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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal or conference for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • Submissions that do not follow the template will be immediately rejected.
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word or RTF and adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the provided submisstion template.
  • Where available, DOI for the references have been provided.
  • By submitting I, the author, agree to the licensing and ethics statement used by this journal.
  • I have obtained permission to use copyright sources (e.g, images).
  • I have provided the name of at least two potential reviewers for the manuscript I am submitting.
  • The authors have an associated ORCID.

Submitting Manuscripts Electronically
To submit a manuscript, authors must register on the journal submission system (make sure you check the "Author" role) and follow the submission process, by clicking the "New submission" link on the user Home:

  • Step 1: Select the journal section (Articles or Reviews) and verify the submission checklist.

  • Step 2: Upload the main file (Word document or PDF file).

  • Step 3: Enter the submission metadata (author names, affiliation, ORCID, abstract, keywords, etc.)

  • Step 4: Upload supplementary files. In this step you should provide a zip file with the image files used in the paper.

  • Step 5: Confirm the submission.

For questions regarding the submission process use the email address citarjournal@porto.ucp.pt


Authors are invited to submit scholarly papers, under the stated aims and scope of the Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts (CITARJ).
The publishing language for the Journal is English.
Articles should be anonymized for double-blind peer review.
Articles should follow the template guidelines. Articles should be no longer than 6000 words.

CITARJ also accepts material to be reviewed by the editorial staff of the journal. Publishers, event organizers and galleries may submit books, CDs, DVD's, catalogues, CD-ROMs, and other review materials for consideration to:

Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Escola de Artes
Centro de Investigação em Ciência e Tecnologia das Artes
Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts
Rua Diogo Botelho, 1327
4169-005 Porto

Materials submitted for consideration will not be returned.
Reviews should be no longer than 1500 words.


Copyrights to illustrations published in the journal remain with their current copyright holders.
It is the author's responsibility to obtain permission to quote from copyright sources.
Any fees required to obtain illustrations or to secure copyright permissions are the responsibility of authors.