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Author Guidelines

Full articles

All submissions (about 5.000-10.000 words) should be written either in English or Italian. The manuscript has to be submitted electronically and to be formatted according to these author guidelines. All papers should include an abstract in both English and in Italian (around 200 words each), and at least 5 keywords.

We ask that you submit your paper either in OpenOffice .odt or Word .docx according to the template provided by RASH - a framework for converting scientific papers into PDF/HTML+RDF. Please, follow one of the two proposed layouts (.odt/RASH o .docx/RASH):

If you need an extended version of the aforementioned instructions, use the following documents:

NB. Please follow rules outlined in the Chicago Manual of Style for bibliographic references. Remember to insert footnotes pointers after punctuation, and to spell out abbreviations the first time they are mentioned.


A review is between 1,000 and 3,500 words and contributions to the journal are published on a rolling basis, which means that your review would be published shortly after submission and pending editorial approval. The time allocated to complete the review is four months. We ask you to follow the aforementioned guidelines (odt/docx).


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. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice or Microsoft Word document file format.
  3. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

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See also our Open Access Policy.


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