Guidelines for authors

1. Summary and keywords: Except for reviews, all proposals must include a summary (up to 150 words) and keywords (between 4 and 6) in Portuguese, English and French, and in Spanish if that is the case. language of publication.
2. Sections: The text should be divided into sections (maximum 6, including introduction and completion). With the exception of the Introduction, all sections are numbered and titled (maximum 1 line).
3. Footnotes: Maximum number between 40 and 50, in proportion to the size of the text (7500 to 10000 words). None can have more than 500 characters. Can not contain quotes. The rule is few notes and short, mostly used to cite sources.
4. System of references: Based on the IEEE model.
5. List of references: Place at the end a complete list of all references cited, and only these, including bibliography and printed sources.
6. Graphic spot: Paragraphs with a minimum of 5 lines, maximum 20 lines.
7. Short quotations (<40 words): Inserted in the course of the text, in quotation marks, non-italics. It is recommended parsimony in the use of citations, and it is preferable, whenever possible, to substitute for paraphrases (without prejudice to citation from the source).
8. Long quotations (> 40 words): Highlighted in indented paragraph, character 10, non-italic, without quotation marks. It is recommended parsimony in the use of these quotations and their use only to cite primary sources, not other authors.
9. Quotes: Always "tall and curly quotes".
10. Note call: Always after the quotation marks, the parenthesis and the punctuation mark.
11. Special formats: underscore and bold not supported.
12. Numbers: Up to ten (ex three, eight), in numerals from then on (exs 11, 35).
13. Capital letters: Avoid where possible capitalization (eg crown, kingdom, king, state, etc.).
14. Tables and Figures: They must be numbered separately and carry the respective title (eg Table 1. Title of the table). Always indicate the respective Sources (from below, not in footer).