The journal «Herald of the Daghestan Scientific Center» is published by the decision of the Presidium of the Dagestan Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences since 1998.
Journal is registered by the Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Mass Communications.
Certificate ПИ № ФС77-33239 from 19 September 2008.
Periodicity - 4 issues per year.
Main scientific research areas covered in the journal «Herald of the Daghestan Scientific Center» are:
Historical sciences and archeology;
We accept for publication scientific articles previously unpublished and not submitted for publication elsewhere. The decision about the publication of the article is accepted by the editorial board of the journal under the leadership of editor-in-chief. All articles undergo a mandatory review process.
ON THE ORDER OF REVIEWING MANUSCRIPTS
SUBMITTED FOR PUBLISHING IN THE BULLETIN
“HERALD OF DAGESTAN SCIENTIFIC CENTER”
1. Organization of article manuscripts reviewing
1.1. Manuscripts, received by the Editorial board of the journal “Herald of the Daghestan Scientific Center”, are subject to mandatory review by the Editorial board.
1.2. Chief Editor or deputy editor sends the received manuscripts to the Editorial board members who are in charge of the relevant research areas for scientific examination.
1.3. Members of the Editorial board, if necessary, may direct the manuscripts for review to independent experts - specialists of the relevant scientific profile.
1.4. The reviewers are notified that the manuscripts of the submitted articles are the intellectual property of the authors. The reviewers are not allowed to make copies of the articles.
1.5. The expertise is confidential; the review is available to the author at his request without signatures, names, positions, work places of the reviewers.
1.6. In case of disagreement with the opinion of the reviewer, the author has the right to submit a reasoned response to the journal. The article can be directed to re-review or to approval by the Editorial board.
1.7. Final decision on acceptance of the article for publication after review is made by the member of the editorial board in charge of the relevant scientific field, the editor in chief, and, if necessary, the Editorial board as a whole.
1.8. The Editorial board informs the author of the decision.
1.9. In case of rejection of the article, the editorial board sends the author a reasoned refusal.
2. Requirements to the review content
2.1. Review should include a qualified analysis of the article material, its objective assessment and reasoned recommendations.
2.2. Review can be arranged by a reviewer in the free form.
2.3. Review should include: assessment of theoretical and applied significance of the study; analysis of main strengths and weaknesses of the structure and methodology of the study; constructive evaluation of the quality of the author’s interpretation of the of the research results; strengths and weaknesses of the manuscript as a written report; assessment of feasibility of spacing tables, illustrative material in the article; indication of the author’s inaccuracies and errors; recommendations on improvements of the article to the author; reviewer’s conclusions on the feasibility of the article to be published.
2.4. The reviewer’s comments to the article, remarks and suggestions should be constructive and professional, made properly, in compliance with scientific ethics.
2.5. The reviewer may recommend an article for publication, recommend it for publication after correction (including comments), after re-review, or not to recommend the article for publication. If the reviewer recommends an article to be published in final form or does not recommend it, in the review must be indicated the specific reasons for such a decision.
2.6. For re-review after amendments the article is handed to the same reviewer. It can be given to another reviewer by decision of the board members,
Approved by the Editorial board of the journal
"Herald of the Daghestan Scientific Center"
(Protocol # 1 of 15, Jan. 2009)