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Technical requirements 

Formatting of Manuscripts

  • Manuscripts must be submitted in Latvian or English. Preferred volume of text (including footnote references/notes) - from 30 000 up to 60 000 characters, including spaces.
  • A manuscript must include:
    • A short annotation up to 14 characters, including spaces
    • Keywords, not more than six
    • Summary up to 4000 characters (summary in English for a manuscript in Latvian; summary in Latvian for a manuscript in English)
  • Data of author/authors (name, surname, represented institution; contact address; e-mail address; phone number) must be given separately on the first page
  • Body, footnote references and notes - Times New Roman, 12pt.
  • Double spacing between lines (both in the text and footnote references/notes)
  • Chapters must be separated with sub-titles, bold and centred
  • Do not use ALL CAPS
  • Paragraphs must be separated with an indent, you should not leave an empty line between paragraphs
  • Quotations must be separated with “quotation marks”. If a citation is longer than three lines, it must be written in a new paragraph
  • Use superscript after punctuation to number references and footnotes. Use the option to insert footnotes automatically (insert footnote). Each reference must be separated, do not merge references
  • Only Latin alphabet is to be used. Text in Cyrillic must be transliterated: Transliteration.pdf

Formatting of Reviews and Report

Book and media reviews, as well as reviews of events in academic and museum life, are chosen by the editor in consultation with Editorial Board. The journal does not publish previously uncoordinated reviews and reports.
  • Reviews and reports must be submitted in Latvian or English
  • Preferred volume of text (including footnote references/remarks) must not exceed 8000 characters (reviews) and 15 000 characters (reports), including spaces
  • Author’s name, surname, represented institution, address, e-mail address, phone must be given
  • Body, footnote references and notes - Times New Roman, 12pt
  • Double spacing between lines (both in the text and footnote references/notes)
  • Paragraphs must be separated with an indent, do not leave an empty line between the paragraphs
  • Quotations must be separated with “quotation marks”. If it is longer than three lines, it must be separated in a new paragraph
  • Use the superscript after punctuation to number references and footnotes. Use the option to insert footnotes automatically (insert footnote). Each reference is to be separated, do not merge references
  • Only Latin alphabet is to be used. Text in Cyrillic must be transliterated (see Transliteration.pdf)

Illustrative Material

Illustrative material (up to five pictures for articles and reports, one picture - for reviews) must be submitted in separate files in .jpg, .eps or .tiff format (300 dpi photos or halftone images; 1200 dpi line art). Submitting an article the author declares that third party copyrights are not infringed by publishing the illustrative material.

Formatting of References

Footnotes are used. Manuscript should not include a separate bibliography or list of references. Reference building system is based on Chicago Manual of Style. In case if reference examples of the particular sources or literature are not found here, please use the latest Chicago Manual of Style published by University of Chicago Press.

Books


Book/one author

  • John Colville, The Fringes of Power: 10 Downing Street Diaries, 1939-1955 (New York: W. W. Norton, 1985), 651-52.
  • Chris Holmlund, Impossible Bodies: Femininity and Masculinity at the Movies (New York: Routledge, 2002), 159.
  • Vilis Derums, Tautas veselība un dziedniecība senajā Baltijā (Rīga: Zinātne, 1978), 45.

Book/two or three authors

  • Otis W. Coan and Richard G. Lillard, America in Fiction, 5th ed. (Palo Alto, CA: Pacific Books, 1967), 23-25.
  • Indulis Purviņš un Santa Purviņa, Praktiskā farmakoloģija, 4. pārstr. izd. (Rīga: Zāļu infocentrs, 2011), 13.
  • Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams, The Craft of Research (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995), 42-45.

Book/more than three authors

  • Cornelia Meigs et al., A Critical History of Children’s Literature, rev. ed. (New York: Macmillan, 1969), 190-91.
  • Pāvels Zabludovskis et al., Krievu un latviešu medicīnas vēsture (Rīga: Zvaigzne, 1968), 87.

