How to publish a paper

Only articles written in accordance with (“Checklist for the material before sending” and “Rules for authors”) are allowed to be reviewed.

In the case of remarks during primary control, the article is rejected or returned to the author for refinement and improvement.

Common causes of rejection:

  1. the principles of academic integrity are violated in the article;
  2. the article does not contain scientific innovation;
  3. the article as a scientific study is incomplete or incorrectly structured;
  4. the article does not sufficiently convincingly describes the research part, from which it is not fully understandable what methodology the author suggests;
  5. the article contains conclusions, not supported by facts and arguments, or those that contradict the current legislation of Ukraine;
  6. the presentation of the material does not correspond to the scientific style of writing.

Checklist for the material before sending:

  • The article had not previously been published (in any language) separately or as part of another work, nor is it currently undergoing the review in another journal, a collection of conference materials, a collective monograph, etc.
  • The text meets the requirements for the structure and design from “Rules for authors” section.
  • The file has .doc, .rtf or .docx format; the text is typed without artificial transfers in words.
  • All tables and figures have a number and a name that is located in the corresponding text boxes, and the text has a link to each table and each drawing. For example: (Figure 1).
  • Each drawing is appended in .tiff, .jpg, .png, .psd format with a resolution of at least 300 dpi (files are named after author’s name and illustration number, for example – petrenko_draw1.jpg).
  • The reference to each used source of information (including tables and figures) is given correctly.
  • Secondary references are allowed only in case of loss of the original source, which should be separately specified in the work.

Rules for authors

The submitted scientific articles should contain the following elements:


  • the relevance of the research topic;
  • general statement of the problem and its connection with important scientific or practical tasks;
  • formulation of the hypothesis of the study;
  • analysis of the historiographical base of this problem with the obligatory consideration of recent researches and publications on which the author relies;
  • the allocation of previously unsolved parts of the general problem, which is devoted to this article (the scientific novelty of the study);
  • source base and research methodology;
  • setting goals and objectives for verifying the author’s hypothesis.

Presentation of the main research material

The actual results of the research, as well as their author’s interpretation, are covered.


The conclusions must give an answer to the tasks set forth in the work, indicating the extent to which the author’s hypothesis has been confirmed or denied, without repeating the material in the main part

The prospects for further exploration in this scientific direction should be noted.

Articles must be written in the Harvard Referencing style. However, taking into account the requirements of Scopus and Web of Science databases source data of archival and museum sources must not be included in the general list of used materials. Instead, they should be shown in subheadings and made in accordance with DSTU 8302:2015 “Information and documentation. Bibliographic Link. General rules and rules of compilation” – Kyiv: UkrNDNC, 2016, pp. 13-15.

Examples of sources and literature


If you are using a direct quote from the author, you should:

  • take it into quotation marks;
  • in parentheses indicate the author, date and page number from which the quotation was taken.

If you use a quote from a website or webpage that does not contain page numbers, you do not need to specify them.

Quotes longer than two lines should be placed in a separate paragraph.

If you want to insert a long quotation (more than two lines) but do not want to include the entire text, you can remove unwanted text and replace it with “…”.


According to Smith (2004): “Mathematics provides a powerful universal language and tools for abstraction, synthesis, and synthesis … This enables us to explore the nature of the universe and develop new technologies that help us to control and master our environment and change our living standards” (p. 11).

Archival sources:

Subscript link

Protocols of the sessions of the Spiritual Council for 1857 // TsDIAK Ukraine (Center of State Historical Archives of Ukraine in Kyiv). F. 128. Op. 1 KDS. Exp. 403. 528 arcs.

The order of the elements in the article:

  • UDC code (required)
  • Surname and initials of the author
  • Place of work in Ukrainian
  • Surname and initials of the author in Latin
  • Place of work in English
  • The title of the article in Ukrainian
  • The title of the article in English
  • Abstract in Ukrainian (up to 500 characters with spaces).

The abstract should be in the form of a brief introduction to the article, that is to begin with one or two sentences, which outline the previous context of the problem research, contain a brief formulation of the problem statement and the working hypothesis around which the solution to this problem is being constructed.

  • Keywords in Ukrainian (from 5 to 8)
  • Abstract in English (from 1800 characters with spaces).

The abstract should include a statement of the problem, a description of the main topic, relevance and scientific novelty of the study, the purpose of the work, the key methods used in it, as well as conclusions in a concentrated form. The text of the abstract should contain the keywords.

  • Keywords in English (5 to 8)
  • The text of the article
  • List of used materials in alphabetical order
  • References (Latin-based list of used materials in the same order as in the main).

In square brackets, the translation of the name of the book or article is added. The original language is also indicated, for example: (in Ukrainian). WARNING! For editions that have the official name in English, it is she.

Texts in Ukrainian are transliterated in accordance with the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated January 27, 2010 No. 55 “On Structuring the Transliteration of the Ukrainian Alphabet in Latin” (

Texts in Russian – by the US Department of State system (

Texts in the Belarusian language – in accordance with the “Instruction on Transliteration of Surnames and Own Names of Citizens of the Republic of Belarus in the Inclusion of Their Personal Data in the Population Register, approved by the Resolution of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus dated October 9, 2008 No. 288”

Information about the author is given separately: surname, name, patronymic, degree, academic rank, position, place of work, contact phone.

The author is fully responsible for the content of the article, the truth of the facts, quotes, dates, etc.

Articles shoul be sent to an official e-mail:

Information about the payment for the publication of articles in the collection of scientific works “History pages”

Payment for the publication of articles: one computer page – 50 UAH. When calculating, proceed from the parameters specified in the requirements for the design of scientific articles.

Payment is made after the confirmation of the publication of the article in the collection.

Please notify the editorial staff about payment by sending a scanned receipt of payment.

For the convenience of payment, the PrivatBank card is also used by number of 4149 6090 0228 0123, which is registered on the person of Iurii Perga.