The collaborative process in the making of Ciência & Saúde Coletiva

Raimunda Matilde do Nascimento Mangas Telma Freitas da Silva Pereira Luiza Pimenta Gualhano Danúzia da Rocha de Paula About the authors

Abstract

This paper presents the different stages of the editorial process of Journal Ciência & Saúde Coletiva. Different processing work methods have been overcome over these 25 years, and others have been introduced. Each stage of this construction will be analyzed in-depth to discuss the “making” of an academic publication of such a large scale and complexity. The Journal Ciência & Saúde Coletiva delves into each issue a theme in the field, addressing its cross-sectionality and complexity. This thematization ranges from 10 to 35 papers. Thirty-five papers are published monthly (thematic and free subjects), mostly in Portuguese, English, and Spanish, fulfilling the most prestigious national and international open-access databases’ deadline requirements. In this making, one of the significant issues is funding because the crucial development institutions’ support is very scarce.

Key words:
Science; Collective Health; Editorial process; Open science

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