Focus and scope

TecnoLógicas is an open access scientific journal, edited by the Instituto Tecnológico Metropolitano of Medellin, created to promote the dissemination of knowledge that leads to improve academic training and professional practice in the fields of engineering and applied technology. The journal TecnoLógicas is a peer-reviewed publication, which uses a double blind peer review system; publishes research, review or reflection articles, original and relevant in the area. High quality contributions are welcome on a permanent basis.

Open access policy

This journal is freely available online on the TecnoLógicas web site. The journal contents can be totally or partially reproduced as long as the relevant citation (authors and journal details) is included and the information is used for scientific research or educational purposes. The view-points and opinions expressed in the published papers and what others may do of them are the responsibility of the authors.

Publication charges

The jorunal TecnoLógicas in any of its sections, charges no fee for processes of review, edition or publication of articles.

Publication frecuency

The journal TecnoLógicas publishes 3 issues per year (as of 2017): January - April, May - August and September - December.

Copyright notice

In accordance with the provisions of Agreement 034 of 2014 (ITM Intellectual Property Statute) Article 19 "The ideas expressed in the works and investigations published or manifested by their professors, contractors, administrative officers, servers, collaborators, apprentices, visitors, Students and researchers in any context are the sole responsibility of their authors and are not expressions of the Institution's official thinking. "

The articles published by the journal TecnoLógicas are literary and scientific works protected by copyright laws. With the signing of the Declaration of Originality, as well as the delivery of the work for consideration or possible publication, the author authorizes, free of charge, the METROPOLITAN TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTE -ITM- for the publication, reproduction, communication, distribution and transformation of the work and also declare under the gravity of the oath that the work is original and unpublished exclusive authorship of the senders.

Similarly, authors who publish in this magazine also accept the following conditions:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

 The full texts of the articles will be published under a Creative Commons License "Recognition-Non-Commercial-Share Equal" that allows others:

History of the journal

In December 1998 the TecnoLógicas magazine was published for the first time, with the aim of disseminating the investigative work of the Metropolitan Technological Institute. Also, its purpose has been to build the practice of periodic recording of its production, accompanied by a work of dissemination of universal knowledge. The journal, therefore, accommodates the results of research carried out by local professors and researchers, academic texts and foreign writers. Today, with the demands of education and scientific production, the journal faces the challenges of greater quality and efficiency. Therefore, the articles are subject to the evaluation of specialized arbitrators in the subjects, in such a way that they guarantee their general editors and the beneficiary community, the scientific quality, the originality, the true contribution to the educational development with critical positions, analytical or interpretative that help the national and international visibility of the magazine.