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Guidelines and Stylesheet

Submission of proposals should be sent to the journal Océanide:

Dr Rubén Jarazo Álvarez Departamento de Filología Española, Moderna y Clásica Edificio Ramón Llull Universitat de les Illes Balears Carretera de Valldemossa, km. 7.5 07122 Palma de Mallorca Spain

for more information, you can contact the editor at:

Document Formatting:

- Proposals must be sent by post to the address indicated above. Contributors must send two printed hard copies of their proposal, and a digital copy in a Word Format (either .doc or .docx) on a cd-rom. None of these documents must include any reference that could identify the authorship of the contributor. On a separate printed document, contributors should detail the following information: Title of the proposal, full name of the author(s) and professional afiliation, e-mail address and postal address, and a succinct biodata in English and in the language of the article. If the proposal has been written by several authors, please indicate the order of authorship in this document.

- Proposals should at least include: title, abstracts (in two languages), keywords (in two languages), case study, and works cited.

- Oceánide will peer-review research papers and reviews in any language of the European Union, preferably in Spanish and English.

- Text format: Minimum formatting should be used. Indentation, underlining and tabulation should be avoided unless absolutely necessary. The main text of the proposal should be written in double-space 12-point Times New Roman, justified. The margins of the document should comprise 2,5 cms. on the top and bottom margins, and 3 cms. on the left and right margins.

- Word extension: Documents should have a maximum word extension of 25 pages DIN A4. The editorial board might accept other relevant proposal exceeding the word limit, if they can prove the relevance of the research paper.

- The title of the proposal should be centred and written in 12-point Times New Roman bold. Capitals should be used for both title and subtitle. Titles proposed should be as informative as possible. An English translation of the title of the proposal should also be included.

- Abstracts: Each proposal should be followed by a two brief abstracts (200-250 words) in English; and or Spanish. Abstracts should contain the main objectives, materials, methodologies or ideas condensed in the article proposal. If the author is not familiar with Spanish language, the editorial board will provide the translation.

- Keywords: Abstracts will be followed by a list of keywords that define the main aspects of the article proposal. They should be provided in English; and or Spanish. If the author is not familiar with Spanish language, the editorial board will provide the translation.

- A short biodata with the affiliation of the author (250 words maximum) in Spanish and English will be provided in a different document. If the author is not familiar with Spanish language, the editorial board will provide the translation.

- Illustrations and tables should be numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals and referred to by their numbers within the text. They should be attached to the proposal via an email or cd-rom in their original resolution.

- Headings of sections should be typed following the criteria stablished bellow: 1 AUTOBIOGRAFÍA. 1.1 En Español. 1.1.1. Poesía.

- Authors are requested to make their usage of punctuation as consistent as possible.

- No footnotes will be allowed. Only endnotes will be acceptable, and they should only be used for explanatory purposes. References should be provided within the main text.

- Short quotations (up to four lines) should normally appear in the body of the text, enclosed in double quotation marks. Single quotation marks will only be used to locate a quotation within another quotation.

- Quotations of four lines or longer should be set in a separate paragraph, without quotation marks, and indented 1,5 cms. from the left-hand margin.

- In-text citations:

References should be made in the text and placed within parentheses. Parentheses should always contain the author’s surname followed by a comma, the date of publication, followed by a colon and a space before the page number. Example: (Jones, 2010: 238). Only, if either the author’s surname or the year are already mentioned outside the quotation, you might only cite the page number. Example: (238).

- If several authors are cited at the same time, they should be arranged as it follows: (Jones, 1990: 10; Zohar, 2012: 23-4)

If there are two or more works by the same author published in the same year, a lower-case letter should be added to the year: (Jones, 1990a: 10) (Jones, 1990b: 58)

Works Cited:

- Only those articles, chapters or books referenced in the text should appear in a final bibliographical list of references. They must be arranged in alphabetical order, and if there is more than one entry per author, chronologically. Please, see the following document for detailed information.

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