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Author Guidelines

The journal accepts submissions on a rolling basis. Strategic Design Research Journal has no article processing charges (APC) or article submission charges.

Articles must be original, unpublished, must not be under consideration for publication anywhere else and must be written in English.

Articles must be sent electronically, following steps of our evaluation system. The use of this method facilitates for authors to adjust the document, when/if required by our Editorial Board.

The publication of the article is subject to previous approval of the journal's Editorial Board, as well as to peer review made by, at least, two ad hoc reviewers using the double-blind review process.

The final acceptance of the article depends on:

  • The recommendation from reviewers;
  • That authors carry out necessary corrections;
  • And the final approval by the Editorial Board, which decision will recommend one of the following options:

1. Accept submission;

2. Revisions required;

3. Resubmit for review;

4. Resubmit elsewhere;

5. Decline submission;

6. See comments.

Important

  • Concepts and opinions expressed in submissions are full responsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect opinions of the Publisher.
  • Submission of the manuscript implies that if and when it is accepted for publication, authors automatically agree to transfer copyright to the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos.

 

Template

You can find a template here.


General Guidelines

  • The journal follows the Publication Manual of the APA (Sixth Edition);
  • Extension: A paper for this journal should be no more than 7000 words, including tables, references, figure captions, and endnotes. The title must have a maximum of 120 characters including spaces;
  • Images: In the case that an article contains photographic images and/or graphic drawings, those must be submitted in original format (.jpeg, .png, .tiff) and in separated files (not inserted in the text), with a recommended resolution of 300 dpi. Authors must indicate through the insertion of captions where approximately the pictures should be inserted;
  • Endnotes: must be used only when strictly necessary for information that is complementary to the text.
  • Do not use footnotes.
  • Do not use op. cit; ibid; ibidem; id; idem.
  • Do not use apud. Use the term in rather than apud.


Structure

The original text must contain in the following order:

  • Title: must have a maximum of 120 characters including spaces;
  • Abstract: in English with no more than 200 words, followed by at least three key-words;
  • Full text: typed in Cambria format, font 10, and with spacing of 1,5 between lines;
  • References: at the end of the text, in alphabetical order, Cambria size 10, and with spacing of 1,5 between lines. For elaborating the references, see the rules below.

 

Direct Quotations

To summarize (detailed explanation is provided in the template above):

  1. Short quotations (containing less than 40 words) must be incorporated into the text in quotation marks;
  2. Long quotations (longer than 40 words) must be presented in an isolated paragraph.

References

The reference list contains all and only works cited in the document, in alphabetical order. The list should only consider works that have been published or accepted for publication.

Please, follow the APA style to elaborate your list. You can find an useful guide here.

You can find some examples below:

 

Journal articles:

Surname, Initial(s). (Year of publication). Article title. Journal Title, volume (issue), initial page-final page.

E.g.: Meroni, A. (2008). Strategic design: Where are we now? Reflection around the foundations of a recent discipline. Strategic Design Research Journal, 1(1), 31-38. Retrieved 15 August, 2018 from http://revistas.unisinos.br/index.php/sdrj/article/view/5567/2771.

 

Articles from publications related to events:

Surname, Initial(s). (Year of publication – together with month, when available). Title of work. Name of conference (meeting, symposium, etc.), number of the event, city, country, volume: initial page-final page (when available).

E.g.: Mitchell, R., & Buur, J. (2010, August). Tangible business model sketches to support participatory innovation. Proceedings of the 1st DESIRE Network Conference on Creativity and Innovation in Design, Aarhus, Denmark, 29-33. Retrieved 15 August, 2018 from https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1854978.

 

Books:

Surname, Initial(s). (Year of publication). Book title. Edition, city: publisher.

E.g.: Oliveira, A., Franzato, C., & Del Gaudio, C (Eds.). (2017). Ecovisões projetuais: Pesquisas em Design e sustentabilidade no Brasil. São Paulo: Blucher. Retrieved 15 August, 2018 from https://openaccess.blucher.com.br/article-list/9788580392661-351/list.

 

Book chapters:

Surname, Initial(s). (Year of publication). Chapter title. In Surname, Initial (Ed.), Book title (pp-pp). City, publisher. Retrieved day, month, and year from (when available).

E.g.: Manzini, E. (2003). Strategic Design for sustainability: Instruments for radically oriented innovation. In Manzini, E., & Jégou, F. (Eds.), Sustainable everyday: Scenarios of urban life (231-234). Milano: Edizioni Ambiente. Retrieved 15 August, 2018 from http://www.strategicdesignscenarios.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/SUSTAINABLE-EVERYDAY_-Scenarios-of-urban-life.pdf.

