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Since 1952 Archives of Mining Sciences publishes papers on rock mechanics, drilling, mechanical preparation and associated with mining domains of: ventilation, geology, chemistry, economics and construction.
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Since 1952, this Quarterly has been disseminating results of research in various aspects of Mining Sciences, publishing papers of authors from numerous academic and professional circles.
Archives of Mining is recognized in numerous Academic and professional circles both in Poland and worldwide.
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS
General information. Original papers in the fields of rock mechanics, drilling, mechanical preparation and associated with mining domains of: ventilation, geology, chemistry, economics and construction, which have not been published in other journals are accepted to the quarterly „Archives of Mining Sciences” (Archiwum Górnictwa) published by Polish Academy of Sciences. By submission of the paper Author cedes to the editors the rights to publish the paper both in printed and electronic form. There is no honorarium for articles appearing in „Archives of Mining Sciences”. Authors are entitled to 1 free issues. Authors are requested to send the following detailed information: name (first and last), degree, academic title, name and address of work‑place and home address. Telephone and fax numbers are also requested along with an e-mail address.
Language. The papers are printed in English.
Length. The article may not exceed 20 typewritten pages, format A4. The article should be sent in two printed copies and on a CD disc with the article as Microsoft World file with all drawings, pictures and tables placed in the text.
Layout of the transcript. First and last name(s) of the author(s), title of the article, abstract, keywords, methodology and introduction to the topics, results, conclusions, acknowledgements and references. Drawings and tables with captions should be inserted in relevant places of the text. Polish speaking authors are requested to provide abstract, keywords and captions both in Polish and English. The subtitles should conform to the decimal system of numbering.
Abstracts. Two abstracts are required: one of them short, the other one comprising 2-3 type‑script pages assigned for Polish translation. The abstract should refer to appropriate formulas, figures and tables.
Keywords. 4-6 keywords should appear under the abstract, if possible in Polish and English.
Formulae. Formulae should be prepared with Microsoft Equation, written clearly with distinct notation of upper and lower indices and parentheses, maintaining an uniform numbering.
Tables. Tables should be inserted in relevant places of the Microsoft World file.
Figures. If possible, the figures should be prepared with a vector graphics software (cdr, wmf, al or dxf formats) or as *.eps. Use Arial font for the comments on drawings. The photographs should be converted to high resolution scans in *.jpg or *.tiff format. Drawings and tables with captions should be inserted in relevant places of the text. Providing files in original format will be appreciated.
References. A bibliography without numbering, arranged alphabetically according to the author’s last name, should include all positions to which the author refers in the text. In case of more than one article from the same year, the articles should be differentiated as follows: 1985a, 1985b, etc. The following order is required: last name and initials of all co-authors, year, title, type of publications, (journal, conference material, collection of monograph articles, unpublished texts) with the page numbers used.
Quoting references. If name(s) of the author(s) is not contained within the text itself, it should be provided in parentheses. e.g.: (Brandt, 1993), (Crosdale & Beamish, 1994). (Dziurzynski et al., 1990) in the case of one, two or more than two authors, respectively. If the name(s) of the author(s) is included in the text, then the reference should be cited as follows e.g.: „According to Brandt (1993)...”
Example of bibliography.
Brandt J., 1993. Neuere Erkentnisse auf dem Gebiet der Gasausbruchprognose. Glückauf Forschungshefte 54, 5, 228-233.
Crosdale P.J., Beamish B.B., 1994. Methane sorption studies at South Bulli (NSW) & Central (QLD) collieries using a high-pressure microbalance. 28 Newcastle Symposium on „Advances in the study of Sydney Basin”, Newcastle, NSW, Australia, 15-17 April, 118-125.
Dziurzynski W., Trutwin W., Tracz J., 1990. Symulacja komputerowa przepływu powietrza i gazów powyrzutowych w sieci wentylacyjnej kopalni. J. Litwiniszyn (Ed.), Górotwór jako ośrodek wielofazowy; Wyrzuty skalno-gazowe. Wydawnictwo AGH, Kraków, Vol. II, 743-758.
Lama R.D., Bodziony J., 1996. Outbursts of gas, coal and rock in underground mines. Publisher Lama & Associates, 130 Brokers Road, Mt. Pleasant, NSW 2519, Australia.
Nekrasovski Ya.E., 1951. Razrabotka plastov podverzhennykh vnezapnym vybrosam ugla i gaza. Ugletekhizdat, Moskva.
Chemical Abstracts Service, Ulrich, DOAJ, PKP, EEVL, GeoREF, U.S. Geological Survey Library, INSPEC
Professor Jakub Siemek, AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland
Professor Stanisław Knothe, Strata Mechanics Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow, Poland
Dr Jerzy Krawczyk, Strata Mechanics Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow, Poland
Dr Stanisław Nagy, AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland
Editorial Board Members
Professor Stanisław Cierpisz, The Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
Professor Józef Dubiński, Central Mining Institute, Katowice, Poland
Professor Wacław Dziurzyński, Strata Mechanics Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow, Poland
Dr Marek Kwaśniewski, The Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
Professor Janusz Roszkowski, AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland
Professor Wacław Trutwin, Strata Mechanics Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow, Poland
Professor Andrew K. Wojtanowicz, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA
International Advisory Board
Professor Antoni Kidybiński, Central Mining Institute, Katowice, Poland
Professor K.S. Baśniev, Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Professor Liu Baoshen, Changsha Research Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Changsha, Hunan, China
Professor Jakub Bodziony, Strata Mechanics Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow, Poland
Professor M. Dolipski, The Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
Dr Abraham Tativ Faga, C-FER Technologies, Edmonton, Canada
Dr Stewart Gillies, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, USA
Professor A. Kaltayev, al-Frabi Kazakh State University, Almaty Kazachstan
Professor P. Konečny, (Institute of Geonics, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Ostrava-Poruba, Czech Republic
Professor E.I. Križanivskij, (National Oil and Gas University of Ukraine, Ivanofrankovsk, Ukraine
Dr Ian Lowndes,
Professor Stanisław Miska, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, USA
Professor D.C. Panigrahi, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India
ProfessorJ. Pinka TechnicalUniversity of Kosice, Kosice, Slovakia
ProfessorG.G. Pivnyak NationalMining University of Ukraine, Dniepropetrovsk, Ukraine
Professor L.A. Puchkov, MoscowState Mining University, Moscow, Russia
Professor G. Pusch, TU Clausthal, Gemany
Professor T. Rozgonyi,Colorado School of Mines, Mining Engineering Department, USA
Professor P. Särkkä,Helsinki University of Technology Helsinki, Finland
Professor R.N. Singh,University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
Professor Anton Sroka,TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany
Professor S. Stryczek, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
Professor Antoni Tajduś, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
Professor D.D. Tannant,University of Alberta, Canada
Professor V. Ulmanu,University Petroleum-Gas of Ploiesti, Romania
Professor Kot F. Unrug, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
Professor Xingshen Wang, China University of Mining and Technology Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China
Professor Andrew Wala, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
Professor J. Vasyuchkov, Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Professor K. Yost, GeoRef Information System American Geological Institute