The Balkans
“ST. CYRIL AND ST. METHODIUS” UNIVERSITY OF VELIKO TARNOVO - UNIVERSITY PRESS

Guidelines for authors

REQUIREMENTS for the technical editing of articles
 
1. The text should be in a volume of 12-15 standard pages (1800 characters per page) along with the bibliography, tables, figures, footnotes and apps.
 
2. To be prepared in electronic format in DOC (or RTF) and PDF format; the name of the file should contain the name of the author: Balkani-Martina Petrova.
 
3. Be shaped in accordance with the following requirements (look for the font - type, style, size, capital - lowercase, and positioning of individual segments):
 
Name FAMILY of the author (Times New Roman 12, bold, alignment left, single line space)
Institution, Country (Times New Roman 12, bold, alignment left, single line space) Blank line (line space 1.5)
 
TITLE (maximum 120 characters) (Times New Roman 12, bold, centered, all caps) Blank line (line space 1.5)
 
Name FAMILY of the author (transcribed in Latin) (Times New Roman 12, alignment left, single line space)
 
Institution, Party (Times New Roman 12, alignment left, (single line space)
 
Blank line (line space 1.5)
TITLE (Times New Roman 12, centered, all caps) Blank line (line space 1.5)
 
Annotation (between 600 and 900 characters in Bulgarian / in the language of the publication and in English, Times New Roman 11, Italic, Justified, Indentation 1,2, single line space)
 
Keywords: (up to 6 keywords in Bulgarian / in the language of the publication and in English, Times New Roman 11, Italic, Justified, Indentation 1,2, single line space, specific non-translatable verbs only transliterated into Latin).
 
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Basic text (Times New Roman 12, Regular, Justified, Indentation 1,2, Line space 1,5)
 
  1. Inside the text: (Georgiev 2000: 54)
  2. The footnotes will be placed on the corresponding page, with an upward numbering (with option AB1)
  3. The charts and tables should be numbered and titled.
  4. Underline it in Italic or Italic Bold.

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JOURNALS AND LITERATURE (Times New Roman 12, bold, all caps, Indentation 1,2) Titles in Times New Roman 12, Regular, Justified, Indentation 1,2, single line space. It is obligatory to form two blocks of titles, according to the alphabet of the respective publication - in Cyrillic and Roman alphabet. In each block, the titles are sorted in alphabetical order, by the first letter of the author's surname, without numbering, with no blank lines between titles. Each bibliographic description of the Cyrillic alphabet is necessarily transliterated into Latin and is placed in square brackets [] after the original title.

Monograph citation template:
 
Gramatikova 2011: Gramatikova, N. Non-Orthodox Islam in the Bulgarian Lands. Past and modernity. Sofia: IC Gutenberg. [Gramatikova 2011: Gramatikova, N. Neortodoksalniyat islyam in the Balgarskite country. The treasure was trembling. Sofiya: IK Gutenberg.]
 
Culler 1983: Culler, J. On Deconstruction: Theory and Criticism after Structuralism. London: Routledge.
 
Pattern for citing a post with more than one author:
 
Videnov, Baychev 1999: Videnov, M., B. Baychev. Veliko Tarnovo language. V. Tarnovo: Abagar.
 
Goody, Tambiah 1973; Goody, J., S. J. Tambiah. Bridewealth and Dowry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
 
Model for citing an article in a collection:
 
Muharska 2001: Muharska, R. Rod and Tongue. // Theory across borders. Race. M. Kirova and K. Slavova. Sofia: Polis, 105-120.
 
Ariès 1985: Ariès, Ph. The Indissoluble Marriage. // Western Sexuality: Practice and Precept in Past and Present Times. Ed. by Ph. Ariès and A. Béjin. Oxford, UK, New York, USA: B. Blackwell, pp. 146-153.
 
Magazine article citation template:
 
Rusinov 1980: Russinov, R. Notes on the language of Dimitar Miladinov. // Bulgarian language, no. (No.) 3, 209-211.
 
Gaudemet 1980: Gaudemet, J. Indispolubilité et consommation du mariage: l'apport d'Hincmar de Reims. Revue de droit canonique, vol. 30, p. 28-40.
 
Pattern for quoting several publications by the same author that came out in the same year:
 
- the following letter of the alphabet is added to the year of publication as an index: Ivanov 2014a; Ivanov 2014b; Barkan 1954a; Barkan 1954b
 
Citing Internet sources:
 
Surname, Name. Title of the material. // Source, Publication Date. <Access Address> (The date we visited the address) Only the part that is in Cyrillic is transliterated.
 
Examples:
 
Kalchev, Daniel. The first contact of a Bulgarian library with the Internet. // The Bulgarian Internet, June 29, 2010. (06.06.2011) A 40-year history of the Internet. // Lubopiten.com, 4 Nov. 2009. (06.06.2011)
 
Weingand, Darlene. Introduction: Marketing of Library and Information Services. // Library Trends, Winter 1995, vol. 43, pp. 289-294. Available at (06/06/2011)
 
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APPLICATIONS (Times New Roman 12, bold, centered, all caps) The app images are in JPEG and PNG image file formats. After the list of sources and literature (appendixes) - short summary of the author: scientific degree and academic position, correspondence e-mail address.
 
IMPORTANT! Any text submitted for publication will go through a specialized review and a verification of originality. All periodicals of Veliko Tarnovo University "St. St. Cyril and Methodius "are open access.