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REVIEW

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TITLE OF THE ARTICLE ………………………………………………………………………………….

  1. General value of the article
  2. a) contains substantial scientific novelty
  3. b) makes considerable scientific contribution
  4. c) confirms the current results
  5. d) does not correspond to the journal specification
  6. Methodology of the research
  7. a) corresponds to needs of the article
  8. b) improper presented
  9. c) does not correspond to needs of the article
  10. Initial data
  11. a) sufficient
  12. b) insufficient
  13. Statistical investigation
  14. a) sufficient
  15. b) can be accepted after consideration of reviewer’s remarks
  16. c) insufficient
  17. Illustrations
  18. a) acceptable in quality and quantity
  19. b) quality of the illustration № ………………. is improper
  20. c) can be corrected
  21. d) unacceptable
  22. Tables and figures
  23. a) acceptable
  24. b) need improvement
  25. c) unacceptable or improper
  26. Interpretation of the research results
  27. a) acceptable
  28. b) can be accepted after consideration of reviewer’s remarks
  29. c) unacceptable or not understandable
  30. d) inconclusive
  31. Used literature
  32. a) acceptable in quality and quantity
  33. b) unacceptable because of insufficient number of entries
  34. c) unacceptable because of low quality (old, designed with violation of the requirements, etc.)
  35. d) lack of well-known (classic) sources concerning the article topic
  36. Units of measurement
  37. a) appropriate
  38. b) inappropriate
  39. Summary
  40. a) correct
  41. b) does not (completely) reveal idea of the article
  42. c) needs radical elaboration
  43. Assessment of linguistic aspect of the work
  44. a) good
  45. b) needs improvement
  46. c) needs radical elaboration
  47. General assessment and proposals concerning the article publication
  48. a) very good – can be accepted and published
  49. b) good – can be accepted and published after consideration of reviewer’s remarks
  50. c) can be accepted and published after radical elaboration
  51. d) cannot be published in the “Journal of Lviv National Agrarian University”

COMMENTS of the reviewer ABOUT assessment of the article:

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

 

reviewer’s signature

Scientific degree and academic title, full name of the reviewer

Procedure of reviewing

  1. Reviewing helps the author to improve the quality of his/her scientific article, as well as gives grounds for the editorial board to make decision about its publication or rejection.
  2. Review of each article is made by independent reviewers.
  3. Reviewing is made in the mode of “double-blind review process”, i.e. reviewers and authors cannot identify one another.
  4. A review is an appropriately filled form with compulsory list of remarks to the article.
  5. Editorial board gives the remarks directly to the author of the article.
  6. The article is not published in case of two negative reviews or refusal of the author to make corrections in its text.

Publication ethics

Maintenance of the ethical standards of publications develops the necessary level of public confidence to the “Journal of Lviv National Agrarian University”, high quality of scientific articles and originality of their performance. Editorial boards of the issues of the “Journal of Lviv National Agrarian University” keep to the norms of behavior and international standards, established by the Committee on Publication Ethics)  (http:/publicationethics.org/)

ETHICAL OBLIGATIONS OF AUTHORS

  1. Authors of publications should guarantee originality of their works, no previous publication or stay in review for possible publication in other editions.
  2. Authors of scientific articles should supply relevant results of the performed work, as well as objective argumentation of the research importance.
  3. Using works or statements by other authors, they should be listed in bibliographic references. Plagiarism in all forms is considered as unethical act and is unacceptable.
  4. The people, who have made a considerable contribution to formation of the idea, development, performance and interpretation of the presented research, can be authors of the article. All, who have made such contribution, should be mentioned as co-authors.
  5. Authors should improve the article according to the remarks of reviewers and editorial staff.
  6. Experimental or theoretical research can sometimes give the ground for criticism of the work of another researcher. Nevertheless, personal criticism is not in order under all circumstances.
  7. Authors should inform the responsible editor of the journal issue about any potential conflict of interests, e.g. consulting of financial ones, which can be forced by publication of the results, mentioned in the manuscript. Authors should guarantee absence of contract or ownership relations, which can influence publication of the information, included in the submitted manuscript.

ETHICAL OBLIGATIONS OF THE EDITORS, RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ISSUE

  1. The decision concerning publication of the scientific article is always based on its relevance and scientific importance.
  2. Responsible editor of the issue of the “Journal of LNAU” is in charge for maintenance of the requirements to a publication.
  3. Responsible editor can consult the reviewers about the final decision concerning publication of the scientific article.
  4. Acceptance or rejection of the manuscript is the complete responsibility of the editor. Responsible and concerned approach to performance of those obligations expects that the responsible editor consider recommendations of a reviewer, i.e. a scientist with great number of works in the relevant scientific direction, concerning quality and accuracy of the manuscript, submitted for publication. However, manuscripts can be rejected without a review, if the editorial board considers they do not correspond to specialization of the edition.
  5. Unpublished data, obtained from the submitted manuscripts, cannot be used in personal researches without a written consent of the author. Information or an idea, obtained in the process of the article reviewing and connected with possible advantages, should stay confidential and not used for a personal benefit.
  6. After a positive decision of the editorial board, the article is published in the corresponding issue of the Journal of Lviv National Agrarian University and loaded to the corresponding online resources.
  7. Responsible editor should respect intellectual freedom of the authors.
  8. Responsibility and rights of a responsible editor for the issue of the “Journal of Lviv National Agrarian University” concerning any submitted manuscript, authored by the responsible editor, should be delegated to any other qualified person.

