Vilnius University Proceedings
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Submission Preparation Checklist

All submissions must meet the following requirements.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Articles are published in Lithuanian and English. Non-English articles include a summary in English. All articles are peer-reviewed.
Articles must meet the standards of scientific texts: they need to formulate a scientific problem, examine how well the discussed issue has been explored, specify the objective of the article, its object and methods, and provide the results of scientific research and findings. The author of an article is responsible for the article’s content and illustrations, its originality and authenticity, the truthfulness and validity of scientific material and the quality of writing

Requirements for articles:
1. A heading should be informative. Subheadings could be used if required.
2. The name(s) of an article’s author(s) should be indicated, including other details such as an academic degree and title, the name of the author(s) scientific institution, address, phone number, e-mail.
3. A short annotation (600–800 characters).
4. A list of keywords.
5. The length of an article should range between 35 000 and 60 000 characters. Text should be written according to the grammar rules of the language in with the article is written, including spelling, punctuation and capitalisation  rules, number and data formats, etc.
6. Footnotes should appear at the bottom of the page.
7. A summary in English (1 500–3 000 characters).
8. Bibliographic references to sources should be between round brackets and include the author’s name, year of publication and page(s), for example: (Name 2007, 15-17).
9. A bibliographic list of sources should be provided at the end of an article in accordance with The Chicago Manual of Style. More information at <> (use Author-Date system). Particulars written in Cyrillic should be neither transliterated nor transcribed.
10. The list of illustrations should be provided at the end of an article. The names of illustrations should be given in Lithuanian and English for articles in Lithuanian or in Russian and English for articles in Russian. References to illustrations should be included in the text, written in brackets, for example: (Fig. 5).

Article manuscripts should be e-mailed in RTF format, line spacing – 2, font – Times New Roman 12 pt. Illustrations should be provided in separate files (not included in the text of an article).

Illustrations should be sent in the following formats:
Raster graphics (photographs, drawings, schemas, diagrams, etc) – .jpeg or .tiff, with at least 400 dpi resolution and at least 1500 X 1200 px.
Vector graphics – .svg, .dxf
Sound – .wav, .aiff, .mp3
Moving image – .avi, .mj2
Virtual reality – .x3d, .vrml
3D scanned images – .x3d

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