Author Guidelines

General provisions

Papers in Ukrainian, Russian and English are published. These may be
- invited papers;
- review papers (require preliminary agreement with Editors);
- regular papers (approximately 6-10 pages);
- brief communications.

In preparing the manuscript it is mandatory to keep the statement on the publication ethics and malpractice, which can be found on this web-site and in each issue.

It is desirable (though not obligatory) that each paper includes abstracts in three languages: English, Russian and Ukrainian (1800 symbols with spaces).

Style of references accepted in the journal is exemplified via the link.

In addition to the usual list of references, the article must contain a second list, all references of which are given in Latin letters. This information should be taken from the websites of the publishers. Only if there is no such information, you should make an independent translation into English. If the original article is published in Ukrainian or Russian, this is indicated at the end of the reference in square brackets: [Rus] or [Ukr].

Articles published in the Bulletin should be cited in the following format: Kharkiv University Bulletin. Chemical Series, 2019, 33, 6-22,  (DOIs have been active since 2017; check the information on the website)

 Both lists of references must be completely identical.

 For all publications that have DOIs, they should be indicated in both lists in the format

Style and format

Please use papers of previous issues as samples when prepare the manuscript. The MS Word format is used. Standard fonts (Times New Roman, Arial, Symbol) are preferable. Figures and diagrams are required in .jpg or .png. Figure captions are given separately. All figures, tables and equations are numbered and located where it is needed in meaning. Please use MS Equation Editor or MathType to prepare mathematical equations. The decimal point (not comma) and direct quotes are accepted in the journal. Please avoid any kind of formatting when prepare the manuscript. Page margins: top and bottom - 2.5 cm, left - 3 cm, right - 2 cm.

The editors reserve the right to return to the authors for revision the texts of articles containing a large number of grammatical or stylistic errors before they are sent to reviewers.

Manuscripts may be submitted to the Editor-in-Chief via e-mail.

The cover letter to the article, corrected in accordance with the comments of the reviewers, must contain answers to all the comments. Final submission is required in *.doc (not *.docx) format; *.rtf is also acceptable.

The proof must be carefully read. Only minor technical corrections may be introduced into it. Substantive changes in the proof-reading are not made.

Payment policy

The Journal provides publishing of articles for free (as well as access to issues of the Journal).

There are no  article processing charges or submission fees for articles in English, Ukrainian or Russian.

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