Guidelines for Authors

We kindly recommend using our template to prepare your text:

1. Manuscript should be submitted as a .doc, .docx, .rtf, or .odt file containing the text formatted as following:

a) core text - Times New Roman 12 pts font, footnotes – 10 pts
b) 25 mm margins on all sides
c) 1,5 spacing
d) page numbering at the bottom-side of the page

2. Please do not exceed the text length of 40 000 characters, 20 pages

3. The paper must contain:

a) abstract stating the main objectives, scope and findings of the work within approximately 1500-2000 marks (the English versions of the title and abstract are translated into Polish by the editorial staff), and short information about author, their previous publications, website (see: Authors)
b) position or affiliation, contact address, telephone and e-mail address of the submitting author

4. Please include the following information on page 1:

a) the first page of an article must contain the full name and affiliation of the author
b) the first page of a book review must contain: book title, author(s)/editor(s), publication year, publisher and publisher address, ISBN, and total number of pages. The reviewer’s name and affiliation must also be provided. Book reviews do not require an abstract.

5. Body text:

a) the information about cited literature should be included in the footnotes
b) please use “ibidem”, “op. cit.”, “loc. cit.” and common abbreviations; the abbreviations in the footnotes should be used consequently in the whole text
c) please use a SI format for measurements
d) the reference format for book: first letter of a author’s first name, last name, title in italics, place and a year of publication, page
e) the reference format for journal article: first letter of a author’s first name, last name, title of the article in italics, title of the journal in quotation marks, publication year, number of issue, pages
f) the reference format for chapter in a book: first letter of a author’s first name, last name, title of the chapter in italics, [in:], book title in italics, place and a year of publication, page

6. Figures and tables

a) should be included in the text; please ensure that all of them are cited in the text in the correct order
b) should have headings and numbers
c) use Times New Roman (9 or 10) pts font in table, consequently in the whole text

7. Photographs

a) should be submitted in separate file, in an electronic format; please indicate a place for them in the text
b) should have an information about its author, and a title
c) use Times New Roman 9 or 10 pts font for titles, consequently in the whole text

8. It is possible to use bold and italics for emphasis, as well as subheadings.

9. Each paper submitted to us is independently peer reviewed to ensure the highest standards of publication to our readers.

10.We are responsible for translating papers/reviews into Polish.

 

We also inform that "Klio" is granted with 8 points by Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (See more) and is indexed in ERIH PLUS.