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Publishing policy

Publishing policy of the Business Law Journal

1. Everyone can send an article proposal (in Polish or English) to the editorial office. The text must be scientific in nature and refer to the broadly understood field of marketing. We do not judge texts based on the title or outline. 

2. The text cannot be previously published or considered simultaneously for publication in another journal. After submitting the text, the authors can publish their article elsewhere only after they are notified the text has been rejected.

3. By submitting a text for publication, the author declares they have full copyright to the text and agrees for its publication in the paper edition of the journal, which is the original edition, and on the Internet.

4. Texts should be sent electronically to the address: pug|| |pug| (minimum volume: 0.5 sheet, maximum volume: 1 sheet – 40 thousand characters with spaces, with standard Word settings: Times New Roman 12, line spacing: 1.5, margins: 2.5). The text should contain the following elements (in the given order): 

  1. Title (in Polish and English). 
  2. Surname and first name of the author along with affiliation (affiliation to be provided from general to specific). 
  3. Abstract describing purpose of the article, its main theses and content. in Polish and English. 
  4. Keywords (up to 5) in Polish and English. 
  5. JEL.
  6. Text (divided by subheadings). 
  7. Footnotes (other than bibliographical). 
  8. Bibliography (descriptions in the APA standard). 

5. The text should be supplemented with a short information about the authors, including their e-mail address and telephone number.

6. Each text passes the review procedure described on the website. The waiting time for a decision is about a month from the submission of the text. After this deadline, the author gets the answer whether the text will be published. The publication is waiting for up to 6 months - depending on the queue of texts. The decision to publish the text is an independent decision of the Editorial Board.

7. The editors reserve the right to shorten and edit the texts approved for printing.

8. Journal does not charge a publication fee. No royalties are paid for the publication. 

9. The authors of the publication should disclose the contribution of every person to the publication, while the main responsibility for disclosing these data rests with the person submitting the publication. In the case of texts with several authors, it is required to give the percentage of each co-author in the text creation.

10. The authors should inform the editors about the funding sources for the publication, the contribution of scientific and research institutions, associations and other entities.

11. Ghostwriting, guest autorship, and plagiarism are a manifestation of scientific misconduct and all detected cases will be documented and unmasked, including notifying the relevant entities.

12. This Code of Ethical Conduct has been adopted by the journal.

Bibliographical descriptions in the APA standard