INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS
Scope and policy
The Chilean Journal of Law and Technology is a publication of the Centre for Information Technology Law Studies (CEDI), University of Chile's Law School which aims to spread over the national and international legal community the necessary elements to analyze and understand the scope and effects that technologic and cultural development have produced in society, specially their impact on legal science. Journal's Editorial Board invites scholars, researchers and students, as well as the national and international legal community, to submit papers for their possible publication.
Articles will be subjected to a review process by two external anonymous evaluators, in a process led and implemented by journal's editor. The external evaluators will receive manuscripts without mention of the author, and will report their publication recommendation and the observations that they may eventually make.
The Chilean Journal of Law and Technology is aimed primarily at national and Latin American public specialized in their coverage areas.
Form and preparation of manuscripts
The Chilean Journal of Law and Technology publishes original research works and unpublished writings in Spanish language, related with the interaction generated between law and technology. Those works can be of two types:
"Research works" are understood as those who develop the author's arguments in a relatively complete form, using current and relevant literature. "Original articles" are understood as the texts that have not been published in Spanish. Therefore, texts originally published in other languages are admitted as original texts.
Submitted manuscripts should not include the author or author’s information in the body of text. This information must appear on a separately page and should include the following data: 1) full name of the author; (2) academic degrees that possesses with indication of the university who gave it; (3) professional title; (4) institutional affiliation; (5) directions of post, email and telephone number; (6) mention or acknowledgments to persons or institutions, if you include them.
The texts must be submitted in .doc, .rtf, pdf or other compatible format. The general format of presentation of the document will be in letter size paper, font Times New Roman size 12 points, justified right and left, with single spaced, 3 cm top and bottom margins and text of 2,5 on both sides.
The articles must include versions in English and Spanish of the title, of a summary of no more than 120 words and up to five keywords.
The article must include a list ending with cited references.
APPOINTMENTS AND REFERENCES
The appointment system and references of the Chilean Journal of Law and Technology is inspired by The Chicago Manual Style (available at http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html ) and adapted to the standards of the Spanish language. Different examples are transcribed in the following: in each case, first appears the mode in which the entry must be drawn up in the list of references, and, secondly, the way in which remission must appear in the body of the text:
Cremades, Javier (2007). Micropoder. La fuerza del ciudadano en la era digital. Madrid: Espasa. (Cremades, 2007: 128)
Fabra Valls, Modesto y José Luis Blasco Díaz (2007). La administración electrónica en España: experiencias y perspectivas de futuro. Valencia: Universitat Jaume i. (Fabra Valls y Blasco Díaz, 2007).
Barnes, Peter, Chris Dibona, Sam Ockman y Mark Stone (1999). Voices from the Open Source Revolution. Nueva York: O'Reilly Media. (Barnes y otros, 1999: 118-19).
Gómez Puntes, Marcos (2007). «La administración electrónica». En Martín Rebolledo (compilador), La autorización administrativa, la administración electrónica y la enseñanza del derecho administrativo hoy. Pamplona: Aranzandi. (Gómez Puntes, 2007).
Zúñiga, Francisco (2001). «Apostillas: Ley y reglamento en la Jurisprudencia del Tribunal Constitucional (de la germanización al practicismo)». Revista Ius et Praxis, 7 (2): 209-257. (Zúñiga, 2001: 214).
Cerda, Alberto (2003). «Intimidad de los trabajadores y tratamiento de datos personales por los empleadores». Revista Chilena de Derecho Informático, 2: 35-59. Available en: (Cerda, 2003: 411).
OTHER RECOMMENDATIONS OF STYLE
The use of italics must be limited to the foreign language words. Exceptionally, they can be used to give emphasis to a word or phrase.
Short appointments must be included inside the text and «enclose it in quotes», indicating the source or reference in parentheses. Extensive quotations of four or more lines must be separated in paragraph apart.
Charts, tables, and graphics inserted in the text must be numbered, with title and with mention of the source, if it were the case.
As a general rule, must be careful not to use abbreviations or referential terms in Latin as idem, ibid. and op. cit.
CHARGES FOR PUBLICATION
The Chilean Journal of Law and Technology does not apply any fee for evaluate and publish the contributions it receives.
Sending of manuscripts
Articles should be sent through the OJS portal www.rchdt.uchile.cl.
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