SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

An abstract between 300 to 500 words, clearly summarizing the arguments, should be submitted before deadline. 

The preferred length of paper (including footnotes) is 5,000 words (maximum limit). In general, please confine your paper between 10-12 pages, everything included.

It is author's responsibility to ensure that all references and citations are correct, and that the contribution does not contain any material that infringes copyright, or is defamatory, obscene or otherwise unlawful or litigious. Please check NORDSCI Tips.

Copyright in the article will remain jointly with the owner of the copyright and the Publisher. By submitting an article to the conference, the owner of the copyright grants the publisher with a license to publish the article. The author warrants that he is the owner of all rights of copyright in the article. Where the author subsequently publishes the article, the author is requested to acknowledge the article appeared in the conference proceedings.

The Author(s) will indemnify and defend the Publisher against any claim, demand or recovery against the Publisher by reason of any violation of any proprietary right or copyright, or because of any libelous or scandalous matter contained in the Manuscript.

The Publisher will have the right to edit the work for the original edition and for any revision, provided that the meaning of the text is not materially altered.

PAPER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

NORDSCI Article Structure

Introduction of the scientific article
State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.

Material and methods in the main body of the scientific article
Provide sufficient details to allow the work to be reproduced by an independent researcher. Methods that are already published should be summarized, and indicated by a reference. If quoting directly from a previously published method, use quotation marks and also cite the source. Kindly be informed that the sell citatting is only allowed up to 15% all the references cited. Please note that for 8 pages paper (download NORDSCI template) the maximum number of references is 15. For longer papers and specific requirements, please contact NORDSCI publishing department.

Theory/calculation 
A Theory section should extend, not repeat, the background to the article already dealt with in the Introduction and lay the foundation for further work.

Results
Results should be clear and concise.

Discussion
This should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature. 

Conclusions
The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a short Conclusions section, which may stand alone or form a subsection of a Discussion or Results and Discussion section.
NORDSCI TIPS:

  • Define abbreviations that are not standard in this field in a footnote to be placed on the first page of the article. 

  • Ensure consistency of abbreviations throughout the article.

  • Collate acknowledgements in a separate section at the end of the article before the references. 

  • List funding sources in this standard way to facilitate compliance to funder's requirements: Funding: This work was supported by the National association for women sciences, Croatia [grant numbers aaaa, bbbb]; the Croation national Foundation, Zagreb, Croatia [grant number cccc]; 

Full Paper Submission
Once the submitted abstract has been approved by the NORDSCI Scientific Committee, the author/s must prepare and send his/their full manuscript:

  • in English language;

  • in a word processing file using MS Word for Windows® (.DOC, .DOCX);

  • Regular paper - maximum 8 typewritten pages (including: title, author/s, abstract, real text, charts, drawings and literature);

  • Long paper + 69 euro - maximum 12 typewritten pages (including: title, author/s, abstract, real text, charts, drawings and literature);

  • Extra long paper + 139 euro - maximum 16 typewritten pages (including: title, author/s, abstract, real text, charts, drawings and literature);

  • All prices are excluding VAT;