Qualifying papers for publication
Articles submitted to the editors should meet the editorial
requirements ( see: the standard form ).
Submissions made to the editors of the Journalshould include
an electronic version of the manuscript in a WORD and PDF file, send to the
e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org the corresponding author. In
addition, following documents should be attached to each article:
signed statement of consent to the publication of the
article in the ,,Journal of Science of the Gen. Tadeusz Kościuszko Military
Academy of Land Forces” ( Annex 1 );
statement that authors became familiar with the ghostwriting
procedure and on the percentage share of individual authors ( Annex 2 );
figures in separate files - format specified in the
Articles that won’t meet the above requirements will be
returned to the authors.
In case of the papers prepared by more than one author, the
corresponding author should be indicated, with whom the editors would correspond.
If the publication lacks such information, editors will correspond with the
first author – it applies to the publications where there is more than one
Original materials to be published in the ,,Journal of
Science of the Gen. Tadeusz Kosciuszko Military Academy of Land Forces” are
subject to a content-related assessment made by members of the Scientific
Committee and then independent reviewers holding an academic degree or title.
In the next stage, the selected members of the Scientific
Committee and thematic editors would conduct a preliminary substantive
evaluation. At this point, Editorial office creates the list of independent
reviewers. After preparing the list of reviewers, the paper is reviewed by two
independent reviewers (experts in the specific field of science), with a
Publication in the Journal depends on obtaining a positive
review from two independent reviewers. If the reviews are contradictory,
editors appoint a third reviewer. Author of the paper is informed of the
outcome of the reviews.
The editorial staff, having consulted the Scientific
Committee, may qualify for publication reports from conferences, seminars and
symposiums organised by the Academy or reviews of books on the issues
corresponding to the scientific and educational specialisation of the Academy.
Such papers should meet the following criteria:
they cannot exceed 4 pages of the Journal (apart from the
Academy’s chronicle for a given year);
they should present important accounts of science or organisational
projects carried out at the Academy;
they must be included in a separate chapter.
The Journal’s editorial staff may edit the material
submitted, abridge or complete it (after this has been agreed on by the author)
or may refuse to qualify it for publication.
If the review shows that the paper requires changes, the
Editorial secretary returns paper to the author and sets a deadline for making
necessary changes. Author who sends back the changed paper is required to
indicate the corrections that have been applied. Lack of the response would be
considered as giving up publishing in the ”Journal of...”.
The editorial staff may refuse to publish original materials
(apart from special cases specified in separate regulations) without giving
reasons, in particular in the following cases:
the subject of the paper does not correspond to the
fundamental thematic scope of the Journal;
the work exceeds the limit on the number of pages and the
author does not agree that necessary cuts are made in the manuscript;
the author does not agree that all necessary cuts suggested
by the Scientific Committee, the reviewer or the editorial staff are made;
the text and the illustrative material do not meet technical
requirements specified by the editorial staff.
content infringe the law (secret protection rules,
media law, copyright law, etc.);
paper have not obtained a final positive opinion (except for
works and materials that in accordance with paragraph 7 do not have to be
After the final decision of publishing the paper in the
,,Journal...” and posting an information in the “In preparation” tab, Editorial
office sends an information to the author and informs him/her about the
possibility of final changes, which cannot exceed 1%. Lack of the response
would be considered as a permission to publish the paper in its present form.
Authors that publish the results of research obtained with
invasive research methods or tests on animals will make a representation in
which they represent that the research or tests were conducted in accordance
with the rules of ethics in science and were approved of by a local ethics