Author Guidelines

The editorial policy of the Amazonia Investiga Journal indicates that, as a priority, unpublished works derived from research projects will be included.

The journal will receive the following types of documents:

Research articles. It is a document that presents, in detail, the original results of finished research projects. The structure must contain the following:

Title, summary, keywords, abstract, key words, introduction, theoretical framework / literature review, methodology, results and discussion, conclusions, bibliographic references. (Download template)

 

Review article. Document result of a finished research where the results of published research are analyzed, systematized and integrated, on a field in science or technology in order to account for progress and development trends. It is characterized by presenting a careful bibliographic review of at least 50 references. Your structure must contain the following:

Title, summary, keywords, abstract, key words, introduction, theoretical framework, methodology, results and discussion, conclusions, bibliographic references.

Article submission

The author can send his article at any time of the year to the following email: amazoniainvestiga@gmail.com.

  1. Items must be original. The documents will be verified by Turnitin software.
  2. The author must register at ORCID and Publons. For Russian authors the SPIN code of the registry of elibrary.ru must be included. The registrations on these pages are free and must be included in the document. The records of these platforms must be updated.
  3. The author must complete and sign the originality document sent. [Download letter of originality]
  4. Articles must have a maximum length of 6000 words and must be written with APA standards version 6.0
  5. The document must have a maximum of 4 authors.
  6. The document must contain references to documents included in the Web of Science.
  7. Articles must have a minimum of 20 bibliographic references.
  8. The journal does not have charges for article submission
  9. The author covers the APC costs.
  10. The document review between 4 and 7 weeks.

The submission of the articles does not require Amazonia Investiga to publish them. The Journal reserves the right to publish or not an article. Likewise, the journal is empowered to make minor adjustments to the text that guarantee the quality of the publication.

This journal is open access. Our journal does not charge readers any fees for access to publications. The open access model allows academic publication so that anyone in the world has access to the full text of research articles for the best interests of the scientific community. The main advantage of this work is to help researchers living in many developing countries to easily access advances in cutting-edge technology.

Our editorial policy seeks to expand collaboration networks. The author who submits his manuscript to our Journal agrees to be contacted later for a possible revision.

The selection of reviewers in our journal is made considering the subject of the manuscript and the academic background and experience of the reviewer. Our team has contacted professionals from different disciplines located on different continents, as well as a technical team, software platforms and computer services to guarantee the publication of documents that meet the required standards.

Amazonia Investiga is indexed in various databases, libraries and repositories; indexing processes are carried out on platforms external to ours, for this reason, the editorial team does not commit to indexing documents on external platforms. The incorporation or not, as well as the time of its incorporation in databases, repositories, indexers and virtual libraries where the journal is present are the responsibility of the organizations that carry out this activity.

Evaluation Conditions

For the journal, the submission of an article implies that the authors certify and accept that it has not been published or accepted for publication in another journal, for which you must send the signed originality letter.

The articles submitted by the authors are preliminary reviewed by the editor of the publication, in the light of the editorial policy of the journal and the requirements established in the guidelines for the authors. Document similarity is verified through Turnitin Similary Check software. If any article does not satisfy this first review, it will be returned to the authors for adjustment and subsequent submission.

Regarding the evaluation process, the Editor studies articles that meet the conditions established for the authors. Subsequently, the article is sent to an evaluator who belongs to the subject knowledge area. The document is delivered to the evaluator without the name of the authors. The author or authors will also not know the name of the evaluator. 

Once the favorable or unfavorable concept of the reviewer has been obtained the concept of the reviewer will be communicated to the authors who will have to attend the observations and suggestions for the publication of the article within the time indicated for it by the editorial team. After completing this process, the editor will determine if the article will be published or not published.

Copyright

This work is licensed under the International Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

The opinions expressed by the authors do not necessarily reflect the position of the publisher of the publication or the Revista Amazonia Investiga. The total or partial reproduction of the texts published here is authorized, as long as the complete source and the electronic address of this journal are cited. Authors have the right to use their articles for any purpose as long as it is done for non-profit purposes. Authors can publish the final approved version of their work on the internet or any other medium.

Intellectual property

The documents sent by the authors will be understood as original, unpublished. It will also be understood that they are not currently under consideration for publication on any other site. Therefore, with the submission of the article, the author expressly states that:

(i) The article submitted has not been published nor is it being evaluated for publication in another journal.

(ii) That the publication of a previous version as working paper (or “gray literature”) or on a website has not been reported.

(iii) All authors know and agree with its content.

 

Criteria and requirements for article authors - Structure for submitting articles.

