Manuscripts can be submitted at any time and will be published in their order of acceptance, with the received/accepted dates noted on the first page.
The submissions undergo a double-blind peer review process after being accepted
by the Editorial Committee. The Boletín will inform the authors about the acceptance or rejection of the manuscript as soon as possible. Confirmation of receipt of a manuscript, which does not mean that it has been accepted for publication, will be informed via email. The authors may check the status of the process on the OJS platform available on www.boletinmuseoprecolombino.cl.
Although the complete editorial process takes, on average, 16 weeks, sometimes it may take longer, depending on the authors’ level of commitment, reviewers’ availability, and possible modifications of the article.
The editorial process comprises the following stages:
Receipt of the manuscript: 3 weeks
- Immediate confirmation of receipt of the manuscript.
- Editorial Committee’s acceptance of the manuscript for evaluation. This does not guarantee its publication.
The Boletín may ask the author to adapt the manuscript to comply with the journal’s editorial standards in case it fails to meet them.
Evaluation: 5 weeks
- Double-blind review by outside peers: 4 weeks.
- Results of the first evaluation: 1 week.
Acceptance of submission and corrections
If accepted, the article’s publication terms will depend on the type of acceptance:
- “Accepted for publication without modifications”: the article will immediately advance to the next phase.
- “It may be published with the modifications suggested” or c) “It may be published with substantial modifications (not yet).” In both cases, the Journal will propose a term for the authors to include the reviewers’ opinions, which will depend on the type and number of suggested modifications.
- Along with the corrected article, the author will submit a detailed list of the modifications made in a separate file. The Journal will check the inclusion of the reviewers’ comments and compliance with the Boletín’s editorial guidelines, with the possibility of requesting the authors to provide further corrections.
- An assessment may have, on average, between two and three iterations among author-editor-.evaluators.
Design and publication
- Design of the article: 2-3 weeks.
- Galley proof: 1 week.
- Galley proof: 1 week.
The articles must be original and remain unpublished throughout this Journal’s edition process; they cannot be submitted for review in other scientific Journals or chapter books.
An original manuscript includes new knowledge, previously unpublished in any academic or scientific journal, book, or conference proceedings or similar work. The manuscript may stem from a dissertation, have been published in an institutional or thematic repository of preprints, or have been presented in a conference. In this is the case, it is suggested that the article submitted to the journal have a different title. If it has already been presented in a conference, a note must be included in the “Conflicts of interest” section before the References section. The suggested format is as follows:
A preliminary version of this manuscript was presented in the (Name of
the Conference, including version number, city, country, year) under the title of (Name of the article in the language in which it was presented).
The authors must comply with the principles of the Singapore Statement on Research Integrity (www.singaporestatement.org). The Boletín adheres to the
Committee on Publication Ethics, COPE (www.publicationethics.org) and applies its protocols to study and make decisions regarding situations denounced or detected
by the Editorial Board. The Boletín checks the submitted manuscripts using specialized software, which identifies levels of similarity to other published texts. The authors are responsible for the legal right to publish the material submitted, specifically the figures, audios, videos, and any other data protected by current legislation in the corresponding countries.
Promotion and visibility of the published articles
The Journal will disseminate the articles through all its social networks.
Authors are encouraged to disseminate their work via their own networks and information circuits, with the possibility of including a reference to their work in databases (for example, https://researcheracademy.elsevier.com) and on the
websites to which they have access