Guide for authors

Rules for sending, reviewing and publishing scientific articles in the journal  "Current Issues in Philology  and Pedagogical Linguistics" 
1. The general order of publication 
The manuscripts presented to the scientific journal  "Current Issues in Philology  and Pedagogical Linguistics" (hereinafter: the Journal) are the following: "Contemporary Problems of Philology and Pedagogical Linguistics" should follow these requirements: 
• the article should be presented in Russian, English or German; 
• the article typography should follow the Journal's requirements; 
• the content of the article should be in compliance with the research paper requirements and one of the Journal's sections (or thematic rubrics); 
• the material offered by the author for publication in the Journal should be original, not published earlier, correspond to the context of modern scientific literature, and contain an obvious element of creating new knowledge. 

2. Requirements for the articles: 

2.1. The article presentation goes after the following information: 
• (Universal Decimal classification) index. The index can be received through the Internet: 
• author's surname and first name, the legal address of the institution in Russian and in English languages, e-mail; 
• the title - contains article name, the initials and a surname of authors / authors, the city, the country; 
• address data on the author - the basic place of work, a post, a scientific degree, an email address for communication is underlined; 
• the title of the article in Russian and English; 
• extended annotations in Russian and English without a title (at least 200-250 words); 
• keywords in Russian (7-10 words) under the heading "Keywords"; 
• keywords in English under the heading "Keywords"; 
• for an article in English - the abstract and key words are written in Russian; 
• for an article in German - the abstract and key words are written in Russian and English; 
• After the full name in Russian and English, specify ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID is a non-commercial project whose goal is to assign each author of a scientific article a unique code). The main task of the identification code is to eliminate the discrepancies in the author's names). See: Register for an ORCID iD See sample article; 
• the article should be in Microsoft Word format with rtf extension, font - Times New Roman, size - 14, left margin - 3 cm, right - 1.5 cm, bottom and top - 2 cm, interval -1.5. Sealing of intervals is prohibited; 
• all tables and figures are included in the text and must have end-to-end numbering; 
• abstract, keywords, reference, title of the article and information about the author and organizations are posted in the body of the article; 
 the volume of the article (including the abstract and the list of references) varies from 10 to 15 pages of text. The issue of publication of articles of a larger size is decided in consultation with the editorial board of the Journal; 

 The submitted articles are tested in the "Anti-plagiarism" program: the originality of the manuscript is from 70%. 

• The application and article are sent in  separate files (Registration of files: 1. Surname. Article; 2. Surname. Application). 

2.2. The structure of the article 
The main text of the article is structured in accordance with the rubrics, aligned at the left margin: 

2.3. Graphical information should be prepared according to the following requirements: 
• Every object (a table, scheme, diagram) shouldn't exceed the given size of page, its fount shouldn't be less than 12 pt; 
• The tables and pictures should be vertical; 
• All the formulae should be prepared using Microsoft Equation or in the form of distinct pictures. 

3. The Requirements for the List of Literature 
The list of literature should contain at least 15 scientific research sources (scientific articles, monographs), including at least 30% of foreign (Scopus, WoS) for the last 3-5 years, indicating DOI for all sources, if available) - made in accordance with the requirements of State Russian Standards 7.0.5-2008 and in accordance with international standards adopted by the editors (References); is formed in accordance with the order of mention in the text of the article or in alphabetical order; is registered by reference (links in the text are formatted in square brackets, contain a serial number in the list of references and pages of the cited work) See sample article. In particular: 
• Intra-text bibliographic references are given in square brackets, where reference is made to the ordinal number of the used work in the reference list of literature and page - [40, p.77]. If the link includes several used works, they are separated by brackets inside the square brackets. For example: [2, p.38; 25, p.80]. 
• Textual bibliographic references are given after the text of the article under the general heading "Literature". Bibliographic references should be numbered and placed in alphabetical order, first in Russian, then in foreign languages, and not in the link sequence in the article (the first link in the article (square brackets) in the article can be, for example, under the number 2 or 18); 
• The article may contain subscript bibliographic references (footnotes-notes): indications of archival sources, materials of collections and private collections, legal documents, as well as author's notes and comments. Unlike in-text references cited in square brackets, footnotes are placed at the bottom of the page and are made in computer mode: Insert-link-footnote. 
• In the List of Literatures, when referring to a book, it is necessary to specify the publisher and the total number of pages in the book. When referring to a multivolume edition, you must specify how many volumes and which volume the link is given. The reference to the periodical is given as follows: author. Article title // Journal title. Year. Tom (Vol.). No. Interval of article pages. 
• Electronic resources are designed as follows: author (if any). Material name // Site name (name, not address). [Electronic resource]. URL: the address of the page on which the material is located (the date of circulation) 

