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  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines


ISSN 1336-3824


Instructions for authors (valid as of October 12, 2022)

Acta Facultatis Xylologiae Zvolen – the Scientific Journal of the Faculty of Wood Science and Technology, Technical University in Zvolen publishes peer-reviewed scientific papers covering the fields of wood: structure and properties, wood processing, machining and drying, wood modification and preservation, thermal stability, burning and fire protection of lignocellulosic materials, furniture design and construction, wooden constructions, economics and management in wood processing industry.

The journal is a platform for presenting reports and reviews of books of domestic and foreign authors. Apart from Original papers, Reports and Reviews can be also published.



  • Paper content shall comply with the areas covered by the journal.
  • Paper shall be Original scientific paper. Such paper cannot be published or sent to be published in other journals, not even in other languages. Author is responsible fororiginality of the paper.
  • Paper objective shall be clearly stated. Paper should present comprehensive and logically organised overview of new original knowledge and its critical evaluation, including specific results.
  • Experimental or theoretical approach should be adequate. Methods shall be described in a way allowing their reproduction. Experimental data shall be determined with relevant significance and shall be correctly interpreted.
  • Extent of the paper shall be adequate to its scientific contribution and shall not exceed 15 pages written in text editor, including tables and figures. Figures and tables shall be compact and reasonable, while the same data shall not be duplicated in both forms.
  • Paper shall be written in English language. Authors are responsible for language standards. Abstract should be informative (summarising objective, methods and main results) and should not exceed 150 words.
  • Page layout – A4 format (210×297 mm), Times New Roman 12.



  • The Authors should upload their submission directly to the Acta Facultatis Xylologiae Zvolen journal editorial system website. To submit your paper, use the following link:
  • Authors should be registered first. On completing the registration process, the Author is taken directly to User Home, which lists the various roles the user has with this journal (e.g., Author, Reviewer, etc.). Clicking on the role of Author will take users to their submissions page, where a list of current and past submissions is available, and where a new submission to the journal can be initiated. The submission process for Authors is broken down into five steps. After going through all the steps, the article will be submitted, and the editor of the magazine will contact you in the near future.
  • In case of problems related to registration or submission paper, please contact editor


  • Reports represent news; they do not include tables, references or summary. They provide information on conferences, seminars, introduction of new knowledge to practice, implementation of new provisions etc. The extent is up to 3 pages.


  • Reviews – expert reviews of new books and works. They should be critical and point out the key merits and negative of the work. They should include brief characteristic of the whole work, consider its content, form, format, translation quality and proposals for correctness and supplements. They shall not describe the work only. In such case, the review will not be published. The Maximal extent is up to 3 pages.


  • Acta Facultatis Xylologiae Zvolen charges 25 EUR per black and white printed page (A4 format) and 35 EUR per colour page.



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