The work, after being accepted for publication by the Director of UMinho Editora, should be submitted on the UMinho E-books platform, where it will be evaluated by the Scientific and Editorial Board and by two specialists in the area. Once positive reviews have been provided for its publication, the process of pagination, proofreading and publication will begin.. The manuscript must be sent in an open editable format, such as DOCX, RTF, ODF or LaTeX, written with Arial or Calibri size 11, 1.5 spacing. All pages must have sequential page number, in Arabic numerals.
When submitting a work, it is necessary to insert in the platform, in addition to the manuscript, the name(s) of the author(s) (and ideally their ORCID), institutional affiliation, abstract up to 100 words in Portuguese and English and up to five key words in Portuguese and English.
Images, graphics and visual materials should be sent in tiff format with 300 dpi in color and submitted separately from the manuscript, assigning the correct type of object in the platform. The manuscript should include the exact location of the visual material and the correct correspondence, with the labels inserted in the text sequentially numbered.
Footnotes must be avoided. But if they are really necessary, they should be short and brief and inserted into the text using the footnote tool. Bibliographical references should be well structured and constructed according to the standard selected and/or approved at the editorial project. For more information on standards and how to construct your bibliographic references, please check this guide: https://guias.sdum.uminho.pt/referencias.
Indexes must be authorized by UMinho Editora and it will be built by the authors. UMinho Editora will provide the layout document to help building the index, but is not responsible for this task.