Tambov University Review.
Series: Humanities
ISSN 1810-0201 (Print),     ISSN 2782-5825 (Online)



Submitting articles

Authors submit articles prepared for publication in accordance with the Rules for Authors established by the editorial board of the journal. The manuscript can be sent to the Incorporate Editorial of Scientific Journals of the Derzhavin Tambov State University by e-mail ilina@tsutmb.ru. By telephone of the editorial office +7(4752)72-34-34 ext. 0440 for more information on the submission and review of manuscripts.



All authors are asked to pay attention to the requirements for the design of articles, since ignoring at least one of the below points gives the editorial office the right to refuse to publish your article.

When preparing a manuscript, the author should focus on the profile and headings of the journal.

After checking in the “Antiplagiarism” system, the originality of the text must be at least 70%.

Article volume is from 0,5 to 1,0 press sheet (13–40 thousand characters).

Four files are submitted to the editorial office:

1) An article typed in Microsoft Word, A4 format, margins of 2 cm on each side. Font Times New Roman. Font size 14. Justified alignment. The line spacing is one and a half (1.5). Paragraph indent – 0.7. Hyphenation is on. All pages of the manuscript with embedded tables, figures, captions to figures, list of references must be numbered. Font highlights in the text of the article are allowed in the form of italics or bold.

2) It is obligatory to provide PDF format of the article with signatures of all authors.

3) A separate file is attached with information about all the authors of the article (Name, Patronymic, SURNAME in full), indicating his (their) academic title, academic degree, position, place of work (full name of organizations to which the author is assigned, and not an abbreviation, postal organization address, email addresses of all authors, ORCID of each author), Scopus ID, Researcher ID, contact phone numbers (with area code), and contact email address.

For Post-Graduate and Doctoral students – the name of the specialty, postal address (with an index for delivery of journal numbers according to the subscription).

Information about the authors is indicated in Russian and English.

4) It is also necessary to familiarize yourself with the Publishing agreement (public offer), sign and send to the editorial office Consent to the processing of personal data (see on the journal website http://journals.tsutmb.ru/upload/vest/Dogovor_Vestnik_Tambovskogo_universiteta_Seriya_Gumanitarnye_nauki_eng.pdf; http://journals.tsutmb.ru/upload/vest/Soglasie-angl.pdf ).

In the upper left corner of the first page, the UDC code is affixed, which should reflect the subject matter of the article in sufficient detail.

On the next line, you must indicate the code of the specialty according to the nomenclature of scientific specialties of the Higher Attestation Commission.

Further, the title of the article is typed in bold in the center (only the first letter is capitalized).

Below with normal font – First and Middle names (at first! full), SURNAME of the author(s), the line lower – full name of the organization with its legal address in Russian and English.

The order in which the authors are mentioned depends on their contribution to the work or is indicated in alphabetical order if the contribution of the authors is equal.

The name of the organization (Russian/English) must match the name in the Charter of the institution, organization.

The text of the abstract in Russian and English is placed in a line below. Abstract (150–200 words) must be structured, i.e. include an introduction (statement of the problem), the purpose and objectives of the study (in the form of confirmation or refutation of a scientific hypothesis), a description of the methods and methodology of the study, information about the main scientific results, the scope of the results, conclusions about the achievement of the research goal (for example, Considered ... Justified ... Proved … Analyzed… Formed… Conclusion drawn).

  • The author’s abstract must be:
  • informative nature (do not contain common words) and able to establish the main content of the document, its relevance, purpose, tasks, significance for science and practice, methodology, etc.;
  • meaningful (reflect the main essence of the article and the results of the study);
  • structured (follow the logic of the description of the results in the article);
  • designed as an English version, which is a high-quality translation into English of the Russian-language author’s abstract;
  • compact and, at the same time, forming a general idea of the research characteristics of the work.

Then keywords are given in Russian and English (no more than 10 keywords or phrases that reflect the specifics of the topic, object, research results and serve as a key when searching for relevant information).

Acknowledgments (information about the sources of funding for scientific research, as well as an expression of gratitude to people who contributed to the publication of the article in the journal, but are not co-authors, reviewers, editors).

Next is placed the main text of the article.


  • obligatory introduction should reflect the statement of the problem in general terms and its connection with research in this field and publications with obligatory references in the text to the literature used (also, all borrowings in the article must be correctly formatted);
  • methods to reproduce the results of the study;
  • results/discussion: presentation of the main material of the study with the substantiation of the obtained scientific results;
  • in conclusionconclusions about the resolution of the scientific problem, scientific novelty, theoretical or practical significance of the study, as well as prospects for further scientific developments in this direction.

