Editorial Policies

Copyright and licensing

Science Journal of Volgograd State University. Linguistics is an open access journal, free-to-view and free-to-copy. No charge is required from the user to read, download, copy, transmit, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles without prior permission from the publisher or the author.

Science Journal of Volgograd State University. Linguistics by Volgograd State University is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Authors retain the right to authorship; the journal disposes of the manuscript material on the basis of a non-exclusive license.

To comply with legal requirements, we offer our authors to secure the License Agreement with our Publishing House on publication of an article in the journal. The sample agreement is available in the section "For Author"


Publication Charges

The submission, reviewing, editing and publication of articles in the Science Journal of Volgograd State University. Linguistics are free of charge. No author fees are involved.


Revenue sources

Science Journal of Volgograd State University. Linguistics is an open-access journal, which is published in both the online and print versions. The journal’s work is funded by the founder and publisher (Volgograd State University). Source of income is utilized in maintaining the administrative and the print cost. Also, a very non-significant part of revenue also comes from the subscription.


Deposit policy

Under the terms of the Open Access license, authors are entitled to deposit the final published version of the article in institutional and/or repository centers immediately upon publication, provided that the journal and the Publishing House are attributed as the original place of publication and citation details are correctly quoted. Authors are also recommended to deposit the URL of the published article, in addition to the PDF version.


Archiving Policy

The main purpose of the Archives policy is to select, preserve and make available the archives of Science Journal of Volgograd State University. Linguistics. The three main objectives are –

• to comply with recognized national standards for the archives preservation;

• to register and publish archives according to professional standards;

• to provide access to archival material in accordance with publishing practice.

The Archive contains texts of reviewed articles, abstracts and references. These materials present major academic results of research work.

The Science Journal of Volgograd State University. Linguistics stores its full-text archives on the Journal's and Publisher's websites, as well as on the platforms of Russian Scientific Electronic Libraries (eLIBRARY.RU) and CyberLeninka, etc.


Self-Archiving Policy

Authors are allowed to deposit their post-print reviewed articles at personal websites and databases, it is obligatory to indicate the title and issue data of the journal the article was first published. We recommend to use the Publisher's PDF version or make a link to it.


Plagiarism Policy

The journal publishes original research work. Submission of manuscript to this journal indicates that it has not been published anywhere or submitted elsewhere for publication. If author(s) is/are using any part of works published by other authors, they are required to make references to the origin or get permission from the previous publisher or copyright holder (whichever is suitable).

Plagiarized manuscripts would not be accepted for publication. In case plagiarism is detected a letter of refusal would be sent to the author, affiliated institutes and funding agency (in the presence). For more information read "Violation" in the section "Publishing Ethics".


Complaint Policy

Direct contacts are basic and most preferable ways of settling disputes between editorial staff, authors and third parties in the process of reviewing and preparing articles for publication, as well as regarding already published articles. Complaints or claims should be sent to the editor-in-chief by e-mail ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or via post (Prospect Universitetsky, 100, Volgograd 400062. Russian Federation. Editor-in-Chief. The Science Journal of Volgograd State University. Linguistics).

In your letter of complaint you are asked to give reasons of disappointment, details and to name the person / the service that is a subject of the complaint. Claims are reviewed within a month.

In consideration of complaints the editorial staff follows the publishing ethics.

For more information in the section "Publishing Ethics".