Chapter from a book

  • Konrad Repgen, "What is a 'Religious War'?" in Politics and Society in Reformation Europe, ed. E. I. Kouri and Tom Scott (London: Macmillan, 1987), 311.
  • Kristaps Rudzītis, “Fantāzija, kustība, spīts,” no Profesors Pauls Stradiņš, red. ArnisŠmits et al. (Rīga: Latvijas PSR Zinātņu akadēmijas izdevniecība, 1961), 121-25.
  • Anda Čakša-Vītoliņa un Vilnis Grīnbergs, “Barošana,” no Bērnu ķirurģija, red. Aigars Pētersons (Rīga: Nacionālais apgāds, 2005), 73.
  • Anne Carr and Douglas J. Schuurman, “Religion and Feminism: A Reformist Christian Analysis,” in Religion, Feminism, and the Family, ed. Anne Carr and Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 1996), 14.

Editor editions

  • Joey Green, ed., The Cornell Widow Hundredth Anniversary Anthology, 1894-1994 (Ithaca, NY: Cornell Widow, 1981), 19-20.
  • Catherine Clinton and Nina Silber, eds., Divided Houses: Gender and the Civil War (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993), 401-2.
  • Aigars Pētersons, red., Bērnu ķirurģija (Rīga: Nacionālais apgāds, 2005), 661.

Edited and translated works

  • Jean Andrew Wahl, A Short History of Existentialism, trans. Forrest Williams and Stanley Maron (New York: Philosophical Library, 1949), 43.
  • Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition, ed. Otto H. Frank and Mirjam Pressler, trans. Susan Massotty (New York: Doubleday, 1995), 122.
  • Nučo Ordine, Nelietderīgā lietderīgums, tulk. Dace Meiere (Rīga: Jāņa Rozes apgāds, 2017), 35.

Reprinted edition

  • William L. O’Neill, Feminism in America: A History, 2nd rev. ed. (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books, 1988), 224-25.
  • James M. McPherson, Ordeal by Fire: The Civil War and Reconstruction, 3rd ed. (Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2001), 19.
  • Indulis Purviņš un Santa Purviņa, Praktiskā farmakoloģija, 4. pārstr. izd. (Rīga: Zāļu infocentrs, 2011), 13.

Series

  • Alexander Cowie, The Rise of the American Novel, American Literature Series (New York: American Book Co., 1951), 116.
  • Rachel Ginnis Fuchs, Abandoned Children: Foundlings and Child Welfare in Nineteenth- Century France, SUNY Series in Modern European Social History (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1984), 278.
  • Inga Gaile, Stikli, Mēs. Latvija, XX gadsimts (Rīga: Dienas grāmata, 2016), 66.

Editions in volumes

Entire edition:

  • Frank Freidel, Franklin D. Roosevelt, 4 vols. (Boston: Little, Brown, 1952-1973). 
  • H. H. Asquith, Memories and Reflections, 1852-1927, 2 vols. (Boston: Little, Brown, 1928).
  • Jānis Stradiņš et al., red., Latvieši un Latvija, 4 sēj. (Rīga: LZA Baltijas stratēģisko pētījumu centrs, 2014). 

Single volume:

  • H. H. Asquith, Memories and Reflections, 1852-1927 (Boston: Little, Brown, 1928), 2: 52-53.
  • Richard S. Kirkendall, “Election of 1948,” in History of American Presidential Elections, 1789-2008, 4th ed., ed. Gil Troy, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., and Fred L. Israel (New York: Facts on File, 2012), 3:1178.

Dictionaries and encyclopaedias

  • Dennis H. Cremin, “Waterfront,” in The Encyclopedia of Chicago, ed. James R. Grossman, Ann Durkin Keating, and Janice L. Reiff (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004), 865.
  • Joels Veinbergs, “Belials un Sātans” no Mitoloģijas enciklopēdija, red. Roberts Akmentiņš et al. (Rīga: Latvijas Enciklopēdija, 1993), 1:98

Electronic books

Books downloaded from a seller or a library:

  • Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice (New York: Penguin Classics, 2007), Kindleedition.
  • Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice (New York: Penguin Classics, 2008), PDF e-book.

