About the Journal

Nexo Scientific Journal is a quarterly publication of the National Engineering University in Managua, Nicaragua. The journal was founded in 1987 and specializes in disseminating papers resulting from original research on topics pertaining to engineering sciences, technology and related disciplines.

Peer review

All papers submitted to the journal are peer-reviewed. The review system is double blind

Authorship criteria

The proposed papers for publication in the journal must be unpublished works, not allowing publication in another journal. Submitted papers should not be reviewed simultaneously in other journals. They must also conform to the format and editorial policy of the journal.

No article processing charges are required for publication. The National University of Engineering in Managua, Nicaragua finances the publication costs of the papers.

Archival Policy

Nexo Scientific Journal adopts a digital preservation policy based on the LOCKSS initiative.

  • Authors can self-store or deposit manuscripts once published.
  • Authors can store pre-print and post-print versions in Word and PDF.
  • DOI is used for each article and number for archival. 

Abstracting and Indexing

The articles published in Nexo Scientific Journal are indexed and / or listed by:

  • Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index)
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
  • ULRICH's Periodicals Directory
  • Electronic Journals Library (EZB)
  • German National Library of Science and Technology and University Library Hannover (TIB/UB)
  • Latindex
  • Academic Journals Database, Scirus
  • Google Scholar
  • Genamics
  • New Jour
  • Social Science Cyber Library, Socolar
  • Latin America Journals Online (LAMJOL)

Publication frequency

The four annual issues of the journal are published according to the following periodicity:

March - May (Published at the end of March).

June - August (Published at the end of June).

September - November (Published at the end of September).

December- February(Published at the end of December).

Code of ethics

The entire editorial process of Nexo Scientific Journal is subject to the codes established by the Committee on Publication Ethics https://publicationethics.org/.

The entire Nexo Scientific Journal editorial process is aimed at guaranteeing high ethical and professional standards