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 Presenting a book and Chronicle (of scientific life) are also accepted. Previously published papers and materials, currently under consideration for publication elsewhere, are not accepted.

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

1.3. The format of the article should be fully in agreement with the journal requirements (see section 3); it should be carefully edited. Manuscripts not in agreement with the technical requirements are not considered.


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 Licensed Agreement.

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 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. Ivanushina,  e-mail address:

The requirements have been passed 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