Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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.
The contribution is original and new and it has not been submited for publication in another journal; otherwise, a justification must be presented at the section "Comments to the Editor"
The submission file is in Microsoft Word, OpenOffice ou RTF formats.
Text must come in single space;
Font must be Calibri (12 pts.);
Italic must be used instead of underline (except for URL addresses);
Figures and tables must be inserted within text, not at the end of the document;
All margins must be configured to 3 cm, except the superior margin, which should be configured to 2,5 cm.
When possible, URLs for references have been informed.
References should also include their Digital Object identifier (DOI) whenever possible
Make sure the file being submitted does not contain any authors' identification.
Check the "properties" tab in your text editor for any author identification before sending the file.
The text follows style format and bibliographical requirements described in the Author Guidelines, located at the About section of the Journal.
In case of a paper submission to a section with double-blind review (e.g.: papers), instructions availabe at "Securing a Blind Review Process" were followed.
Authors must ensure the submitted files are not identified by checking whether there is any personal information under the properties tab.
Standard section policies
- Authors keep copyrights and concede to the Journal the right to the first publication, with the paper simultaneously licenced under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License which allows recognised author and journal work sharing.
- Authors are authorized to assume additional contracts separately, for non-exclusive versions of the paper published in this journal (e.g.: publish in an instituional repository or as a book chapter) with the recogntion of authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are allowed (and are estimulated) to publish and distribute their work online (e.g.: in institutional repositories or at their personal websites) at any point before or during the editorial process, once this may generate productive alterations on the paper, as well as increse the factor of impact and quotation of the published paper (please, see Free Access Effect)
Names and adresses in this journal will be used for publication issues only, not being available for other ends or third parties.