Authors are invited to submit Original papers; Case Reports; or Review Paper. We accept papers written in Portuguese, English or Spanish.
RULES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION:- The contents must be original and written by the author and should respect copyright laws;
- The accepted languages are Portuguese, Spanish or English;
- The paper must stands for this basic structure: Introduction (Subject; Problems; What question/problem was asked?); State of the Art (what is the relevance and benefits of the study and what has been done or studied on the subject?);
Methods (Scientific methods used in the study to seek to answer the question?); Findings (What was found?) and Conclusions (Discussion; What do the findings mean?); - Text in Word format, with images at 150 dpi attached to Word document and not within this;
- Text in Calibri, font size 12 until a maximum of 12 pages DIN A4, including abstracts, papers, footnotes and references.
- The abstract should be written in the paper language and should be presented a summary (translation of the abstract to English or Portuguese, depending on the language used in the paper).
- A maximum of five keywords in the same language of the paper and its translation to the summary language;
- Comply with the APA Style (http://www.apastyle.org/);
- Papers will be reformatted. Consequently, it’s not allowed to write titles exclusively in capital and should not be used styles or automations to define, titles, captions, text, notes, captions, etc.
- Footnotes can’t be created automatically and must be at the end of the paper;
- The article should have attached a photograph of each author's, their full names, website, email, occupation and summary curricular half A4 page (only for authors who make the first proposal);
- Save all files in a folder, compress it to zip and send by email to email@example.com
KIND OF PAPERS
Original paper: A paper that provides new information based on original research. Usually prospective and is supported active research in real context, by qualitative process or by in-depth statistical analysis. The paper conclusions should be supported by the data provided in the results.
Case Reports: This kind of paper is a description of a single project or group of cases with unique features that are related. Case Reports are usually short and focused on a problem solve process and they can be explanatory (The author has no control over the experiment as this method is to explain events or similar methods), exploratory (The author is the one who develops the research process and can be a study variable, especially in terms of design solutions), or descriptive (The author has no control over the experiment as this method is to describe events sequentially or methods that have occurred).
Review Paper: This is a detailed analysis of developments on a specific topic through time. It highlights and discuss important points previously reported in the literature. The novelty of this type of paper consists in the relation established between data, but does not introduce new information and does not include the author’s opinion or personal experience.