«Journal of Foreign Legislation and Comparative Law»
Online First Pre-Publication
Online First Pre-Publication is an opportunity to post online the final
version of your article accepted for publication prior we complete the
work on the Journal issue.
The most important advantage of using 'online first' mode is the fact you
and your colleagues can freely read and properly cite your article prior the
publication of the Journal issue.
You can ask us to pre-publish your article online if it comply with the
— your manuscript has successfully passed the mandatory online test of
the degree of originality (we use the software systems ‘Anti-Plagiarism’
— your manuscript (full text, abstract, metadata, and references)
successfully underwent a technical review on compliance with the Journal
requirements (Our technical editors pay special attention to the Reference
list. In particular, they check the Reference list includes only the
publications and sources that are directly related to and used in your
paper, and the self-citations are appropriate and justified);
— your manuscript successfully passed the double-blind peer-reviewing,
and the reviewers recommended your paper to publish;
— taking into account the peer-reviewers' opinion, the Editorial Board
recommended final version of your article for publication.
Although the publisher uses modern online technologies, all the
listed stages of working with your manuscript take time and cannot be
If the article successfully passed all the checks and reviewing and the
Editorial Board accepted it to publish, you can use the paid Online First
This means that after your payment is received to the publisher's
account, your article's final version, approved for publication, will appear
on the Internet page of the journal issue we work in progress. The full text
of your article, with metadata (including the DOI and page numbers), will
be available to all readers, without any restrictions (in open access).
After the journal issue is finalized and published, your pre-
published article's metadata does not change.
Information about the results of reviewing articles (both accepted
for publication and rejected) is stored in the publishing house's digital
archive indefinitely. It can be provided at the authors' official request or
the RF Ministry of Science and Higher Education. All reviews are openly
placed next to published articles on the journal's web page. All reviews
are also sent to the National Electronic Library 'eLibrary' with the
published journal issues.