Editorial guidelines for Poland 1944/45-1989. Studies and Materials

For an article to be accepted for printing, it must be a result of independent, unpublished research, it has to meet the formal criteria in accordance with the editorial guidelines and consideration for editorial tips, it has to receive two positive reviews in accordance with the double-blind review rule.

Article submitted to the magazine "Poland 1944 / 45-1989" must comply with the "ghostwriting firewall". All cases of ghostwriting (non-disclosure by the authors) and guest autorship (adding to the list of authors whose contributions to the text was negligible) will be made public. The organizational unit employing the author will also be informed about the breach of these rules.

I. Layout of texts:

A. Article / Review article

1. Name of author (top left)
2. The academic center, or if the author does not work at the university, the city (under the name of the author)
3. Title of the text on the axis of the text
4. Content outline: under the title, the volume of 400-700 characters with spaces - a brief description of the content of the article
5. Words / phrases in Polish and English
6. Content of the article
7. Selected bibliography
8. Title in English
9. Abstract in Polish and English, 1000-1800 characters with spaces
10. The article should be accompanied by a short note in Polish and English, 500 characters with spaces. Providing full address for your primary job and your current email address is mandatory.

B. Review

1. Name the author of the recieved work, full title of the page title
2. Where a review article / review relates to collective or editorial work, the source names of editors or publishers
3. Number of volumes or parts with Arabic numerals (eg t. 1-2)
4. Place and year of issue
5. Publishing name
6. Number of pages
7. Alternatively the name of the publishing series.

II. Formatting texts:

A. Article / recipe article / review:

1. Times New Roman font size 12, spacing 1.5; Justified text
2. .doc or .docx format
B. Quotes from the source of the literature of the subject are quoted in quotation marks “[...]"
C. The titles of academic works, literary works, etc. are in italic
D. Abbreviations: we use abbreviations such as slang, cpt., prof., dr., msc, dr hab., eg, ie, eg,
E. Numbers: We use a digital record with the spacing of size spaces, eg: "11 453"
F. Dates:
1. We use full names of the months and shorten the word "year"
2. We use the word "in the seventies" instead of "in the 70s"
3. We use the Roman numerals- "in XX century" rather than "in the twentieth century" or "in the 20th century"
G. Footnotes: Times New Roman font, size 10, spacing 1.5

III. Footnotes, bibliographic records

A. Archival sources (order of items in the description)

1. Archive name (full first time, then shortcut)
2. Name of archive team (full first time, then shortcut)
3. The signature of the archive unit,
4. Number of microfilm in brackets,
5. Description of the document (title),
6. Place of origin,
7. Date of origin of the document (if the date is complete, the month is written with the Roman numeral, eg: 10 VI 1981)
8. Number of the card quoted.
For example: Archives of New Acts (hereafter AAN), Office of the Council of Ministers (hereafter URM), sign. 5/467, Note to the Citizen for the Prime Minister on the settlement of payment due for cars, Warsaw, 17 XII 1945, k. 3.
B. Websites - we quote the entire address (without the hyperlink), in square brackets the access date
C. Bibliographic items
1. Coherent publications
A) Name (initial) and surname of the author,
B) title (italic),
C) place and year of issue,
D) the number of the page cited.
For example: J. Szczepański, Consumption and Social Policy, Warsaw 1978, p. 78.
2. Article in collective work
A) Name (initial) and surname of the author,
B) the title of the article (italic)
C) in:
D) title of collective work (italic),
E) editors of the volume (name’s initial and surname),
F) place and year of issue,
G) the number of pages cited.
3. Article in the magazine
A) Name (initial) and surname of the author,
B) the title of the article (italic),
C) the title of the journal (in quotation marks)
D) the year of issue,
E) part of the annal (number, copy),
F) the number of pages cited.
Eg. Romek, Leszek Kolakowski's Way towards the anti-communist opposition. From orthodox ideology to freedom of thought, "A History of the Most Recent" 1999, no. 4, pp. 139-159.
4. Daily press
A) Name (initial) and author's name, alternatively a pseudonym,
B) title (italic)
C) release date [?].
In the footnotes we use the symbols: ibidem, idem (eadem), op. cit.

IV. Selected bibliography

A. Name (initial) and surname of the author,
B. everything else as when writing bibliographic records.