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Submitter papers may be research articles and essays, which will be reviewed under the blind-peer review system. A Word template is available here.

1. Papers should be original and unedited. They should not be part of any other evaluation process, be it a national or international publication. The author is also required to deliver a simple signed letter in which it is indicated that they authorize the Editorial Fund of the University of Lima to publish their article in the journal, in printed and electronic format.

2. Papers may be written in Spanish, English or Portuguese and sent in .doc or .docx extension documents (MS Word). They should not surpass 10,000 words, including titles, subtitles, author names and affiliations, abstracts, footnotes, tables, figures and captions, with 1.5 spacing and Times New Roman 12 font.

General guidelines for research articles

1. Presentation: complete title (in English, Spanish and Portuguese), author information (full name(s), institutional affiliation, academic level, research areas and e-mail). An ORCID code is required for all authors, this should be indicated in the presentation page.

2. Page 1: complete title, abstract (200 words), 5 keywords. This should also be in English, Spanish and Portuguese. The abstract must clarify the study’s objective, relevance, methodology, results and contribution to its field.

3. Page 2 onwards: title and text, without the author’s name. Research articles should follow the IMRaD structure: introduction (including recent literature, theoretical framework, frame of reference), methodology, results and discussion. At the end of the text, bibliographical references and appendices must be included.
4. Of in-text citations and bibliographical references:

a. Articles should be formatted according to the 7th edition of the American Psychological Association (APA) Publication Manual.

b. The in-text citations of articles and books should look like this (author’s last name, year, page) or (Quezada, 2017, p. 53). If paraphrased, page numbers are not necessary. For more information on citation formats see APA manual 7th edition.

c. Information notes should be placed as footnotes. If these included any citation, they should also be adapted to APA style. Footnotes do not exempt the responsibility of citing the source of information.

d. Book reference:

Díaz-Albertini, J. (2016). El feudo, la comarca y la feria. La privatización del espacio público. Universidad de Lima Fondo Editorial.

e. Article in an academic or scientific journal with doi number:

Gómez Gabriel, N. (2020). Espectropolítica: imagen y hauntología en la cultura visual contemporánea. Contratexto, (034), 153-176.

f. Article in an academic or scientific journal without doi number:

Sierra, F. y Gravante, T. (enero-junio 2016) Ciudadanía digital y acción colectiva en América Latina. Crítica de la mediación y apropiación social por los nuevos movimiento sociales. La trama de la comunicación, 20(1), 163-175.

g. Press article reference:

Vargas Llosa, M. (21 de setiembre de 2003). La verdad sospechosa. El País, p. A8.

5. Of images, graphics and tables:

a. Images (photographs), figures (infographics, statistical graphics, etc.) and tables should be included and mentioned in text. During diagramming, these will be placed as near as possible to where they are mentioned. They should be presented with the information established by APA 7th edition rules.

b. Additionally, images should be provided in a separate file, in .JPG or .TIFF format, with a resolution of 300 dots per inch. Each image should be authorized for reproduction or have a Creative Commons license (or similar).

c. Figures should be provided in a separate file, .xls or .xslx formats (MS Excel).

Guidelines for essays or bibliographical reviews

1. Essays should fall into the topics of the journal. They should be exhaustive, original and critical. They are subjected to the same conditions regarding originality, extension, presentation and bibliographical references aforementioned.

2. Bibliographical reviews (state of the art) should be exhaustive and contain a minimum of 50 references in order to be considered for evaluation. They are subjected to the same conditions regarding originality, extension, presentation and bibliographical references aforementioned.


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