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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs (DOI links ideally) for the references have been provided.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines and Journal Template.

Author Guidelines

DEADLINES
The following NEW EXTENDED DEADLINES have been set for the Volume 07, Issue 01 (2021):
- Deadline for paper submissions: July 18, 2021.
- Deadline for paper revisions according to the reviewers' recommendations (in case of minor changes): July 28, 2021.
- Publication date of the Volume 07, Issue 01 (2021): July 31, 2021.
Submissions are possible through registration system only.

SUBMISSION
Before you begin

The preferred language is English. The contribution can be written in Czech or Slovak language as well.

Types of paper

The following types of contribution are published in The Czech Journal of Civil Engineering:

Original article: Standard research papers of 2000-4000 words in lenght (approx. 6-8 A4 pages formatted according to the attached template), with tables, illustrations and references, in which hypotheses are tested and results reported. In case of a more extensive contribution, it is necessary to consult it with the editor-in-chief and provide justification.

Review article: Review papers provide an extensive overview of recent developments in specific areas that fall within the scope of the journal. They are expected to have an extensive literature review followed by an in-depth analysis of the state of the art, and identify challenges for future research. Review articles are usually up to 12 000 words and must include a Methods section explaining how the literature for review was selected.

Technical note: Concise scientific summaries/reports of approximately 500 words of new products/technologies of relevance to the field of Civil Engineering. Illustrations may be included but not company logos.

Conference Reports: Reports on major international conferences of particular interest to The Czech Journal of Civil Engineering, approximately 1000-2000 words.

Book Reviews: Reviews of approximately 500-1000 words on new books, software and videos relevant to the scope of The Czech Journal of Civil Engineering.

Letters to the Editor: Letters designed to clarify or respond to the content of a paper previously published in the Journal or to raise questions about future directions of The Czech Journal of Civil Engineering or other issues that a reader may wish to pose that are relevant to the mandate of the Journal.

Ethics in publishing

Authors have a responsibility to present their work with the intellectual integrity that the scientific community expects. Authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if they have used the work and/or words of others, these should be appropriately cited or quoted. Authors should not concurrently submit a paper to more than one journal or primary publication, and should not submit a previously published paper for consideration.

Conflict of interest

All authors must disclose any financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that could inappropriately influence (bias) their work. Examples of potential conflicts of interest include employment, consultancies, stock ownership, honoraria, paid expert testimony, patent applications/registrations, and grants or other funding.

License

Articles published in Czech Journal of Civil Engineering are licensing using Creative Commons License. Except where otherwise noted, individual articles in the Czech Journal of Civil Engineering are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).

Paper Structure

When structuring your paper, please download and use one of the following templates in accordance with the selected language. You will find all the formal requirements on the contributions there:

Paper template CZ/SK 2020

Paper template EN 2020

The contributions have to be uploaded in the file named: Surname_Name.docx.

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