Title: The title should be short, clear, and collect the essence of the work in maximum 15 words.

Author data: The author of the article can be individual or corporate, includes the following information in the reference of each author: ORCID code, academic degrees, current institutional affiliation, current institutional position, research group to which it belongs, institutional email, city ​​Country.

Summary: It will be a synthesis of the whole article and should have an extension between 250 and 300 words, where the objectives, the methodology, the most important findings and the conclusions are described.

Keywords: The author must define 5 keywords that describe the content of the document, written in strict alphabetical order. These descriptors should be as standard as possible, thus guaranteeing searches in the bibliographic bases and indexes.

Abstract: It is the literal English translation of the summary.

Key Words: Keywords in English.

Introduction: It should be brief, so that it serves to provide the reader with sufficient background. The length of the introduction should not exceed 1/4 of the entire article, it should describe the nature and scope of the problem, the objective of the study, the procedures used and the results obtained.

Theoretical framework: the concepts of the categories or variables of the study are presented.

Methodology: It is essential to make a concise but complete description of the type of research, the population, and the selection of the materials and methods used.

Results and discussion: Presents the information obtained clearly, specifying the main findings. It is necessary to include the interpretations of the results, identifying the answers to the research questions, with the proper triangulations; they can be compared with the results of other studies, and with the theoretical framework of the research.

Conclusions: They must be clear, and they must express the final balance of the research or the application of knowledge.

Bibliographic references: Citations and references must be in accordance with APA standards (6 edition).

 

About APA standards

Quotes in the text

Direct appointment. It is enclosed in quotes if the quotation has less than 40 words. At the end of the citation, the author, the year and the page, or the paragraph number when the material is not numbered is added in parentheses. Point is written after the end of the sentence that includes the quotation and all the data, otherwise continue the sentence after the parentheses.

If the quotation has more than 40 words, they are written apart from the text, with left indentation applied to the paragraph and without quotes. At the end of the appointment the point is placed after the data. The paragraph is left to a space and the font is decreased by one point. In any direct quotation, what the material cited says, including spelling and punctuation, must be reproduced verbatim.

Indirect Appointments or Paraphrase. In the paraphrase quote the ideas of an author are used, but in the writer's own words. In this quotation it is necessary to include the author's last name and the year of publication. It may also vary according to the emphasis made.

If the sentence includes the author's last name, only the date is written in parentheses. Example:

Viadero (2007) reports that an analysis of more than two hundred studies shows the correlation between the teaching of social skills and the improvement of school performance.

If the author is not included in the sentence, the last name and date are written in parentheses. Example:

An analysis of more than two hundred studies shows the correlation between the teaching of social skills and the improvement of school performance (Viadero, 2007).

If the work has more than two authors, the first time is cited with all last names. In subsequent mentions, only the last name of the first author is written, followed by the phrase et al.

Example:

The term emotional intelligence was first used by Salovey and Mayer in 1990 (Álvarez Manilla, Valdés Krieg & Curiel de Valdés, 2006).

Regarding school performance, Álvarez Manilla et al. (2006) found that emotional intelligence does not affect it.

If there are more than six authors, et al. from the first mention

 

Bibliographic references

General considerations:

  • Alphabetical order by the first letter of the reference
  • Works by the same author are ordered chronologically

There are different types of bibliographic references according to the material. The most used are:

 

Article printed

Surname, A. A., Surname, B. B. & Surname, C. C. (Year). Article title. Publication title, volume (Number), pp-pp.

Book with author

Surname, A. A. (Year). Title. City: Editorial.

Book with editor

Surname, A. A. (Ed.). (Year). Title. City: Editorial.

Electronic version of printed book

Last name, A A (Year). Title. Recovered from http: //www.example.c om

Chapter of a book

Surname, A. A. & Surnames, A. A. (Year). Chapter Title In A. A. Surname (Ed.), Title of the book (p. Nn-nn). City: Editorial.

Websites

Surname, A. A. (Year). Title web page. Recovered from www.example.com

Symposia and conferences

Surname, A., & Surname, A. (Month, Year). Title of presentation. In A. Surname of the President of the Congress (Presidency), Title of the symposium. Symposium led by Name of the Organizing Institution, Place.

Thesis

Surname, A., & Surname, A. (Year). Thesis title (Undergraduate, master's or doctoral thesis). Name of the Institution, Place. Recovered from www.example.com

 

Content aspects

Papers must be unpublished and have no editorial commitments to another publication.

Be relevant to current research and its theoretical implications.

Have a deep level of analysis and scientific rigor.

Relate it to other research in the field.

Be precise in the concepts and terminology used.

All items must pass peer evaluation.