 

Thesis or dissertation:

Surname, Initial(s). (Year of publication). Title of work (Thesis or dissertation, institution). Retrieved day, month, and year from.

E.g.: Del Gaudio, C. (2014). Design Participativo e inovação social: A influência dos fatores contextuais (Doctoral thesis, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro). Retrieved 15 August, 2018 from http://www2.dbd.puc-rio.br/pergamum/biblioteca/index.php.

 

Sites and electronic texts:

  • In case it is possible to identify authors of electronic texts, the reference must be indicated as follows:

Surname, Initial(s). (Year). Title. Retrieved day, month, and year from.

E.g.: Herculano-Houzel, S. (2017). Some have more neurons, others, less... Where does one draw the line? Retrieved 18 August, 2018 http://www.suzanaherculanohouzel.com/the-neuroscientist-on-call/2017/12/28/some-have-more-neurons-others-less-where-does-one-draw-the-l.html.

  • If it is not possible to identify authors of electronic texts, the reference should be indicated as follows:

Source site. (Year). Title. Retrieved day, month, and year from.

E.g.: Malala Fund. Malala’s story. Retrieved 18 August, 2018 from https://www.malala.org/malalas-story.

 

Newspapers and magazines, organs and institutions:

  • All texts from newspapers and magazines must be included in references. In case there is an explicit author, the reference is indicated by the surname:

Surname, Initial(s). (Year, month, and day of publication). Title of work. Newspaper or organization name. Volume (issue), pp-pp (if printed). Retrieved day, month and year from (when available).

E.g.: Perry, A. (2018, July 19th). Who Gets Left Out of the Urban Tech Boom? The New York Times. Retrieved 15 August, 2018 from https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/19/opinion/amazon-hq2-google-pittsburgh-jobs.html.

  • In case there is no author and the text is under responsibility of an organization, the reference is indicated as follows:

Title of work. (Year, month, and day of publication). Newspaper or organization name. Retrieved day, month, and year from.

E.g.: Study finds nearly half of jobs are vulnerable to automation, A. (2018, April 24th). The Economist. Retrieved 15 August, 2018 from https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/2018/04/24/a-study-finds-nearly-half-of-jobs-are-vulnerable-to-automation.

 

Citing references in text:

  • · When pointing sources for further consultation in the ‘References’ section:

a. One author: Leibnitz (1987) or (Leibnitz, 1987);

b. Two authors: Turner and Verhoogen (1960) or (Turner & Verhoogen, 1960);

c. Three or more authors: Amaral et al (1966) or (Amaral et al, 1966);

d. Works by the same author(s) and same date should be differentiated by letters (a,b,c) after the date. E.g. Amaral (2008a) Amaral (2008b) or (Amaral, 2008a) (Amaral, 2008b).

 

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 work is original and unpublished and it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else.
  2. The manuscript file is in Microsoft Word or RTF.
  3. The original text must contain in the following order:

    • Paper should have a maximum of 7000 words, including tables, references, figure captions, and endnotes;
    • Title must have a maximum of 120 characters including spaces;
    • Abstract with no more than 20 lines, followed by at least three key-words;
    • Full text, typed in Cambria, font 10, and with spacing of 1,5 between lines;
    • Images, tables, charts and graphs must include captions, they must be sent separately in their original files (.jpeg, .png, .tiff), not inserted in the text, with recommended resolution of 300 dpi.
  4. The identification of authorship of the work has been removed from the file, ensuring the journal's confidentiality criteria, if the manuscript is subjected to peer review (e.g. articles), according to instructions in Ensuring a Blind Peer Review.
  5. Short quotations (containing less than 40 words) must be incorporated into the text in quotation marks;

    Long quotations (longer than 40 words) must be presented in an isolated paragraph. For a detailed explanation see the template provided in Submission > Guidelines.
  6. Endnotes must be used only when strictly necessary, for information that is complementary to the text.

    Do not use endnotes as a substitute for a reference list.

  7. The manuscript is in accordance to the style and bibliographic requirements described in the Author's Guidelines section.
 

Copyright Notice

I grant the Strategic Design Research Journal the first publication of my article, licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0), which permits reproduction, adaptation, and distribution provided the original author and source are credited.

I confirm that my article is not being submitted to another publication and has not been published in its entirely on another journal. I take full responsibility for its originality and I will also claim responsibility for charges from claims by third parties concerning the authorship of the article.

I also agree that the manuscript will be submitted according to the journal’s publication rules described above.

 


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