The authors of manuscripts published in The Journal of the History of El Puerto will benefit from the rights included in current legislation concerning copyright and intellectual property.
Given that the publisher of The Journal of the History of El Puerto (Menesteo History Association of El Puerto de Santa María) is a non-profit cultural association and that the money collected from the sale of the magazine is used to partially cover the costs of printing, the authors of the published manuscripts relinquish the economic rights that may correspond to them.
By virtue of intellectual property rights, the decision to authorise third parties to reproduce (in any language) the manuscripts published in The Journal of the History of El Puerto corresponds to the authors, who must communicate this decision in writing to the Editorial Board.
The Journal of the History of El Puerto guarantees the authors the right to remain anonymous during the process of revision of their manuscripts by the external evaluators. Likewise, the authors agree to not include any references in their manuscripts that may disclose their identity. After the revision process has been completed, they may include the references they consider necessary.
The authors have the right to exchange opinions with the external evaluators concerning their manuscripts if discrepancies exist. Correspondence between the parties will be carried out through the secretary’s office of The Journal of the History of El Puerto, in order to ensure both parties remain anonymous.
If the manuscripts published in The Journal of the History of El Puerto were object of criticism in this or any other publication, the authors will have the right to respond. This is essential to promote historiographical debate for the development of scientific knowledge.
Likewise, the authors of the manuscripts published in The Journal of the History of El Puerto agree to respond privately or publicly (through the review) to the requests for clarification concerning their manuscripts and the use of bibliographic sources, as well as historiographical techniques and methods used.
The authors of manuscripts published in The Journal of the History of El Puerto will receive 10 offprints of the manuscripts and 2 issues of the Journal in which they appear.
The sending of manuscripts to be published in The Journal of the History of El Puerto implies the acceptance of the rules for selection, acceptance and presentation of original manuscripts and the commitments included in this section.