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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.
  • A contribuição é original e inédita, e não está sendo avaliada para publicação por outra revista; caso contrário, deve-se justificar em "Comentários ao editor".
  • O arquivo da submissão está em formato Microsoft Word, OpenOffice ou RTF.
  • Onde disponível, os URLs para as referências foram fornecidos.
  • O texto está em espaço simples; usa uma fonte de 12-pontos; emprega itálico em vez de sublinhado (exceto em endereços URL); as figuras e tabelas estão inseridas no texto, não no final do documento na forma de anexos.
  • O texto segue os padrões de estilo e requisitos bibliográficos descritos em Diretrizes para Autores, na página Sobre a Revista.

Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

• The article submitted to the Journal will first be evaluated for its scientific merit;

• The article must be submitted in Portuguese, Spanish or English;

•There should be a maximum of four authors per article;

• The article must be novel in Brazil and any other country. A preliminary version presented in the annals of international or national scientific events will not be considered a breach of novelty;

• The Journal stimulates the participation, in a fast track regime, of the best articles presented in conventions. It should be noted that these articles go through a double blind review and are analyzed under the same selection criteria of all other texts;

• The article cannot be submitted to a simultaneous evaluation in another journal;

• The Editor may accept or decline the submitted article, according to the journal’s editorial policy; • The Editor may suggest alterations to the article related both to the content and compliance with writing and presentation standards set by the American Psychological Association (APA);

• The articles must be written in a clear and objective fashion. The author must avoid colloquial language, jargon or technical terms without duly explaining them; • It is paramount the Portuguese text is reviewed, for articles presenting problems of this nature will be rejected;

• The texts must be accompanied, in a separate file, by a letter authorizing the publication and concession of copyrights;

• The editorial team is not responsible for the opinions, ideas and concepts emitted in the published texts, these being the full responsibility of the author(s).

Publication Standards

• The file must be written in Microsoft Word or RTF format, and must not exceed 2MB;

• The text's writing and presentation must comply with the standards outlined by the APA. The text must be written with Times New Roman font, 12 pt, single-spaced and justified;

• For paragraphs, the first line of each paragraph should be indented 1.25cm and with single line spacing between paragraphs;

• The page layout must be A4 (29.7 x 21 cm), with the following margins: top (3 cm), left (3 cm), bottom (2 cm) and right (2 cm);

• The articles must have a minimum of 14 and maximum of 17 pages, including tables, notes and references;

• The following structure must be adopted when writing the article: title, abstract (in Portuguese), keywords (in Portuguese), abstract (in English), keywords (in English), introduction, theoretical framework, methodology, results and discussion, conclusion and references;

• The title of the text, and its sections, must be entirely written in capitals and the captions in small letters. Both should be typed in bold, with the corresponding Hindu-Arabic numbering;

• One cannot include a caption immediately after a title or caption; it is necessary to have at least one paragraph separating the two;

• Tables, graphs and figures must be included in the main document, in the sequence which they appear in the text and written in 10 pt;

• The abstracts, in both Portuguese and English, must contain a maximum of 250 words and must highlight the objective, methodology and main results;

• The author(s) must choose four to six keywords, in both Portuguese and English, that indicate the work's content; • Bold type should only be used in titles and captions;

• Foreign words must be written in Italic, and neologisms or unusual meanings must be enclosed in quotation marks;

• Notes should be avoided,but when used must explain and clarify in a succinct manner, and must not be mistaken by references, which should appear at the end of the next, in sequential Hindu-Arabic numbering;

• Articles must be grammatically accurate, for articles presenting problems of this nature will be rejected;

• Articles accepted for publication will be submitted to final editing, and orthographic and grammatical revision;

• The author(s) identification should not occur in the body of the text. On a separate page, the complete name(s) of the author(s) must be presented, accompanied by a brief résumé describing academic and/or professional experience, address, telephone and fax numbers, and emails;

• In the software OJS, adopted by the Journal, the author(s) will have the article automatically refused by the system if the exclusivity, originality and copyright clauses are not accepted;

• The OJS program records the entry date, and the steps for the evaluation and publication process, permitting the author(s) to automatically follow the article’s status through the system;

• The editor and/or any other individual or institution involved in the collegiate organs are not responsible for the opinions, ideas and concepts emitted in the published texts, these being the full responsibility of the author(s);

• The evaluations are completed in standardized evaluation forms, with spaces for personalized comments sent to the author(s) in case of a conditional acceptance, correction(s)or refusal; • The article must be submitted solely online, on the website.


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