Section Policies

The journal is configured as a tool for dissemination, analysis and debate, which is why each collaboration must be adapted to the style that is expected of each type of contribution. In particular, the collaborations must be framed in any of the following categories:

  • Studies and articles.
  • Approaches and doctrine.
  • Notes.
  • National and comparative systems.
  • Experiences and reflections.
  • Book reviews.

STUDIES AND ARTICLES: contributions of academic and / or research content that are subject to peer evaluation. They should include a title, summary and keywords in Spanish and English. The minimum extension is 12 pages.

  • Open access: YES
  • Review by the editorial board: YES
  • Peer review: YES 

APPROACHES AND DOCTRINE: relevant articles by invited authors from the academy or professionals of recognized prestige. Minimum extension five pages with summary, keywords and bibliographic citations. Doctrinal articles may be exempted from peer evaluation at the discretion of the Editorial Board.

NOTES: original research works of lesser extent than the contributions of the "studies and articles" section consisting of brief reports on the progress and relevant results of research and studies, comments on standards and analysis of resolutions and jurisprudence.

  • Open access: YES
  • Review by the editorial board: YES
  • Peer review: YES 

NATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE SYSTEMS: studies and notes focused on other countries or comparison of national systems.

  • Open access: YES
  • Review by the editorial board: YES
  • Peer review: YES 

EXPERIENCES AND REFLECTIONS: articles of reduced length related to experiences, cases, proposals and reflections that are not framed in the previous sections.

  • Reflections and opinion articles: contributions of analysis and reflection that deal with a problem, reality or proposal.
  • Consulting articles: contributions to expose models or alternative solutions to practical problems of incorporating transparency or other elements of Open Government into organizations. Eg: telematic tools, data presentation modes, etc.

Min. 750 words - Max. 2.000 words.

  • Open access: YES
  • Review by the editorial board: YES
  • Peer review: NO 

BOOK REVIEWS: critical comments about new books.

Extensión mínima 750 palabras. Máxima 2.000 palabras.

Min. 750 words - Max. 2.000 words.

  • Open access: YES
  • Review by the editorial board: YES
  • Peer review: NO 

Notes: 1. Keep in mind that the journal only publishes studies on countries or delimitations of a higher territorial scope. As an exception, analyzes of the Spanish autonomous systems are admitted. 2. The comparison of web pages or case analysis on web pages is not considered a line of interest for the journal, except for reasoned and justified cases.

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