Editorial requirements

PNAP – The Academic Journal of the Polish Diaspora in Częstochowa brings together scientists from different continents whose scientific articles deal with issues of a historical, cultural, political, legal and socio-economic nature, as well as issues related to education and health.

Articles submitted to the Journal must be original and not previously published. They should not be considered at the same time by other periodicals or magazines. Responsibility for the content of the article lies with the authors, not editors or publishers. Applications must be prepared in accordance with the ethical standards in the publishing industry.


The article should be sent by e-mail to the editor’s e-mail address pnap@ap.edu.pl to check and accept the publication. Along with the article, one should send copies (scans) of two reviews (substantive – according to the formula, and linguistic – according to the template) and the filled-in and signed statement of the author of the article (according to the formula).
By providing the article for publication, the author gives editorial rights to the publisher. This means that without the publisher’s written permission, he can not publish the article in whole or in part in other magazines and other editions or digital media.
The article proposed for publication must be delivered two months in advance of the date of publication.
To facilitate the correction, the proposed article must be sent in two file formats: Word and pdf.
Articles written in a language other than English must contain:
English translation of the title;
abstract and key words in English. Keywords can not duplicate the title.
Articles written in English should contain:

– Polish translation of the title;

– abstract and key words in Polish. Keywords can not duplicate the title.

Articles written in another foreign language (for example French or Italian) should contain:
title translated into Polish and English;
abstracts in Polish and English.
Articles can be published in PNAP, if they are written in Polish or in other foreign languages ​​being the main languages ​​of scientific research, such as English, French, German, Italian and other European Union languages. Other languages, e.g. Greek, Latin, Hebrew, Egyptian hieroglyphics, can be used in quotes and examples.
Required indications for manuscripts:
no less than 50% of sources (bibliography) should have DOI (Digital Objects Identifier);
sources (bibliography) should contain at least 50% references to magazines belonging to the Scopus database;
autocytes should constitute a maximum of 10-15%.
Each author should provide his ORCID number (https://orcid.org/).

The text should contain from 15,000 to 40,000 characters;
The name of the author should be placed in the middle of the page under the title and affiliation of the author.
The first footnote should contain information about the author: academic degree, institutional affiliation, e-mail and state.
The title of the text should contain the appropriate translation of the title and a summary of the text.
Polish and English summaries should not exceed 200 words;
the titles and subtitles of the text should be written in bold;
At the end of the summary should be placed keywords (from 2 to 5 words) in Polish and English. Keywords can not duplicate the title.
The text of the article must be separated by a double space from the text summary.
Sources in the text should be quoted by giving the name of the author / publisher, the year of publication and, in the case of quoting and exact references, the page number, all in brackets, e.g. (Drucker, 2006) or (Drucker et al., 2010).

The bibliography for the article must be in alphabetical order. Bibliography in English should be prepared in accordance with international bibliographical standards APA (http://www.bibme.org/citation-guide/APA/book)

Information Economy Report 2012. (2012). United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Information Economy Report (IER). doi: 10.18356 / c48133e3-en

Porat, M. U. (1978). Global Implications of the Information Society. Journal of Communication, 28 (1), 70-80. doi: 10.1111 / j.1460-2466.1978.tb01565.x

In the bibliography, the addresses of websites should not be given as a scientific source, because the text published on the Internet, which only has an electronic form, can not be treated as a publication in the scientific sense.

The text of the article should be written in Times New Roman, size 10,5:
line spacing 1 cm;
side margins 1.5 cm;
paragraph at the beginning of the paragraph: 1 cm
illustrations: drawings and photos with font size:
all numeric data should be in gray;
drawings and tables should be placed in the appropriate place in the text;
all drawings and tables must be sent in separate, well-described files. If drawings lu