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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.
  • The author must provide an ORCID identifier of their open access academic profile.
  • The submitted manuscript is a file in Microsoft Word format (.docx), preferably written in Spanish, with an approximate length between 4,000 and 6,000 words (15-20 pages).
  • The references must be processed by a bibliographic management software (Zotero, Mendeley, EndNote, among others). The citations and bibliographic references must follow the APA 6ta ed.
  • In case of acceptance of publication, the author will be required to export the RIS file of the bibliographic references.
  • The manuscript should be prepared for a double-blind peer review.
  • The manuscript has not been previously published, it original, and follows the established codes of conduct.
  • The manuscripts follow the established style guidelines .
  • The editorial policies for citations and references are followed: (1) It is suggested that the authors maintain a minimum of 10 references and a maximum of 50. (2) By international standards, up to 20% of "self-citations" will be admitted (that is, citations to the author him or herself) in the body of the manuscript and no more than 3 in the references section. (3) Authors are suggested at least 50% of references to articles in scientific journals.

Author Guidelines

Types of manuscripts

Textos en Proceso (TEP) accepts the following types of manuscripts for publication:

- Original research articles

- Working papers

- Draft progress or partial results of investigations

- Presentations to congresses

- Technical reports

- Research sheets

Variety of language
Any accepted language variety is accepted as long as it is consistent throughout the manuscript. For example, peninsular or Latin American varieties of Spanish are accepted as long as one is chosen for the manuscript and such a choice is maintained throughout the manuscript.

Expected contents
For the original research articles, the following contents are expected in the structure of the manuscript:

- Summary. In Spanish and English, up to 200 words, it is briefly informed about the objectives, the theoretical and methodological frameworks, and the results obtained.

- Approach of the problem or research question, the objectives, the hypothesis and, if it were the case, the statistical analysis used.

- Theoretical framework

- Methodological framework and description of the data

- Analysis of the data (in cases of empirical research)

- Description of results and discussion

- References

- Biographical note of the author or authors in Spanish and English, up to 200 words.

In addition, authors are recommended to include the following contents:

- Collaboration. It is recommended to include a section at the end of the article where any type of collaboration done by people other than the author who do not justify their appearance as author are briefly thanked. The type of collaboration provided should be stated.

- Conflict of interests. This section must contain information on the relationships that could pose a conflict of interest. If appropriate, explicit mention must be made of the source of funding for the investigation.

- Permissions The persons mentioned in the acknowledgments must have expressed their consent to be mentioned. The authors are responsible for obtaining written permission from said persons.

Submission of manuscripts
Manuscripts must be unpublished, preferably written in Spanish, with an extension of between 4,000 and 6,000 words. Contributions in other languages ​​are also accepted, at the discretion of the editors. Manuscripts must be sent electronically through this platform. The submission of manuscripts presupposes, on the part of the authors, the knowledge and acceptance of these instructions as well as the editorial norms.

Electronic files
It is expected an electronic file of Microsoft Word (.docx). In case of acceptance of publication, the electronic file will be requested separately from the list of references in RIS format, generated from a manager of citations and bibliographic references.

Bibliographic references manager
In order to administer the intratextual appointments and the subsequent automatic generation of the reference list, with the subsequent generation of the RIS electronic file, the authors are requested to use any of the following bibliographic reference managers:

- Zotero (recommended, free and open source)

- Papers

- Mendeley

- EndNote

- RefWorks

The use of a bibliographic reference manager, in addition to reducing errors or omissions in the aforementioned, enbales a shorter publication times, lower production costs and enriched internationally indexation with the services located for that purpose.

ORCID
For sending the manuscript, the authors will be asked for the persistent ORCID digital identifier.

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If you submit a manuscript to us for possible publishing, we will send the title and abstract of your paper, and your name, to one or more potential editors and reviewers, to gauge their interest in reviewing your paper. If they agree to handle your paper, we will send them your full manuscript and any revisions and relevant comments you have provided relating thereto.

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