Acta Scientifica Naturalis

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Acta Scientifica Naturalis is Double Blind Peer Review Open Access official journal of Konstantin Preslavsky University of Shumen and has been published with no major interruptions since 1973 under the name of Annual of the Konstantin Preslavsky University- Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Geography.

The main objective of Acta Scientifica Naturalis is to publish original research findings in fields of Natural Sciences.

The abbreviated title of the journal is ASN, which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.

Article Publication Charges (APC)

OA Text journals are open access, we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited. In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee (EUR 50.00) submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents.

Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

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Abstracting & Indexing

Acta Scientifica Naturalis is covered by the following services:

  • Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
  • Baidu Scholar
  • CABI (over 50 subsections)
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - CAplus
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - SciFinder
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
  • Dimensions
  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Google Scholar
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  • J-Gate
  • JournalTOCs
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • Microsoft Academic
  • MyScienceWork
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Paperbase
  • Pirabase
  • Polymer Library
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • Publons
  • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
  • ReadCube
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Dobromir Enchev, Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen, Bulgaria

Managing Editor
Asia Dragoeva , Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen, Bulgaria

Editorial Advisory Board
Athina Geronikaki, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Radj Kumar Bansal , University of Jaipur, Jaipur, India
Valery Brel, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation
Snezana Drinic, Maize Research Institute, Belgrade-Zemun, Serbia
Jean-Marc Chobert , Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique INRA, Nantes, Cedex 3, France
Maria Helena Mesquita Pina , University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Alina Vladut , University of Craiova , Craiova, Romania
Joseph Hobbs, University of Texas, Austin, Columbia, MO, USA
Zitz Sziszai, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
Imre Uzonyi, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary

Valerij Christov, Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen, Bulgaria - Chemical Sciences

Diana Kurkchieva, Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen, Bulgaria - Physical Sciences

Nesho Chipev, Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen, Bulgaria - Biological/Biomedical Sciences

Stella Dermendjieva, Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen, Bulgaria -Earth Sciences

Technical Editors
Iliana Nikolova, Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen, Bulgaria


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