The target audience of the journal
Minerva Multidisciplinary Journal of Scientific Research is aimed at students, professors, researchers, and the general public who are passionate and interested in scientific research and dissemination.
Guidelines for authors
Note: Minerva only accepts original work to be considered for publication.
Guidelines for authors
Authors who wish to publish in the Minerva Multidisciplinary Journal of Scientific Research must take into account the following items:
A) For authors to know the format of their articles must have been published in a journal, download this file: Minerva Format
B) To make the declaration of originality of the material sent to the magazine, download the following file: Declaration of Originality.
C) For the authors to know the format that the book chapters must have to be published in the journal, download this file: Book Chapter Format.
Process for the publication of articles
The editorial process times are as follows:
- 3 days for first section editor response or pass to peer review.
- 10 to 20 days for the editor's response to the peer reviewers' observations.
- 1 to 3 months after approval, publication of the article on the journal's website.
Authors should submit their products through the OJS platform and will be informed in a timely manner of the dates for their submission.
In principle, the area of study, subject matter, format, and relevance of the article will be taken into account, notifying the authors of the following:
1.- That the article has passed to the peer review stage, which will academics considered experts in the area of study of the article. This process will last ten calendar days, in open mode, taking into account the evaluation form present in the OJS platform. This evaluation will also use the double-blind method for author(s) and evaluators, that is, the evaluators will be sent the article without the identity of the authors and any other data referring to them, and the authors will be given the observations without the evaluators' data. If there is no coherence between the evaluations, a third evaluation will be considered, complying with the double-blind standard. The evaluators will perform their work under the criteria of confidentiality and impartiality.
2.- That the article is rejected for not being of interest to the journal or for presenting a format that is not established by the journal.
Once the article has been evaluated and submitted to the editorial committee, the authors will be notified:
In cases where the article is already accepted by the editorial committee, the authors must sign a declaration of originality and authorization of the rights of publication and reproduction of the same and the inclusion in databases, web pages, or electronic pages, national or international (Review: Declaration of Originality and Declaration of Conflict of Interest forms). All the content of the articles, including texts, tables, figures, and information in general, is included in the material to be published under the exclusive responsibility of the authors. Likewise, the article is the responsibility of its authors and does not necessarily reflect the thinking of the editorial committee.
3.- That the article cannot be published because the modifications are too extensive or it is not in accordance with the Journal.
4.- That the article presents minor revisions that can be improved for subsequent publication. Likewise, the author/s will have 15 calendar days to return the article with the suggested corrections, together with a letter stating the modifications made.
The editorial committee will evaluate whether the observations made have been complied with and, if it considers it pertinent, will send it again to the peer reviewer. The publication decision will be subject to the agreement of the peer reviewer and the editorial committee, taking into account the observations previously made. In the case of disagreement with the peer reviewers' evaluations, the authors should send a letter of explanation justifying their position on the observations. The journal reserves the right to edit the texts, without changing the meaning of the article.