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Author Guidelines

1. Structure of the text:

  • Title in Portuguese, English and Spanish;
  • Abstract and Keywords in Portuguese, English and Spanish (abstract must contain objective, methodology, results and conclusion of the study);
  • Body text (should contain the methodology used in the study);
  • References (In the format of the APA - American Psychological Association).

2. Layout:

  • Word format (.doc);
  • Written in 1.5 cm space, using Times New Roman font 12, in A4 format and the text margins should be lower, top, right and left of 2.5 cm .;
  • Indents are made in the ruler of the text editor (not by the TAB key);
  • Scientific articles must have more than 5 pages.

3. Figures: The use of images, tables and illustrations should follow the soundness and, preferably, the ethics and axiology of the scientific community that discusses the themes of the manuscript.

4. Authorship: All authors need to be included in the metadata and the final version of the article (after analyzing the journal's reviewers). Authors should be recorded in order of importance and contribution in the construction of the text.

5. Example of references in ABNT:

  • Article in periodical:

Gohn, M. G. (2008). Abordagens Teóricas no Estudo dos Movimentos Sociais na América Latina. Caderno CRH, 21(54), 439-455.

  • Book:

Ganga, G. M. D. (2012). Trabalho de conclusão de curso (TCC) na engenharia de produção. São Paulo: Atlas.

  • Web page:

Amoroso, D. (2016). O que é Web 2.0? Retrieved march 12, from

6. The journal publishes original and unpublished articles that are not simultaneously postulated in other journals or editorial bodies.

7. Questions: Any questions, send an email to

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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.

  1. The contribution is original and unpublished, and is not being evaluated for publication by another journal; The submission file is in Microsoft Word format; The text follows the style standards and bibliographic requirements described in Guidelines for Authors, on the About the Journal page; The instructions available in Ensuring blind peer evaluation were followed. The article is original, unpublished and is not postulated simultaneously in other journal or editorial bodies.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.


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