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Melba Libia Cárdenas


Welcome to the first issue of our twenty-fourth volume. It comes out within an environment of tensions and anxiety due to the indexing policies announced by Colciencias-Publindex and which have been questioned by Colombian scholars due to the implementation of evaluation criteria that are very much disadvantageous for publications in the area of human and social sciences. Those policies were issued in 2016 despite the critique and suggestions raised by editorial committees and academic communities of different Colombian universities and associations.

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Cárdenas, M. L. (2017). Editorial. HOW, 24(1), 6–9. https://doi.org/10.19183/how.24.1.349


Cárdenas, M. L. (2016). Challenges of the HOW journal in spreading teachers’ works in times of ranking pressures. HOW, 23(2), 35-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.19183/how.23.2.333.

Colciencias. (2016, May). Documento No 1601: política para mejorar la calidad de las publicaciones científicas nacionales (versión para discusión). Bogotá, CO: Author. Retrieved from http://www.colciencias.gov.co/sites/default/files/upload/paginas/politica-publindex-colciencias.pdf.