It is essential for us that authors write and prepare their manuscripts
according to the instructions and specifications listed below.
Therefore, authors are strongly encouraged to read these instructions
carefully before preparing a manuscript for submission.
Archives of Mining Sciences (AMS) is concerned with original research,
new developments and case studies in all fields of mining sciences which
- mining technologies,
- stability of mine workings,
- rock mechanics,
- geotechnical engineering and tunnelling,
- mineral processing,
- mining and engineering geology,
- mining geophysics,
- mining geodesy
- ventilation systems,
- environmental protection in mining,
- economical aspects in mining,
- mining machine science.
Papers are welcomed on all relevant topics and especially on theoretical
developments, analytical methods, numerical methods, rock testing, site
investigation, and case studies.
AMS publishes research and review articles, technical notes.
Papers suitable for publication in AMS are those which:
- contain original work - the main result is not published elsewhere
neither by the authors nor somebody else, and is not currently under
consideration for publication in any other journal,
- are focused on the core aims and scope of the journal,
- are clearly and correctly written in English.
Authors are required to contribute to the cost of publication –
publication charge 1000 PLN or 250 Euro. There is no submission charge.
All submissions must be made electronically via Editorial System https://www.editorialsystem.com/editor/amsc/articles/list/?qt=NEW
The papers should be written in English.
Length of paper
The research and review articles may not exceed 16 typewritten pages,
technical notes -10 pages, format A4 including figures and tables.
The initial submission should be sent as Microsoft World (Arial, 12
points, line spacing - 1,5) or pdf file with all drawings, pictures and
tables placed in the text.
After acceptance the text (in Microsoft Word), figures and tables should
be sent as separate files.
Layout of the manuscript
First and last name(s) of the author(s), title of the article, abstract,
keywords, methodology and introduction to the topics, results,
conclusions, acknowledgements and references. The subtitles should
conform to the decimal system of numbering.
The abstract should briefly summarize the most important results
reported in the paper (up to 200 words).
Formulae should be prepared with Microsoft Equation, written clearly
with distinct notation of upper and lower indices and parentheses,
maintaining an uniform numbering.
Tables should be prepared as separate file in Microsoft World format.
If possible, the figures should be prepared with a vector graphics
software (cdr, wmf, al or dxf formats) or as eps, jpg, bmp (figures
width no greater than 13.5 cm). Use Arial font for the comments on
drawings in size 6-10 points. The photographs should be converted to
high resolution scans in *.jpg or *.tiff format. Figures should be
submitted as separate files.
A bibliography without numbering, arranged alphabetically according to
the author’s last name, should include all positions referring in the
text. In case of more than one article from the same year, the articles
should be differentiated as follows: 1985a, 1985b, etc. The following
order is required: last name and initials of all co-authors, year,
title, type of publications, (journal, conference material, collection
of monograph articles, unpublished texts) with the page numbers used.
Name(s) of the author(s) should be provided in parentheses. e.g.:
(Brandt, 1993), (Crosdale & Beamish, 1994). (Dziurzynski et al., 1990)
in the case of one, two or more than two authors, respectively. If the
name(s) of the author(s) is included in the text, then the reference
should be cited as follows e.g.: „According to Brandt (1993)...”
Example of bibliography.
Brandt, J., 1993. Neuere Erkentnisse auf dem Gebiet der
Gasausbruchprognose. Glückauf Forschungshefte 54, 5, 228-233.
Crosdale, P. J., Beamish, B.B., 1994. Methane sorption studies at South
Bulli (NSW) & Central (QLD) collieries using a high-pressure
microbalance. 28 Newcastle Symposium on „Advances in the study of Sydney
Basin”, Newcastle, NSW, Australia, 15-17 April, 118-125.
Dziurzynski, W., Trutwin W., Tracz J., 1990. Symulacja komputerowa
przepływu powietrza i gazów powyrzutowych w sieci wentylacyjnej kopalni.
J. Litwiniszyn (Ed.), Górotwór jako ośrodek wielofazowy; Wyrzuty
skalno-gazowe. Wydawnictwo AGH, Kraków, Vol. II, 743-758.
Lama R. D., Bodziony, J., 1996. Outbursts of gas, coal and rock in
underground mines. Publisher Lama & Associates, 130 Brokers Road, Mt.
Pleasant, NSW 2519, Australia.
Nekrasovski, Ya. E., 1951. Razrabotka plastov podverzhennykh vnezapnym
vybrosam ugla i gaza. Ugletekhizdat, Moskva.