Submission guidelines


ITINERARIOS (ISSN 1507-7241) accepts scientific articles, critical and theoretical-methodological essays in linguistics, history, anthropology, political sciences and literary studies, focused on the Hispanic and Portuguese-speaking worlds, and written in any of the Hispanic languages or in Portuguese. The text must be hitherto unpublished works and must not be simultaneously under review in other journal or editorial agency. Authors who wish to collaborate should send their texts in .docx or .doc format to the email address: itinerarios@uw.edu.pl.

All articles must have an extension of between 15 and 25 pages (space 1.5), including bibliography and notes, and they should be prepared according to Harvard citation format. Manuscripts should be accompanied by a 180 – 230 word abstract and five keywords, both in the language of the article and in English. Likewise, the title of the work must also appear translated into English.

The Editorial Board reserves the right to accept articles for publication, after submitting them to double blind peer review conducted by two specialists who evaluate and help to decide whether or not the works should be published. The Editorial Board considers the following criteria as fundamental when evaluating an article:

  1. Originality in the approach to the problem, relevance and scientific interest.
  2. Compliance of the subject of the article with the Itinerarios profile.
  3. Consistency and clarity of the argumentation, completeness of the reasoning.
  4. Methodological coherence: existence of a clear link between the theoretical assumptions, the arguments and the conclusions reached.
  5. Current bibliographic material, appropriate to the subject.
  6. Adequacy of the title, summary and keywords.

The evaluation report is sent to the authors within a period that varies between 4 and 8 weeks. The final resolution of the evaluation process may result the following decisions:

  1. In case of the article being rejected, the author will be provided with the justification of such decision.
  2. In case of the article being accepted for publication conditionally, the author should implement the corrections suggested by the reviewers. If the modifications introduced are substantial, the article may be subjected to an additional evaluation process after the corrections.
  3. In case of the article being accepted for publication, it will be included in one of the upcoming issues.

PREPARATION OF THE MANUSCRIPT

Font:

Times New Roman 12

Margins:

1” (aprox. 2,5 cm).

Footnotes:

according to the format included in the footnote1

Citations and references in the text
  • ... “texto citado”... (Cornejo Polar 1991: 32).
  • ... “texto citado”... (Poema del Mio Cid: 155).
  • ...“«texto citado» dentro del texto citado” (Smith y Cooper 2002: 64-65)
  • ... según Seler... texto... (1963 II: 35, 2002: 54) ...
  • ... texto ... (cf. Villoro 2002, en línea) o (Villoro s.f., en línea).

Long quotes (of more than three lines) should be written in Times New Roman 11, with the interline of 1.5; it should be separated from the main text text, aligned, with a 2 cm indentation to the left and without quotation marks.

Words in other languages, different from the language of the article, are italicized.
Words or expressions that the author wishes to highlight are italicized.
The abbreviations used in the bibliographical references should be the following:

  • cf. (compare with)
  • apud (quoted in, after)
  • s.v. (before the word that appears as a dictionary entry, encyclopedia or any other lexicographical source and under which certain information is found). For example: Como podemos observar, la palabra casa (DRAE, s.v. casa) tiene 15 acepciones.

Ibid should not be used. => for the same work or passage as those mentioned in the previous reference, only the page will be indicated.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

The bibliography should include exclusively the works referred to in the article.

The last names of the authors should be written in Versal Letters and not in CAPITAL LETTERS.

Books and monographs:

Last name, First name (YEAR) Title of the book. Place of publication, publisher.

Collective work:

Last name, First name, coord. (YEAR) Title of the book. Place of publication, publisher.

Article in the collective work:

Last name, First name (YEAR) “Title of the article”. En: First name and Last name of the editor (ed.) or coordinator (coord.) Title of the book. Place of publication, publisher: pages.

Journal article:

Last name, First name (YEAR) “Title of the article”. Title of the journal. Volume (Number): pages. DOI [if available]

Internet article:

Last name, First name (YEAR) or (s.f.) “Title of the article”. http://xxxxx [access date].

SITOGRAPHY:

*Electronic resources existing only in electronic form (internet pages, tables, photographs, anonymous texts, audiovisual resources, etc.), databases, corporae, online lexicographical sources, etc.

FUNDACIÓN LILLY: Base de datos Medes (MEDES). www.medes.com [access date]

REAL ACADEMIA ESPAÑOLA Y ASOCIACIÓN DE ACADEMIAS DE LA LENGUA ESPAÑOLA: Banco de datos (CORDE). Corpus diacrónico del español. http://corpus.rae.es/cordenet.html [access date].

http://www.rjb.csic.es/jardinbotanico/fi cheros/documentos/pdf/medios/ambientalistasdelzuliaorg260710.pdf [16.08.2012].

Illustrations, maps, tables and charts:

All illustrations, drawings, photographs should be called figuras, should be numbered, and at the bottom of the image Fig. X should appear with the corresponding annotation (title, source, permission for reproduction). The maps should be called mapas, should be numbered, and at the bottom of the image Mapa x should appear with the corresponding annotation (title, source, permission for reproduction). Figures and maps should be sent separately, in .jpg or .tiff format. In the paper version, all figures and maps will be published in black and white; in the electronic version it is possible to publish figures and maps in color. In the text the place where the figure or the map is to appear should be indicated.

The charts should be calles cuadros, should be numbered, and at the bottom of the image Cuadro x should appear with the corresponding annotation (title, source, permission for reproduction).

The description of figures and maps should be sent separately, in Times New Roman 11, with the source of being specified.

The authors are responsible for obtaining high resolution images (at least 300 dpi), as well as publishing or reproduction permissions. Illustrations and pictures will be attached in separate files.