Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

"DISEGNARECON” is an international, on-line, free and open access and blind peer reviewed scientific journal focused on researches and case studies in the field of architectural heritage design, representation and communication. It invites submissions on these topics and promotes discussion and debate between scholars from Engineering and Architecture Schools. The journal is published by the University of L’Aquila (Italy)

 

Section Policies

Editorials

The section includes articles proposed by the Editors or by the Scientific Committee.

Editors
  • Stefano Brusaporci
  • Roberto Mingucci
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Articles

In this section are published scientific articles on the themes proposed in the "call for papers" of the specific number.

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Digital Archives

in this section are published articles related to the documentation of archive material and to the methods for the implementation of digital archives concerning the field of  architecture, city and territory.

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Models

In this section are published articles about models concerning architecture, city, territory and building components made using traditional or digital techniques, 3D printers or characterized by special innovative technologies.

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Design/survey

In this section are published articles concerning the documentation of architectural and urban design and survey.

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Exempla

In questa sezione sono inseriti contributi che, pur non rispondendo al tema proposto con la specifica Call, trattano più liberamente dello stesso tema indicato o offrono contributi significativi di carattere generale nell'ambito del Disegno e del Rilevo di progetto.

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Afterword

In this section are published articlesAproposed by the Editors or by the Scientific Committee.

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Editors
  • Stefano Brusaporci
  • REDAZIONE DISEGNARECON
  • Roberto Mingucci
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Peer Review Process

"DISEGNARECON” accepts proposals for scientific contributions. Contributions have to focus on issues of concern to the journal. The authors who wish to propose a contribution and start a submission with peer review, must register on the journal system.

SUBMISSION ABSTRACT: The Scientific Committee and Issue's Editor(s) review the proposals and accept or decline abstract. Selected authors will be asked to send the full text of the contribution to start the process of double blind peer review.

DOUBLE BLIND PEER REVIEW PROCESS: The full text are subjected to a Double Blind peer review process and valued by two or more reviewer, with the aim of reaching a collective decision on the publication or underline the appropriate changes to the contribution. Peer reviewers evaluate the scientific and thematic coherence of the proposed contribution, interest in the subject matter and the quality of the paper. Once the contribution has been approved in its final version, it will be put in the calendar of publications and published at the earliest opportunity, taking into account the editorial plan of the magazine.

Editorials, prefaces, presentations, afterwords, and interviews are reviewed by the Editorial Team.

Authors must submit contributions that have not been published previously in other journals, nor in any other form of communication. DISEGNARECON consider articles published elsewhere as long as the authors assume full responsibility for the copyright terms, relieving DISEGNARECON any burden on it.

 

Publication Frequency

The journal is published twice a year, in June and December. Any special numbers will be programmed in connection with specific events or conferences.

 

Open Access Policy

DISEGNARECON provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

DISEGNARECON is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial Licence 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)

This license allows anyone to download, reuse, re-print, modify, distribute and/or copy the final version of the papers. The works must be properly attributed to its author(s). It is not necessary to ask further permissions both to author(s) or journal board, although you are kindly requested to inform the Journal Board for every reuse of the papers.

Authors who publish on this journal maintain the copyrights.


 

Archiving


 

Indexing and abstracting

Elsevier Scopus

Wos Claritivate Analytics - Emerging Sources Citation Index

Academia.edu - social networking website for academics
ANCP - Catalogo Italiano dei Periodici
BASE - Bielefield Academic Search Engine
DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals
Google Scholar - Web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature
JURN - Academic Search Engine


 

 

 

Publication ethics and publication malpractice

DISEGNARECON is a non-commercial scientific journal, based on OJS standards. The journal publishes on-line articles that are subject to a clear double blind peer-review process. The Ethics Code adopted by the journal refers to the Principles of Transparency and Good Practices defined by DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) and COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics).

 

DUTIES OF THE EDITOR IN CHIEF, OF THE EDITORS OF THE SINGLE VOLUMES, OF THE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE, OF THE EDITORIAL BOARD

The Editor in chief is responsible for publishing the articles submitted to the journal, in accordance with his editorial approach and legal provisions in respect of defamation, copyright infringement and plagiarism.

