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  • Author Declaration Form
  • Copyright Notice
  • Editorial Instructions
  • Publication Fees
  • Author Declaration Form

    The Author grants the Lodz University Press the non-exclusive proprietary copyrights licence for his work.

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    1. The Author-Editors grant the Press the non-exclusive proprietary copyrights licence for the Work in all fields of exploitation, including the right to copy it onto computer memory, to reproduce and make an unlimited number of copies by means of any technique, with particular focus on printing, reprography, magnetic recording and digitalizing, in order to publish, market and distribute it in volume form and in other printed forms, as well as in magnetic, optical and electronic form, including computer networks available to the general public (via the Internet), limited-access networks, the websites of the Press, and through open access (including the rules of the Creative Commons license BY. The license also includes the right for further sublicensing in the aforementioned fields of exploitation.

    2. The licence is unlimited in territory. The licence is granted for the period of 10 (ten) years. Upon the expiry of the licence, the Work can still be distributed via these distribution platforms (including the rules of open access, specifically including the Creative Commons license) on which it was deposited during the period of this license.

    3. The Author-Editors also give their consent to the Press to distribute the Work as an open-access document (including the regulations of the Creative Commons license) upon the expiry of the period of the license, as referred to in Section 2.

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    Editorial Instructions

    Download the Text Matters stylesheet.

    All submissions should be sent to the official address of Text Matters, text.matters@uni.lodz.pl.

    Successive themed issues of Text Matters are advertised on the journal website which also contains instructions for authors. The journal welcomes original, unpublished articles, reviews and interviews from all parts of the world.

    Multiple submissions are not considered, so please send only one manuscript at a time. Do not send a second submission until you have heard about the first.

    The journal reserves the right to immediately reject the texts that are popular rather than informed by academic expertise. Text Matters does not accept submissions in poor English or submissions that do not conform to the Text Matters style sheet. All the submissions are screened in order to prevent plagiarism, ghost writing and other kinds of malpractice. Only then are contributions handed over to external reviewers.

    Contributions are peer-reviewed by two external reviewers (double-blind reviews). The final decision is made by the editors-in-chief assisted in the process by members of the editorial board responsible for a particular field.

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    Publication Fees

    The journal does not charge for submission of the manuscript.

    The journal does not charge for processing or publication of the manuscript.