Instructions for authors

The journal is published in English. No formal limit is placed on the length of a paper, but Editors may recommend shortening of a long paper.

Screening for plagiarism of submitted papers is conducted with iThenticate

The final version of the manuscript (if a paper is accepted for publication), supplemented with illustrations and tables, must be prepared as a Microsoft Word or LaTeX document.

Structure of Manuscripts

Each paper submitted to the journal should be prepared according to the following structure:

  • concise and informative title
  • full names and affiliations of all the authors, including e-mail addresses (only for the final version)
  • date of submission
  • informative abstract of 70–150 words
  • list of relevant keywords
  • full text of the paper
  • acknowledgements (only for the final version)
  • list of references
  • biographic information on the author(s) (only for the final version)

Full Text of the Paper

This should contain the body of the article, and may be broken into sections with short, informative headings.


All the illustrations should be numbered consecutively and supplied with captions. 
The illustrations are to be presented in TIF, WMF, BMP, PCX or PNG formats (the resolution of point graphics pictures is 300 dots per inch).

List of references

The list of references should be presented at the end of the paper in alphabetic order. The papers by the same author(s) in the same year should be distinguished by the letters a, b, etc. Only Latin characters should be used in the references.

The references cited in the text should be indicated in brackets:

  • for one author – (Jonaitis, 1999)
  • for two authors – (Jonaitis and Petraitis, 2002)
  • for three or more authors – (Jonaitis et al., 2002)
  • the page number can be indicated as (Hubwieser, 2001, p. 25)

Please adhere closely to the following format for the list of references.

For books:
Hubwieser, P. (2001). Didaktik der Informatik. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
Schwartz, J.E., Beichner, R.J. (1999). Essentials of Educational Technology. Allyn and Bacon, Boston.
For contribution to collective works:
Batissta, M.T., Clements, D.H. (2000). Mathematics curriculum development as a scientific endeavor. In: Kelly, A.E., Lesh, R.A. (Eds.), Handbook of Research Design in Mathematics and Science Education. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Pub., London, 737–760.
Plomp, T., Reinen, I.J. (1996). Computer literacy. In: Plomp, T., Ely, A.D. (Eds.), International Encyclopedia for Educational Technology. Pergamon Press, London, 626–630.
For journal papers:
McCormick, R. (1992). Curriculum development and new information technology. Journal of Information Technology for Teacher Education, 1(1), 23–49.
Dzemyda, G., Kurasova, O. (2002). Comparative analysis of the graphical result presentation in the SOM software. Informatica, 13(1), 23–49.
For documents on Internet:
International Olympiads in Informatics (2008).
Hassinen, P., Elomaa, J., Ronkko, J., Halme, J., Hodju, P. (1999). Neural Networks Tool – Nenet (Version 1.1).

Authors’ Information

This section includes any relevant information about the author(s) that may aid the reader’s interpretation of the article, and understand the standpoint of the author(s). This may include details about the authors’ qualifications, current positions they hold at institutions or societies, or any other relevant background information.