Submission guidelines


The Editorial Board of the Bulletin of Ryazan State University named for S. A. Yesenin academic journal requires authors to follow the submission guidelines.


1. Manuscript file in the following formats: Microsoft Word (DOC, DOCX), in accordance with the style guidelines.

2. Request for publication.

3. Full-time and part-time postgraduate students must present positive reviews conducted by their supervisors and certified by the HR Department. Full-time students must present a scanned copy of a document certifying that they are full-time postgraduate students.

All manuscripts should be thoroughly and accurately proofread and edited. All manuscripts should be formatted in such a way so as to meet the standard conventions of the journal. Files that seem to contain viruses are rejected.

Completing the request form, the author introduces their personal data. By confirming the submission of the form, the author gives their consent to processing of their personal data by the editorial staff.

Articles which do not conform to the technical requirements, as well as articles whose originality is less than 80% are rejected and the authors are informed of the reasons.

Electronic versions of manuscripts are presented as a single file including a complete text of the manuscript, an abstract, key words (in Russian and in English), formulae, tables, images, footnotes, references (transliterated in accordance with GOST 7.79-2000).

The author must sign the manuscript to certify that the article has never been published before. Manuscripts authored by a group of researchers must be signed by every author. Electronic versions of manuscripts are to be submitted in formats which allow electronic reproduction of handwritten signatures. Signatures must be scanned and inserted into documents (use *.tif or *.ipg).

Manuscripts must not exceed 40,000 characters with spaces or one author’s sheet.

Illustrations should not exceed 3000 cubic cm per one author’s sheet.

Margin requirements are the following: top margin – 20 mm, bottom margin – 20 mm, right margin – 20 mm, left margin – 30 mm. For the article content use 14 point Times New Roman font style and 1.5 line spacing. Paragraphs should be indented 1.25 cm. Page numbers should be bottom centered.

The first page of the manuscript should contain a UDC number. The title of the article, the initials and surname of each author should be followed by the abstract and the key words.

The abstract must clearly state the purpose of the research, the results and the conclusions.

The abstract should be no less than 200 words. The structure of an abstract: relevance of research, goal of research, subject of research and results of research, conclusions, sphere of application.

Key words and phrases must be alphabetized and italicized. The number of key words and phrases must not exceed 10, each phrase should not contain more than 5 words. Key words must not repeat the title but should be found in the abstract.

The article should be logically divided into the following sections: 1. Introduction which substantiates the relevance of the issues and the goals. 2. Main part (the content and the structure are predetermined by the author’s needs. Each sub-section should be titled so as to clarify the main idea. 3. Conclusion must sum up all the conclusions of the research.

Formulae should be embedded directly into your Word document file with Microsoft Equation, diagrams should be added with Microsoft Excel. Illustrations (schemes and diagrams) should be accurate and black-and-white. The resolution of photographs and images (tif, ipg) should be no less than 300 dpi, the resolution of line art should not be lower than 1200 dpi in accordance with GOST 2.3.04-81 (Unified system for design documentation. Letters for drawings) (see sample 1986 pdf). Photographs, images, and line drawings should be embedded into your Word document. Please insert a caption 1 cm. below each figure (12 point Times New Roman font). Do not abbreviate. Refer to tables and figures in the following way: Tab. 1, Tab. 2, Fig. 1a, Fig. 2a, etc. All variables in graphics should be italicized.


Citing references should be done in accordance with GOST Р 7.0.100-2018. System of standards on information, librarianship and publishing. Bibliographic record, Bibliographic description. General requirements and rules.

If your article has a DOI, specify it.

Fedjaeva E. V. The Role of Number Symbolism in the Interpretation of Qualities and Relations of Reality. Nauchnyj dialog [Scientific Dialogue]. 2017, no. 5, pp. 126-138. DOI: 10.24224/2227-1295-2017-5-126-138.

The References section is divided into two parts: “Sources and abbreviations” (Appendix 1) and “References” (Appendix 2).

The numbering of the “List of used literature” continues the list of “Sources and accepted abbreviations” (Appendix 3).

The sources should be arranged in alphabetical order in accordance with GOST 7.1-2003.

References should be transliterated in accordance with GOST 7.79-2000.


Works cited in the running text are given in square brackets with the number of the indicated source and, the page or page range (if there is a quotation). E.g.: [2, p. 47] or [6, p. 47–48].

When referring to a number of works, enumerate the works dividing them with a semicolon: [8, p. 83; 5, p. 182].