Editorial Policy

                                                                    INFORMATION POLICY
 Ideological and conceptual foundations of editorial policy:
Problem and thematic line of the journal is connected with key meanings, values and artifacts of culture. There is a growing interest to the problem of meaning which is still little-studied in modern science. This interest is caused by special feature of the meaning nature, which is acting as a limit basis of social being and having various forms of manifestation. In particular, the problem of meaning is found in questions of existential plan, place and role of the person in the modern world, culture and society, transformation of identity and evolution of socio-cultural means of person’s consciousness, crisis of culture and its value foundations. Within the framework of actual cultural and semantic approach, any phenomenon of culture and society is considered as a cultural text possessing an appropriate value and coding cultural meanings.

          This ideological outline of the journal’s content becomes the basis for understanding of a wide range of socio-cultural problems within philosophy, philology and history. Geopolitical potential of Transbaikal region enables to formulate the problem of transboundedness axiology and attract specialists from China, Mongolia and Korea.
Priority aims of the editorial policy:
▲ Research knowledge exchange between Russian and foreign scientists in the sphere axiology of culture.
▲ Creating favourable atmosphere and effective conditions for publication of significant results of basic and applied scientific research within the framework of the defined problem and thematic line of the journal, organization of fruitful interaction between scientists and practitioners.
▲ Compliance with international editorial ethical standards.

 Strategic objectives of the editorial policy:
• Improvement of international representation of the journal to meet the requirements of the international standards and global citation indexes.
• Positioning of a positive journal’s brand. Increase of external appeal and visualization of the edition for authors and readers.
• Expansion of steady distribution channels.
Target audience of the journal:
Gumanitarny Vektor (Humanitarian Vector) is addressed to the wide scientific community, university lecturers, graduate students, students, culture representatives and educators and those interested in information on urgent problems of axiology of culture.
       Description of the journal content:
The Editorial Board strictly keeps to the serial publication of the journals according to the declared area of research: philological sciences, historical sciences and archeology, philosophical sciences.
Editing and architectonics of the series are oriented towards transparent, comprehensive and complex analysis of the topical socio-cultural problems of modern science accessible to the target audience. The priority genres of the journal are research articles, scientific reports and reviews.
The subject heading list has ideological and conceptual basis and reflects information strategy of the journal, preferred directions of scientific research. The main journal headings initiate the discussion on the issues of theory and practice of a certain branch of scientific knowledge. The heading “Point of view” is written in the genre of scientific commentary which enables to present a famous researcher’s view on varied problems of modern science. The last part of the journal “People. Events. Time” is devoted to biographies of famous scientists and presents summaries of the work of scientific conferences.
     Basic principles of the editorial policy:
• Organization of qualitative institute of profile peer review of materials, active involvement of external reviewers, involvement of famous foreign and Russian researchers into the editorial board, observance of double-blind peer review principles.
• Expansion of geographic scope of urgent researches on key meanings, values and artifacts of culture.
• Maintenance of publication ethics based on the international standards.
• Preclusion of business needs from intellectual and ethical standards of the editorial process.
We would welcome new publishing opportunities for the scientific community, which would include new scientific ideas on axiology of culture, results of your intellectual work.