Guidelines for authors
1. Submission process and peer review
1.3 Author data form.
Since the journal uses the double-blind review process, authors should prepare their manuscripts anonymously. The author must send his/her data using the following form: (Download)
Remember that it is mandatory that authors send their ORCID number. If you do not have it, you can create it at https://orcid.org/register
1.4 Article submission.
The author should send the article and the data form to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
In the subject line you must include the name of the section to which you are submitting (Dossier, General, South-South or Journal of books).
2. After submitting the article
The article will be reviewed by the editorial team, who will verify if the article has not been previously published if it conforms to editorial standards and APA7 style. The author will receive a response of acceptance of the article up to 15 days after the article submission.
(Articles are analyzed using iThenticate, with a maximum of 15% similarity allowed).
If the article meets the prerequisites, it will be entered, an account will be created for the author(s) in the system used by the journal (OJS), a member of the editorial team will upload the article and assign peer reviewers.
The author/s will receive 2 e-mails: the first one with the username and password to access the web page and follow the editorial process of the article.
The second e-mail will be a notification that the article has been entered into the system. In both cases, please check your SPAM folder.
The peer-review process (double-blind) takes approximately 4 to 8 weeks. After having the results, an official and final notification will be sent with 3 possible scenarios: article accepted, article accepted with modifications, and article rejected.
3. After acceptance
3.1 Final version
Once the article has been accepted and the corrections suggested by the reviewers have been made. The author must submit the final version and start the production phase.
Authors will receive an e-mail notification with the proof file in PDF. Authors must also ensure that renumbered tables, figures, or references match the citations in the text and that figure legends correspond to the actual citations in the text and figures. Proofs must be returned within 48 hours of receipt of the e-mail.
3.3 Author's license
The authors retain copyright, the article will be published in open access under the terms of a Creative Commons license: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).
3.4 Preprint Policy
Please note that the journal's standard copyright agreement allows for the self-archiving of different versions of the article under specific conditions (Preprint).
Religación will consider for review articles previously available as preprints. You may also post the submitted version of a manuscript to a preprint server at any time. You are requested to update any preprint version with a link to the final published article.
3.5 Archiving Policy
Religación Journal uses the OJS/PKP platform, thus supporting the LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) and CLOCKSS (Controlled Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) systems, which serve to ensure permanent and secure archiving of the journal.
Authors may make other independent and additional contractual arrangements for the distribution of the article published in this journal (e.g., inclusion in an institutional repository or publication in a book) as long as they clearly indicate that the work was first published in Revista Religación. In case of reproduction, a note similar to the following should be included This text was originally published in Religación. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. Volume, number, section, number of pages, year of publication.
4. Relevant information
4.1 Article Processing Charge (APC)
RELIGACION, receives no public funding but does receive partial sponsorship from CICSHAL, a private academic institution. It offers open and immediate online access to published articles (Gold Open Access). This access entails costs associated with both the publication process and the services required for publication. Despite the voluntary work done in the journal, these costs are not covered. This implies article processing charges (APC) that from January 2020 will have to be covered by the authors once the article has been accepted.
APC: 135 USD See grant policies and more details >>. [+info]
4.2 Ethical standards
All articles must comply with the ethical guidelines for publications found at: http://revista.religacion.com/index.php/religacion/CodigoEtica
We declare that our procedures follow the recommendations published by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).