The list of sources (required) must include 10 or more sources THAT HAVE AN AUTHOR. Link to own work – no more than 10% of the total number of sources. The list of sources must necessarily contain links to modern periodicals published over the past 5 years (at least 50%). It is encouraged to introduce into the text of the article references to scientific works previously published in the journals of the Derzhavin Tambov State University;

References (an article bibliographic list in the Roman alphabet (Latin) – full transliteration of sources and their translation into English);

Information about the author is given at the end of the article: surname, name, patronymic, academic degree, academic title, honorary titles (if any), position, place of work (full name of the organization, address with postal code), email address of the author, contact telephone numbers, ORCID.

Information about the conflict of interest or its absence.

At the end of the article there should be an inscription Article is published for the first time. Checked by the antiplagiarism system. The uniqueness of the text ...% – the date and signatures of the authors are put.

For errors and inaccuracies of a scientific and factual nature, the translation of the abstract and keywords is the responsibility of the author (authors) of the article.

Illustrations. The pictures are accomplished in graphics editor Corel Draw and in the application MS Office in grouped form. Graphics, pictures and photographs are installed in the text after the first reference to them and they must be put in as an object or media file. Font size in captions should not be less than 9. The name of the illustrations is given under them in the center after the word Fig. with the serial number. The full stop is not put after the subscription. The author is responsible for graphic materials arranging. They are not edited at lead out of the journal. All pictures are published in black and white range, full-colored illustrations will be available only in the electronic version of the article. Tables and charts can be created in WinWord and Excel (be sure to attach the source file in the format .xls). All illustrations must have references in the text.

Tables. The word Table with serial number is placed on the right corner before the table. The next line has the name of the table without a full stop in the end. Basically, there must be references in the text on them (table 1). The words in the tables must be written in full with shifts. There must be no empty graphs. There are no full stops in the table cell at the end of the sentence.

The references to the literature are OBLIGATORY in every scientific article. It is necessary to point all cited works in the list.

Bibliography references in cited literature are arranged according to GOST Р 7.0.5-2008 “Bibliography reference. General requirements and rules of compiling” and are given in order of citation, for example [1, p. 25], or [3; 4], or [5–12].

The author is responsible for the accuracy of the presented data, citations and names of the books and other sources. After reading the printed text and checking of all author’s citations the author writes: The article proofread. The citations are checked. [Date. Signature.]

Cited literature does not include unpublished works, textbooks, manuals, dissertations, normative legal acts, archival materials, statistical collections, Internet resources containing data banks of course work, non-scientific and popular scientific sources (Wikipedia), abstracts, etc.

The editorial board has the request to the author: if the article or monograph published in Russian you refer to has an English variant (for example, the journal is translated into English or monograph was translated from English), please, specify after the reference in Russian the reference in English with the same number.

It is necessary to watch the right punctuation. Do not forget about full stops at the end of the bibliography lines. Do not put a dash between bibliography lines. If the pages are pointed, after C. full stop and space. If the title is in English we write P., in German – S. Surnames and authors’ initials are given in italics.

The examples of Cited literature:

Book, monograph (indicate total amount of pages):

  1. Купер Д.О., Херон Т.Э., Хьюард У.Л.Прикладной анализ поведения. М.: Практика, 2016. 826 с.

Journal article (indicate pages of the posted article):

  1. Токмакова Ю.В.Психолого-педагогические условия обучения иноязычному профессиональному общению студентов на основе модели интегрированного предметно-языкового обучения // Вестник Тамбовского университета. Серия: Гуманитарные науки. Тамбов, 2019. Т. 24. № 181. С. 43-54. DOI 10.20310/1810-0201-2019-24-181-43-54
  2. Иванова Л.К.Межкультурная профессиональная коммуникативная компетенция как философская и педагогическая проблема // Педагогика. 2016. № 2 (31). С. 97-100.
  3. Canale M., Swain M.Theoretical bases of communicative approaches to second language teaching and testing // Applied Linguistics. 1980. Vol. 1. № 1. P. 10-47.

Proceedings, scientific digests:

  1. Старицына С.Г. Применение проектной технологии в процессе формирования методических умений у студентов бакалавриата к обучению иностранному языку школьников с особыми образовательными потребностями // Инклюзивное иноязычное образование сегодня: проблемы и решения: материалы 4 Междунар. науч.-практ. конф. М., 2018. С. 78-80.
  2. Бойков В.В.В поисках библиотеки С.М. Волконского // Русская провинция: сб. науч. ст. Воронеж, 1995. С. 248-255.

