PAPER SUBMISSION

Articles, including tables and graphics, are to be submitted in Romanian and English in the case of Romanian speaking authors and only in English for the non-romanian speaking authors.
Papers are published in English.
Color figures are admitted for publishing only if they aren’t suggestive in black and white format.
Page setup: top: 4.8 cm; bottom: 4.8 cm; left: 4 cm; right: 4 cm; gutter: 0 cm; header: 5.8 cm; footer: 4.8 cm; paper size: A4 (21 x 29.7 cm).
Line spacing: single (1 row); character spacing – spacing: normal.
Font: Times New Roman; font size: 11.
First page: 3 blank rows between header and title.
Papers title: capital, font size: 12, bold, centered, a blank row.
Authors’ name and surname, mark with 1, 2, 3: small letters, font size 11, bold, centered.
1, 2, 3, affiliation and e-mail for each author: small letters, font size: 11, bold, centered; 2 blank rows.
Key-words: maximum 6, in English; a blank row.
Abstract: font 10, lowercase; normal, 2000 characters maximum. The abstract will be indented to the left and right with 0.95 cm (Format – Paragraph – Indentation – Left (Right) – 0.5 cm); 2 blank rows. Abstracts should be submitted also in English.
Text of the paper: loweracase, font 11; line spacing: single (1 row); subtitles (numbered 1.,2.,…), with capital letters, font 11, bold, 1 tab (paragraph), (1.27 cm). Before and after the subtitle will be left a blank row; Sub-subtitles (sections), (numbered 1.1., 1.2.,…), lowercase, font 11, bold, 1 tab (paragraph), (0.95 cm); after the text, a blank row.
References: lowercase, font 10, bold, centered; a blank row; the succession of the works in authors’ alphabetical order (and chronological for authors with more than one paper, first the single author ones). Font 10; justified; line spacing: single; character spacing: normal. The authors’ name will be staggered with a centimeter from the rest of the text. Settings: Format – Paragraph – Indentation – Special – Hanging: 1 cm. Authors’ name and publishing year, e.g.: Popescu, V., Ionescu, Elena (women’s first names in full) (2007), paper’s name in italics, then normal, journal’s name, volume, number, publishing house, locality.
Tables will be inserted, as a rule, after their mention, without outrunning the page’s format (13.5 cm x 18 cm); font will not be more than 11; numbering will be Arabic figures (Tab. 12). Font size: 10, lowercase. Line spacing: single. 416
Character spacing: normal. Below the table, in the left side, will be specified, if needed, the source of the table’s information, font size: 9. Before the title of the table and after the table will be left one empty row each.
Figures (charts, maps, images) will be integrated in text, as a rule after their mention in the text; the image size will not exceed the paper size; the font will be lower than 11, normal; the figures will have below a title (font size 10, Fig. 3).

Paper submission: for every current issue, the paper will be submited in electronic form, maximum 12 pages, at the editor adress, pesd2006@yahoo.com, before 30-th of November, for the first number, and before 30-th of April, for the second number. 
Reviewing process
The English version will be first reviewed by proof readers from the language point of view and it will be accepted or resent to the author for translation revision.
Then, the Editorial Advisory Board designates, among its members and according to the specialization, one or two reviewers for each paper. As an exception, it can resort to famous specialists depending on the field of some papers. Romanian reviewers will receive their variants in Romanian.
The Editorial Advisory Board members, in charge of the volume’s content, will present, according to the grid, to the editorial office, their conclusions regarding the paper’s value, a comparison to the present day status of knowledge in that particular field, an evaluation of the originality degree and of the observance of deontology during research and paper elaboration and a recommendation for accepting or rejecting the paper. Authors of rejected papers will receive a written motivation for the rejection. Reviewing process is confidential.

Information

The journal does  not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article  submission charges.

You can visit the review web site http://pesd.ro/ , for editing rules, information about peer review process and previous volumes of the review.

 

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