General information


 Open access policy

Liberabit: Revista Peruana de Psicología, is a publication of the University of San Martin de Porres which adheres to the Budapest Open Access Initiative (2002):

Which allows any user to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search or add a link to the full text of (their) articles, track them to their indexing incorporate them as data to software, or use them for any other purpose that is legal, without financial, legal or technical barriers apart from those that are inseparable from the same access to the Internet.

It is published under license Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0), provided that it recognizes the name of the authors and of Liberabit, without making any commercial use of materials and recognizing the corresponding appropriations.


Where the manuscript is approved for their next publication, authors retain copyright and cede to the journal the rights of publication, editing, reproduction, distribution, display, communication and marketing in the country of origin and abroad through print media and digital in the different databases.

During the process of editorial review, the journal delivered to the author (s) versions previas(post-print) must not be disclosed by any means of broadcasting, only is for final review and personal use.

After the publication of the articles, the authors may make other additional or separate agreements for the non-exclusive broadcast of the version of the article published in this journal (publication in books or institutional repositories) provided that explicitly, with the respective reference, that the work has been published for the first time in this journal.

Liberabit, sent to the author (s) the final version of the article (e-print) PDF to be shared, disseminated, and reported by the media of communication available on the web.

Peer evaluation

All received manuscripts peer evaluation are evaluated in initial manner by the Scientific Committee as a first filter within the formal processes. If these do not meet the criteria required by the journal, they may not keep up with the publishing process and will be returned to the main author / correspondent (as the case may be). If they meet the requirements, the manuscript continuous assessment process by pairs (double blind). The identity of the author and peer is not revealed during the evaluation process.

Completed the evaluation of the manuscript, the author (main or correspondent) receives a notification of the opinion of the pairs, suggesting verbatim remarks, comments or suggestions issued by the same.

Completed the evaluation of the manuscript, the author (main or correspondent) receives a notification of the opinion of the pairs, suggesting verbatim remarks, comments or suggestions issued by the same.

Once received changes made by the author, the manuscript will be evaluated again by the couple who will issue a definitive opinion. Then, the document is verified with a copyeditor. Made the edit, test printing of the article is sent to the author for verification and compliance within the period indicated, specifying if there any changes. The author is responsible for claims and modifications of the submitted article. Acceptance does not imply immediate release, journal reserves the rights to release dates.

Digital preservation

This journal uses Lots Of Copies Keep Stuff Safe (LOCKSS) to create a file system distributed between collaborating libraries, which allows them to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.

Frequency of publication

Liberabit, publishes two issues per year between June and December.

Shipping charges

Liberabit Does not have charges or fees for processing of articles (reception, initial review, or for publication of their articles peer review) in any of the formats accepted (original articles, short original articles, methodological articles, theoretical articles and letters to the editor).

Rejection rate

The rate of rejection of Liberabit is 70 % of articles by number.

Policy on plagiarism

Liberabit detection protects the fulfillment of national and international ethical standards in the publishing process. Therefore, following international standards of Ethics Committee on publication (Committee on Publication Ethics-COPE) and use the Turnitin software to ensure transparency in the information.

In case of plagiarism detection, the procedures followed are based on the following information provided by COPE link:  and American Psychological Association Ethical Principles:

Policies of punishment for inappropriate conduct

The set of inappropriate conduct includes: the falsification of data, data manipulation in favor of results, indiscriminate use of auto quotations and authorship unjustified. In case of absence of any of these bad practices in some manuscript, the editorial committee will assess the case and submit to punishment according to the type of fault.

Conflicts of Interest

The authors should indicate in the manuscript in detail if there is any type of conflict of interest to be subjected to evaluation (conflicts of interest may be, moral, economic, labor and research).

Ethical Responsibility

Liberabit adheres to the Declaration of Helsinki on the protection of basic principles. The author/res shall attach a letter where you specify that the study has been approved by an ethics committee and must be explicitly declared in the manuscript. In case you do not have this Charter shall explain why it has not been requested.

The authors should indicate in the section of method that all procedures in the acquisition of data made with participants (test, interviews, recordings, videos, etc.) have been carried out after obtaining the informed consent.

Responsibilities of the participants in the publishing process:

  • Publishers (as): monitor publishing processes according to ethical standards, as well as to ensure that manuscripts are reviewed according to the publication rules.
  • Author (s): results of transparent research processes, with ethical and rigorous standards. They take responsibility for the contents of the research to be published. While the editorial process manuscripts must not send to another journal. Likewise, they must indicate the source of funding and declare conflicts of interest (if any).
  • (As) reviewers: use evaluation objective, rigorous and timely systems; the observations must be relevant and informed.


The journal is currently included in:

  • Subscribed databases: SCI((Scielo Citation Index of Web Of Science), ESCI  (Emerging  Sources  Citation  Index),  HINARI:  Access  to Research in Health Programme, EBSCO: Electronic Journals Service, ProQuest (Databases, EBooks and Technology for Research) y PSICODOC (Base de Datos Bibliográfica de Psicología, dirigida por el Colegio Oficial de Psicólogos de Madrid – España).
  • Databases of open access:   SCIELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online),  REDIB   (Red   Iberoamericana   de   Innovación   y Conocimiento Científico), DIALNET (Portal de difusión   de   la   producción   científica),   PePSIC   (O   portal   de   Periódicos   Electrónicos   de Psicología), REDALYC (Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina y el Caribe, España y Portugal), LILACS (Literatura Latino-Americana e do Caribe em Ciências da Saúde), BVS (Biblioteca Virtual em Saúde), LIPECS (Literatura Peruana en Ciencias de la Salud – Perú) y DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals).
  • Platforms of evaluation of journals : INDEX COPERNICUS , MIAR (Information Matrix for the Analysis of Journals) y LATINDEX (Sistema Regional de Información en Línea para Revistas Científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal).