Acta Scientifica Naturalis is the official journal of the Konstantin Preslavsky University of Shumen and has been published with no major interruptions since 1973 under the name of the Annual of the Konstantin Preslavsky University- Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Geography.
The main objective of Acta Scientifica Naturalis is to publish original research findings in the fields of the Natural Sciences:
The abbreviated title of the journal is ASN, which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references 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 120.00) 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.
Sciendo archives the contents of this journal in Portico - digital long-term preservation service of scholarly books, journals and collections.
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.
Abstracting & Indexing
Acta Scientifica Naturalis is covered by the following services:
Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
CABI (over 50 subsections)
Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - CAplus
Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - SciFinder
CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
EBSCO (relevant databases)
EBSCO Discovery Service
Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
Editor-in-Chief Christomir Christov, Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen, Bulgaria
Editor Executive Dimcho Zahatiev, Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen, Bulgaria
Editorial Board Ivaylo Ivanov, Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen, Bulgaria Dilyana Ivanova, Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen, Bulgaria Nesho Chipev, University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria Ina Aneva, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria Rositsa Davidova, Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen, Bulgaria Milen Penerliev, Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen, Bulgaria Nina Arhangelova, Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen, Bulgaria Dragomir Marchev, Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen, Bulgaria 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 Szikszai Zita, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary Imre Uzonyi, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
Product Manager Iliana Nikolova, Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen, Bulgaria