Paper submission

1. Submission by OJS
Complete articles (text, tables, figures, photos, etc.) should be submitted through the Open Journal System:
To log into the system for the first time, you must first create a new account.
The article submission system allows you to choose between three options: peer-reviewed scince article and shot communicationor popular science article (non-peer reviewed).

The content published in the journal is organized according to the following categories:

Assigning an article to a given category should be proposed by the Author (Authors), but the final decision rests with the Editorial Board.

2. Language of the reviewed articles and short communications
The journal publishes original and review papers written in English. American or British English should be used consistently throughout the text. If the Reviewers find that the manuscript is linguistically poor, the Editors may ask the Author to make a linguistic proofreading and send a certificate to the Editors from the company / institution preparing the proofreading or from a competent person, if the revision has been made on their own. Authors of English-language articles whose native language is Polish are also required to submit the title and abstract of the article in Polish. The editors will support other authors in translating the title and abstract into Polish.

3.a. Substantive content of scientific articles (reviewed)
The submitted text should be consistent with the purpose and thematic scope of the European Bison Conservation Newsletter [Żubr i jego Ochrona Biuletyn] scientific journal and have the layout of a typical scientific article, i.e.: Title, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, Discussion ( or combined "Results and Discussion" chapter) and Conclusions (optional), with a suggested minimum word count of 4000.

3.b. Substantive content of short communicatins (reviewed)
In the form of a Short Communications, original and significant material for rapid dissemination should be presented, consistent with the purpose and thematic scope of the scientific journal European Bison Conservation Newsletter [Żubr i jego Ochrona Biuletyn], e.g. issues related to the management of the European bison/American bison population, breeding results, new threats or new or unusual clinical cases. Clinical case reports should include information on symptoms, diagnosis, treatment (including all types of interventions) and outcomes of individual patients, and may include clinical photos.
Short messages are limited to 2,500 words (minimum 1,000 words) and are not sectioned. The structure includes: Abstract, Keywords, Main Part and References and no more than 4 figures or tables in total. The abstract is limited to 100 words.

3.c Substantive content of popular science articles (not reviewed)
It is a form intended for a wide audience. The aim of the publication is to popularize knowledge in accordance with the purpose and thematic scope of the scientific journal European Bison Conservation Newsletter [Żubr i jego Ochrona Biuletyn]. The structure includes: Abstract, Key words, Main part (may be divided into subchapters) and References, and may contain figures or tables. It is not required to use bibliographic footnotes, but it is advisable to include a few items of supplementary literature. The popular science form does not justify factual, terminological and other errors. The Editorial Board decides about the publication of the submitted text.

4. License
The publishing house of European Bison Frinds Society provides immediate open access to the content of its magazines under the Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license (
Authors publishing in this journal retain all copyrights and agree to the terms of the above-mentioned CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
The owners of the copyrights to the submitted texts grant the reader the right to use the pdf documents in accordance with the terms of the Creative Commons 4.0 International License: Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA 4.0). You may copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, and remix, transform and use the material for any purpose.

5. Author's declaration
The Author declares that the article is original, written by him (and co-authors), has not been previously published, does not contain any illegal statements, does not infringe the rights of other people, is subject to copyrights that belong exclusively to the Author and is free from any rights of persons third parties, and that the Author has obtained all necessary written consent to quote from other sources.
The Author also declares that the illustrative material (drawings, photos, charts, maps, etc.) is his own work, does not infringe upon anyone's rights (including personal rights, including the right to dispose of the image) and that the Author has got full property rights to it. . The above works are provided as part of the article under the license "Creative Commons Attribution-Under the Same Conditions 4.0 International".
The Author also declares that he takes all responsibility in the event of providing incorrect data (also in the scope of covering the costs incurred by the publishing house of the European Bison Friends Society and financial claims of third parties).

6. Co-authorship (if applicable)
The person submitting this scientific text ensures that it has been authorized by all Co-Authors to sign this Agreement on their behalf and undertakes to inform its Co-Authors about the terms of this agreement.

7. Withdrawal of the submitted text of a peer-reviewed article
The person submitting this scientific text declares that in the event of the withdrawal of the text from the publishing process not agreed with the Editorial Board and / or the Publisher of the journal or sending it simultaneously to another Publisher, he agrees to cover all costs incurred by the Publisher in connection with the procedure of this application (including, but not limited to, publishing review costs).

8. Submitting potential Reviewers
When submitting an article, the Editorial Board asks the Authors to propose at least two potential Reviewers. The Reviewers' proposal should include: academic title (degree), first and last name, affiliation and e-mail address of potential Reviewers. The Author and Reviewers may not be in any way related to each other, either personally or professionally (eg the Author and Reviewers must be employees of two separate institutions).