Science Journal - Sopocka Szkoła Wyższa
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Science Journal

 

Space, Economy, Society

The purpose and scope of the Journal – general information

Journal of the Sopot University of Applied Sciences – “Space, Economy, Society” – is a periodical published on a semi-annual basis, entered on the ranked journals list of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (5 points). It is divided into three thematic sections containing original, previously unpublished scientific articles and design studies, devoted to issues in:

 

  • engineering and technical sciences (academic discipline: architecture and urban planning),
  • social sciences (academic disciplines: economics and finance, social communication and media sciences),
  • arts (visual arts and fine arts conservation).

 

The Journal is thereby interdisciplinary. The texts published in the Journal are written in Polish and English. Detailed instructions on the manner in which an article ought to be prepared can be found under the ‘For Authors’ tab.

 

The publications contained in the Journal are authored by:

  • academic research associates and students of the Sopot University of Applied Sciences,
  • academic research associates of other universities in Poland and abroad,
  • experts/specialists presenting their innovative practical implementations.

 

The Journal of the Sopot University of Applied Sciences – “Space, Economy, Society” is addressed to academics, managers, students and Ph.D. students interested in various areas of knowledge, with special focus on accounting, finance, architecture, landscape architecture and interior architecture

The original version of the Journal is a print version with the ISSN number 2299-1263.

The Journal is also available, in electronic form, on the University’s website (access to the content via Open Access) and, accordingly, its online version has a separate ISSN number: 2353-0987

 

The semi-annual journal “Space, Economy, Society” is indexed by the Index Copernicus.

 

The journal “Space, Economy, Society” has introduced and applies the principles of publishing ethics, in accordance with the guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

For Authors

We cordially invite you to submit articles for publication in the Journal of the Sopot University of Applied Sciences – “Space, Economy, Society”. Acceptance of articles is carried out on a continuous basis. The articles to be published should be submitted to the Editorial Secretary Joanna Grott, MA, at this e-mail address: jgrott@ssw.sopot.pl. Please prepare your papers/articles in accordance with the applicable editorial requirements.

 

The editorial requirements and the guidelines for footnotes are presented below. Please attach scans of the Author(s)’s signed declarations (see details below) along with the article you submit. The Author(s) declares that the work submitted for publication is an original work, previously unpublished, a result of his/her/their work and does not infringe the copyrights of other persons. The Author(s) additionally presents the sources of funding the article and, if applicable, the percentage share of individual Authors who contributed to the writing of the article. Submission of an article to the Journal’s Editorial Office is synonymous with granting permission to review the article (in the “Space, Economy, Society” journal it entails the so-called ‘double-blind peer review’). The Editorial Secretary checks the compliance of the articles received with the applicable formal principles and, possibly, sends the article back to the Author(s), indicating the elements requiring correction. The article then is sent to the Editor-in-Chief and the scientific editors, who select 2 external reviewers, i.e. the academics evaluating the article (without personal details of the Author/s). The Secretary informs the Author(s) about the results of the review and, possibly, about the necessary corrections to be made.

 

We recommend you familiarize yourself with the principles of article reviewing and the Publishing Ethics Standard implemented in our Editorial Office.

 

The editorial fee is PLN 200. The Author/s are to pay by a bank transfer to the account:

 

66 1500 1706 1217 0002 9325 0000

BZ WBK SA

II Odział Sopot

Chopina 6, Sopot 81-752

 

 

PLEASE NOTE! Employees and students of the Sopot University of Applied Sciences are exempt from publication fees.

To request an invoice for the publishing fee, please contact the Editorial Office at the time of payment.

Authors do not receive remuneration for publication (unless a contract provides otherwise). Each Author is entitled to 2 authorial copies of the Journal free of charge.

Up until recently, the editorial board of the “Space, Economy, Society” journal has used the Plagiat.pl anti-plagiarism system, while currently the Uniform Anti-plagiarism System is used.

