For Authors

ALL publishes scientific articles, discussion papers and critical reviews. Submissions should be written in Lithuanian, Latvian, English, German, French, or Russian. Submissions in other languages can be accepted upon consultation with the editors only.

Length of the submission
The length of an article should not exceed 40,000 characters, that of a discussion paper 10,000 characters and that of a review 20,000 characters. Longer works will be published only by consent of the editor and the editorial board.

Submission format
Articles should be submitted in two formats: Microsoft Word and adobe PDF. It is requested to use Ms WinWord 2000 or later versions, using the *.doc or *.rtf format.
The main body of the text should be typed in standard unicode fonts. Illustrations of not less than 300 dpi resolution should be presented in a separate file.

Submission Structure
The first page of a submission should contain the full name and surname of the author, the author’s affiliation, the main topics of the author’s scientific research, an abstract (up to 200 words) and 5 keywords in English.
Date of the submission, postal address of the author’s institution or home and e-mail address should be added on the last page.
The final version of the article should be accompanied by a summary in English, which will be translated into Lithuanian by the editorial staff. Summaries are not necessary for reviews and discussion papers.

Works Cited (References)
Literature cited in the text should be given in brackets: author’s name, year of publication, colon, page number(s), e.g., (Ambrazas 2006: 182; Žilinskienė 2002: 174). The title of collective works should be abbreviated.

At the end of the article a bibliography should be given, e.g.:

Ambrazas Vytautas 2006: Lietuvių kalbos istorinė sintaksė, Vilnius: Lietuvių kalbos institutas.
Blažienė Grasilda 2000: Die Baltischen Ortsnamen im Samland. – Hydronymia Europea, Sonderband II, Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag.
Nübling Damaris, Fahlbusch Fabian, Heuser Rita 2012: Namen. Eine Einführung in die Onomastik (Narr Studienbücher), Tübingen: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG.
Žilinskienė Vida 2002: Gramatinių formų vartojimas lietuvių kalbos moksliniame stiliuje. – Acta  Linguistica Lithuanica 46, 173–178.

For more detailed instructions on how to write the bibliography, please see this document.

Linguistic forms cited in the text should be given in italics, e.g.: the Didỹsis Pičiupis, lake Ddelis Macijonėlis, village Makùčiai, etc.

Please send your articles to the editorial board by e-mail or via the electronic publishing system (