Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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 article has not been previously published or sent to another journal (or an explanation has been provided in comments to the editor).
- The file has been formatted with the template provided in Open Office, Microsoft Word, or RTF.
- 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. 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.
There are no charges for processing or submitting an article
Manuscripts should be submitted
- In Armenian, Russia, English
- If the article is submitted in Armenia, abstracts in Russian and English should be provided at the end of the article
- If the article is submitted in Russian, abstracts in Armenia and English should be provided at the end of the article
- If the article is submitted in English, abstracts in Armenia and Russian should be provided at the end of the article
- When submitting printed and electronic versions, the author must guarantee the compliance of the manuscript to the topics of the periodical and provide the final copyright version
- The text of the manuscript should be typed in Microsoft Office Word (*.docx or *.doc)
- A4 paper format
- In Times New Roman
- Footnotes should be provided at the bottom of the page, and references - at the end of the article
- Font size: 12, footnote spacing: 10, line spacing: 1.3, for footnotes: 1, first line: 0.8 cm
- no more than 8000 words
- should outline general scope of the article and should not be longer than 8 words
- be in upper case
- in 12 font size
The submitted article should contain
- author’s name(s), surname(s)and biographies
- full name and postal address of each author’s workplace, organization, his position, title, and academic degree
- author’s email and phone number
- The first letters of the author's name and surname should be full and in uppercase
- should not exceed 200 words
- should be informative, with no generic/special words and phrases
- should give a short summary of the research and findings
- should reflect the main content of the article taking into account the following: topic, purpose, research findings and conclusions
- Information contained in the title should not be duplicated or repeated in the abstract
- the abstract should provide a good perspective on the final message of the article.
- should reflect the article’s contribution to the scopes of philosophy and methodology particular field of research
- should reflect the issues and concerns in the field
- should specify research objectives
- Must be clear and succinct
- should be up to ten words and phrases
- should be separated by commas
The manuscript should be structured according to the APA style for academic and research documents. For example:
- (Goros, 2001, p. 10) (Toulmin, 1958, pp. 56-57) (Hilbert & Bernays, 1934)
Latin transliteration of all non-Latin script references should be provided as well. For example:
- Брутян, Г. А. (1992).Очерк теории аргументации. Ереван: Изд-во АН Армении.
- Brutian G.A., (1992). Ocherk Teorii Argumentatsii. (Outline of Argumentation Theory, in Rusian). Yerevan: NAS RA Publication
For a book by a single author:
Toulmin, S. E. (1958): The Uses of Argument (updated ed.: 2003; reprint year: 2006). New York: Cambridge University Press):
For a book by two authors:
Calfee, R. C., & Valencia, R. R. (1991): APA guide to preparing manuscripts for journal publication. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
For a book by an editor:
Ayer, A. J. (Ed.): (1959): Logical Positivism: Glencoe, Ill.: Free Press
For an article submitted for publication in journal
- Jacoby, W. G. (1994). Public Attitudes toward Government Spending. American Journal of Political Science, 38 (2), 336-361.
- Djidjian, R. Z. (2016). Paradoxes of Human Cognition. Wisdom, 7(2), 49-58
For a book section:
- O' Neil, J. M., & Egan, J. (1992). Men's and women's gender role journeys: A metaphor for healing, transition, and transformation. In B. R. Wainrib (Ed.), Gender issues across the life cycle (pp. 107-123). New York: Springer.
- In case of citing various works of the same author published in the same year, it is necessary to apply a letter differentiation method i.e. a, b, etc.
- (Hovhannisyan, 2006a; Hovhannisyan, 2006b; Hovhannisyan, 2006c).
For website publications:
- Texts of the articles submitted in a website usually vary from their printed versions, that is why in case of citing the latest website versions, it is necessary to indicate the appropriate electronic address, moreover, the citation of the printed version is not accepted
- Djidjian, R. Z. (2015). Understanding Capacity as the Principle Difficulty in Building Artificial Intellect. Wisdom, 4(1). Retrieved May 26, 2016: http://www.wisdomperiodical.com/index.php/wisdom/article/view/115
- Djidjian, R. Z. (2016). Paradoxes of Human Cognition. Wisdom, 7(2), 49-58. doi:10.24234/ Wisdom. v2i7. 137
Graphs and diagrams
If the manuscript contains nonalphabetic characters (e.g. logical formulae, diagrams), then:
- the PDF version of the text should be attached for the required verification, all the images (diagrams, line drawings and photographic images) should be numbered sequentially with Arabic numerals and submitted electronically
- photo images should be of high quality
- all images should be attached as separate files
- diagrams, line drawings, charts should be submitted in EXCEL or EPS format.