 

Files to download:

Author/s declaration

Editorial requirements

Tips for creating footnotes

Review form

Scientific Board, Editorial Office, Reviewers

Scientific Board

The Scientific Board is an editorial advisory body. It provides opinions on the issues related to the development of the Journal and the activities aimed at improvement of its substantive quality. Its tasks also entail work on the internationalization of the Journal and attraction of new authors.

 

  • Małgorzata Gawrycka, Ph.D., habil. – Gdańsk University of Technology – Chairwoman
  • Roman Gajewski, Prof. – Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk
  • Maria Jastrzębska, Ph.D., habil. – University of Gdańsk
  • Piotr Lizakowski, Ph.D. – Polish Naval Academy in Gdynia
  • Jerzy Ossowski, Ph.D., habil. – Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Grzegorz Pęczek, Ph.D. Eng. Arch. – Sopot University of Applied Sciences
  • Błażej Prusak, Ph.D., habil. – Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Katarzyna Romanczuk, Ph.D., habil. – Zhytomyr State Technological University  (Ukraine)
  • Helena Stolarenko, Ph.D. – National Academy of Statistics, Accounting and Auditing (Ukraine)
  • Anna Szymczak, Ph.D. – Sopot University of Applied Sciences
  • Eva Vaništa Lazarević, Prof., Ph.D.– University of Belgrade (Serbia)
  • Kęstutis Zaleckis, Prof., Ph.D. – Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania)

Editorial Office

Editorial Office

Ulica Rzemieślnicza 5

81-855 Sopot

jgrott@ssw.sopot.pl

phone: (58) 555-83-71

 

  • EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Teresa Martyniuk- Prof. Ph.D., habil., specializes in issues related to various forms of tax records, valuation, fixed-asset accounting and cost accounting. She has authored nearly 200 publications. Her main works entail editorial and co-authorship of the Commentary to the Accounting Act; “Rachunek amortyzacji środków trwałych w przedsiębiorstwie (Fixed asset depreciation account in an enterprise)”; „Encyklopedia VAT. Ewidencja podatku od towarów i usług VAT (VAT encyclopedia. Record of value added tax)”; „Formy ewidencji podatkowej małych podmiotów gospodarczych (Forms of tax records for small businesses)”; „Rachunek kosztów w praktyce (Cost accounting in practice)”; „Rachunkowość przedsiębiorstw w szczególnych sytuacjach (Corporate accounting in specific situations)”. Prof. Ph.D. habil. T. Martyniuk  was appointed as a parliamentary expert for the government bill amending the Accounting Act, commissioned by the research and Expertise Office (currently the Bureau of Research) of the Chancellery of the Sejm in Warsaw. Professor Ph.D. habil. Teresa Martyniuk was a longtime member of the Scientific Board of the Accountants Association in Poland and a member of the Commission for the Improvement of Accounting Principles and Standards at the Accountants Association in Poland (Warsaw).

 

  • EDITORIAL SECRETARY: Joanna Grott, MA (jgrott@ssw.sopot.pl)

 

  • THEMATIC EDITORS: Anna Szymczak, Ph.D., Grzegorz Pęczek, Ph.D. Eng. Arch.

