Guidelines for the collaborators of Lusitania Sacra
1. Lusitania Sacra
is a peer reviewed university journal published by the Centre of Religious History Studies of the Catholic University of Portugal, its main scope being the religious history of Portugal.
The journal’s structure includes: papers; research notes; scientific chronicles;critical reviews; bibliography; and occasionally testimonies. Each volume aims for unity, chronological or by theme, namely by creating working files.
According to the theme and/or chronology of each volume, the journal’s editorial team requests contributions. It also accepts proposals for texts, as long as these are previously unpublished and have scientific value.
Proposed original texts are reviewed by the journal’s board. As long as these re considered pertinent, the original texts are submitted for the opinion of two referees. uthors are then informed of the decision to publish or not publish their text, or of the eed to change or rewrite the text according to the indications given by the referees. The onsultation and opinion process is anonymous.
Proposed articles should:
– Have a maximum of 70,000 characters.
– Be written in Portuguese, Spanish, French, English or Italian.
– Have an abstract of 10 lines and 3-5 keywords in Portuguese and English (as ell as in the language of the article, should it not be one of these two).
– Be submitted in digital format, in a word or compatible file, and be emailed to email@example.com
or delivered at the journal’s offices.
– Include a cover page with the following information: title of the article, name of the author, academic or professional institution of the author, postal and electronic address, and telephone number.
The author shall have access to the first proof for proof-reading. No significant changes to the structure or size of the text are allowed.
Authors of papers and research notes receive a copy of the journal, 25 offprints of the respective text and a pdf file with the text as published. Authors of scientific chronicles and critical reviews receive a copy of the journal. In exchange, authors grant the Catholic University of Portugal the non-exclusive right to publish these same texts under any format and make the texts available at the University’s Institutional Repository, where they are inserted in pdf format for free access.