Guidelines for authors
Papers are to be sent online at https://bi.ue-varna.bg/ojs/index.php/bmc. The IMRAD format is recommended for the preparation of papers. All articles are checked for plagiarism with software - StrikePlagiarism.com. The percent of unique text should be at least 80%.
The abstract of the article should include at least one sentence concerning the purpose of the article, scope of the research, research limitations, design, methodology, approach, findings, practical implications, originality and main conclusions.
The files of the manuscripts should not include the name, degree and academic position of the author (authors). Information about the authors (name, surname, family name; degree and academic position; current occupation, address of the institution and e-mail address) should be sent in a separate file.
Bulgarian authors submit their manuscripts in Bulgarian and/or English. English language is obligatory for the online journal which is indexed in RePEc (Research Papers in Economics), CEEOL (Central and East European Online Library), ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences), Scientific Indexing Services, Google Scholar, Academic Resource Index and is included in DOAJ. Foreign authors submit their manuscripts in English.
For sending and publishing their papers authors do not pay fees and are not paid.
The manuscripts received in the “Izvestiya” journal go through the following review process:
The papers suggested for publishing must meet the following technical requirements:
After the article is received, it is edited language- and style-wise. As for the Language the editor makes insignificant corrections since it is supposed that the papers are written in good Bulgarian and English. The articles in English can be returned for another check by the author. Authors confirm the suggestions for changes in style or mark what they disagree with.
Acceptable size of manuscripts:
Articles submitted for publishing must be original and not published before or in the process of reviewing and preparation for publishing in other publishing houses. Editors have the right to make insignificant editing corrections on the manuscript. After an article is accepted, authors must declare an agreement and give the publishing house the exceptional right for publishing. Authors can use the article or part of it in their future work without permission from the publishing house, but this would require citing the original article.