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- The submission must be sent as an OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF or WordPerfect document.
- Whenever posible, DOI and URL addresses should be included in the works cited. Only cited references should be included in the bibliography.
- Authors must use double-line spacing, 12-point size typeset, and italics (instead of underlining except for URL addresses) and all illustrations, graphics and tables should be placed correctly within the text, not at the end.
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