Books viewed online:

  • Philip B. Kurland and Ralph Lerner, eds., The Founders’ Constitution (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987), http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/.
  • Elliot Antokoletz, Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartók (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008), doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.001.0001.
  • Benjamin Rush, Medical inquiries and observations (Philadelphia: J. Conrad & Co, 1805), 28, https://archive.org/details/b21935142_0003.
  • Henry James, The Ambassadors (1909; Project Gutenberg, 1996), bk. 6, chap. 1, ftp:/ibiblio.org/pub/docs/books/gutenberg/etext96/ambas10.txt.
  • Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass (New York, 1855), 22, http://www.whitmanarchive.org/published/LG/1855/whole.html.

Periodicals


Articles in non-academic journals

  • S. L. Carson, “The Second Tragic Lincoln,” American History Illustrated, February 1985, 37. 
  • Beth Saulnier, “From Vine to Wine,” Cornell Alumni Magazine, September/October 2008, 48
  • “Authors and Editors,” Publishers’ Weekly, October 9, 1967, 21. 
  • Martha Brant and Michael Isikoff, “Going after Greed,” Newsweek, July 15, 2002, 23. 

In case journal uses No.:

  • James Agee, “America, Look at Your Shame!” Oxford American, no. 43 (January/February 2003): 37.
  • Helēna Rubine, “Ārstniecības augu izvilkumi,” Veselība, nr. 4(407) (jūlijs/augusts 1992): 30.
  • Artis Klints, „Tango pilsēta,” Rīgas Laiks, nr. 81 (augusts 2009): 4-8. 

Articles in newspapers

  • Paul D. Thacker, “Wanted: Artists Willing to Dig,” Christian Science Monitor, November 14, 2002, 17.
  • “Novelist Roberts to Feature Bates’ Literary Conference,” Lewiston (ME) Evening Journal, February 26, 1951.
  • Hermanis Buduls, “Rases labdzimtība,” Jaunākās Ziņas, 6. jūnijs, 1936, 4.
  • “Vājprātīgo posts”, Iekšlietu Ministrijas Vēstnesis, 13. jūlijs, 1928, 2.

Articles in academic journals

  • Henry Kamen, “A Forgotten Insurrection of the Seventeenth Century: The Catalan Peasant Rising of 1688,” Journal of Modern History 49, no. 2 (June 1977): 224. 
  • John B. Rosenmon, “The Rising Eye in Johnny Tremain,” Claflin College Review 3, no. 2 (1979): 45. 
  • Susan S. Lukesh and R. Ross Holloway, “The Non-Fraud of the Middle Bronze Age Stone Goddess from Ustica: A Reverse Piltdown Hoax,” Antiquity 76 (December 2002): 975-76. 
  • Jānis Stradiņš, Juris Salaks un Rita Grāvere, “Medicīnas muzeja sākumi,” Acta medico-historica Rigensia 10 (2016): 13-30.
  • Andrejs Skaģers un Arnis Vīksna, “Akadēmiskās izglītības sākuma posms mutes, sejas un žokļu ķirurģijā Latvijā,” Latvijas Universitātes raksti. Zinātņu vēsture un muzejniecība 763 (2011): 65.
  • Charles Kadushin, “Who Are the Elite Intellectuals?” Public Interest, no. 29 (Fall 1972): 116-117. 
  • Valdis Bērziņš un Baiba Dumpe, “Cūkdelfīnu zobu iespiedumi neolīta keramikas rotājumā,” Latvijas Vēstures institūta žurnāls, nr. 1(98) (2016): 7

For e-Journals DOI or URL must be included:

  • Alison M. Devault et al., “Second-Pandemic Strain of Vibrio cholerae from the Philadelphia Cholera Outbreak of 1849,” The New England Journal of Medicine 370, no. 4 (January 2014): 334, doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1308663.
  • Boyan Jovanovic and Peter L. Rousseau, “Specific Capital and Technological Variety,” Journal of Human Capital 2 (Summer 2008): 135, doi:10.1086/590066.
  • Jeanette Kennett, “True and Proper Selves: Velleman on Love,” Ethics 118 (January 2008): 215, doi:10.1086/523747.
  • Frank P. Whitney, “The Six-Year High School in Cleveland,” School Review 37, no. 4 (1929): 268, http://www.jstor.org/stable/1078814.

