Management policies

REGULATION OF THE WORKING OF THE MAGAZINE

1.- GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS

1.1. Justification and objetives

1.2 Frequency of publication and access to it

1.3 Typology and composition of the publication

1.4 Headquarter and contact information

1.5 Responsibility exemption

2.- BODIES OF THE MAGAZINE

2.1 Introduction

2.2 The council of management

2.3 The editorial council

2.3.1 Management

2.3.2 Deputy director of the magazine

2.3.3 Editor

2.3.4 The members of the editorial council

2.3.5 The secretary of the editorial council

 3. MODIFICATION OF THIS REGULATION AND TEMPORARY SYSTEM

 

1. GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS

 1.1 Justification and objetives

The youth council of Extremadura founded in 2016 the magazine “Notebooks of Investigation in youth” with the intention of having a scientific publication, recurrent one, which aim consists in spreading whose original works that have not been early published in other similar magazines.

The scientific magazine of the Youth Council of Extremadura is born with an open prospect to every knowledge areas, paying the best attention to those subjects what have a greatest effect and interest by the youth, so that impact general the aim is contribute to give knowledge about youngsters.

It is directed to the whole society, looking for offering useful news related the youth, understood like the population sector between 16 and 30 years.

It has the purpose:

  • Spreading the youth investigation
  • Teaching methodologies and techniques in youth investigation.
  • Disseminating original national or international articles.
  • Promoting the discussion and academic and social debate around the principles subjects which concern to the youth.

 1.2 Frequency of publication and access to it.

The magazines publics a programming for the year which is divided into two parts, so its publication will have half-yearly.

ThE works will be translated in the languages: Spanish, Portuguese and English, published the titles, summaries and keywords of the articles in these languages.

The publish will be made only in electronic format, it will give access to the whole text by electronic addition.

The magazine do not have any cost by the authors.

 1.3 Typology and composition of the publication.

To be included in the magazine could be used the different ways of work.

  • Articles of investigation
  • Collaboration of good practices
  • Revision collaboration
  • News
  • Bibliographical reviews

The selection and evaluation of manuscripts for articles will be made by two external reviewers, being adjusted in performance to standard protocols which are followed in editing of scientific serial publications.

The news and bibliographical reviews will not be reviewed by pairs.

 1.4 Headquarter and contact information

The magazine has its headquarter in the Youth Council of Extremadura, self-governing organism, editor of the same, attached to the Presidency of Extremadura Council, which contact information is:

Youth Council of Extremadura

Reyes Huertas Street, 1 1º left. 06800 Mérida (Badajoz)

Number of telephone: 924 009 330

Fax: 924 009 937

Email: investigación@cjex.org

1.5 Responsibility exemption

The opinions and facts collected in every article published are exclusive responsibility for his author, not to making the CJEx responsible at all, of credibility and authenticity of the works.

2. BODIES OF THE MAGAZINE

2.1 Introduction

For proper operating and management of the different aspects which involve the elaboration, edition and publication of the magazine of the CJEx “Notebooks of Investigation in Youth”  will be exist two collegial bodies within the same:

  • The Council of Direction
  • The Editorial Council

Below, succinctly, there are exposed the principal aspects related to the composition and functions of every of these members:

2.2 The Council of Direction

  • Composition

The Council of Direction is the collegiate governing body of highest authority in the magazine of the CJEx Notebooks of Investigation in Youth”.

There will be part in it as a natural members:

  • The person who has the Presidency of CJEx.
  • The person who occupies the General Secretary of CJEx.
  • The person in charge of providing services to the CJEx in the field of technical assistance research.
  •  A person who has been appointed by the Executive Council of the CJEx, like a technical and scientific adviser on youth, depending on its academy and professional trajectory, linkage and knowledge of key issues related to youth, will take charge of responding to the requirements of scientific nature that can transfer him the Council of Direction of the magazine.
  • Functions

The Council of Direction will be directed by the person who occupies the Presidency of the CJEx, acting like Secretary of this organ, the person who plays the General Secretary of the CJEx.

The functions of the Council of Direction are the following:

  • Representing to the magazine of the CJEx “Notebooks of Investigation in Youth” and giving continuity to the same.
  • Taking continuous measurements for each time its publication is guaranteed
  •  Monitoring the contents and working of the same.
  • Establishing the editorial policy with the Editorial Council.
  • Knowing the annual management report and the memory with the statistical summary with the most relevant dates.
  • Providing support to the Direction of the magazine.

The agreements of the Council of Direction shall be adopted by a majority.

The Council of Direction will be met whenever summoned   by the person who occupies the Presidency of it, or as a proposition of the Director of the magazine.

2.3 The Editorial Committee

It is the body responsible for the various aspects of management and coordination of the magazine.

  • Composition
  • The person who is in charge of the Direction of the magazine
  • The person who is in charge to the vice Presidency
  • The person who is in charge of the Edition
  • The Members
  • A person who do the functions of Secretary.

