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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided and DOI.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 14-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining; and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

1. General Recommendation

Manuscripts of articles not previously published and not intended for simultaneous publication in other publications are accepted for publication. The manuscript sent to the editorial office should correspond to the subject of the journal and the requirements for the articles. The text for publication of 12-25 A4 pages must be original (at least 70 % original). By submitting an article to the editorial office, the author hereby transfers the rights to publish it to the editorial office and expresses his consent to its placement on the website of the publication, as well as in scientometric and electronic databases with which the editorial office has concluded relevant contracts (RSCI; "Cyberleninka" , etc.)

2. Requirements for Articles

• UDC (obligatory before the text of the manuscript).
• Title of the article in English and Russian.
• First name, middle name, last name of the author(s) in English and Russian, e-mail, ORCID
• Abstract (from 150 to 250 words) in English and Russian.
• Keywords in the nominative case (5 – 7 words) in English and Russian.
• Acknowledgements in English and Russian.
• Funding in English and Russian.
• Page settings (A4 format; margins: 2 cm on each side). Editor – Microsoft Word (.doc). Font (typeface) – Times New Roman.The font size (font size) – 14, without being compressed or rarefaction. In tables and illustrations it is allowed to reduce the font size to 11. Paragraph indentation ("red line") – 1.25 cm. Line spacing – single. Text alignment – width. Automatic hyphenation is allowed.
References (not less than 5 and not more than 25 scientific sources in the order of citation in the text of the article). It is recommended that sources be cited with a DOI or electronic link to their Internet location. The text in square brackets refers to the serial number of the list.
Author's notes (which are not used literature or a reference to a source from the Internet) are placed in page footnotes. The Editorial Board recommends that authors in the list refer to articles from journals on global citation indexes (Scopus, Web of Science): 
Revista de Victimología;
Violence and Victims;
International Review of Victimology;
Victims and Offenders
Theoretical Criminology;
Journal of Experimental Criminology;
European Journal of Criminology;
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Legal and Criminological Psychology
Russian Journal of Criminology;
Социальная психология и общество | Social Psychology and  Society
Legal and Criminological Psychology
Психологическая наука и образование,
Психология и право,
Сибирский психологический журнал (Siberian Journal of Psychology)
Psychology in Russia: State of the Art.
And also Criminology, Victimology and Security Journal; Journal of Victimology and Victim Justice and others Open Access Journal on Law.
• After the article must be specified: First name, middle name, last name of the author (in full), academic degree, academic title, position, full name of the place of work and postal address, e-mail, ORSID of the author.
• The contribution of each author, if the article has two or more authors.

3. Example of a List Design

1. Voronin Yu.A., Belyaeva I.M., Kuhtina T.V. Modern Trends of Crime in the Digital Environment. Bulletin of South Ural State University. Law Series. 2021; 21(1):7 – 12. DOI: 10.14529/law210101 (In Russ.)
2. Mayorov A.V. Victimology in Russia: Review of the Stages of Development of a Scientific Direction. Viktimologia [Victimology]. 2021;8(2):109-120. Available from: https://victimolog.ru/index.php/victimo/article/view/226 (Accessed: 25 Augusta2021).

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4. Open Access

All published articles in the Journal of Victimology are placed in open access (Open Access). As part of its open access policy, the journal's editorial board recommends that authors post their published articles on the RecearchGate platform in the authors' profile.

In case of positive reviews and editorial decisions - the article is published in the journal for FREE!
Author's fee for publication is not paid!
In case of refusal to publish the Editorial Board undertakes to motivate its decision.
The Editorial Board reserves the right to edit articles and shorten the material.

Prepared materials should be sent to the e-mail address: victimologiy@mail.ru
All contributions are subjected to reviewing.

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