Scientific Review
Engineering and Environmental

ISSN   1732-9353
eISSN 2543-7496
Inżynieria i Kształtowanie Środowiska
Warsaw University of Life Sciences Press

Polish version


Instruction for Authors

The journal publishes in Polish or English languages, peer-reviewed original research, critical reviews and short communications, which have not been and will not be published elsewhere in substantially the same form. Author of an article is required to transfer the copyright to the journal publisher, however authors retain significant rights to use and share their own published papers The published papers are available under the terms of the principles of Open Access Creative Commons CC BY-NC license (see Author statement). The submitting author must agree to pay the publication charge (see Charges).

The author of submitted materials (e.g. text, figures, tables etc.) is obligated to restricts the publishing rights. All contributors who do not meet the criteria for authorship should be listed in an Acknowledgements section of the manuscript. Authors should, therefore, add a statement on the type of assistance, if any, received from the sponsor or the sponsor's representative and include the names of any person who provided technical help, writing assistance, editorial support or any type of participation in writing the manuscript.

Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts

Manuscript should be sent with tables, graphs and abstract on separate pages by All figures and tables should be placed near their reference in the main text and additionally sent in a form of data files (e.g. Excel, Visio, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Corel DRAW). Figures are printed in black and white on paper version of the journal (colour printing is combined with an additional fee calculated on a case-by-case basis.), while on the website are published in colour.

The size of the manuscript should be limited up to 10 pages including overview, summary, references and figures (the manuscript more than 13 pages is unacceptable); Please set the text format in single column with paragraphs (A4 paper format), all margins to 25 mm, use the font "Times New Roman", typeface12 pt and line spacing one and half.

Manuscript structure and template

This document (MS Word 2013 data file) may be used a template of the paper prepared for submission in the Scientific Review Engineering and Environmental Sciences.

The submitted manuscript should include the following parts:

Reference formatting

From the first issue in 2014 (63) vol. 23(1) in the Scientific Review Engineering and Environmental Sciences the APA style is used.

In-Text Citations in APA style

The first time you cite the source write, e.g.: Research by Young and Smith (2010) supports... or (Robbins, 2014). In the case of a work by more than one or two Authors (three to five), please list all the authors in the signal phrase or in parentheses the first time you cite the source. Use the word "and" between the authors' names within the text and use the ampersand in the parentheses, e.g.: (Young, Smith, Robbins, Scott, & Burton, 2015). In subsequent citations, only use the first author's last name followed by "et al." in the signal phrase or in parentheses, e.g.: (Young et al., 2015).

English version

Reference List in APA style

It is recommended to use an APA software tool for publishing e.g. EndNote or an APA citation generator like BibMe or Citation Machine, instead of manual reference list formatting. It will allow to avoid additional effort and potential mistakes.

Moreover, it is possible to formatting APA Style in Microsoft Word (version from 2010). For further details please see the Microsoft Office website.

Please note: Google scholar provides citations for articles from the search result list (currently MLA, APA, Chicago, Harvard or Vancouver). To grab a citation click on the Cite link or icon "" below a search result and select from the available citation styles.

English version

The detailed descriptions of APA style including format examples are available on the following websites:
Williams College Libraries
University of Maryland University College
Cornell University Library
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University
Independent Learning Centre Australian Help