Author Guidelines

  

 Ijiim 

International Journal 

on Integrated Information Management

                                       

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Copyright

Articles submitted to the journal should not have been published before in their current or substantially similar form, or be under consideration for publication with another journal.Use this in conjunction with the points below about references, before submission i.e. always attribute clearly using either indented text or quote marks as well as making use of the preferred Harvard style of formatting. Authors submitting articles for publication warrant that the work is not an infringement of any existing copyright and will indemnify the publisher against any breach of such warranty. 

The copyrights will be owned by the authors under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any non commercial medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

 
Manuscript requirements

Articles should be a maximum of 7500 words in length. A title of not more than eight words should be provided. A brief autobiographical note should be supplied including:

Full name

Affiliation

E-mail address

Full international contact details

Brief professional biography.


Authors must supply a structured abstract set out under 4-7 sub-headings:

Purpose (mandatory)

Design/methodology/approach (mandatory)

Findings (mandatory)

Research limitations/implications (if applicable)

Practical implications (if applicable)

Social implications (if applicable)

Originality/value (mandatory).

Maximum is 250 words in total. Please provide up to six keywords which encapsulate the principal topics of the paper.


Categorize your paper under one of these classifications:

Research paper

Viewpoint

Technical paper

Conceptual paper

Case study

Literature review

General review.


Headings must be short, with a clear indication of the distinction between the hierarchy of headings. The preferred format is for headings to be presented in bold format, with consecutive numbering. Notes or Endnotes should be used only if absolutely necessary and must be identified in the text by consecutive numbers, enclosed in square brackets and listed at the end of the article. Each Figure and Plate should be supplied separately (i.e. not within the article itself). All Figures (charts, diagrams and line drawings) and Plates (photographic images) should be of clear quality, in black and white and numbered consecutively with arabic numerals.


Figures created in MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, Illustrator and Freehand should be saved in their native formats. Electronic figures created in other applications should be copied from the origination software and pasted into a blank MS Word document or saved and imported into a MS Word document by choosing "Insert" from the menu bar, "Picture" from the drop-down menu and selecting "From File..." to select the graphic to be imported.