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Technical requirements for the articles that are sending to the "UGOL'" journal
1. Papers sent to the “Ugol” journal, should describe the most actual issues of technical, economic and social development of enterprises and collectives of the coal industry. The problems should be disclosed, there should be actual conclusions and suggestions.
2. All scientific, technical, economic and socio-economic papers are reviewed. The paper of scientific, technical, economic and socio-economic profile should be accompanied with the review of the expert (Doctor in sciences, Ph.D.).
3. Standard volume of the article is 8-10 printed pages and 3-4 pictures.The text should be printed with 1,5 intervals between lines and withTimes New Roman 14 font. In printed mode, the article should be presented (together with pictures) in 2 copies, in electronic mode (CD, DVD, flash memory card etc) - with 1 printed copy attached. Sending the article by e-mail:  is also acceptable.
4. The article should be written briefly, without repetition of data of tables and pictures in the text. Mentioned bibliographic sources as well as tables and pictures should be noted in the text by reference marks. Formula – only basic, without intermediate calculations.
5. The articles should have no more than 5 authors (other specialist participated in the work can be mentioned in a footnote). Information about every author should be supplied (company, occupation, academic degree or title, mailing address, phone, e-mail) in Russian and English, as well as optional photo of authors.
6. The article should be certainly supplied with abstract (summary), keywords and references (bibliographic list).
7. The abstract (summary) should reflect content of the article rather completely. Its volume is in average not less than 10-12 lines (or 100-250 words). The abstract should be translated into English.
8. Keywords should be contain more that 7-10 items average and should be translated into English.
9. References (bibliographic list) should include in average at least 7-10 sources (not more than 25% of these sources can be references on the own author's publications). References on publications later than 2000 are strictly required. Bibliographic list includes: 
- referring to the journal article - surname and initials of the authors, full journal title, year of publication, volume (if available), issue number, pages of the beginning and end of the article;
- referring to the book - surname and initials of the authors, title of the book, place of publishing, publisher, year of publishing, total number of pages;
- referring to the article in collection - title of collection, number of issue or volume, place of publishing, publisher, pages of the beginning and end of the article;
- for web-links - titles of Internet resource and publication, access mode.
Number of every reference in the text of the article should be given in square brackets in corresponding place of the text.
10. Bibliographic list should be printed in Roman script; any non-Roman sources are to be transliterated in Roman script, including surname and initials of the authors and title of publication source, while technical acronyms (issue, volume, page etc) should be translated using conventional and generally accepted designations.
11. When writing down the article to the electronic memory device or when sending the article by e-mail, its text part should be saved or sent in separate file that can be opened by Word for Windows. The pictures, photos should be saved or sent as separate graphic files in TIF, EPS, PSD, or JPEG mode with sufficient resolution (at least 300 dpi for scale 1:1).
12. The pictures should be distinct and available for computer processing. Please don't overload the pictures with unimportant data not realting directly to the article. It is advisable to supply coloured panoramic pictures with descriptive notes.
13. Physical units and designations should be presented in SI - International System of Units.
14. If the article doesn't meet any of the a.m. requirements, it can be the cause of its rejection for publication.
15. Publication of scientific-technical articles, included those written by post-graduates, is free of charge.




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