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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.
  • I confirm that it is an original manuscript and has not been published before or has been submitted simultaneously in another journal.
  • I confirm that any material which I do not own copyright has been clearly aknowledged in the text.
  • The paper follows the stylistic and bibliographic requirements described in the Author Guidelines section which is to be found in «About the journal».
  • Authors have uploaded the ORCID profile in the online platform when submitting the paper.
  • Authors have uploaded the bibliographic references in the form when submitting the paper in the online platform.

Author Guidelines

Policy for the acceptance of manuscripts to be published

  • The journal only accepts original manuscripts which have not been published before in other scientific journals and in line with THJ's aims and scope.
  • THJ’s scientific production and publishing team are not responsible for any of the opinions expressed by the authors.
  • THJ is a publication primarily directed to the academia (professors, students and researchers).
  • Articles presented for their publication can be written in English, Catalan or Spanish.  In case of papers in Catalan or Spanish, the abstract should always be presented in English and the language of the paper.
  • Texts must be written in electronic format compatible with Microsoft Word text processors.
  • Figures should be in JPG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi. 
  • When uploading the manuscript to the online platform, the list of bibliographic references must be included in the form. 
  • If the authors have an ORCID profile, they have to include it in the form for authors.



On the first sheet should appear

  • Title of the article
  • Abstract (200 words) both in English and paper's language (when necessary).
  • Keywords  (between 4 and 6); if possible, applying concepts included in the trilingual thesaurus of UNESCO. (Keywords should also be written in English and paper's language when necessary)

Main text

  • The article should not exceed 8000 words.
  • The article should preferably follow the structure: Introduction / Objectives / Methodology / Results' Discussion / Conclusion / References. Nevertheless, articles with other structures, such as essays, or bibliographic reviews, could be also assessed to be published.
  • The sections of the paper should be listed as follows: 
1.1 Second heading level
1.1.1 Third heading level
  • Tables, graphs and images are considered figures and should be included on the same page of the text where they are quoted. In the text we will refer to them as Figure 1, Figure 2... Each figure will have at the bottom, its number and title, and the source of data. If they were produced by the author "Own elaboration", “Prepared by the author” or similar will be recorded as a source.
  • Footnotes will be used when strictly necessary.
  • References should be cited in the text following APA (American Psychological Association) instructions; each consulted author and date within brackets: (Mangion, 1999) or (Cohen, 1972, 1979, 1988; Urry, 1990) or (Richards y Wilson, 2006) or (Boswijk et al., 2005). A page number should be mentioned in case of a direct quotation: (Prahalad & Ramaswamy, 2003, p.16).
  • A reference list, in alphabetical order by author, should be included according to the following examples:

Acosta, L. E. (1995). Guía práctica  para la investigación y redacción de informes (8th ed.). Paidos.

Book Chapter

Young, F. W. (1972). A model of polynomial conjoint analysis algorithms. In R.N. Shepard, A.K. Ronney and S. Nerlove (ed.), Multidimensional scaling: Theory and applications in the behavioral sciences (pp.78-80). Academic Press.


León, O. (1984). El uso del término “significativo” en los informes experimentales. Revista de Psicologia General y Aplicada, 39(2), 455-469.

Unpublished doctoral dissertation

Rocafort, C. M., Sterenberg, C., & Vargas, M. (1990). La importancia de la comunicación efectiva en el proceso de una fusión bancaria. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, Santurce, Puerto Rico.




  • It is your own original work.
  • Any material, of which you do not own a copyright, has been clearly acknowledged in the text.
  • The submitted article does not contain any material which is libelous, illegal or infringes anyone’s copyright or other rights.


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