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Author Guidelines

Authors are invited to submit complete and original papers, which have not been published elsewhere and are not currently under consideration for another journal or conference. Manuscripts should be written in English or French, following the style of our journal in what concerns the technical preparation of the papers, and must be prepared electronically in LATEX macro package. The manuscripts will include the full address (es) of the author (s), with E-mail address (es), an abstract not exceeding 300 words, Key words and phrases, and should be limited to 15,000 words. The submitted paper should contain original work which was not previously published, is not under review at another journal or conference and does not significantly overlap with other previous papers of the authors. Authors should note that a manuscript may be edited by our technical editors for readability and for compliance with the style of our journal.

Please read the Submission Preparation Checklist and follow the instructions.

Template files:

Paper submissions: Please use the Online Submission System and follow the submission instructions

Papers will be written in English, with a strong recommendation for an even number of pages: 4 or 6 or 8 or 10 (including tables, figures, and references).

Typing: You may use MS Word 2007, MS Word 2010, MS Word 2012.

Page setup: A4 (210 x 297), Margins Top 2 cm, Bottom 2 cm, Right 2 cm, Left 2 cm, Header and Footer 1.5 cm, Gutter 0 cm, Gutter position: Left. 

  • the papers will obligatory include the next elements: abstract, introduction, materials and methods, research results, conclusions and bibliography;
  • title: uppercase, bold, centred in Romanian and English, ARIAL14;
  • author: ARIAL 12, bold, italic, right side;
  • keywords: ARIAL 10, bold, left side; 
  • abstract: in English, ARIAL 12, italic, a space side after;
  • paper section: uppercase, ARIAL 12, bold, centred;
  • paper text: ARIAL 12, justify, 1,25 cm paragraph indent;
  • tables: title with small characters, bold, centred, the table number on the right side, ARIAL 12, italic, bold;
  • figures, pictures numbered, ARIAL 10, centred
  • bibliography: on alphabetic order, ARIAL 12 bold authors, the title of the paper and publishing with ARIAL 12 italic 
  • no page number included. 
  • the final formats of the papers are published in both printed and electronic format on the Journal website 


Copyright Notice

The copyright to this article is transferred to body Annals of the University of Craiova -Agriculture, Montanology, Cadastre Series effective if and when the article is accepted for publication.

  • The copyright transfer covers the exclusive right to reproduce and distribute the article, including reprints, translations, photographic reproductions, microform, electronic form (offline, online) or any other reproductions of similar nature.
  • An author may make his/her article published by body Annals of the University of Craiova, Agriculture, Montanology, Cadastre Series available on his/her home page provided the source of the published article is cited and body Annals of the University of Craiova, Agriculture, Montanology, Cadastre Series is mentioned as copyright owner.
  • The author warrants that this contribution is original and that he/she has full power to make this grant. The author signs for and accepts responsibility for releasing this material on behalf of any and all co-authors. After submission of this agreement signed by the corresponding author, changes of authorship or in the order of the authors listed will not be accepted by body Annals of the University of Craiova, Agriculture, Montanology, Cadastre Series.

Final submission (accepted paper for publication) must be accompanied also by a signed copyright transfer form.

Copyright Notice

Papers in this Journal are published under the Open-Access Policy and are distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License

Plagiarism Policy

The Journal will judge any case of plagiarism on its own merits.

The Journal Editorial Board uses an anti-plagiarism software system, to check the articles received for publishing, called Plagiarism Checker X.

If a plagiarism act is detected at any stage - before or after the acceptance, we will:

  • if less than 25% of the original submission is plagiarized - inform the authors about the issue so in order to avoid the article's rejection, they can either rewrite the parts found as copied, either cite the original sources;
  • if more than 25% of the original submission is plagiarized - reject the article and notify the author.

Additionally, as a CrossRef member, we are looking forward to implementing the CrossCheck system, that is well-suited to filtering academic content, being one of the best methods to detect the plagiarism in the online scientific commu