Electronic resources:

It is not recommended to use the Internet sources, as some kind of literature can be placed on the web-site temporary. If it is necessary to use electronic resources it is better to give references according to the rules of arrangement of bibliography form of scientific articles:

  1. Тихомирова Н.К. Социальное здоровье школьников – условие, ориентир и результат реализации ФГОС начального общего образования второго поколения. URL: http://old.iro.yar.ru/fgos/tikhomirova_orman.htm(дата обращения: 13.10.2021).

Archive documents:

  1. ГАТО (Государственный архив Тамбовской области). Ф. 1. Оп. 19. Ед. хр. 8.

We draw the attention of the authors that references to regulatory and archival documents will be in the form of a footnote (the text of the footnote is located at the bottom of the page).

Abstract of dissertation:

  1. Петрова Н.М.Индивидуализация и дифференциация обучения студентов вузов: автореф. дис. ... д-ра пед. наук. М., 2016. 48 с.
  2. Недрышкин И.В. Педагогические условия формирования социального опыта детей средствами изобразительной деятельности в дополнительном образовании: автореф. дис. … канд. пед. наук. СПб., 2014. 24 с.


Peer-review process

The journal conducts a “double-blind” peer-review of incoming manuscripts. The reviewer is provided for reviewing the manuscript without indicating the names of the authors. The author does not know the name of the reviewer.


Payment for the publication

The journal follows the Open Access Journals policy, the access to the published articles is free for all (no registration required).

The editorial does not take payment from the authors for preparation, placement and printing of the materials. The editorial does not have to discuss with the authors methods of scientific articles arrangement and writing and does not take it to the necessary scientific and methodological level. The journal does not provide services requiring payment.

The editorial board does not publish articles on request on a commercial basis and does not assume obligations on the terms of publication specified by the author.



Derivation and plagiarism

Editorial board of the journal considering the articles check the materials with the help of the system “Antiplagiat”. In case of finding many borrowings the editorial acts according to the rules of COPE and ethics of the journal.

Providing articles in the journal means: a) the manuscript has not been published before; b) the manuscript is not considered in the other journal; c) all co-authors agree with the publication of the article; d) the received agreement – not evident or evident of the organization in which the research was carried out.


The process of revocation (retraction) of articles

  1. Purpose of revocation (retraction) of the article

1.1. Without limitation of publication, correction of published information and alerting readers to articles containing serious flaws or erroneous data that cannot be trusted.

1.2. Warning readers about duplicate articles, plagiarism, concealment of important conflicts of interest that may affect the interpretation of data or recommendations on their use.

  1. The reason for the revocation (retraction) of the article is the confirmation by the editors of the journal of the fact that the article contains extreme violations of scientific and publication ethics.

2.1. Falsification of data, when a large part of the article contains inaccurate information – the result of a conscious violation or bona fide misconceptions as a result of the calculation, experimental errors, typos.

2.2. Multiple publications, that is, authors have published the same data or article in several journals without proper justification, permission or cross-references.

2.3. Plagiarism, when most of the article contains the results of previously published studies of other authors, or when borrowing is not properly designed.

  1. The order of revocation (retraction) of the article

3.1. The editorial board retracts the article on the official request of the author/team of authors of the article, who explained the reason for his decision, as well as on the decision of the editorial board on the basis of their own expertise or information received by the editorial board.

3.2. If the editorial board has not responded to the author’s request within 30 working days, the author has the right to apply to the Council on Ethics of Scientific Publications of ASEP.

3.3. If the editorial board decides to retract the article on the basis of violations listed in par. 2, the author (corresponding author in the case of collective authorship) shall be notified with the justification of the reasons for the retraction.

3.4. The decision to retract the article is made taking into account the answer of the author (authors) of the article, justifying their position on this issue. If the author(s) within 10 working days do not respond to the request of the editorial board, the editorial board has the right to retract the article without his (their) consent. The authors may not agree with the position of the editorial board, but this does not negate the right to conduct a retraction procedure.

3.5. The decision to withdraw the article is made with the Protocol. Copies of the Protocol are sent to the author (corresponding author in case of collective authorship), to the Council on Ethics of Scientific Publications of ASEP, to the scientific electronic library eLIBRARY.RU, scientific electronic library “CyberLeninka”.

3.6. Information about the article is published in all versions of the journal (printed and/or electronic) with the reason, basis, and date of retraction. Retracted articles are identified as such in all electronic sources (on the journal’s web-site and in bibliographic databases marked REVOKED/RETRACTED); withdrawn articles and references are excluded from citation indexes and do not participate in the calculation of indicators.

3.7. Along with the decision on the retraction of the article the editorial may make a decision on the imposition of a ban on the acceptance for publication of articles by the author of the retracted article for a certain period.



These Rules for the authors of the articles

were discussed, confirmed and approved at the editorial board meeting

of November 12, 2021


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