BOOKS - Current Research: Information for Authors



All papers submitted for potential publication should follow standard criteria for content and scientific quality. This work may be original or previously published, as long as it is not in English, (in this case proper authorization must be obtained). In any case, all manuscripts will undergo a process of external evaluation.

To ensure the academic quality of each work, the Editorial Board will subject manuscripts to evaluation by external reviewers, anonymous and competent in the subject at hand. The process of submission and evaluation will be governed by the principles of rigor, transparency and guaranteed anonymity in the evaluation.

The evaluation of the manuscripts will follow this procedure:

1. Editorial Board makes an initial assessment of the work received and decides whether or not to accept the manuscript. Accepted manuscripts are sent to two anonymous reviewers with acknowledged expertise in the particular field of study.
2. After receiving the reports of the reviewers, the Editorial Board decides to accept or reject the paper for publication, and may require the authors to make changes or improvements in accordance with the suggestions and / or demands of the and reviewers and the Editorial Board.


Authors will receive an e-mail report on the assessment of his/her manuscript, and the decision of the Drafting Committee regarding acceptance or not of the same.

For the work to be accepted for publication, the authors must agree to abide by the recommendations and comments received during the evaluation process and introduce an improved version in the time specified.

The author of a manuscript accepted for publication must sign a document acknowledging his/her status as author. In the event that the work has been published previously in a language other than English, the author will ensure that it respects the rights acquired by third parties and does not infringe any intellectual property rights and also will make express reference to the original publication of the same.

In the same document the authors give up the exploitation rights and rights of remuneration for their work in the version published by the CBS, as foreseen in the current Spanish Intellectual Property Law. In any case, the authors will agree to hold harmless CBS, UNR and the UPV / EHU of all demands, claims and other damages that may result from the content published on the worksite or on grounds of invasion of privacy of any person referred to therein.


Rules for Submission
All manuscripts will undergo a double blind peer review.
Papers will be sent by email to the email address specified in the call for papers.
To ensure anonymity, the authors must send a copy of a file. Doc format in Word 6.0 or higher.
1. The first page will contain, besides the title, all information relating to and the authors names, affiliation, full mailing address, email, contact telephone and fax numbers of at least one of the and authors.
2. To ensure anonymity in the review process, except on the first page or in the text or file properties-mail must contain information needed to identify and authors.
3. The second page of the manuscript will contain an abstract of approximately 150 words and keywords, a maximum of five.
The publishers will acknowledge receipt of the originals, notifying the book's authors, the contact address indicated, the possible impact of the shipment.
For other technical specifications for publication, see the Style Guide | (en Castellaño)

Style Guide


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1. Papers may be written in Euskera and Spanish and must be submitted in a Word .doc 6.0 or higher. Chapter titles and authors SHOULD NOT BE IN ALL CAPS. Capitalize names and chapter titles as per the normal conventions of the language that you are writing in.
2. Document formatting. The files will be formatted as follows:

• Size 8.5 X 11 paper in portrait orientation. normal margins on all edges (1 inch on all sides)
• All pages must be numbered except the first.
• The total length of work should not exceed 480,000 characters with spaces, typed double spaced, including tables, figures, notes and References.
• The style and font size will be "Times New Roman" 12 point.
• Figures and tables should be included with the text.
• If a figure or table is a reproduction from another book, it must include its source. If a figure is created by the author, it is implied.
• Only figures and tables from another source must be cited, there is no need for "Elaboración del autor."
• All figures and tables must be able to edit. A figure that is in Spanish and is a Word "picture" (i.e., cannot be edited and must be created from scratch in English) is likely to be removed from the final book.
3. Page identifying the author(s). This page should contain only the title, name of author, affiliation, and a contact address including at least email, phone and fax contact of at least one of the authors. This address will be used in communications from the editors of the volume.
4. The text for the content of the work must begin on a new page. Neither titles nor paragraph headers should have bleeds. The use of "etc.," "i.e." and "e.g." should be avoided in the text
5. Document styles. The text will be organized into sections of first and second order. The first order will be identified in bold, the second order in italics.

Example:
Heading Level 1
Text text text ... ....

Heading level 2
Text text text ... ....
6. An author-date method of citation (in parentheses) will be used. The original version of a work or article should be used, even if it has been translated to another language. If the citation or main idea makes reference to a central theme, a page number should also be cited. If necessary a footnote may be added to develop an idea.

Examples:
(Piaget 1980, 74)
(Johnson 1979, chap. 2)
(Fowler and Hoyle 1965)
(Fischer and Siple 1990, 212n3)
(García 1987, vol. 2)
(Zipursky, Jones, and Smith 1997)
(Williams et al. 1968) [in the case of three or more authors, use "et al."]
...According to Benedict Anderson (1991), imagined nations...
...According to Benedict Anderson, nations were only able to imagine themselves after the church lost control over the daily lives of citizens (1991, 36)...
...It can be said that "the nation is imagined" (Anderson 1991, 7), aunque...
8. References to scientific literature used in a work shall appear after the last section of the article under the title "References." These references are to appear in alphabetical order according to author. Each author is responsible for the accuracy of a given reference.

Examples:
Aretxaga, Begoña. 2002. Terror as Thrill: First Thoughts on the 'War on Terrorism." Anthropological Quarterly 75, no.1 (Winter): 139-50.

Hobsbawm, Eric, and Terence Ranger, eds. 1992. The Invention of Tradition. Cambridge:, New York.

Parsons, Deborah. 2000. Festival Culture in Madrid Posters, 1934-1955. In Constructing Identity in Contemporary Spain: Theoretical Debates and Cultural Practice, ed. Jo Labanyi, 178-205. Oxford. Oxford University Press.

Sanchez, Karlos. 2009. Músicas populares, tradicionales y folklóricas en la sociedad vasca contemporánea. Euskonews & Media 499 (September 11-18), at http://www.euskonews.com/0499zbk/gaia49901es.html (last accessed September 17, 2009).

Schama, Simon. 1991. Dead Certainties: Unwarranted Speculations . New York: Knopf.

———. 1995. Landscape and Memory. New York: Knopf.