ETHICAL OBLIGATIONS OF REVIEWERS

  1. A reviewer should make an objective assessment of quality of the manuscript, submitted experimental and theoretical work, its interpretation and presentation, as well as consider degree of the work correspondence to high scientific and literature standards. The reviewer should respect intellectual independence of the authors.
  2. If the chosen reviewer is not confident that his/her qualification corresponds to the level of the researches, presented in the manuscript, he/she should send the manuscript back.
  3. A reviewer should consider the opportunity of a conflict of interests in case when the manuscript is closely connected with the current or published work of the reviewer. In case of doubts, the reviewer immediately send the manuscript back without a review with determination of a conflict of interests.
  4. A reviewer should not review a manuscript if he/she has personal or professional relations with the author or co-authors of it or in case such relations can influence his/her judgments about the manuscript.
  5. Each manuscript, obtained for a review, should be considered as a confidential document. The submitted work cannot be discussed with other people, who are not authorized. Exceptions are the cases, when the reviewer needs somebody’s specific advice.
  6. Reviewers should supply an adequate explanation and argumentation of his/her judgments in order the reviewers and authors can understand reasons of the remarks. Any statement, noting that some observations, conclusions or arguments have been published before, should be supplemented with the corresponding reference.
  7. Reviewers should provide an objective assessment. Personal criticism of the author is unacceptable. The reviewer should supply a clear and argued explanation of his/her idea.
  8. A reviewer should supply his/her review with remarks in time.
  9. Unpublished data, obtained from the submitted manuscripts, cannot be used in personal researches without a written consent of the author. Information or ideas, got in the process of reviewing and connected with the possible advantages, should stay confidential and not used for a personal benefit.

REQUIREMENTS TO THE ARTICLES

in the Journal of Lviv National Agrarian University

 (specialized publication, list of specialized scientific publications in Ukraine, Order of the MES of Ukraine of March 9, 2016, №241, suppl. 9;

Order of the MES of Ukraine of May 16, 2016, №512, suppl. 12)

Download requirements for the articles in .pdf

  1. Parameters of the text: text type – 14-point Times New Roman, line spacing of the main text – 1,5.
  2. Page parameters – A4 (210´297 mm) – margins: top – 2 cm. bottom – 2 cm, right – 3 cm, left – 1,5 cm, portrait orientation.
  3. Text language: Ukrainian, English.
  4. Compulsory elements of the article:

4.1. UDC index.

4.2. Title of the article – 14-point, capital letters, line spacing – 1,0, center justification.

4.3. Initials and surname of the author(s), scientific degree, job place – 14-point, line spacing – 1,0, center justification, italic type.

4.4. Summaries in Ukrainian and English (lot less than 1800 printed chars, including key words (Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine of January 15, 2018 № 32, sub-paragraph 4 of the paragraph 6), which shortly reveal idea of the article without repetition of its title. Type – 12-point, line spacing – 1,0.

  1. Rubricating (rubrics should be printed in bold type and composed into the text):

5.1. Problem setting. The rubric names the problem generally and its relation to important scientific or practical tasks.

5.2. Analysis of the recent researches and publications, which initiated solution of the problem. The author takes the works as the base to determine the aspects of the general problem, which have not been solved before and devotes his/her article to its solution.

5.3. Task setting – defining goals of the research.

5.4. Main results. A complete argumentation of the obtained scientific results.

5.5. Conclusions of the research and prospects of the further investigations in the defined direction.

5.6. References (not less than 5 entries with obligatory referring in the text), designed according to the DSTU standards 8302:2015 “Information and documents. Reference list (not less than 5 entries with compulsory referring in the text), designed according to the standard DSTU 8302:2015 “Information and documentation. References. General requirements and rules of completing” (see guideline for authors).

  1. Design of graphic material: computer-made or scanned figures, are composed in the text, within the scope of the matrix; tables are also composed into the text. Graphic materials: computer-made or scanned figures should be composed into the text within the matrix; tables are also composed into the text.
  2. Submitting of the materials: the article and application for publication of the article in the Journal of LNAU (see booklet) are sent in separate documents by e-mail.
  3. Editorial staff secures a qualified review of the submitted materials. After approval of the article for publication in the Journal of LNAU, its author makes payment for publishing services and sends a short English translation of the article (two pages A4, 14-point, line spacing – 1,5 (approximately 4000 printed chars). The version should include the following rubrics: “Problem setting”, “Main results”, “Conclusions”.
  4. Publication of the article in the Journal of LNAU is paid according to the number of pages (40 UAH/page). Editorial staff has the right to change price of a page in case of increase of price for expendable materials. Any question concerning payment can be specified after recommendation of the article to publication.
  5. Texts of the articles, tables, graphic material and formulas are protected by the copyright law. Republishing and translations of the articles are allowed under authors’ consent.
  6. Authors of the article are responsible for consistency of the facts, quotations, proper names, geographical names, titles of enterprises, organizations, establishments and other information. Ideas, presented in the published articles, can contradict with the ideas of editorial staff and do not impose any obligation on it.
  7. Articles, not designed in accordance with the mentioned requirements, will be not published.
  8. Send articles to the address:

- series «Economics of AIC» - e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

- series «Agronomy» - e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

- series «Agro-Engineering Research» - e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

- series «Architecture and Farm Building» - e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Contact telephone number for more information about articles publication:

(032) 22-42-922 (editorial staff), e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Chief of the editorial-publishing department – Skosarova Nataliia Viktorivna

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