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The editorial board of Knygotyra draws your attention to some regulations on the presentation of the material. The article should include the elements required in any research publication: the goal and objectives of research, description of theoretical framework and methodology, historiography of the problem or earlier research review, results of research, discussion, conclusions, and lists of references and sources. The article or publication should be appr. 22-24 typed pages (1,5 lines spacing, or appr. 40 000 characters with space). The summary of the article (300–500 words) and key words in English must be presented at the beginning of the article. The notes and references to the text are given in footnotes (check the style of references to the literature further down). 

Visiting address
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Faculty of Communication
Vilnius University
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Vilnius, Lithuania 

Mailing address
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Faculty of Communication
Vilnius University
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Tel. (370 5) 236 61 11, 236 61 12


References in Knygotyra 
References in Knygotyra should meet the requirements of the international standard ISO 690:1987 (E) Documents. Bibliographic references. Contents, format, and structure and a Lithuanian standard LST ISO 690-2:1999 and should be presented in footnotes. References in non-Latin alphabet languages are to be transliterated. Cyrillic is to be transliterated according to standard BSI: ё – e, ж – zh, и – i, й – i, х – kh, ц – ts, ч – ch, ш – sh, щ – shch, ы – y, ь – ', э – e, ю – yu, я – ya.

It is recommended to use only mandatory data elements in the references. When the book or the article was already quoted, the reference includes the only name of the author, beginning of the title and quoted page(s). The full-scale list of bibliographic references should be presented in an alphabetic order at the end of the article and numbered consequently. The articles using other systems of referencing are not accepted. In all cases where the cited source (article) has a Digital Object Identifier (DOI), it must be indicated at the end of the bibliographic description. 


THOMPSON, John B. Merchants of Culture: Publishing Business in the Twenty-first Century. 2nded. Cambridge (UK): Polity, 2012. 441 p. ISBN 978-0-7456-6106-3

An article in the monograph 
GAMBIER, Yves. Translation Studies: A Succession of Paradoxes. In SCHÄFFNER, Christina (ed.). Translation Research and Interpreting Research: Traditions, Gaps and Synergies. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, 2004, p. 62–70. 

Article in serials 
ELIOT, Simon. Has Book History a Future? Knygotyra, 2010, t. 54, p. 9–18. ISSN 0204-2061. 

MANGEN, Anne; WALGERMO, Bente R.; BRONNICK, Kolbjorn. Reading Linear Texts on Paper Versus Computer Screen: Effects on Reading Comprehension. International Journal on Educational Research, 2013, vol. 58, p. 61–68. 

MISIŪNAS, Remigijus. Mažos ir vidutinės knygų leidyklos šiuolaikinėje Lietuvos knygų leidybos struktūroje. Knygotyra, 2018, t. 71, p. 7–30. DOI:

Article in electronic monograph, database, computer software 
The Law of Cultural Autonomy. In The History of Jewish Community and Holocaust in Estonia: virtual exhibition [interactive]. Tallinn: Estonian History Museum, 2014 [accessed 28 November 2015]. Access through Internet: ˂˃. 

Reference to manuscripts  
Letter of Eduards Freimanis to Aina Zemdega on 8 February 1990, Edmonton. National Archive of Latvia, Coll. 1882, Inv. 1, F 64, p. 6–7.  

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