Aim and editorial policy
In addition to publishing original articles, essays, book reviews, and research notes, História, Ciências, Saúde - Manguinhos reproduces facsimiles of historically relevant documents, illustrations, and photographs; edits debates and interviews, and presents summaries of theses and dissertations.
The texts submitted for publication in the sections Analysis, Debate, Images, Sources, and Research Notes are evaluated by the Editorial Board or by ad hoc peer-reviewers.
The Editor reserves the right to alter or cut articles and other contributions in order to adjust them to thejournal's guidelines. Changes will not modify style or content.
Analysis - Analytical texts or essays based on research in areas of interest to História, Ciências, Saúde - Manguinhos (maximum of 9,000 words).
Interviews - Interviews with individuals whose personal or professional stories are relevant to the history of the sciences or health (maximum of 6,000 words).
Images - Pictorial essays, photographs, engravings, drawings, etc. in black and white or color, accompanied by captions or an introductory text, if necessary (maximum of 8 pages of images; maximum of 5,000 words).
Sources - Information on collections relevant to research on the history of the sciences or health. Documents are transcribed partially or in whole, accompanied by an introductory text. Rare works, scientific collections, and libraries and archives are described, analyzed, and/or partially reproduced through facsimiles (maximum of 5,000 words).
Debate - Current or historical topics proposed by the editors or by collaborators are debated by specialists who deliver their opinions in writing or during live debates. In the case of written exchanges, collaborators may suggest topics and participants; the editors will be responsible for coordinating the debate and editing the final text. Live debates not organized by História, Ciências, Saúde - Manguinhos may be submitted in the form of cassette tape or transcribed and partially edited; the journal will be responsible for final editing (maximum of 6,000 words).
Research note - Shorter - and less complete than an article, these preliminary research reports focus on research in progress - hypotheses, progress, and difficulties encountered. They should offer observations on sources, methods, and techniques and on expected implications (maximum of 3,000 words).
Books & Networks - Reviews and critical analyses of published works and videos; topics related to information flow via computer networks and data banks (2,000 words).
Letters - Comments and critiques on articles or any other text published in prior issues of História, Ciências, Saúde - Manguinhos or opinions on topics of general interest to readers (maximum of 1,000 words).
Format of originals
Send the manuscripts by mail to the journal Secretary (see Correspondence address) or as email attachments (email@example.com).
História, Ciências, Saúde - Manguinhos aaccepts contributions to any department of the journal in Portuguese, Spanish, English and French.
Originals should be submitted in Windows-compatible format. They may be sent via e-mail as attached files, beginning with a cover page bearing title, name(s) of author(s), institution to which affiliated (name in full), complete address(es). All the original copies sent for publication in any of the sections of the magazine must have an abstract up to 130 words and up to five keywords related to the main topic. They may also be sent via e-mail as attached files. In Word for Windows, the number of words per file may be obtained by clicking File and then Properties.
A half-line space should be left between each line of text, with thirty lines per page and around seventy characters per line. One hard copy should also be submitted, beginning with a cover page bearing title, name(s) of author(s), institution to which affiliated (name in full), complete address(es) and up to five lines of professional information per author, to be included in the department Contributors to the issue. When it is necessary to highlight text, please use single quotes rather than italics or bold. Only quotations, transcriptions, or epigraphs in a foreign language should be in italics.
Illustrations - Tables, figures, engravings, illustrations, graphs, and drawings in general should be submitted on separate pages. Digitally processed images may be sent by e-mail or by post either on diskette or CD-ROM, with a 400 dpi resolution in original format and saved as jpeg files. Black-and-white images should be scanned in gray tones; color images in RGB Tables and graphs should preferably be submitted on a diskette, with a hard copy in annex. Black-and-white photographs should be at least 9x12cm (3.5 x 5 in). Negatives of color photographs will ensure finest printing. All illustrations and their captions should be numbered.
Abstracts - Articles should include an abstract in the source language of the text (minimum of 100 words and maximum of 130). The journal will be responsible for the English translation of abstracts submitted in Portuguese, Spanish, or French.
Keywords - Authors should present three to five keywords in the language of the text.
Nomenclature - Authors should strictly observe norms regarding zoological and botanical nomenclature as well as abbreviations and conventions as adopted by specialized fields.
Endnotes - Footnotes should be succinct and used only when strictly necessary. They should be numbered and placed at the end of the text. No software resources for automatic insertion of notes should be used.
Titles - Only the first letter of the first word of titles of books, articles, theses, etc. in all languages should be capitalized (except for proper names). Subtitles must be separated by a colon.
Quotations - In the body of the text, references to authors should follow the order: (author, date) or (author, date, page). For example: (Rios, 1962) or (Rios, 1962, p. 13). Different works by the same author published the same year should be distinguished by a letter following the year, both in references within the text and in endnotes. For example: (Sevcenko, 1964a) and (Sevcenko, 1964b). When a work has up to three authors, authors last names should be used. In case of more than three authors the first author's last name will be followed by et al. (Ferreira et al., 1985).
Complete references should be listed at the end of the article, in alphabetical order by the first author's last name and by publication date, from most to least recent. Names of authors, titles of periodicals or books, publishers, cities, etc. should not be abbreviated.
See the examples below.
BOOKS - Santos, Wanderley Guilherme. Cidadania e justiça. Rio de Janeiro: Campus. 1979
JOURNAL ARTICLE - Orenstein, Luiz. Do mal ao bem coletivo: jogos de tempo e a possibilidade de cooperação. Dados, Rio de Janeiro, v.36, n.1, p.93-115. 1993
COLLECTANEA ARTICLE - Glick, Thomas F. The Rockefeller Foundation and the emergence of genetics in Brazil, 1943-1960. In: Cueto, Marcos (Org.). Missionaries of science: the Rockefeller Foundation and Latin America. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, p.149-164. 1994
ACADEMIC THESES - Andrade, Vera Lúcia Gomes de. A hanseníase no Rio de Janeiro. Tese (Doutorado) - Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro. 1992
História, Ciências, Saúde - Manguinhos accepts only unpublished texts. After peer-review, manuscripts are returned to the authors. Upon publication, contributors automatically transfer all their copyrights to Casa de Oswaldo Cruz (COC).
Manuscripts will not be returned to authors after publication
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