate quality for scanning. The type size for the text in the figures is— 9-10 points. The underlines for the figures are executed right in the text of the article in the type Times ¹ 10 (10 points), the explication in the underline — in Times ¹ 9 (9 points). For file compression the archive programs Arj è WinZip, WinRAR can be used.

Colour and white-and-black photographs are sent in the original version with the title on the back side. Digital photographs are taken with the definition no less than 300...600 dpi, and sent in the electronic form in any of the graphic formats, except .jpg.

The text of tables is printed in type Times New Roman (Cyr) ¹ 10 (10 points).

The bibliographic list includes only the pieces of literature quoted in the article. The sources are grouped in the list in the order of appearance in the text. References for the sources are given in the text in square brackets. The bibliographic note includes only major elements of the bibliographic entry (National Standard GOST 7.1–2003). Separation characters “dashes” between the sections are omitted. Printing type is Times New Roman (Cyr) ¹ 9 (9 points).

The articles which do not meet the given requirements are not accepted by the editorial board. The Editorial Staff does not return to the authors the materials which were not accepted for publication.

Articles are reviewed by the editorial board, and when necessary are sent for the external review.

Articles are checked on the originality with the help of “Anti-Plagiarism” system. The compulsory originality is not less than 80%.

The Editorial Staff is entitled to abridge and make editorial corrections in the text. The proof of the articles is not provided to the authors of the articles. Coordination of the editorial corrections and the author’s alternations in the text of the article (mail, telephone calls) are executed for the expenses of the author.

Royalty for the publication of the article is not paid.

The Journal provides the authors with the author’s right without any limits. The Journal provides the authors with the right for publication without any limits.

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