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Diversitas vol.4 no.2 Bogotá Dec. 2008




Part of the work of scientific and research communities is to share their products of knowledge, to present them to the community of peers to be evaluated and considered, and to be incorporated into their knowledge resources. This is Diversitas’ first monographic issue, and we have selected Social Psychology for it. It is oriented, in the first place, towards fulfilling a commitment made with the Colombian Social Psychology Research Network, which was emerged upon the meeetings of research nodes summoned by the Colombian Association of Psychology Faculties (Ascofapsi). It is clear that, even though the number doesn’t show the diversity of the network’s production, it does present the contributions of some of its members, and it certainly also collects works from other places in Iberoamerica, and serves as a showcase of some work areas of those interested in social issues.

On the other hand, it is very relevant to mention how the journal continues its project of international visibility and insertion in editors networks. With regards to that, the journal took part in the V Iberoamerican Psychology Journals Editors Symposium in the city of Lima, Peru, within the VI Iberoamerican Congress of Psychology organized by the Iberoamerican Federation of Psychology Associations (FIAIAP). In this meeting, attended by the editors of Psychology journals from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Spain, Colombia and Peru, the PSICOREDALYC portal was presented (, which has more than 38 Psychology journals, 8.612 articles and more than 11.768 authors. Diversitas is included in this portal. In this event, also because of the initiative of the attending members, the creation of the Iberoamerican Psychology Journal Editors Network was proposed, and the first task suggested was to create a shared peer reviewers database, since one of the biggest problems in editorial management is related to the evaluation processes. In this regard, this task involves us all. The network will be placed in the PSICOREDALYC portal.

I t’s clear that Diversitas continues to make the communication among our researchers easier. For this reason, we had 11.863 article downloads from Redalyc, and less than 30% of them were made from Colombia, and this doesn’t include the ones registered by the PEPSICSICSIC system. This is a sample of the different ways in which we can build networks among our academic communities. This continues to be Diversitas’ challeng.


María Constanza Aguilar B.

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