Authors are encouraged to use the Author’s Template to format their paper and submited in PDF. The final decision on publication is made by the Editor-in-Chief upon recommendation of the Editorial Board Members. If the manuscript is accepted for publication, the copyright will be transferred to the IJe-HIS. The manuscript should not be published elsewhere without permission. Submissions will only be accepted electronically and published in English. After the paper acceptance, a copyright form should be signed, scanned and emailed to ijibs-papers•

Please note that copyright form is not necessary for the version submitted for refereeing.

Lengths of paper content

Type of submission Word count
Full paper 7000
Short article 3000
Critique 3000
Case study 3000
Book review 3000
Software review 3000
Web review 3000

All papers should be structured to have no more than three levels of heading, for example:

1 Level 1 (Section)
1.1 Level 2 (Subsection)
i Level 3 (List)

Abstract, keywords, artwork, tables, and references are excluded from the word count but should be present within the content of the submission. The table below provide guidelines for the maximum limits of these elements within the paper.

Maximum limit of paper content elements

Type of Content Element Count
Artwork (Figures, Illustrations, Diagrams) 6
Tables 6
Abstract 200 words
Keywords 10 words/phrases
Acknowledgement 50 words
References 20

All artwork and tables should have descriptive caption and should be mentioned within the text.