Ethic and legal aspects
-For references to web sites indicate the full URL of the work and date consulted:
Besides loading online the manuscript, the corresponding author will send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org a signed letter of submission on PDF or JPEG-format, stating: 1) that the article is original and is not being considered for publication in another journal or will be so during the peer reviewing and publication processes in Ciencia, Docencia y Tecnología; 2) that there are no conflicts of interest about the article; 3) that he/she is assuming responsability for keeping informed the other co-authors about the recommendations eventually made by the reviewers and changes in writing and content during the correction process; 4) information on the origin of the article and publication of previous versions. Submissions will not be considered without the authors' names and postal and e-mail address of the corresponding author. Submitting an article previously published by some other author (plagiarism) or by the same author (duplicate publication) is considered a serious ethic problem voinding publication in CDT; contributors should control all forms of partial self-plagiarism.
General formal guidelines
Articles must be written in Spanish or Portuguese, on A4-size pages, margins: upper, left and right: 2,5 cm, lower: 2cm; single-spaced text, Arial 12 type, Notes and Bibliographic References in Arial 10. Article file should be word-processed using Microsoft Word with no type of format, indents or automatic notes. There will be no foot page notes; notes should be numbered sequentially, using superindex Arabic numbers, and should be included at the end of the text, before the Bibliographic References section. Titles Lenght: up to 100 characters spaces included. Acronyms should be spelt out the first time they appear in the text (e.g.: first write: Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas –CONICET- and thereafter: CONICET). References to Tables, Charts, Figures and Photographies should be explicit within the text. Text file should be sent concealing identity, avoinding references that would allow to elicit authorship (such as first person referencies to own texts, thankfull notes, etc.)
For the Research sections: text up to 25 pages including notes, bibliographic references and graphic material; abstract up to 150 words and 5 keywords (words or phrases up to 4 words). For Communications: up to 15 pages; abstract up to 120 words, and up to 3 keywords. For Book reviews: up to 5 pages including technical information about the book being reviewed.
Citations and References
In text citing
-When making reference to an author’s work in the text, write the author’s surname, year of publication and page number in brackets: (Gutiérrez, 2004) or in case of two authors: (Rodríguez y Sánchez, 2004); if there are more than two authors state: (Sánchez et al., 2003).
-When an author is mentioned in the text, the year of publication should be indicated in brackets, i.e.: As seen in Rodríguez (2004).
-Use double quotation marks to set off a direct (word-for-word) quotation, .
adding page reference to the Author (year) citation; i.e.:
...”la serie de relaciones realmente existents en un momento dado” (Baranger, 1997:4).
-When quoting several works published by the same author in the same year, the first one should be stated as: (Sánchez, 2004a), the next one as: (Sánchez, 2004b) and so on.
-Under Bibliographic references include only works cited in the text, with entries listed alphabetically by author and chronologically in case of various works of the same authorship. Write the author’s last name in uppercase and capitalized the initial of the first name; use italics for book titles and journal titles. General format is: LAST NAME, A.A. (year). Title. Place: Publishing firm. Examples:
GRIZE, J. (1990). Logique et langage. París: Ophrys.
DOGAN, M.; PAHRE, R. (1993). Las nuevas ciencias sociales: la marginalidad creadora. México: Grijalbo.
For articles in journals: General format is: LAST NAME, A.A. (year). Title of paper, en: Journal, vol.(nº):pp. first-last.
GIMENEZ, G. (2003). El debate sobre la prospectiva de las ciencias sociales en los umbrales del nuevo milenio, en: Revista Mexicana de Sociología; 65 (2):363-489.
For chapters in books: General format is: LAST NAME, A.A. (year). Title of chapter. (pp.first-last). En: LAST NAME, X. (ed./comp.). Title of book. Place: Publishing firm.
MORLEY, D. (1998). Debate mediático: interpretando las interpretaciones de las interpretaciones. (pp.447-454). En: CURRAN, J. et al. (Comps.). Estudios culturales y comunicación. Madrid: Paidós Comunicación.
-References to personal correspondence and unpublished work should be mentioned as (personal correspondence).
-When citing a paper with more than six authors, in Bibliographical References state the first six ones followed by et al.
SERRADELL LÓPEZ, E.; JUAN PÉREZ, A.A. (2003). La gestión del conocimiento en la nueva economía. Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Disponible en: < http://www.uoc.edu/dt/20133/index.html > [4 de junio de 2009].