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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 submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

1) Concerning contributed texts:
FILE: WORD (with .doc, .docx or .rtf extension)
FONT: Times New Roman
Font Size: 12
spaces between characters: normal
Interline spacing: 1.5
Paragraph indents: None (standard Word settings are possible; avoid the tab key and space bar for paragraph indents)
- Every illustration in separate TIF or JPG file (it also concerns plans and charts)
- Minimal resolution of files with illustrations: TIF/JPG – 600-300 dpi
- Every table in separate MS Word file (with .doc or .rtf extension), font: Times New Roman, font size depends on the size of the table (from 11 to 8 points)
SEPARATE FILE: WORD (with .doc, .docx or .rtf extension)
FONT: Times New Roman
spaces between characters: normal
Interline spacing: 1.5
References to literature in the text should be given in brackets, including the author's name, date of publication and page number, for example: (Blake 1998, 59) or (Kruk and Milisauskas 1983, 259). In the case of works published by three or more authors, only the name of the first one should be given, after which “et al.” should be written, for example: (Sofer et al. 2000, 814). A full range of pages should be given, for example: 35-37, 123-135.


Renfrew C. (1972). The Emergence of Civilisation. London: Methuen.

Heller M. (1995a). Nauka i wyobraźnia. Kraków: Znak.

Heller M. (1995b). Wieczność. Czas. Kosmos. Kraków: Znak.


Online monographs with the DOI

Michaud M.A.G. (2007). Contact with alien civilizations: Our hopesand fears about encountering extraterrestrials. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-68618-9


Edition of the monograph

Chowaniec R., Więckowski W. (eds.). (2012). Archaeological Heritage: Methods of Education and Popularization. Oxford: BAR.

Pałubicka A. (ed.). (1997). Kulturowe konteksty udei filozoficznych. Poznań:Wydawnictwo Naukowe Instytutu Filozofii Uniwersytetu im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu.


Chapters or a paper in collective book publications

Kowalewski J. (2007). O problemach ze społecznym zaangażowaniem historiografii. In: J. Kowalewski, W. Piasek (eds.), Zaangażowanie czy izolacja. Współczesne strategie społecznej egzystencji humanistów (109-129). Olsztyn: Instytut Filozofii Uniwersytetu Warmińsko-Mazurskiego.


Papers in journals

Zalewska A. (2013). Relevant and Applied Archaeology. The Material Remains of the First World War: Between „Foundational” and „Biographical” Memory, Between „Black Archaeology” and „Conflict Archaeology”. Sprawozdania Archeologiczne, 65, 9-50.

Moshenska G. (2015). Curated Ruins and the Endurance of Conflict Heritage. Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites, 17(1), 77-90.

Gandhi J., Przeworski A. (2007). Authoritarian institutions and the survival of autocrats. Comparative Political Studies, 40(11), 1279-1301. doi:10.1177/001041400730581.


Other works: duplicated conference materials, reports from laboratory expertises or excavations

Diakowski M. 2011. Analiza mikroskopowa zabytków kościanych odkrytych na stanowisku nr 10/11/12 w Domasławiu w świetle badań technologicznych i funkcjonalnych. Wrocław: Archiwum IAiE PAN, Ośrodek Badań nad Kulturą Późnego Antyku i Wczesnego Średniowiecza we Wrocławiu (typescript).


Papers available only electronically

Kot M. (2015). Badanie: dziedzictwo archeologiczne należy do… urzędników i naukowców. Pobrano z: http://naukawpolsce.pap.pl/aktualnosci/news%2C404320%2Cbadanie-dziedzictwo-archeologiczne-należy-do-urzednikow-i-naukowcow.html [access: 10.12.2017].


On the bibliographic record, do not include the publishing series.

Authors of the articles are obliged to provide the Editors the ORCID number (Open Researcher and Contributor ID).


2) concerning reviews:
- if the articles in a given journal are reviewed, the authors should be given the rules of reviews
Before being accepted for publication, all articles are reviewed by members of the Editorial Board selected on the basis of the subject of the works, as well as by one or more rarely two external reviewers.
3) Legal information for authors:
from which the authors can learn about binding copyright agreements if they decide to publish in a given journal
4) Scientific information: Ministerial scoring; at present 12 points (list B)

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