About the Journal

ISSN: 2675-5459

DOI prefix of SFJD: 10.46932


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Free Access Policy

This journal offers immediate free access to its content, following the principle that providing free scientific knowledge to the public provides greater global democratization of knowledge.

The authors are advised to make their articles available in institutional databases and repositories.


Focus and Scope

The South Florida Journal of Development (SFJD) arose through some professor’s perception of the lack of means of dissemination in the development subject in scientific articles. It is a quarterly publication whose objective is to spread the knowledge in the area of development through the publication of scientific articles which presents original contributions, both empirical and theoretical.

The SFJD accepts contributions written in English or Spanish.


Peer Review Process

  • This journal adopts the double blind review arbitration system, with a minimum of 2 evaluators per article. A third evaluator will be consulted if there is a divergence in the opinion of the first two.
  • All papers submitted to this journal will be examined, evaluated and will have their merits judged by external evaluators, and authors will be notified of the acceptance or refusal of their work.
  • If the article is denied, the author will be given a new evaluation for the next edition.
  • Before submitting for peer review, authors must submit a Letter of Originality and Assignment of Rights, duly signed by all authors.
  • The basic content of this letter must include, besides the date, city and signature of the authors, the text: "We, (fill in the authors name, institutional link, CPF and full address), authors of the article" "We hereby declare the originality of this document submitted and declare that it has not been submitted to another journal and will not be submitted, if it is accepted and published by the South Florida Journal of Development.
  • FIGHT AGAINST PLAGUE: All articles received are previously evaluated by the editor-in-chief. If plagiarism is suspected, the article is automatically declined.
  • If published, the authors assign the copyright and publication rights of their articles to the SFJD.
  • The SFJD exceptionally sends fast-track invitations to articles presented at national and internationally renowned congresses. In these cases, the responsibility for not publishing the article in another journal is exclusively the authors, and it is not up to the SFJD to investigate if the article was published in another journal.
  • The maximum time between submission of the article, evaluation and initial opinion is 30 days.



The South Florida Journal of Development (SFJD) is an online scientific journal, published quarterly, and adopts a continuous flow system for both submission and publication of articles.


Copyright Notice

The South Florida Journal of Development reserves the right to modify original normative, orthographic and grammatical changes, in order to maintain the language's worship pattern, while respecting the style of the authors. Final papers will not be sent to the authors.


Sponsorship Disclosure

The South Florida Journal of Development (SFJD) is a journal sponsored and edited South Florida Publishing LLA.


History of the Journal

South Florida Journal of Development (SFJD) is a journal that had its first publication in 2020. SFJD's goal is to contribute to the international academic community by presenting unpublished scientific articles on the theme "Development".

The company South Florida Publishing LLA. is responsible for editing the articles.


Privacy Statement

 -The content of the articles is the sole responsibility of the authors.

 -The total or partial reproduction of the content of the articles is allowed, provided the source is mentioned.

- Articles with plagiarism will be refused, and the author of the plagiarism will lose the right to publish in this magazine.

 -The names and addresses informed in this journal will be used exclusively for the services provided by this publication and are not available for other purposes or to third parties.

- Once you submit the articles, the authors give the copyright of their articles to the SFJD. If you regret the submission, the author has the right to ask the SFJD not to publish his article. However, this request must occur within two months before the release of the number that the article will be published.

- The SFJD uses the Creative Commons CC BY license. Information about this license can be found at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/br/


Archival System

Content collection of the journal by digital preservation tools, it will be through the LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe).