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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.
  • All editorial guidelines, rules and policies have been read.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements summarized in the Guidelines of the author.
  • When registering the article, the metadata spaces were filled in with the complete information of each of the authors, including name, email, affiliation and ORCID.
  • URL or DOI links have been added in the references that require them. Note: If your references do not require it, you will still need to check this box.
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word format, and follows the submission template.
  • I attach as a separate file the Declaration of originality signed in the Archives section complementary.
  • I attach as a separate file the Copyright agreement and Conflict of interest statement signed in the Supplementary Files section.

Author Guidelines

The Revista Científica de Sistemas e Informática (RCSI) accepts manuscripts submitted electronically through the website Authors must create an account on this site (as AUTHOR) and follow the steps indicated there. We do not accept manuscripts sent by any other means.

We ask that you carefully observe the new Guidelines for Authors

Section policies

Original articles

Presents the results of scientific research based on theoretical or experimental hypotheses, which means an original contribution to knowledge in any of the areas of interest of the journal. It relates the way to delimit the research question, the way to put it to the test (statistical analysis of the experiment, disciplinary protocols) and the confrontation of the data generated with the current literature. The acceptable range for the document setting is 4,500 to 7,500 words.

Review articles

Works of meta-analysis and exhaustive critical evaluation of research carried out on topics within the scope of the journal. This type of work offers the state of knowledge of said object or area of study, with which it is possible to identify relationships, contradictions or inconsistencies in the topic of interest, and make proposals for further studies. The maximum document limits are 10,000 words.

Short communications

Reports of unusual importance, urgency and interest and must contain relevant preliminary results. It cannot be more than four pages of the journal (approx. 4000 words). Larger communications will be returned to authors for reduction. An explanation that justifies the publication of a communication must include its importance and interest, which will help the editor to accept or reject the communication.

Scientific notes

It presents observations and brief scientific descriptions of methods or results, progress of research work or news of scientific interest. The results must be conclusive or important to disseminate a complete phase of an ongoing investigation. It cannot be more than five pages of the journal (approx. 5000 words). In the case of the Summary and Abstract, the length should not exceed 100 words. It is also recommended that in the bibliographic references, the essential be noted.

Letters to the editor

If there are objections or comments referring to the recently published articles, these will be published, but not before considering the right of reply on the part of the author who may reply in a letter of similar length within a period of one month. The relevance of the publication of the reply will be assessed by the Editorial Committee. Three tables and / or figures may be included, and up to ten bibliographic references. The main text of a letter to the editor consists of: Body of the comment and Bibliographic references.

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