Indications for authors

Are you interested in publishing in the magazine? It is recommended to review the About the journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author's Guidelines. Authors must register with the journal before publishing or, if they are already registered, they can simply log in and begin the five-step process.



First. Analéctica is a bimonthly magazine with continuous publication. It is made up of a Board of Directors and an International Editorial Committee.

Second. The content of the magazine is made up of the following sections:

  1. Articles: all articles submitted for publication must be original and unpublished and must not be simultaneously submitted in other journals or editorial bodies.
  2. Book reviews

Third. Articles must be unpublished and the product of research. All proposals will be submitted without exception to arbitration in a double blind process with 2 members of the International Editorial Committee or external evaluators who will use the following Opinion Form.

The phases of the opinion are a) reception of the document proposal, b) dispatch to 2 reviewers, c) communication to the author / author of the document, d) reception of the corrected document (in case of corrections).

In case of controversy, the opinion of a third judge may be requested.

Fourth. The result of the arbitration process may be of three types:

  1. Widely recommended for posting.
  2. Post only if certain corrections are made.
  3. Not recommended for posting.

Fifth. Contributions will be accepted in Spanish or other languages. When the language is different from Spanish, external evaluators will be sought in that language.

Sixth. The articles will be received through the electronic page or directly in the email Analéctica allows the author to retain the rights to his work and removes its embargo policies.

Seventh. Approximately the time for ruling is 1 to 2 months, so the estimated time between receipt and publication of an accepted article is 3 months.


First. The article must meet the following characteristics: original in Word format including the following information:

  1. Full author's name without acronyms or acronyms.
  2. Email and ORCID (optional) of the author.
  3. Full membership (eg "Research Professor").
  4. Full affiliation institution without abbreviations, acronyms or acronyms.
  5. Country.

Second. Articles must include a summary of maximum 2 paragraphs and at least 3 keywords.

Third. In the event that the document requires the use of acronyms or acronyms of organizations, the full name will be included the first time followed by the acronym or acronyms that will be used in parentheses, for example: "National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy (CONEVAL)" .

Fourth. The images, tables and figures must come in .jpg or .png files and their location in the text must be indicated exactly (eg Figure 1). The original source must be included or indicate if it is original, example: "Source: Own elaboration with data from CONEVAL".

Fifth. References will be made in APA sixth edition format. Footnotes cannot have additional references to the bibliography. All references should be included within the body of the document without adding additional references in the footnotes.

Avoid at all costs the use of quoting applications in Word.

Sixth. When using a citation with emphasis on a corporate author (institution or body), the first mention will appear with the full name preceded by the corresponding acronym:

(United Nations Development Program [UNDP], 2020, p. 50)

From the second mention, only the corresponding acronym will be used:

(UNDP, 2020, p. 56)

The full name of the institution or body will appear as author in the bibliography.

Seventh. Bibliographic citations must be presented in calls between parentheses, which must correspond clearly and correctly in the list of bibliographic references at the end of the work.

References within the text will have the structure (Surname, year) or (Surname, year, page):

(Herrera, 2019)

(Herrera, 2019, p. 89) In case it is a textual quote.

This structure will be used on all occasions. If the same reference is used, in no way will Ibid, Ibidem or other Latinisms be allowed. References must always comply with the structure: (Surname, year).

References cannot be called from footnotes, including confrontations (Cf.).

If the reference has two authors, "and" will be used. In no case will "&" be used.

(Giraldo and Fernández, 2016)

Eighth. If the reference has more than two authors, the abbreviation et al. Will be placed after the first surname of the main author: (Giraldo et al., 2016). However, in the list of bibliographic references all the authors' surnames and abbreviations must appear.

Nineth. If there are two or more works by the same author in the list of bibliographic references that coincide in the year, they will be differentiated using the letters a, b, c:

(Giraldo, 2016a)

Tenth. All articles will include a list of bibliographic references at the end of the work ordered alphabetically and chronologically. ¨ Preferably the complete URL of the documents that can be consulted online should be included.

The full names of the publishing houses should be included in the bibliography, avoiding the use of acronyms, acronyms or abbreviations, for example: Fondo de Cultura Económica.

Eleventh. The document must not in any way incur partial or total plagiarism.

The documents will be subject to editing prior to publication.

All references within the text or textual citations whose sources do not appear in the bibliography at the end of the text will be deleted.

All references in the bibliography at the end of the text that have not been called with references in the text will be deleted.

Twelfth. Any situation not provided for in these publication regulations will be resolved by the Board of Directors or the International Editorial Committee. Analéctica does not charge APC (Article Processing Charges) or fees for the shipping and processing of articles.


Analéctica agrees with the Publications Ethics Committee (COPE) as well as the Manifesto of the Directory of Decolonial Magazines and Critical Thought of our South (Deycrit-Sur) on the need to carry out concrete actions aimed at decolonizing knowledge.

Analéctica is financed solely and exclusively from the voluntary contributions of its Board of Directors and International Editorial Committee. Analéctica does not receive public or private financing for its activities.

Self-archiving of documents is allowed on personal Web, institutional Repositories, Thematic Repositories, among others.