E-submission for authors

This section describes the frequently asked questions while working with E-submission system . As time goes on, this section will be updated as new questions become available.

Sign in

To sign in in the E-submission system, the author has to visit the web-site. After clicking the “Register” button, you should fill in all the required fields. Please note that in the “Initials in English” you should write first letter(s) of your first (given) name (or names).

It is highly appreciate to mention your ORCID, Scopus ID and other identifiers. They serve for unambiguous identification of author and his publications and help to avoid the appearance of several profiles of one author. If there are several profiles in different databases, publications, citations and indicators (for example, h-index) of the author may be incorrectly counted.

Please, enter the current contact information to simplify communication with the editors and update them as they change.

We also recommend you to add profile photo. Permitted photo formats: .jpg, .png, .gif. The size of the uploaded photo should not exceed 3 Mb.

In order to change your personal data, go to “Personal profile” page and click the “Edit profile” button at the bottom of the page. The profile editing form will be opened. Make the necessary changes and click the “Save” button at the bottom of the page. Please check the information correctness as it will be used in your articles.

Article submission

In order to submit a new article, you should go to the menu item “My Articles”. Click “Submit Article” button at the bottom of the page. The form for adding a new article will open. Items marked with * are required. Keywords can consist of one or several words and should be separated by commas.

Allowed formats of the article file: .doc, .docx, .pdf. The size of an article file should not exceed 20 Mb.

To specify the co-authors, if they have not registered in the system independently, firstly you should go to “My co-authors” and click the “Add co-author” button at the bottom of the page. 

After completing these steps, start entering the name of the co-author in the text field next to “Co-authors” and select one of the proposed items. Click the “+” button next to the text field to add the selected co-author to the list. Then you can change the co-author position in the list using the ↑ and ↓ arrows next to the list.

To create one item of the reference list, enter it in the text field next to the “References” and then click the “+” button. The added item is editable. To download several references, click on the "Upload multiple references" button, then, in the window that appears, enter the sources without numeration separated by “Enter”, and click the “Load” button at the bottom of the window. You can change the reference order using the ↑ and ↓ arrows.

After creation article is in draft mode and is not visible to other users of the system. In order to send an article to the editor, you must click the “Submit for review” button on Author action panel in the article page.

You can verify that your article has been sent to the editor using the status of the article. If it is in the “new” status, it means that the author can edit it, but editor doesn’t see this article. In the status “ready for review” the article is available for viewing by the editor.

Article editing

In order to edit an article, go to the “My Articles” menu item, select the article in the list. Click on the top link “Current version(edit)” in the table with the versions list. If the article status allows editing by the author (new, corrected, accepted), the article editing form will be displayed, it is similar to the form for adding a new article. Make the necessary corrections and click the “Save” button at the bottom of the page. To send corrections to the editorial office or for reviewing, you must necessarily click the “Submit” button.


The creation sequence of the reference list can be found in the paragraph “Submission process”.

UDC for article

After accepting the article, the mandatory field to fill out when downloading the final version will be UDC (universal decimal classification). You can find UDC-classification through a request in any search system.

After registering in the E-submission system, users can access the Help tab, which contains information about the main system functions. Please, make sure that the answer to your question is not in this chapter, before contacting the editors.