Functions and responsibilities of advisors and jounal personnel
Scientia et PRAXIS journal has an Editorial Board whose members aim to keep the journal's quality and the relevance of its topics according to the editorial line. It is composed as follows:
Editor-in-Chief: It maintains the journal's identity and coordinates all activities involved in publishing each issue; makes decisions with the support of the Scientific Committee regarding an issue's themes, issue coordinators, and content; proposes members of the Editorial Committee who will undertake an initial reading of each article; it is responsible for the continuity and timeliness of the journal. Together with the Associated Editor, verifies if articles fulfill academic and editorial guidelines ("form analysis"); encourages the formation of networks, holding dissemination events, and forming alliances with other scholarly and scientific journals, aided by members of the Editorial Committee and the Associated Editor; organizes training workshops for researchers, teachers, university authorities, and editors of other journals, to disseminate the norms of scholarly and scientific communication and culture; encourages the permanent training of the editorial team through congresses and workshops for the improvement of the editorial processes; heads institutional communication and public relations; ensures that the journal is included and remains cited in the national and international highest quality bibliometric indexes.
Associated Editor: It is responsible for establishing direct contact with authors and reviewers; it sends the certificates of acceptance, publication, and final decisions regarding articles in the arbitrated review process. Follows up on all processes involving articles, registering advances on relevant logs; assumes responsibility for copy editing articles for spelling, grammar, and overall understanding. Supports the Editor-in-Chief in connecting with relevant actors, promoting networks, holding training sessions and journal dissemination activities, and stimulating the open-access aspect of scholarly and research information; helps disseminate new technologies and open-access matters for professors, researchers, students, researchers, and editors. It encourages training sessions for professors, researchers, and students interested in writing scholarly and research articles according to publication strategies.
Copyeditor: It is responsible for updating and meeting the technological requirements derived from the digital publication of the journal. It performs layout and editorial design functions. It is in charge of all interior and lining prepress issues. It sends the files of the most recent issues to the databases and indexing networks where the journal is hosted on the Internet for technical administration and updating of the digital magazine.
Scientific Committee: It comprises national and international scholars and researchers who are specialists in the disciplines of the sciences and are recognized for the scope and depth of their experience. The Scientific Committee's duties are to attempt the quality of the articles according to the editorial line, promote the journal promotion among colleagues and students, surveillance the editorial procedures making opinions about the journal's expectations, and ensure the quality and prestige of the journal. They are nominated given their thematic affinity with the journal according to their academic and research background and experience. Hence, their opinion is vital and is often called up to review and determine the fate journal in both the regular and special issues.
Editorial Committee: It comprises a group of research professors from several national and international academic institutions, thus covering all the affordable fields and sub-fields for the journal. Members of the Editorial Committee are tasked with an initial reading of articles to decide if they should proceed to the blind peer-review process ("content analysis"). Other responsibilities include: ensuring that articles that pass the review process fulfill the submission requirements and comply with content quality standards; nominating articles that are of interest to the journal; suggesting topics for the thematic section of the journal; proposing coordinators for particular issues; ensuring quality in academic and artistic content in the editing process of the journal; they support and strengthen the journal's identity through the contents according to the journal's editorial line.