The Editor in chief, in order to make his own decisions, also consults the editors of the single volumes by acquiring an evaluation of all the proposed scientific contributions through a double-blind peer review procedure.

The Editor supports the Editor in chief in the scientific and editorial management of the journal.

The Scientific Committee is composed by the Editor in chief, by the Editor, and by well-known personalities in the research areas of interest of the journal. The Scientific Committee assists the Director in defining the cultural line of the journal but does not play an editorial role and does not participate in the Editorial board.

The Editor in chief, the Editor and the Editorial Board have the responsibility to ensure procedures that enable the proper double blind peer review process.

The Editor in chief, the Editors of the single volumes and the Editorial Board are required to evaluate the manuscripts, as far as they are concerned, exclusively for its scientific content, without distinction of race, sex, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, citizenship, scientific, academic or political orientation of the authors.

The Editor in Chief, the editors of the single volumes, and the Editorial Board are required to not disclose any information about the manuscripts received to any subject other than the authors and, as far as they are concerned, to reviewers.

The unpublished material contained in the manuscripts submitted to the Journal cannot be used by the Editor in chief, by the Editorial Board, by the Editors of the single volumes or by the reviewers, without the written consent of the author.

The process of reviewing of any Supplements or Special Numbers is the same as used for ordinary volumes. Journal sections that are not subject to review procedures will be clearly identified.

 

DUTIES OF THE REVIEWERS

A selected reviewer who doesn’t feel qualified to review an article or who is prevented to make a quick review, will have to ask to the editors of the single volume or to the Editorial Board to be exonerated from the review process.

Each received article to be submitted to the review process, will be treated as a confidential document and - as such - should not be shown or discussed with others, with the exception of the subjects authorized by the Editors.

The reviews hace to be carried out in an objective way, and the reviewers 'communications should be clear and reasoned.

If the reviewers notice the existence of published works not mentioned by the authors, they have to report it to the Editors.

Information or ideas obtained through the review process have to be kept confidential and not used for personal gain. Furthermore, the reviewers do not have to review articles that may be subject to conflicts of interest arising from competition, collaboration, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies or institutions associated with the article.

 

DUTIES OF THE AUTHORS

The authors undertake to submit to the journal contributions that have not been previously published in other scientific journals. Furthermore, the authors warrant that the published articles and images are not subject to copyright. The quotations of sources and of others' works is under the responsibility of the authors.

The proposed contributions have to contain precise quotations of the sources, reference materials, works and / or other author's words. The fraudulent or deliberately inaccurate statements by the authors represent inappropriate and unacceptable behaviors. The author undertakes, under his own responsibility, to obtain the disclaimer for the images covered by copyright and to provide, if necessary, a written disclaimer to the Editor in chief of the journal.

The author relieves the journal from any culpability in case of a controversy. If necessary, authors can be required to provide rough data in relation to the editorial review of an article, and they should be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable period of time after the publication.

The co-author's qualification should be guaranteed and limited to anyone who has made a significant contribution to the ideation, execution or interpretation of the elements that constitute each submitted article. If there were other people who have participated in significant but not substantial aspects of the research project, they have to be cited as collaborators of the research. The reference author have to ensure that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the article and have accepted its submission for publication.

If an author discovers any inaccuracies or any significant errors in his published article, he must quickly notify it to the journal's Editor in chief and collaborate with him for the necessary correction.

 

ORIGINALITY AND PLAGIARISM

The authors should ensure that the submitted work is entirely original and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others, that these have been appropriately cited or quoted. All forms of plagiarism constitute unacceptable unethical behavior.

 

Article and Submissions Processing Charges

DISEGNARECON does not ask charges for articles and submissions processing.

 

Privacy Policy

Personal data on DISEGNARECON server are uploaded by the user when he/she subscrive on the journal system. Personal data are private and they are not transferred to third parties. Personal data are not processed.
 The only personal data required to register on the systema are: name, surname, email. The personal data of the users are stored on the server until the magazine  works. At any time the user can update / modify his/her personal data. The user can request the cancellation of his/her personal data at any time. The frequency for receiving emails from DISEGNARECN is no preselected.

The authors of accepted papers accept to publish the contents according the "Open Access Policy".