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Author Guidelines

Some important points to consider:

Structuring a paper

There are many interesting resources online that may help authors to structure their paper. JIM suggests reading the resource from the TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITÄT WIEN, available in


Author should use keywords according to the EUROVOC thesaurus, available online on the following URL:

File Format

The papers will be published in pdf format, but authors must submit their paper in Rich Text Format (RTF) or DOCX format. Any common word processor is able to save the file in this format.

Layout and Style

Authors should follow the template available in this link (RTF template) or this link (DOCX template). Please mind the following referencing guide.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
  2. The submission file is in RTF or DOCX document file format.
  3. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  4. Check if all figure and table have captions.
  5. Check the presence of E-mail and postal address, Telephone or Mobile number.
  6. Check the presence of keywords.
  7. Ensure that any material with copyright has been authorized by the owner.
  8. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


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