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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.
  • La tramesa no ha estat publicada anteriorment, ni tampoc no s’ha enviat anteriorment a una altra revista (o s’ha proporcionat una explicació a «Comentaris a l’editor/a»).
  • El fitxer de la tramesa és en format Microsoft Word, RTF o WordPerfect.
  • S’han proporcionat els URL per a les referències sempre que ha estat possible.
  • El text és en interlineat simple, utilitza un tipus de lletra de 12 punts i aplica cursiva en lloc de subratllat (excepte per a les adreces URL). Totes les il·lustracions, figures i taules s’han ubicat a la posició que els correspon, i no al final del text.
  • El text compleix els requisits estilístics i bibliogràfics establerts a la secció «Indicacions per als autors/es» de la pàgina «Quant a la revista».
  • Per a les trameses a seccions revisades per persones expertes, s’han seguit les instruccions de la secció «Com assegurar una revisió cega».

Author Guidelines

This journal does not charge APCs or submission charges of any kind.

File format for submission of articles is Microsoft Word and must be submitted electronically to Martin Renes at You should send the article as one document with no indication of name or anything which may identify you as author. In a separate document you should submit your name, institutional afiliation if appropriate, e.mail address and a brief personal biography to be used if the article is accepted. The biography should be single spaced and in Times New Roman 12 point.

1. Page Settings

1.1 Article Length and Paper Format: The full paper must be formatted for A4 paper using Microsoft Word (.doc file) and may be up to 6,000 words in length (excluding Title, Abstract, Tables and References).

1.2 Paper size, Margins and Alignment: A4 page. Top and bottom margins, 2.5 cm. Left and right margins, 3 cm. All text single-spaced, fully aligned.


2. Title and Abstract

2.1 Paper Title: 14pt, italics, centred, sentence case. Name: 12pt bold. Place: two lines after title and centred.

2.2 Abstract: The word ‘Abstract’ should be first in bold, 12 pt, followed by a colon (Abstract:) and then the text of the Abstract.

2.2.1 Keywords: Three words or phrases should be provided to facilitate indexing and refereeing. Leave two blank lines after the Keywords and begin Main text.

2.2.2 Main text: Font style Times or Times New Roman, 12pt, single-spaced, fully-aligned. Place one-line space between paragraphs. DO NOT INDENT the first line of each paragraph.

2.3 Headers, Footers and Page Numbers: Please do not use headers, footers, or page numbers.

2.4 Headings and subheadings: Any headings should be separated by a double space above and below. They should be boldfaced. The main headings should be typed in 14-point font; second-level titles in 12-point. Please avoid third-level headings, however, if there are other sub-levels, they should be typed in 11-point font.

2.5 Long Quotes (roughly, quotes of 30 words or more): 12pt, indented 1 cm left and right.

2.6 Footnotes: Please avoid using footnotes. If unavoidable, make endnotes at the end of the article.


3. Appendixes and References

3.1 Appendices: They should follow the same guidelines as the Main Text.

3.1.1 Tables and Figures: Tables and figures should be placed, when possible, in the body of the text. Captions in 12pt, bold, sentence case, left aligned.

3.1.2 Diagrams: Diagrams, illustrations, graphs etc. must be directly inserted into the word format text. The Author must submit evidence that copyright for all images used has been respected.

3.2 References: This journal is unusual in that articles may use any of the main reference formats such as MLA or Harvard etc. The only factor which is of great importance is that the references be consistent within the reference section of the article and the main body of the text.

3.2.1 Acknowledgements: Acknowledgements can be made after the References. Use Body Text style.

3.2.2. iographical Data on Authors will be added by the editors at the end of the article in Alphabetical order of Family name at the moment of its publication. Use Body Text Style. Please remember that biographical data should be sent in a separate file when submitting your article—see the first paragraph above.

BOOK REVIEWS are welcome and should follow the format above. The Review should have the title of the book reviewed, the date ofd publication, place, publisher, ISBN number in Times New Roman 14 point italics. The reviewers name should be separated by two spaces after the title in Times New Roman Bold.

Reviews should have a minimum of 1.000 words.




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