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Author Guidelines

RULES FOR SUBMITTING MANUSCRIPTS AND COPYRIGHT

 

(ARTICLES SENT FOR THE FIRST TIME)

General rules which apply when you send your manuscript to our journal for the first time. Once your article has been accepted, you will be sent the definitive template in a Word document.

 

1. The author must open an OJS account at http://revistadelaconstruccion.uc.cl/index.php/rdlc/user/register and submit their manuscript from there.

2. Suggest three possible reviewers to evaluate your manuscript (ISI-WOS/Scopus publications must be listed). 

The reviewers may not be the following:
- Same University
- Co-Author for papers in the last 5 years
- Relative (ie: husband, auncle)

 
3. The manuscript must be written in ENGLISH. The manuscript must be original, not published previously (either at conferences or in journals), translated from another publication, or undergoing assessment by another magazine or journal. You will be asked to state these requirements if your text is accepted.

4. Length: 4 to 12 pages, 4,000 to 6,000 words (including figures and tables).

5. Written in Microsoft Office Word (version 97 or later), in ONE column with single spacing (1.0 line spacing), 12pt ARIAL or TIMES font, with the title in 20pt bold.

6. The title, five keywords, and an abstract in English of between 100 and 200 words. The abstract must discuss the objectives, methods, results, and conclusions of the work.

7. Under the title, state the name, surname, mail addresses and affiliations of the authors (not including academic or professional grades as this information will be excluded when the article is assessed). The article must include the following sections as a minimum: Introduction, Description of the Problem, State of the Art, Methodology, Results, Discussion and/or Conclusions.

8. Your article may cite at least one paper (and a maximum of two) by other authors published in our journal

9. Figures, images, photos and diagrams (Min 3/Max 6), Tables (Min 0/Max6), Equations (Min 0/Max 6). Figures, images, photos, tables and diagrams: please declare explicitly in the description of each element whether they are of your ownership or from another source.

10. Insert equations, figures, images, photos, tables, and diagrams into the appropriate part of the text. Do not send figures and/or tables in a separate Word document.

11. MENDELEY use is compulsory. Please present quotes and bibliographic references in APA 6TH Edition, obtained from Mendeley and share as a GROUP it to: RDLC.PUC@gmail.com (or send us BIB file)

 

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.

  1. I have included three possible reviewers in a separated Word File. If not you may be rejected.

    The reviewers may not be the following:

    - Same University

    - Co-Author for papers in the last 5 years

    - Relative (ie: husband, wife, uncle)

  2. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  3. Quotes and bibliographic references writen in APA 6th.
 

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ISSN: 0718-915X