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- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- The manuscript is in ENGLISH.
- The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
- All authors’ ORCID ID were included.
- Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
- The text is double-spaced between lines, justified text, and Calibri font, body 11 (eleven) (except for special symbols not included in this font).
- Pictures, graphics and illustrations even inserted in the text must necessarily be sent in separate files, in the original format in which they were created.
- Authors declare that there is no conflict of interest; otherwise, it must be specified in “Comments to the Editor”.
- An authors’ contributions statement must be included in a section at the end of the article for works written by more than 4 (four) authors. The statement has to include the individual contribution of each author.
- All manuscripts submitted to the journal will be verified in the tool Originality Check (Turnitin) to verify similarity occurrences and prevent duplication or plagiarism occurrences.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
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