1 ORIGINALITY AND INTEREST FOR THE AREA OF STUDY
The proposal shows a high degree of originality and interest concerning subject-matter, method, information, and conclusions
2 INITIAL FORMULATIONS
The author successfully shows knowledge of previous research on the issue researched
3. THEORETICAL APPROACH AND RIGOUR
The author successfully states his proposal with scientific rigour and depth of analysis
4. ANALYSIS AND METHODOLOGY
The paper is presented with accuracy in the use of concepts, methods, and terms
The paper is convincing and it successfully meets the arguments stated at the beginning of the proposal with an updated and correct use of bibliography.
6. STYLE AND USE OF LANGUAGE
Organization of contents and correct use of language
Clarity, elegance and conciseness of style
The article meets the formatting criteria
The work submitted for assessment must be original, and only proposed for acceptance or publication in this journal.
Proposals with a significant rate of scientific references (range 20/30 in Works Cited) are specially welcome.
Bibliography with a high percentage of up-to-date references (7 last years - immediacy index) are specifically welcome.
Abstracts should mandatory reflect the main objectives, methodology and conclusions of the article.
Self-citation will be negatively assessed, when exceeding 10 percent of the final bibliography, unless properly justified.
External reviewers will consider the immediacy index of the works cited, if the discipline or the topic demands it.
Only reviews and state-of-the-art proposals within a frame of the last five years will be considered for publication. This criteria might vary depending on the discipline and the subject of the proposal.
Proposals that follow the style guide Manual de estilo de la lengua española by Martínez de Sousa. Gijón: Tea, 2000, or The Oxford Style Manual by R. Ritter. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003 will be specifically welcome.
Publication malpractice: Oceánide is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics and takes all possible measures against any publication malpractices. All authors submitting their works to the journal for publication as original articles attest that the submitted works represent their authors’ contributions and have not been copied or plagiarized in whole or in part from other works. Any departures from the above-defined rules should be reported directly to the Editorial Board or Director, who is committed to provide a resolution.
These criteria have been adapted in 2012 from Guidelines, Criteria and Assessment Models for "The Scientific Journal Publishing," Emilio Delgado López-Cózar, Rafael Ruiz-Perez, Evaristo Jiménez-Contreras, University of Granada, Granada, 2006.