Various types of manuscript formatting
Publication of archival materials and translation sources
- Complete description of archival or publication material, based on which the translation has been done should be provided in the manuscript
- A brief prologue (1-3 pages, approximately 4000 characters) titled Publication Prologue may precede the publication. Long prologues are regarded articles and should be written under separate titles
- If the source contains references, they are presented as a part of a body text and are numbered in sequential order and precede the body text source
- The Publisher or translator may provide references about the publishing source at the end of the body text.
- With the help of references the author may present translations of foreign words, explanations of abbreviations, etc. in the source text, enclosing in square brackets
- It is advisable to choose up to 40.000-character source for materials in the periodical. In case of a large source, it is necessary to shorten (select the number) for preparing materials for the periodical
- Translations and archival sources should have enough comments and full introductions, otherwise they may not viewed as scientific publications and be submitted for publication
Essays submitted to various symposiums/conferences and scientific events
- should contain information about event organizers, venue, and time
- should contain participants’ name, surname, workplace and city (in brackets). In case of international symposiums, the name of the city is also provided
- should not coincide with the symposium projects or their final documents.
- Argumentative notes, reviews
- Materials that are written in free style and do not meet the requirements for scientific papers are not accepted for publication. Such kind of works cannot be submitted in scientific reports as scientific publications.
Article review format
An article review format entered in the editorial board of the "Scientific News" periodical of Armenian State Pedagogical University after Khachatur Abovyan.
- Put a "V" in the corresponding squares (1-7)
- present "Special Notes" in writing
a) the work has up-to-date content: V
b) the work is partially relevant: □
c) The work does not contain anything new: □
2. Material methodology
a) the work stands out [among the others] for its clear methodology: V
b) the work is poorly presented: □
c) The work lacks methodology: □
3. Material purpose
a) The purpose corresponds to the result: V
b) The purpose of the work is partially formulated: □
c) The purpose of the work is not clearly defined: □
a) The results of the work are evident: V
b) The results of the work are not clear: □
c) The results are not acceptable: □
5. Use of literature
a) References and sources are adequate: V
b) the author is partly familiar with bibliography and sources: □
c) the author is not well aware of bibliography and sources: □
6. Wording and language
a) wording is clear and concise: V
b) wording needs reviewing: □
c) wording is poor: □
7. Overall evaluation of submitted manuscript
a) The work is guaranteed for publication: V
b) the work will be guaranteed for publication after partial changes (see p. 1 of "Special Notes"): □
c) The work is not guaranteed for publication (see p. 1 of "Special Notes"): □
An opinion summary about the submitted work (sample) - In modern times, the author of the article has addressed a very important topic: the influence of formulaic expressions in borderline situations on the identification and strengthening of a person's defense mechanism during natural disasters and wars. With centuries-old experience, paremiology meant to facilitate and strengthen a person's identity in extreme situations, relatively recover his mental health, in fact to a person's mental balance.
- The author of the article has studied the materials in the post-catastrophe and post-war period, conducting demographic surveys with people who have seen losses, victims, grief and suffering and need help. (up to 10 lines)
2) guidelines for authors (up to 5 lines, if available)
3) Additions to the bibliography (if available)
4) Other observations (up to 5 lines, if available)
Reviewer’s name, surname and title_______________________________________________
Reviewer's workplace ____ lecturer ________________________________________________
Date of review, __2022______________________ signature_____________________________
The editorial board of the journal guarantees the anonymity of the reviewer.
Argumentative notes, reviews
- To set a publication fee for each author at 20,000 AMD to ensure his involvement and input in the given database
- To pay 3,500 AMD to the reviewer of each article with the income tax levied.
- To transfer the total amount for the article publication to the ASPU account number: 1570027790960100, indicating for article publication in Scientific News in the Description field. Please, present the payment slip to Marianna Amiraghyan.
Attention․ Given the significance of the underlying principle of pluralism over scientific issues and freedom of speech, IPP reminds that the authors carry primary responsibility for the viewpoints introduced in their papers which may not always coincide with those of the Editorial Board. All articles undergo single-blind review and check for plagiarism at: https://www.quetext.com.
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