|The journal Ángulo recto is
edited by the complutense research group "The
adventure of travelling and its writings. Travel books in the romance
world", and specifically to its R & D project "Viajar
por la ciudad: modelos urbanos en los libros de viajes y su proyección
estético-literaria". This journal is published by the Universidad
Complutense de Madrid, that publishes it in electronic format through
its Web page; it offers two issues per year, and it consists of three
sections: articles, reviews and various.
Papers submitted must be original and refer to questions related to the
sphere of the city as plural space, analyzed from an interdisciplinary
perspective, with special attention to humanistic disciplines, literature
Articles will be accepted in English, Spanish and another languages of
Length and format of the text
The length of an article must not exceed 20 pages, including abstracts,
keywords, tables, pictures, footnotes and bibliography.
The length of reviews must not exceed five pages and will examine works
related to the topics of the journal.
The works for various will have at the most ten pages, including pictures,
notes and bibliographic references.
All contributions must comply with the following format:
- The text will be sent in Word format.
- Left and right margins of 3 cm.; upper and lower margins of 2,5 cm.
- Arial font, 12 pt.
- Line spacing: 1,5; without spaces before and after paragraphs.
- Indentation in first line of paragraph of 1,25 cm.
Title page format
The title page of the article should include the following elements:
- Title of the article in the language in which it is written.
- English translation of the title of the article.
- Abstract, with a maximum length of 150 words, in the language in which
the article is written.
- Abstract of the article in English.
- Until five keywords in the same language as the article and also translated
- Numbered table of contents indicating the sections which the article
may contain (see "Article structure" section), only if necessary,
and only in the language which the article is written.
To enable journal staff to contact authors, the following information
should be included in a separate document:
- First name(s) and surname(s).
- Title of the article.
- University or other institution.
- E-mail address.
If the author so wishes, the text submitted may be divided into a suitable
number of sections. Before each section heading a space of one line should
be left. The headings of these sections should be consecutively numbered,
and written in bold types. Where any section needs to be divided into
subsections, these must also be numbered, and written in italics. Example:
2. Urban space
2.1. Field of study
Quotations and bibliographic references in the text
Short quotations (up to three lines) may be written in inverted commas
("...") within the body of the text. Longer quotations
should be written in a separate paragraph, in Arial font, 11 pt., with
single spacing, indentation of 1,25 cm. on left side and space before
and after of 0 pt.
Bibliographical references related to these quotations should be included
in foot notes, with the following format:
SURNAME(S), Name, Title. Edition place: publishing company, edition date
The notes must be located at the bottom of the page. The font should be
Arial, 10 pt., single spacing, and without indentation.
Bibliographical references should be included at footnotes, and as shown
in the diagrams below:
SURNAME(S), Name of the author, Title. City: Publisher, year.
Chapters from a book:
SURNAME(S), Name of the author, "Title of the chapter", in
Name and Surname of editor or compiler (ed.), Title of book. City: Publisher,
year (page reference).
SURNAME(S), Name of the author, "Title of the article", in
Journal title, volume, number (pages).
Conference papers and communications:
SURNAME(S), Name of the author, "Title of the paper", in Title
of congress book (place and date of celebration), Name and Surname(s)
of editor or compiler (ed.). City: Publisher, year (pages).
Articles or works in electronic journals:
SURNAME(S), Name of the author, "Title of the article" [on
line], in Main charge, Web page title. Place of publication: editor, date
of publication or update. In: url address [Search: date of search]. ISSN.
Main charge (if necessary), Title of Web page [on line]. Place of publication:
editor, date or publication or update. In: url address [Search: date of
If the author wishes to highlight certain words, this must be done using
italics. The use of bold or underlining is not accepted.
If the article contains illustrations, they must be of sufficiently good
quality to be reproduced. They shoulb be sent in jpg or gif format.
Pictures will be placed in the text and they should enclose a caption
which show the picture number (the pictures will be consecutively numbered)
and its title. Author must clearly indicate where in the text the illustrations
are to appear.
Submission and receipt of original works
Articles are to be submitted, as Word files, to the editor of Ángulo Recto, email@example.com, before the 15th March and 15th September. They should neither be signed nor should the place or origin be indicated. The editor will confirm receipt of the works.
The author will be informed, by the 15th May and 15th November, of the decision taken, according to the criteria of relevance, originality and structure, and giving appropriate reasons in the case that the article is not considered suitable for publication. Each issue of the journal will be published by the 1st July and 1st January.
Selection and publication of articles
Each manuscript received will be read by two anonymous reviewers who will
then send a report to the editor on their suitability for publication
in the journal.
The author will be informed, by the 15th May and 15th November, of the decision
taken, according to the criteria of relevance, originality and structure,
and giving appropriate reasons in the case that the article is not considered
suitable for publication.
Each issue of the journal will be published by the 1st July and 1st January.
Originality, innovation, new perspectives and quality of works will be