Publication Rules

  1. The articles will be in Microsoft Office Word and they will have maximum of 15.000 words, equivalent approximately to 40 DIN A-4 double -spaced, in Times New Roman 12, including frames, graphics, maps, illustrations, notes and bibliography. Every text will be preceded by a page with the title summary and key words, in Castilian or Galician and in English, name of the author /s, profession, place of work, address, telephone and email.
  2. The numeration of epigraphs that allude to divisions and subdivisions will use Arabic numbers, avoiding Roman numeration and letters.
  3. Excessive number of quotations will be avoided. If they don´t exceed threelines, they will be between double quotes (“”), with the same font and without cursive including bibliographical reference in footnote. The longest quotations will be in a new paragraph with left indentation and letter body 10. A quotation inside another quotation will be within simple quotes.
  4. Every work will contain a bibliographical final list with the title Bibliography. The references will be limited to the works mentioned in the article, withFrench indentation. They should be listed alphabetically by the first surname of the author and year of publication; if two or more works share the same author and year, they will be differentiated with small letters after the year and between parentheses. The following format will be observed:
    • Monographs:
      Artola, M. (dir.) (1978): Los ferrocarriles en España: 1844-1943, Madrid, Servicio de Estudios del Banco de España.
      Vilar, P. (1996): La guerra civil española, Barcelona, Grijalbo Mondadori.
    • Articles in journals:
      Pérez García, J. M. (1992): “El Catastro del Marqués de la Ensenada en tierras de León. Problemas y soluciones para su adecuado uso historiográfico”, Minius, 1: 167-169.
    • Collaboration in collective works:
      González Enciso, A. (2006): “Spain’s mobilisation of resources for the war with Portugal in 1762”, en Bowen, H. V. e González Enciso, A. (coords.): Mobilising Resources for War, Pamplona, Eunsa: 159-190.
  5. Footnotes will be numbered correlatively in superscript Arabic numbers. Those will be made up with the specific option of the text processor. Any punctuation mark should be after the number, never before it (ejemplo1, ejemplo.1). The mentioned bibliographical references will be marked on footnote briefly, writing the last name and the initial of the name of the author in versalitas, the year of publication and the page of the quotation: Duro Peña, E. (1973): 27. Lucas Álvarez, M. e Lucas Domínguez, P.P. (1988): 298-299.
  6. Graphics will be numbered in correlative Arabic numbers. Every graphic will be identified with a brief title and its sources will be mentioned. The shapes or pictures will be made up with the specific option of the text processor. Originals of graphs and illustrations will be digitalized, and included in a computer science file of any spreadsheet (preferably Excel).
  7. Authors will receive a single printing proof. During the correction process it will not be allowed to increase the text more than a 5%. Authors will be committed to correct this proof in a term of fifteen days from its delivery.

Jobs Admision Process

Originals will be send by e-mail to, or a copy in electronic format in a CD and another one in paper to: Revista Minius, Departmento de Historia, Arte e Xeografía, Pavillón I, 1 º andar, Campus Universitario As Lagoas s/n, 32004 Ourense.

Receipt jobs must be originals and will be subject to evaluación de dos revisores externos mediante el sistema de ‘doble ciego’. En caso de que los evaluadores propusiesen modificaciones en la redacción del original será de responsabilidad del Consejo de Redacción, una vez informado el autor, hacer el seguimento del proceso de reelaboración del trabajo. De no ser aceptado para su edición, el original será devuelto a su autor, junto con los ditames emitidos por los evaluadores.

Receipt of the received originals will be acknowledged by the Secretariat of Minius in a term of thirty working days from its reception. The Editorial Board will decide on its publication in a maximum of six months.