Reviewers cooperating with the Editors in the years 2012-2019

  • Tadeusz Bogdanowicz, Ph.D., habil., University of Gdańsk
  • Małgorzata Gawrycka, Ph.D., habil., Gdańsk University of TechnologyBarbara Gierusz, Ph.D., habil., University of Gdańsk
  • Justyna Martyniuk–Pęczek, Ph.D., habil., Eng. Arch., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Jerzy Gierusz, Prof., Ph.D., habil., University of Gdańsk
  • Teresa Gostkowska-Drzewicka, Ph.D., habil., Sopot University of Applied Sciences
  • Jerzy Gwizdała, Ph.D., habil., University of Gdańsk
  • Ewa Grzegorzewska–Mishe, Prof., Ph.D., habil., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Leonid Sergiejewicz Iwanowicz, Ph.D., habil., Audit and Accounting Chamber of the Kaliningrad District
  • Bernard Kubiak, Prof., Ph.D., habil., The Eugeniusz Kwiatkowski University of Business and Administration
  • Tomasz Parteka, Prof., Ph.D., habil., Eng. Arch., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Antoni Taraszkiewicz, Prof., Ph.D., habil., Eng. Arch., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Bogna Lipińska, Ph.D., habil., Eng. Arch., Sopot University of Applied Sciences
  • Stanisław Laskowski, Ph.D., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Danilenkov Valerij Leonidovicz, Ph.D., Kaliningrad State Technical University
  • Piotr Lorens, Prof., Ph.D., habil., Eng. Arch., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Jerzy Ossowski, Ph.D., habil., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Błażej Prusak, Ph.D., habil., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Katarzyna Rozmarynowska, Ph.D., habil., Eng. Arch., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Jacek Krenz, Ph.D., habil., Eng. Arch., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Anna Rzeczycka, Ph.D., habil., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Michał Stangel, Ph.D., habil., Eng. Arch., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Bogusław Żyłko, Prof., Ph.D., habil., University of Gdańsk
  • Adem Erdem Erbas, Assoc. Prof., Ph.D., Mimar Sinan Fine Art University
  • Kira Erwin, Ph.D., MPhil Cambridge University, DPhil University of KwaZulu Natal (Senior Researcher at the Urban Futures Centre Durban University of Technology)
  • Karolina Krośnicka, Ph.D., Eng. Arch., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Magdalena Olczyk, Ph.D., habil., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Justyna Kujawska, Ph.D., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Maria Hlenowska-Peschke, Ph.D., habil., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Marcin Kujawa, Ph.D., habil., Gdańsk University of Technology
  • Marcin Gawlicki, Ph.D., habil., The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

 

The rules regarding the editorial policy, the authors, the editors and the reviewers participating in the publishing process are set out in the Code of Editorial Ethics, introduced in accordance with the guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Review procedure
  1. The procedure for reviewing articles is in line with the guidelines set out by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
  2. By sending work for publication, the authors agree their review. First, the articles undergo preliminary selection by the Editorial Team, then are anonymously evaluated by external Reviewers.
  3. Two external reviewers, who are scientific employees specializing in the field consistent with the subject of the study, are appointed to evaluate each article submitted to for publication in the Journal ‘Space, Economy, Society’.
  4. Reviewers are selected by the editor-in-chief, in cooperation with the thematic editors of the journal. The reviewer receives full versions of the articles and the current review form.
  5. The review has a written form, contains the reviewer’s comments and suggestions, where the reviewer sets out the substantive and scientific level of the article and indicates the next stage regarding its acceptance or rejection.
  6. The final decision regarding article publication is made by the editor-in-chief, in cooperation with the thematic editors. The condition for publication, however, entails at least 2 positive reviews.
  7. All Authors are required to submit a statement on the originality of the article, the sources of its financing and the authors’ percentage contribution, as well as an appropriate statement on the transfer of copyrights to the Sopot University of Applied Sciences.
  8. A list of the journal-article reviewers is published at least once a year on the journal’s website.

Review form

The Publishing Ethics Standard

The staff of the Editorial Office of the semi-annual Journal of the Sopot University of Applied Sciences “Space, Economy, Society” has been respecting the principles of editorial ethics that are based on the guidelines set out by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). These standards are aimed at prevention of unfair publishing practices and apply to all parties involved in the publication process.

