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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 that are based on research in various social science fields and analyze social processes and phenomena relevant to social sciences are published in the journal Social Research. In this journal there are published empirical and theoretical articles that contribute to knowledge in various social sciences, present results of original social research, expand and deepen the understanding of objects of various social sciences.

The article must contain all the necessary parts of a scientific article – aims, objective, methods, results, conclusions, and the list of references.

The publishing languages are Lithuanian and English. The length of the article must be between 35,000 and 40,000 characters with spaces. Articles are evaluated (anonymously) by two scientific reviewers.  

Article metadata should be arranged as follows:
1) title. Capitalised Each Word,
2) author’s name and surname, academic affiliation, e-mail ad-dress, ORCID iD (if any),
3) abstract (up to 200 words in Lithuanian or English, depending on the language of the submission),
4) keywords (up to five), keywords must be separated by commas and provided one by one,
5) main text (recommended scope of the article from 35 000 to 40 000 characters with spaces),
6) Authors are obliged to use the American Psychological Association (APA style, ) system of referencing. DOIs should be included if any.

Papers should be arranged as follows:

  • Title of the article.
  • Abstract
  • Keywords in the language of the article.
  • Describes scientific concerns and relevance of the article, names research subject and aim, presents novelty, relevance and methods of the research as well as current level of research on this matter.
  • Theoretical framework of the research (insert the title of the part of the article). The theories and concepts on which the research is based are presented, relation of the presented research with similar scientific researches.
  • Research methodology. Describes research methods and instruments used, presents research sample and stages, points out important data collection and analysis procedures.
  • Analysis of research results or scientific problem. Research results and their analysis are presented, analysis of the scientific problem is done.
  • Conclusions (Summarisation or Discussion). Brief and structured conclusions and generalisations are drawn which reflect the set aim of the article, results are discussed and interpreted, their relation to other scientific research is analysed.
  • List of references.
  • Summary in English (at least 2000 characters without spaces). The summary must reflect research problem, research methodology, the main results and conclusions of the article.

Article Submission

Articles are submitted in digital form (doc, docx) to the Journal Management System.

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