Notes for Authors

1.General information  

1.1. The Journal Izvestiya of Saratov University. New Series. Series: Philology. Journalism is issued 4 times a year. It accepts for publication scientific articles in the disciplines

10.01.01 – Russian Literature

10.01.03 – Literature of Foreign Countries (English, American, French)

10.01.10 – Journalism

10.02.01 – Russian Language 

10.02.04 – Germanic Languages

10.02.05 – Romance Languages

10.02.19 – Language Theory.  

Materials for the sections  Issues of the higher school, Criticism and bibliography, Chronicles of scientific life are also accepted.


1.2.  The Editorial board does not consider manuscripts:

  • previously published,
  • currently under consideration for publication in other periodicals,
  • inconsistent with the subject matter of the Journal,
  • failing to meet technical requirements.

It is recommended that the article should be 8–10 pages long.

1.3. The relationships between the Editorial board, reviewers and authors are regulated by редакционной этикой журнала "Известия Саратовского университета. Новая серия".


1.4. It is recommended that the article should be 8–10 pages long (up to 25,000 characters with spaces).


1.5. The manuscript should be carefully edited and completed in agreement with the technical requirements (see section 2).


1.6. The Editorial board of the Journal checks all manuscripts for plagiarism in the system of text matching content Антиплагиат.ВУЗ


1.7. All articles are subject to review (see Rules of manuscript review) and in the case of a favourable review they are scientifically proofread and edit-checked.


1.8. If the review indicates the necessity to edit the article, it is sent to the author to be corrected. The edited manuscript should be returned within one month. The edited text should have an attached letter with the responses to all the reviewer’s comments and explanations of introduced changes. Upon the receipt of the edited manuscript by the editorial board the text has a follow-up review. In case of a positive decision the manuscript is published on a first come first served basis; in case of a negative decision the manuscript is rejected. The date when the finalized version of the article arrives is considered the date of article submission.


1.4. All articles submitted to the Editorial Board of the Journal are subject to refereeing, and in the case of a favourable review they are scientifically proofread and edit-checked. Manuscript processing takes 3 months. On average the paper is published within a year since the manuscript has been received.


1.5. The Journal contracts a License Agreement with the author authorizing the use of the scientific paper. The Agreement is made in two copies, it is signed by the author and is sent to the postal address of the Editorial Board of the Series: 410012, Saratov, Astrakhanskaya Str., 83, Institute of Philology and Journalism, Editorial Board. An example of the License Agreement (docxrtf).

1.6.Publications in the Journal are carried out on a non-profit basis.

1.7. Upon publication the issue of the journal is uploaded on the website:

1.8. Delivery of the journal to the authors is not provided


2. Manuscript style requirements


2.1.  The file with the text of the article should be in MS Word for Windows format and should have the title of the author’s surname (Ivanov A.) (for more details see paragraph 3).


2. 2. The file should contain an abstract (up to 5 lines), key words (up to 10 words), information about the author (name,  patronymic, surname, academic degree, job title, place of work (department name, organization name and postal address, ORCID and personal e-mail) in the Russian and English languages.


2.3.    Notes are formatted as endnotes in the end of the article. They are numbered with the superscript (for more details see paragraph 3). Automatic footnotes are not accepted.


2.4. Multiple page tables should be avoided; it would be preferable for large amounts of data to be split into several tables. Every table should be numbered in Arabic digits and should have a topical title briefly stating its content. Subheadings of columns should be informative and concise. Units of measurement are placed after a comma. The text should contain references to all the pictures and tables.


2.5. Figure format should ensure the clarity of all the details. Figure notes should be self-sufficient without referring to the text.


2.6. Tables and figures are attached in separate files.


3. An example of formatting the article and footnotes/endnotes

The file with the text of the article should be sent to the Series’ Editorial Board, Deputy Editor, Doctor of Philology, Professor, Irina Yu. Ivanyushina,  e-mail address:

The requirements have been approved at the meeting of the Board of Scientists of the Institute of Philology and Journalism, Saratov State University
28 May, 2018 Record of proceedings № 9.


Chief Editor of the series
V. V. Prozorov