 

I Editorial Office

 

  1. The Editors are obliged to keep all information pertaining to the publication confidential. Such information will not be disclosed to unauthorized persons.
  2. The articles that get accepted first undergo initial verification by the editorial team. The main criteria for acceptance of articles are: originality, the weight of the information contained and innovativeness of the topics discussed.
  3. Editorial assessment of the articles submitted for publication is not influenced by: race, nationality, origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs or political views of the Author/s.
  4. The decision about acceptance of an article shall be forwarded to the Author/s immediately after it has been made.
  5. Author/s of the articles that have been rejected at the stage of initial verification may appeal, in writing, to the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal.
  6. Articles that have successfully passed the initial verification will be submitted for review. Each article is reviewed by two external reviewers. The Editors (through proper selection of a reviewer) should prevent a conflict of interest between the Author/s and the reviewer/s, caused, among others, by work in the same institution, financial dependencies, competition or kinship.
  7. If the Editors or the reviewers detect such violations as: plagiarism, self-plagiarism, data fabrication, ghost authorship or guest authorship, the Editorial Office will contact the Author/s, in order to explain the problem. If no answer is provided or the explanation provided is unsatisfactory, the Editors will inform the Author/s as well as his/her superiors and/or the person/s responsible for supervision of the research carried out by the Author/s about the situation.
  8. If plagiarism is detected after the article is published, the Editors retract the article, inform the Author/s as well as his/her superiors and/or the person responsible for supervising the Author(s)’s research about the situation, place an appropriate annotation on the Journal website and report the fact of article retraction to the bibliometric database services which the Journal is indexed in, without providing personal data information.
  9. The Editorial Office has the right to refuse to accept an article from an author who has demonstrated scientific misconduct in recent years.

 

II Authors

 

  1. The articles submitted by the Author/s must not be previously published. They cannot be simultaneously submitted to editorial offices of various journals.
  2. The articles submitted must be fully original. Submission of is a plagiarism or a self-plagiarism is unacceptable. If fragments of other works have been used in the text, it must be noted in the footnotes. Use someone else’s work must comply with the copyright law. A bibliography must be included at the end of the article.
  3. Submission of an article to the Journal’s Editorial Office is synonymous with a transfer of the copyright to a given text to the Sopot University of Applied Sciences. This is done by signing an appropriate declaration, available under the ‘For Authors’ tab.
  4. Authors are required to disclose the percentage contribution of the work of individual scientists to the creation of the article. All persons listed as Authors must meet the definition of authorship, i.e.: have creatively contributed to the conceptualization / have conducted research / have written a sketch of the text / have creative input in its extension / have accepted the final version of the text before its submission to the Editorial Office, and thus have taken responsibility for the text. To provide the Editorial Office with information on the percentage share of individual authors of the article, the Author submitting the text mails a completed and signed declaration, available under the ‘files to download’ tab.
  5. Authors have the right to provide the Editors with the names of the persons who (according to the Authors) should not be asked to review the article, due to the likelihood of a conflict of interest
  6. Authors are obliged to make the corrections suggested by the Editors (after the initial verification) and the reviewers (after the reviews are submitted), in order to reach the best possible, editorially and scientifically, version of the article.
  7. Authors are required to provide all sources of financing (if any). To provide the Editorial Office with such information, the Author(s) sends a completed and signed declaration, available under the “For Authors” tab.

 

III Reviewers

 

  1. Reviewers are required to make reliable, objective editorial assessments of articles, while maintaining confidentiality of the information pertaining to the publication. He/she should prepare a clear and constructive opinion on the text reviewed, using the review form available on the Journal’s website. All comments contained in the review must be impartial, clear and factual.
  2. Reviewers should only review texts, editorial assessment of which lies within the appropriate knowledge and competence they possess.
  3. Reviewers should submit their reviews within 2-3 weeks of receiving the text. If the review process is prolonged, the Author/s should notify the Editor-in-Chief.
  4. Reviewers are required to notify the Editors of any violations detected (especially regarding plagiarism).
  5. Reviewers cannot use the data or the research results contained in the articles for personal purposes.
  6. Reviewers are obliged to report any suspected conflicts of interest.

Journal of the Sopot University of Applied Sciences

available electronically

 

Individual articles:

14/II/2018

13 I 2018
12 II 2017

11 I 2017
10 II 2016
9 I 2016