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Instructions to authors


Scope and policy

Manuscripts submitted for publication must be unpublished and may be written in Spanish or in English. Final selection will be made by the Editorial Board of INTERDISCIPLINARIA.
Authors have to address their manuscripts to the Editors of INTERDISCIPLINARIA, Tte. Gral. Perón 2158 (C1040AAH), Buenos Aires, República Argentina. The Editors will submit them for evaluation to the members of the Editorial Board, according to their scientific content.
Authors are requested to send three copies as well as a diskette, preferably in Word 6.0 format (or similar), letter size 12.
Manuscripts may be: a) accepted; b) conditionally accepted or c) rejected. The Editors will communicate to the authors the decision taken by the Editorial Board. In case of rejection, the authors will not receive back their manuscripts.
In case of conditional acceptance, the authors will receive the original typewritten version as well as the suggestions offered by the Editors. If the authors wish to resubmit the manuscript, they may do so within a period of 90 days counted from the date of the letter sent from the Editorial Office. During this period, the Editors will keep the two copies of the original manuscript. If the authors do not resubmit it within this period, the possibility of publication will be canceled, unless a grace period not longer than 30 days is requested. Accepted manuscripts will be kept for three years at the Editor's Office.

Copyright regulation

The Editor's written authorization will be required for partial or total reproduction of articles published in INTERDISCIPLINARIA. Proper recognition should be given to the effect that the tests, graphs, tables, etc., were originally published in INTERDISCIPLINARIA.
When an author includes quotations or data (tables, figures, etc.) previously published in books or periodicals, it is his/her responsibility to obtain written permission from the first publisher, and send it to the Editors of INTERDISCIPLINARIA.



Form and preparation of manuscripts

All papers must be written with double spaces, in Times New Roman, letter size 12, and on only one side of A4 paper, leaving enough margin for possible editorial corrections.
Papers should not be longer than 30 pages. Longer papers may be accepted at the discretion of the Editorial Board.
Authors are asked to send brief curriculum vitae not longer than 150 words.
The cover page must contain the following data:
a) Title and subtitle (if any) of the article.
b) Complete name of the author(s).
c) Running head.
d) Date in which the manuscript was sent for publication.
e) Institution where the study was performed.
f) Address and telephone number of the author(s).
g) City where the manuscript was written.
We recommend that papers be presented in the following order:
a) Spanish abstract (250 words) and key words.
b) English abstract (600 words) and key words.
c) Text.
d) References.
e) Tables, graphs, and photographs must be sent on separate pages.
f) The text footnotes must be sent on separate pages.
g) The acknowledgements should state the surname, academic degree, and the type of collaboration.
h) All pages, except the cover page must be numbered with Arabic numerals on the upper right-hand corner.
Authors will be charged for paper longer than 30 pages including two pages with tables and two pages with graphs.
References within the text should be between parentheses stating the author's surname and year of publication.
It has been pointed out that the problem of factorial invariance should be analyzed according to the purpose of factor analysis (Thurstone, 1969).

Direct quotes should be indicated by quotation marks. The author's surname, year of publication, and pages must be in parentheses, following the quotations.
In case of further doubts concerning other kinds of references, please consult the latest APA Publication Manual.
Footnotes must be consecutively numbered throughout the article. Footnotes should be indicated in the text with superscript Arabic numbers.
The use of weights and other measurements should be represented, as often as possible, in the metric scale.
Tables must be consecutively numbered throughout the article with Arabic numbers and have the title typed at the top of the page. Each table must have a concise though accurate and descriptive title so that the reader should not have to refer back to the text to understand it. Authors should write the title of the article, and the table number, in pencil, on the back of every table.
Graphs should be drawn on white drawing paper, in computer systems, using black ink and serially numbered with Arabic numbers. Titles, numbers, symbols, and/or letters must be typewritten. The title should be brief but self-explanatory and typed at the bottom of the page. On the back of the graph the author should write, in pencil, the title of the article, and the number of the graph.
Photographs must be printed in black and white, on glossy or mat paper. The number and title of the article should be written in pencil at the back and on top of each photograph. The corresponding captions and numbers of the photographs must be written on a separate page.
The location of graphs and photographs in the text should follow the rules given for tables.



The list of references will be added at the end of the paper. Note that a reference list quotes works that specially support a particular article. References must be arranged in alphabetical order, by the surname of the first author. In the case of several works by the same first author:
a) Single author entries precede multiple authors entries beginning with the same surname.
b) References with the same first author and different second or third authors are arranged alphabetically by the surname of the second author, and so on.
c) References with the same authors in the same order are arranged by year of   publication.
d) References by the same author(s) with the same publication date are arranged alphabetically by title.

Books should be cited indicating: Author's surname and initial(s). (Year). Title. Place of publication: Editor. 
Thurstone, L.L. (1969). Multiple factor analysis. A development expansion of the vectors of mind. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Journals should be cited by: Author's surname and initial(s). (Year). Title of work. Title of publication, volume, and/or number, and pages of the article.
Barchelder, W.H., & Bershad, N.J.  (1979). The statistical analysis of a Thurstone model for rating chess players. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 19(1), 39-60.

If the original version of a non-English publication is used as the source, please give the original title and place the English translation between brackets.

In the electronic references, the consulting date, and the internet address will be cited too.



Sending of manuscripts

In case of further doubts on manuscript presentation, please consult the Editorial Office.

Authors will receive two issues of INTERDISCIPLINARIA free of charge.

Reprints of the article should be requested by e-mail: or

The opinions and content of the articles published in INTERDISCIPLINARIA are exclusive responsibility of the authors.



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