Unpublished Papers


Master's thesis, dissertations 

  • Mary Patricia Schoene, “Characterization, Action and Setting in Five Representative Novels of Kenneth Roberts” (master’s thesis, Washington University, 1959), 65. 
  • John Ira Kitch Jr., “From History to Fiction: Kenneth Roberts As an Historical Novelist” (PhD diss., University of Illinois, 1965), 16-17. 
  • Ilya Vedrashko, “Advertising in Computer Games” (master’s thesis, MIT, 2006), 59, http://cms.mit.edu/research/theses/IlyaVedrashko2006.pdf.
  • Reinis Balmaks, “Cilvēka respiratorā sincitiālā vīrusa izraisīto dziļāko elpceļu infekciju klīniskais un molekulārais raksturojums hospitalizētiem bērniem Latvijā” (disertācija, Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2014), 88.

Collections of manuscripts, documents, etc. in archives

  • James Oglethorpe to the Trustees, 13 January 1733, Phillipps Collection of Egmont Manuscripts, 14200:13, University of Georgia Library.
  • Alvin Johnson, memorandum, 1937, file 36, Horace Kallen Papers, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.
  • Vernera Krauļa vēstule Hermanim Budulam, 1929. gada 18. jūnijs, mvm 45.392, R.33.392, Paula Stradiņa Medicīnas vēstures muzeja Rokrakstu un dokumentu krātuve.
  • A. Ansons, lekciju pieraksti psihiatrijā, 1942, mvm 43.621,  Paula Stradiņa Medicīnas vēstures muzeja Rokrakstu un dokumentu krātuve.
  • Memorandum, “Concerning a Court of Arbitration,” n.d., Philander C. Knox Papers, Manuscripts Division, Library of Congress.
  • Budžeta projekts patversmei Popes muižā 1929/1930. budžeta gadam, 1929, Tautas Labklājības ministrijas Veselības departamenta fonds, 4578.f., 4. apr., 494. l., Latvijas Valsts Vēstures arhīvs.

Websites and blogs

Referring to these internet resources, the following information must be included, if available: title of the website, author (if there is an author), owner of the site or its sponsor and URL. Date of publication and date of the last changes. If not available: date when the site was viewed.

Repeated references


When repeatedly referring to a source cited, you must not write the full reference. Referring to a source quoted in the preceding reference, use "Ibid" and indicate the page:

  • Jānis Stradiņš, Juris Salaks un Rita Grāvere, “Medicīnas muzeja sākumi,” Acta medico-historica Rigensia 10 (2016): 13-30.
  • Ibid., 15.

If repeated references do not follow one another, use shortened references, for example, name of the author and the shortened title of the work and page:

  • John Colville, The Fringes of Power: 10 Downing Street Diaries, 1939-1955 (New York: W. W. Norton, 1985), 651-52.
  • Ibid., 432-36.
  • John B. Rosenmon, “The Rising Eye in Johnny Tremain,” Claflin College Review 3, no. 2 (1979): 45.
  • John Colville, The Fringes of Power, 615.
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How to submit a manuscript

Manuscripts, formatted in accordance with technical requirements, must be submitted in Word Doc format by email to ineta[pnkts]lipsaatrsu[pnkts]lv.
Illustrative materials are to be submitted in separate files in .jpg, .eps or.tiff format by e-mail to ineta[pnkts]lipsaatrsu[pnkts]lv.

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Documents

Transliteracija.pdf