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Author Guidelines

Dear authors, this is archived Libellarium webpage. Please send your submissions to:


Libellarium is published twice a year, in June and December. Final copy dates are end of January for June issue and end of July for December issue. The papers are subject to scientific categorization and the evaluation of two reviewers.

Articles will normally be of 28800 - 57600 characters. Longer articles may be allowed in exceptional cases.

Articles may be submitted either in English or Croatian. Other languages (particularly Italian, French, and German) may be accepted in exceptional cases.

Papers should be submitted electronically via the online submission form or via the e-mail In exceptional cases, editors can also request manuscript in typescript.

As soon as possible authors will be notified about the acceptability of their papers. Editors will not enter into correspondence about papers considered unsuitable for publication.

For further information, please contact the editors.

No Author Fees
Libellarium does not charge any fees to authors to submit or publish articles in our journal.


Articles should be submitted in MS Word (.doc/.docx) or Open Document (.odt), Times New Roman, 1,5 spaced, with justified margins. Each page should be numbered.

The author's name should appear under the title of the paper, followed by author's e-mail and affiliation (institution and author's present position).

Authors should submit a 150-word abstract that will appear at the head of the text, key words, and a 500-word abstract that will be translated in Croatian or English language and will appear at the end of the text.

For quotations, footnotes and references authors should use Chicago Manual of Style, Author-Date System, available at the web site (choose Author-Date for sample citations). The exceptions are archival sources, which should always be placed in footnotes. References should be placed at the end of the text.

Illustrations (including photos, maps, tables, graphs etc.) should be submitted separately in the form suitable for reproduction. Their place in the text should be marked. Authors must clear all copyright permission.

For more information about style and layout, authors are encouraged to study recent articles from Libellarium.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it submitted to another journal for consideration. Exceptions or explanations must be provided in Comments to the Editor.
  2. The text meets this journal's formatting requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines found in About the Journal.

Copyright Notice

Copyright for articles published in this journal is retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal (this applies to both print and electronic issue). By virtue of their appearance in this open access journal, articles are free to use, with proper attribution.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.