Formatting Your Paper For Publication
Author Guide for Preparing Your JISE Paper for Publication
First Author's Name
Second Author's Name
City, State Zip, Country
First Author E-mail address, if desired Second Author E-mail address, if desired
Third Author's Name
The abstract should summarize the content of the paper. The abstract should not exceed 250 words and should not include equations or references. If you use abbreviations in the paper, e.g., CIS, use the full meaning of the abbreviation in the abstract, e.g., Computer Information Systems. The manuscript should be printable on 8.5" x 11" paper. All tables, figures, etc. must be in black and white only since the Journal does not print in color. Remove all HTML and XML formatting. The electronic readability of your submitted copy is of critical importance. We may edit your final, submitted copy to fit the journal's needs.
1. IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The paper typically should be limited to no more than eighteen (18) single-spaced pages. This includes the bibliography, figures, diagrams, tables, appendices, etc. Contact the editor if your paper exceeds 18 pages. The final revised paper should be sent via email directly to the editor at email@example.com.
2. PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPTS
2.1 General AppearanceThe text of the Journal is English. Your paper must not contain corrections or page numbers, headers, or footers. This document is printed in the format that should be used in the paper.
Please note that the first paragraph of every section and subsection is left flush and all other paragraphs are indented by .2" as shown in this section and in Section 1.
2.2 Document Setup
Major headings are to be column centered, numbered, and in a capitalized bold font, as shown in this document. Manually insert numbers; do NOT use the Bullets and Numbering feature of Word. Do NOT indent the first line of the paragraph immediately following the heading, but DO indent all subsequent paragraphs by .2".
3.1 First Level Subheadings
3.1.1Sub-subheadings: Sub-subheadings are to be in a bold font, numbered, and run in at the beginning of the paragraph.
3.3 Figures and Tables
The enhancements to information systems education are identified or repeated here. DO NOT repeat the abstract or portions of it.
Acknowledgements should follow the text just before the references.
Endnotes should be in single-space type at the end of the paper just before References. Endnotes should be rare and are generally discouraged. Footnotes are NOT allowed.
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Albert L. Harris . . . Authors are required to submit brief biographies and a black and white passport type photo for inclusion in the journal. Author biography and photograph (head only) are printed at the end of the article but before any appendices. Pictures should be in .jpg format and approximately 1.25" wide by 1.5" tall. Each author's name is to be in bold type.
Appendices are presented beginning on the page following the author biographies. They should be clearly labeled (e.g., Appendix 1) and titled. Appendices should be a single column width.
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