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·      Checklist for shipment preparation

·      Rules for the submission of scientific articles 

·      Copyright Notice

·      Privacy Statement



 Checklist for shipment preparation

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 author/s certify that this work has not been published, nor is it being considered for publication in another journal and/or media, even if translated into another language.

-          The author/s are responsible for article content and for having contributed to the conception, design and implementation of the work; data analysis and interpretation; for having participated in the drafting of the text and its revisions; and in the approval of the version that is finally submitted.

-          Changes in content, if any, after revision, and changes in the style of the manuscript by the Estoa Editorial Team are accepted.

-          The author/s transfer the property rights (copyright) of the present work to the University of Cuenca (Ecuador), editor of Estoa for all editions of the journal (printed and electronic).

-          The author/s declare themselves free from any situation that may involve a conflict of interest in connection with the submitted article, and that they have respected the ethical principles of research.

-          I/We have read the instructions for authors and are aware that failure to comply with any of the following 10 points will result in immediate rejection of the manuscript.

-          The article contains no evidence of the identities or institutional affiliations of its authors, except where requested.

-          The article follows the format of the template and all the instructions it contains.

-          Bibliographic references were made according to APA Standards Seventh Edition.

-          All tables and/or figures are referenced in the text and have been attached as Supplementary files separately and in Excel or JPG format as appropriate. Each has a title and source.

-          I/We have enclosed the signed Originality and Copyright Assignment documents with all the information requested in these documents.

 Author Guidelines

 Rules for the submission of scientific articles 

ESTOA accepts original and unpublished articles that are not published or in the process of being evaluated by another publication. Articles must be submitted in the format specified in the following Microsoft Word® template which can be downloaded here.

Rules on presentation, structure, length, citation forms, document anonymization, and submission process are downloadable here.

All authors who submit manuscripts to ESTOA Magazine for evaluation, once approved, must submit the Letter of Declaration of Authors, as well as the License of authorization and publication of originals, signed by each of the authors. The model of these documents are downloaded in: format 1format 2; and must be duly completed and signed in the "Complementary Files" section of the OJS, as well as sent to the electronic mail of the Journal (

Before submitting the original via the platform, it is important that authors confirm compliance with the journal's regulations with a pre-submission check, comparing the work done with the guidelines for authors provided by the journal.

 Copyright Notice

The Journal declines any responsibility for possible conflicts derived from the authorship of the works that are published in it.
The University of Cuenca in Ecuador conserves the patrimonial rights (copyright) of the published works and will favor the reuse of the same ones, these can be: copy, use, diffuse, transmit and expose publicly.
Unless otherwise indicated, all contents of the electronic edition are distributed underCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

 Privacy Statement

The names and e-mail addresses entered in this journal will be used exclusively for the purposes stated in the journal, and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other person.


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