The periodicity of the publication is 4 quarterly planned issues.
The language of the journal is Russian.
Articles should be prepared for an anonymous peer review procedure. Information about the author should be presented in a separate file.
The author guarantees that the text has not been published previously and has not been submitted to another edition. Submissions should be original texts, not reprints of fragments of already published monographs, defended dissertations, etc. Scientific translations are printed only with copyright and with the permission of the copyright holders. Authors of translations independently agree with the rights holders on the transfer of rights to translate.
A reference to Polylog / Polylogos is required if article materials are used in subsequent publications. The author assumes responsibility for the accuracy of citations, correct bibliographic descriptions, transcribing names and titles.
Articles planned for publication in the journal Polylog / Polylogos are subject to anonymous review and approval by the editorial board.
When a manuscript is received by the editorial board, the editorial board conducts its initial review and verification for compliance with the topics of the publication and the requirements for the design of manuscripts. In case of non-compliance with these requirements, the article will not be accepted for consideration, the author will be notified about this.
If the manuscript complies with the formal requirements, the work is checked for incorrect borrowings. In case of detection of incorrect borrowings, as well as in the case of the discovery that the material was published earlier in other editions, the article will be removed from consideration, the author will be notified about this.
In case of compliance of the publication with the above formal requirements of the publication, the article within two weeks after receipt by the editors is sent for review to two reviewers. The author is informed that his article has been sent for review. Peer review is performed on a voluntary and free of charge basis. The term for preparing a review may not exceed one month from the moment of receipt of the manuscript to the reviewer. The reviewer has the right to refuse the review within one week from the moment of receipt of the manuscript to him and notify the editors of the journal.
The review procedure is anonymous for both the reviewer and the author.
Peer review is confidential. Reviewers and members of the editorial board should keep the reviewed material in secret. Reviewers and members of the editorial board should not show materials to third parties.
All reviewers are recognized experts on the subject of peer-reviewed materials and have published publications about the subject of a peer-reviewed article over the past 3 years. The reviewers can be members of the editorial board, as well as other experts from various scientific institutions and universities of the country. In some cases, scientists from other countries can act as experts. If the article is interdisciplinary in nature, it is possible to attract experts from other fields of science.
The reviewer can not be the author or co-author of the work under review, as well as scientific supervisors of PhD and employees of the department in which the author works. The reviewer must inform the editors of any possible conflict of interest.
The review should contain a qualified analysis of the manuscript material, its objective reasoned assessment and reasonable recommendations. The final part of the review should contain a final decision on the feasibility of publishing the article: recommended for publication; recommended taking into account corrections noted by the reviewer deficiencies; not recommended for publication in the journal.
In the case of positive feedback from both experts, the article must be approved by the editorial board, after which the author receives e-mail consent to the publication of the article indicating the changes that the author must make to the article (if such recommendations came from experts). The editorial board reserves the right not to approve the article even if there are two positive reviews from reviewers. The author receives a reasoned refusal to publish.
In case of negative feedback from both experts, the author receives a reasoned refusal to publish this article in the journal. When there are two opposing reviews from both experts, the decision to publish is made by the editorial board or directly by the chief editor of the journal. In controversial situations, an article may be sent to a third independent expert. The selection of reviewers is determined by the editorial board or the editor-in-chief and his deputy.
At the request of the author, the editorial board sends him anonymous copies of the reviews of the article provided to them.
Reviews are kept in the editorial office for 5 years.
The editors are obliged to send copies of reviews to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation upon receipt of the relevant request by the editor.
Rules for publishing scientific articles
The issue of the journal in which the article accepted for publication and will be published is determined by the editorial board. The acceptance of the article for publication does not mean its publication in the next issue.
Contract is made with the author after the decision to publish.