Editorial requirements

Document’s format, fonts and styles:
  • Text editor: Microsoft Word format (doc or docx).
  • Margins: standard 2.5 cm (left, right, top, bottom).
  • Font: Times New Roman:
    o main text – font size 12;
    o subheadings - font size 12, bold;
    o footnotes, tables and charts descriptions etc. – font size 10.
  • Line spacing: 1.5.
  • Justification of the main text and footnotes.
  • Indented paragraphs.
  • Footnotes classic, bottom (description and example below) - font size 10, continuous numbering, line spacing – 1 [Chicago Manual of Style]
  • Continuous page numbering.
  • Language: Polish or English (British English).

Tables, images, charts:
  • Graphic elements, such as tables, charts, images, graphs, maps etc. should be prepared in black and white or in shades of grey.
  • The recommended font size in graphic elements is 9.
  • Under a table, a chart, an image etc., the source should be listed, based on which given element has been prepared or information about the author’s own preparation of the graphic element.
  • Footnotes for the table should be placed directly underneath it.
  • Graphic content should be sent in an open form (editable), but prepared in other programmes (e.g. CorelDRAW, Statistica, SPSS), it should be saved in WMF, EPS or PDF format with attached fonts in 300 dpi resolution.

Footnotes and bibliography [Chicago Manual of Style]:
  • Footnotes of citations, paraphrases, referenced data: classic footnote at the bottom of the page – font size 10, continuous numbering, single line spacing.
  • One footnote style should be consistently used throughout the text.
  • References should be listed at the end of each article.
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