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Data: 15 de abril de 2011

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Editorial Guidelines

To submit an article or review to the journal, please send a message to swsbrasil @ gmail.com with the subject “SoftCult Article Submission”. Please be advised that we have a call for papers every quarter and that we only will review articles on the issue of the call.

1. Articles – texts may have between 20,000 to 30,000 characters. It should contain analysis, reflection and conclusion about academic or professional themes in software studies, art and technology, digital culture, code art, code and digital communication.

2. Short papers may have between 1.500 to 2.000 words. They have to make reference to works in progress on the field of the Journal.

Guidelines for quotations, notes and references
1. Quotations
Quotations can be direct or indirect, or in a foreign language. In this case, they should be presented in the original language with the respective translation in the footnote.
1.1. Direct, literal or textual quotations
Inserted in the text: Short quotations (up to three lines) are included in the text, with quotation marks.
1.2. Indirect quotations
The source should be mentioned either in the text itself where the author’s ideas are stated, or at the end of the sentence as a bibliographic note.
2. Bibliographic notes
At the end of a quotation there should be a bibliographic note, indicating the last name of the author in capitals, the year of publication of the work followed by the number of the page where the quotation is found, and observing the punctuation to be used.
Complete data about the quoted work should appear in the references section.
3. Footnotes
Used only for additional information related to the text and important for its understanding.
4. References
4.1. Books, theses, dissertations, monographs, scientific works in general
When the work has up to three authors, they should all be mentioned, in order of appearance in the publication. The names are separated by semicolon. If there are more than three authors, the first three are mentioned, followed by the expression et al.
4.2. Book chapters
a) Of an author in his/her own work:
MANOVICH, Lev. Software Takes Command. San Diego: SWS, 2009. 205 p.
b) Of an author in a collective work:
WARDRIP-FRUIN, Noah. Software Studies. In: PERISSINOTTO, Paula.; BARRETO, Ricardo (Orgs.). FILE 2008. São Paulo: IMESP, 2008. p.445-469.
4.3. Articles from scientific journals 
SILVA, Mendes. Love: an approach. Cleaning Journal. New York: Inova, v. 11, n. 2, p. 59-78, jul/aug 1998.

5. Images have to be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and the maximum size is 320 x 240 (300 Kb).

Laboratório de Software Studies (Estudos Culturais do Software) (SWS)