Question: What is the thematic scope of “I. Yakovlev Chuvash State Pedagogical University Bulletin”?
Answer: The thematic scope of the Bulletin corresponds to the nomenclature of scientific specialties: 03.00.00 Biological Sciences (03.01.00 Physical and Chemical Biology; 03.02.00 General Biology; 03.03.00 Phisiology); 10.00.00 Philological Sciences (10.01.00 Literary Studies; 10.02.00 Linguistics); 13.00.00 Pedagogical Sciences.
Question: What is the publication frequency of the Bulletin?
Answer: The publication frequency is once in three months (in March, in June, in September, in December).
Question: What is the procedure of publication of articles?
Answer: The publication of articles implies peer review. All manuscripts written in accordance with Article Requirements are registered and given to make an expert evidence. Peer review is confidential (an author does not know a reviewer and a reviewer does not know an author). All manuscripts submitted are subject to testing on the “Antiplagiat” system.
The decision whether to publish or not a manuscript submitted is based on the results of an expert evidence and testing on the “Antiplagiat” system.
Question: How long is a manuscript usually reviewed?
Answer: A manuscript is usually reviewed from 2 weeks to 1 month.
Question: How long does it usually take to publish a manuscript?
Answer: It usually takes from 3 to 6 months to publish a manuscript (including the procedure of peer review).
Question: Where can one find the manuscripts published in the Bulletin?
Answer: One can get a subscription to the Bulletin in post offices of the “Russian Post” in the union catalogue “Press of Russia” (39898). The issues of the Bulletin can also be found at the website of the journal (http://vestnik.chgpu.edu.ru), in the Online Scientific Library (eLibrary.ru), in RUKONT (www.rucont.ru).
Question: Which documents should be submitted to the editorial office?
Answer: One should submit the following documents:
a) covering letter that writes that the publication of the article in the Bulletin does not infringe copyright; that the article has never been published before, has not been and will not be submitted to any other editions; that the article meets the requirements of Publication Ethics; that the author consents to processing personal data;
b) expert evidence that permits to publish the results of the research publicly and confirms that the article does not contain any classified information;
c) referee report of an expert on the subject of the research – Doctor of Science, Professor;
d) post-graduate students are to submit a report from a research advisor and a Proof of Post-graduate Student Status that confirms pursuing state-subsidized post-graduate studies, states the apprenticeship and which is signed by the Head of the establishment.
Question: What are footnotes and reference list requirements?
Answer: Footnotes and reference list are made according to the GOST R 7.0.5-2008 requirements. There must be at least 10 references given in an alphabetical list at the end of an article. All references to sources are given in square brackets with indication of the source number given in the reference list and the page of the citation.
Question: Is it necessary to section an article?
Answer: An article should contain the following sections:
1) an abstract in Russian and in English in paragraphs (is not to exceed 500 typographical units);
2) keywords in Russian and in English (are not to exceed 7);
3) a text part containing the following:
topicality of the problem being investigated;
research data and methods;
results and discussion;
4) a reference list.
Question: Where is the journal indexed and what is the impact factor?
Answer: The journal is indexed in Russian Science Citation Index. The impact factor of the journal in RSCI in 2014 is 0,111.