4. The Requirements for REFERENCES in accordance with the international standard HARVARD 
• Making footnotes from scientific Russian-language journals: all authors (transliteration). The title of the journal in (italic, transliteration), translation of the journal title into English (in square brackets) year, volume, number, page. 
Gavrilov A.A. Lingvisticheskie sredstva vozdejstviya SMI na obshhestvennoe soznanie [Linguistic means of media influence on public consciousness]Omsk scientific bulletin. 2013, no. 1, pp. 99-103. 

• Books and monographs: 
Baranov A.N. Lingvisticheskaya ehkspertiza tekstateoriya i praktika [Linguistic examination of the text: theory and practice]. Moscow: Flinta, 2007, 592 p. 
• Conference materials: 
Dobrosklonskaja T.G.: Aktual'nye processy v razlichnyh tipah diskursovpoliticheskijmedijnyjreklamnyjdiskursy i internet-kommunikacija[Actual processes in different types of discourse: political, media, advertisement, discourse and Internet-communication: materials of int. conference]. Moscow-Jaroslavl': Remder, 2009, pp. 122-129. 
• Online resources: 
Spiegel. Innere SicherheitEuropäische Geheimdienste richten Anti-Terror-Zentrum ein. Available at: (access at 17 February 2016) 

5. Rules for the Review of Manuscripts 
The main condition for the publication of scientific and theoretical articles in the Journal is the passage of the verification procedure by the "Anti-plagiarism" system, which precedes the review of the manuscript organized by the editorial board. 
5.1. Reviewer: determines the correspondence of the material outlined in the article to the profile of the Journal and assess: 
• whether the content of the article corresponds to the theme, presented in the title; 
• whether the article contains the elements of scientific novelty and corresponds with the up to date scientific achievements; 
• whether the author's observations, assessments and conclusions are substantiated; 
• whether the article possesses scientific and practical importance; 
• whether the article's style, language, information arrangement and clearness of the tables, diagrams, pictures and formulae (in case they are given) are accessible for the readers; 
• whether the article is expedient from the point of view of previous publications; 
• both positive aspects and drawbacks of the article are mentioned, as well as what the author should correct and add; 
• the conclusion, whether the article can be recommended for publication in the journal "Contemporary Problems of Philology and Pedagogical Linguistics". 
5.2. The review should include the full title of the article, the title of the author of the article, the surname, name, patronymic of the author. 
5.3. Reviewers are notified that the manuscripts submitted to them for review are the private property of the authors and refer to information not to be disclosed. 
5.4. The decision on the expediency of publication after reviewing is made by the editorial board. The obligatory condition is the presence of two positive reviews. 
The sent materials are not returned to the authors, the fee is not paid. The author is provided with one copy of the journal or proof-plates with the author's published material. 
5.5. Expert evaluation of the manuscript is carried out within 10 working days. 

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) — is an international standard for digital information in the Internet. 
Why DOI is so important and how it influences the quality of scholarly publications: 
• DOI facilitates citation, search and localization of a scientific publication 
• DOI increases the quality of scholarly journals and indicates the technological advances of a publisher. 
• DOI is an integral part of scientific communication because of its purpose of easier exchange of scientific information. 
• All the journals included into Scopus, Web of Science and Springer necessarily assign DOIs to their articles. 
• How to check a DOI? 
• Andy DOI could be checked on IDF DOI website: 

How to cite an article with DOI: 
DOI: 10.29025/2079-6021-2017-3(27)-79-89 of this article 
Tameryan T.Yu., Tsagolova V.A. Structural formulas of the cognitive metaphor: the image of Angela Merkel, based on the materials of the German Media materials. Aktual'nye problemy filologii i pedagogiceskoj lingvistiki, 2017, 3, рр. 79–89 (In Russ.). DOI: 10.29025/2079-6021-2017-3(27)-79-89.