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Editorial Policies

Peer Review Process

All submissions are initially assessed by an Editor, who decides whether or not the article fits the scope of the journal and is suitable for peer review. Submissions considered suitable are assigned to at least two independent experts, who assess the article for clarity, validity, and sound methodology.

The journal operates a double-blind peer review process, meaning that authors and reviewers remain anonymous for the review process. The review period is expected to take around four weeks. Reviewers are asked to provide formative feedback, even if an article is not deemed suitable for publication in the journal.

Based on the reviewer reports the editor will make a recommendation for rejection, minor or major revisions, or acceptance. Overall editorial responsibility rests with the journal’s Editor-in-Chief, who is supported by the Associate Editors and by an expert, international Editorial Board.

Book Reviews and Dissertation Abstracts are reviewed by the book review editor.

Journal of Portuguese Linguistics follows the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Best Practice Guidelines (http://publicationethics.org/files/u2/Best_Practice.pdf).

Section Policies

Editorial

  • Open Submissions
  • Indexed
  • Peer Reviewed

Research Paper

  • Open Submissions
  • Indexed
  • Peer Reviewed

Book Review

  • Open Submissions
  • Indexed
  • Peer Reviewed

Reviewed by the book review editor.

Dissertation Abstract

  • Open Submissions
  • Indexed
  • Peer Reviewed

Reviewed by the book review editor.


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