The submission of any paper implies that the author assumes the best practices and codes of conduct and ethics established by national and international organizations and laws.
Only original papers that have not been submitted or published in another publication can be submitted to Convergências.
It is an exception the publication of different papers about different parts of the same study or research.
It is considered plagiarism the use of works or ideas of another (s) without permission and reference of authorship and origin, using them as their own and for their own benefit.
Papers can be signed by a maximum of five authors. In either case, the articles have a main author who comes first and acts as corresponding author, to which the following follow. This order is defined by the authors at the time of submission.
The letter of Consent to Publish and guarantee of originality is signed by the corresponding author on behalf of the other authors.
It is considered fraudulent the use of misleading information about research conditions, the invention or tampering with search data such as images, tables, graphs or other. Also the exclusion of data that are judged to be inconvenient.
In this sense, the blind peer review process implies the selection of evaluators who do not know each other, nor the research in question.
Conflict of Interest
There is a conflict of interest when the publisher or the reviewer has a personal or professional relationship with the author that could benefit or harm the author during the evaluation process.