6. Example of drawn manuscript
10. Example of final format
TYPE OF CONTRIBUTIONS
The journal Tecnología y ciencias del agua publishes papers that present original scientific and technological input on water as a resource and its environment.
The collaborations must be unpublished articles or notes.
Article: scientific document that reports for the first time the results of a successful research or innovation, whose contributions increase the current knowledge in the matter of water; maximum 34 sheets.
Note: text that deals with developments in the field of hydraulics and professional practice in the matter of water, without it being necessarily an original input, although it must always be an unpublished work; maximum 19 sheets.
- Water and energy
- Water quality
- Hydro-agricultural sciences
- Political and social sciences
- Water management
Text may refer in english or spanish
When the work is accepted for publication, authors must sent the final version in both languages: english and spanish
Font: Verdana for the entire document (text body, pictures and illustrations).
Font size: the document must be presented in 16, 14, 13 and 12 points, as explained in the following chart (refer to the template to draft manuscripts):
|Original title||14 points||Centered||Bold||Blank line between original title and translated title|
|Translated title||14 points||Centered||Bold||Blank line between translated title and authors||If there are more translations, write each of them in a different line|
|Summary||12 points||Left aligned||Bold||No blank line between the word summary and the tex|
|Summary text||12 points||Justified||Normal||No blank line between the text and key words|
|Keywords||12 points||Left aligned||Bold||Blank line between keywords and the abstract. Each keyword must be separated by a comma or semicolon|
|Abstract||12 points||Left aligned||Bold||No blank line between the word abstract and the text|
|Keywords||12 points||Left aligned||Bold||NO line break between the abstract and the keywords. Each keyword must be separated by a comma|
|Abstract text||12 points||Justified||Normal||No blank line between the text and keywords|
|Section titles||16 points||Centered||Bold||Two blank lines before the section title and two after|
|Section subtitles||14 points||Centered||Bold|| |
Two blank lines before the section subtitle and two afte
|When subsections of subsections exist, format font size to 13, bold and centered|
|Body text||12 points||Justified||Normal||NO line break between paragraphs|
|Mention of images in text||12 points||Respect printed style||Initial letter capitalized|
|Image||Centered||Images such as figures, graphs, photos, maps must be after they have been mentioned, at the end of the paragraph|
|Formula ||Centered||Formulas must be created with the equations editor of Word, Insert/Equation (in Pi symbol).
Not as objects, nor inside the tables as individual elements, expect if they are a part of completed data table.
|Formulas variables inside the work body||Left aligned||Variables must be made from the text with the use of sub-indices or superscript, otherwise they may be created with Word´s equation editor, Insert/ Equation (in Pi symbol). Not as objects|
|Images title||12 points||Centered, below image||Bold||No space||Images such as tables, pictures and formulas will remain as text|
|Image description||12 points||Centered, below image||Normal||No space|| Todas las notas al pie de imagen van centradas
Every image endnote must be centered
|Tables||Between 10 y 12 points||Centered||Author's choice for the accurate understanding of presented information||You may use the entirety of the page width, it is not necessary to respect page margin.||Every table must be editable, the font size is decision of the author as long as it remains within the mentioned range, and must be set after its mention at the end of the paragraph|
|Tables titles||12 points||Centered, above table||Bold||No space||Images such as tables, pictures and formulas will remain as text|
|Tables descriptions||12 points||Centered, above table||Normal||No space||
All tables must be editable
|Acknowledgments||12 points||Centered||Bold||A blank line before and after|
|References||12 points||Justified||Normal||Line per reference||The word References in bold|
Spacing: 1 (simple).
Spacing after paragraph: 5 points.
Margins: superior-inferior: 2.5cm; sides: 3 cm, normal. (With the exception of the tables)
Page numbering: all pages must be numbered
Columns: One column.
Page orientation: Vertical through the document
- Article: 34 sheets (numbered), including figures and tables
- Note: 19 sheets (numbered), including figures and tables
The title, drafted in english and spanish must be informative, and no more than 12 words long.
The summary, drafted in english and spanish (abstract) must be concise and provide a broad view of the research (objective, method, results and conclusions), and no more than 250 words long.
A relation of maximum eight keywords or sentences must be drafted in english and spanish that will facilitate information retrieval.
Not admitted. They must be incorporated into the text.
Will be included after the texts and before references.
Equations must be made with Word´s equation editor, other equation formats will be rejected.
Figures and tables
Figures and tables within the text, where they must be.
High resolution is mandatory.
After the references, present a list of all the tables that are cited.
Note: Those same figures must be sent as a separate file (JPG or PNG format), in high resolution (300 ppp) and with only one element per figure, figures composed of independent elements will not be admitted; tables must not be images, but editable text.
In APA format sixth edition 2017
In the text APA system of author-date quotation will be used.
References at the end of the text must be in alphabetical order.
Number separation and use of the decimal point
The division between thousands will be pointed by a blank space; the point will be used to separate whole numbers from its fractions.
Thereon, will be resumed what the Diccionario panhispánico de dudas, published by the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) and the Association of academies of the spanish language, in 2005, states about the numerical expressions: “its accepted the anglosaxon usage of the point, common in some hispanic speaking countries…: π = 3.1416.”
LETTER OF ORIGINALITY
Its indispensable, refer the letter of originality signed by all the authors, in step 4 of sending “Load complimentary files”
Download the Word format of the letter here: Letter of originality
To send an article it must be through the OJS system with the URL: http://revistatyca.org.mx/ojs/index.php/tyca/login
Remember: the work file must not include data of the authors, these have to be registered in the OJS system in the section “INTRODUCE METADATA” in the section “Authors” and once the process is finished it cannot be modified.
In the case of not having an account, you may register in: http://revistatyca.org.mx/ojs/index.php/tyca/user/register
For doubts about the OJS system you may right an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org