The review procedure

All articles received by the editorial board of Etnografia, should take compulsory scientific expertise. Among reviewers of the journal are leading scholars from Russian universities and institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences as well as international experts that have published on the subject of peer-reviewed material and have for the last 3 years of the publication of peer-reviewed articles on the subject. 

The editorial board determines is article profiled to the journal`s thematic and the requirements for registration, and then send it for review to the specialist closest to the topic. 

All thematically relevant articles submitted to the journal are subject to double blind peer review. For the each article should have received two positive reviews (including one external).  

The presence of positive reviews is not sufficient grounds for the publication of the article. Editor and Editorial board makes final decision on publication. Editorial department must send to the authors copies of reviews with notification of acceptance, rejection or need to finalize of article. 

Timing review determined individually taking into account the different circumstances (the formation of the current issue of the journal, the formation of the total journal store, etc.) 

The review contains following: 

scientific novelty
methodological newness
the representativeness of the original sources
validity of conclusions
the correctness of the use of publications
literary style. 

The originals of the reviews are kept in the archive of editorial department during 5 years. Editorial Board also undertakes to send copies of reviews in the Ministry of Education and Science of Russian Federation in the case of official request. 

Copyright 

Once agreed to publish his/her paper in the journal, the author (unconditionally reserving the copyright) grants to the journal the right of first publication based on the Creative Commons Attribution License which allows using his/her paper by others provided there is a reference made to the author of the original text and to the original journal publication.