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Author Guidelines

ISSN 1392-642X print
ISSN 2029-7262 online

Guidelines on manuscripts to the Lithuanian Journal of Statistics

Authors are invited to submit manuscripts of their papers to the Lithuanian Journal of Statistics in Lithuanian or English by e-mail to the address The text has to be edited and submitted in a machine-readable form in Word. The text has to be written in Times New Roman style size 10. The Paper Example is presented. The length of the paper may be up to 10 pages size A4. An alternative template in Latex will be prepared later. If the author is willing to submit a paper in Latex please contact the editors by the same e-mail address.

The papers submitted should be not published anywhere else or submitted to any other editorial board. The author should save the submitted version of his/her paper and be responsible for its safety. Any article submitted should pass through the reviewing procedure by anonymous review. Afterwards the editorial board makes the final decision on the publication of the paper.

I. Submitted matter. Each paper should include the following:
title, name and surname of the author with the footnote containing  institution, mail address, telephone and e-mail address for contacts,
abstract in the language of the paper,
3-5 keywords in the language of the paper.

II. Contents of the paper. The paper should consist of the sections typical of the scientific paper. The paper should begin with the introduction in which the aim of the research is defined, object of the study is highlighted, the literature in the field of research is overviewed, and the methods used are described: methodology for practical work and problems as well as arguments for novelty of their solution and proofs for theoretical work. The paper is concluded  with the summation of the research results, conclusions and the list of references.

III. The style of the manuscript should satisfy the usual requirements to the scientific papers and should have the following:
- the titles of the sections should be written in capital letters, numbered and centered,
- all the abbreviations should be unscrambled and used only after that,
- the words of languages other than the main language of the paper should be written in italics with the translation into the main language of the paper,
- the tables and figures should be numbered and have the titles,
- the displayed formulae should be numbered on the right-hand side.

IV. Abstract. The paper should have comprehensive abstracts in Lithuanian and English. If the author does not know Lithuanian, then he/she should present the abstract and keywords only in English, and they will be translated into Lithuanian by Editors. The abstract should be without formulae, footnotes, and citing.

V. References should be listed in alphabetic order by the author and chronologically for each author and be numbered. They should have full information needed for the reader. The title of the book or journal should be written in italics. The reference is cited indicating its number in the square brackets, like this [2]. The example of the list of references includes the article in the journal, a book and an article in the collection of papers:


1. Author, A. 1986:  An important article., A Journal of Statistics and Probability, 10, p. 945-970.

2. Bookwriter, A. B. 1980: Title of the Book, City, Publisher.

3. Bookwriter A. B., and Author, A. 1999: Another important paper. In: Proceedings of the 4th Conference in Statistical Sciences, (ed. E. The editor), City, Publisher, p. 159–167.

Editorial board of the Lithuanian Journal of Statistics


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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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