As a general rule, to be a member of the Editorial Committee will need to be in possession of the academic degree of Doctor, except for those exceptional cases in which, based on the criteria of professional training, experience, and research career, is considered by the Editorial Committee, with the approval of the Council, that the applicant meets the appropriate person merits to be part of that.

The number of members will serve on the Editorial Committee, which shall be known Vowel, it will be determined, in a consensual way, between the Director, the Assistant Director, and Editor. It will be persons of recognized experience in the thematic areas covered by the magazine, belonging to different geographical areas.

Similarly it will proceed to determine the number of members of the Editorial Committee who have to be foreigners, in order to ensure the independence of the magazine.

  • Functions

The Editorial Committee will be in charge of:

  • Ensuring scientific rigor, academic importance and relevance of selected topics.
  • Programming extraordinary editions eventually.
  • Evaluating the editions published annually.
  • Proposing changes in editorial policy.
  • Promoting the regional and national scientific recognition of the magazine, through the promotion of it.

The decisions of the Editorial Committee shall be adopted by a majority. The Editorial Committee shall meet whenever convened by the Directorate thereof, on a proposal from the person in charge of the edition.

Then, the main functions of the Direction, vice Presidency, Edition, Board Members and Secretary as part of the Editorial Committee are collected.

2.3.1 Direction

The person holding the direction of the magazine must be a member of the Academic and Scientific Community, renowned in their teaching and research side.

The appointment will be made by the Council of Directors of the magazine, on a proposal from the person holding the presidency of the CJEx.

For its part, the Director of the Editorial Council is empowered to appoint a Deputy Director and a Secretary of the Committee.

The functions of the Direction of the Editorial Committee are as follows:

  • Supervising the content and operation of the magazine.
  • Establishing editorial policy in accordance with the Council.
  • Managing and ensuring the academic quality of the journal.
  • Presiding, coordinating and guiding the operation of the Editorial Committee, and moderating its meetings.
  • Presenting the annual management report and the memory with the statistical summary of the most relevant to the Council for its information data.
  • Convening meetings of the Editorial Committee, proposed by the Editor of the magazine.
  • Resolving with the vote in quality the resolutions adopted by the Editorial Committee.

2.3.2 Deputy Director of the magazine

The person holding the status of deputy director of the scientific magazine of CJEx will be designated by the Director of the Editorial Committee, its functions are the following:

  • Replacing the Director in the call and direction of the Editorial Committee in cases of illness, temporary absence or express delegation of the Directorate.
  • Organizing files of the magazine.
  • Convening and directing meetings of the editorial department.

2.3.3 The Editor

While the edition of the scientific magazine of the CJEx “Notebooks of Investigation in Youth” corresponds to the authority, the person in charge of providing services to Youth Council of Extremadura in the field of Technical Assistance Research will be responsible for perform the tasks editor of that publication.

To this end, its functions are as follows:

  • Receiving manuscripts and interacting with the authors of the papers submitted for consideration of publication.
  • Proposing improvements to the authors in their originals to accomplish the requirements for publication.
  • Sending manuscripts to reviewers, and interacting with them.
  • Coordinating all tasks arising from the editorial process of the magazine.
  • Assisting the Director in the daily management of the publication, in order to ensure the continuous flow of the editorial process.
  • Proposing measures and actions that lead to the development of the publication and inclusion in the most important indexes of scientific journals.
  • Preparing the annual management report and memory with the statistical study on what was published.
  • Establishing the timetable for drawing up the magazine.
  • Proposing publishing standards and style guide for approval by the Editorial Committee.
  • Any other function assigned by the Director of the magazine.

2.3.4 The Members of the Editorial Committee

They form part as members of the Editorial Committee those recognized research career and scientific prestige in the thematic areas covered by the magazine, belonging to different geographical areas of university scientific community, in number to be determined by consensus by the Director, the Deputy Director, and Editor.

In this regard, it will be also determined by agreement between the Director, the Deputy Director and Editor the number of Members of the Editorial Committee who have to be foreigners, in order to ensure the independence of the magazine and facilitate the inclusion of the same in the international reference indexes.

The functions of the Members shall be as follows:

  • Proposing the general lines of the editorial policy of the magazine.
  • Proposing names of authors.
  • Checking the manuscripts.
  • Cooperating in maintenance the highest level of academic excellence and scientific rigor of the magazine.

2.3.5 The Secretary of the Editor Committee

The person responsible for carrying out the work of the Secretary of Editorial Committee shall:

  • Attending meetings of the Editorial Committee with voice but no vote, recording the minutes of each of them.
  • Ensuring the necessary information to the work team so that it can perform its functions with quality.

3. MODIFICATION OF THIS REGULATION AND TEMPORARY SYSTEM

The change of this regulation about the functioning of the CJEx scientific magazine “Notebooks of Investigation in Youth” will be held on the proposal of the Director of the same, and will require the approval of the Council.

Finally, in matters not covered by that regulation, the rules contained shall apply in Chapter II of Title II of the Law on the Legal Regime of Public Administrations and Common Administrative Procedure, especially as regards the rules on corporate bodies, these sessions and adoption of appropriate agreements.