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Author Guidelines

Author(s) are requested to carefully read all the instructions before submitting a manuscript to the ILMA Journal of Technology & Software Management .

  • Manuscripts submitted to ILMA Journal of Technology & Software Management should be in English and electronically submitted to Open Journal System (OJS)
  • The manuscript will be checked on Plagiarism Detection Software (Turnitin) for its similarity index which should be less than 19% and similarity of single source must be less than 5%. Further Self Plagiarized manuscript shall not be published.
  • The manuscript will go through Blind Peer Review process by National & International Reviewers as per the guidelines of HEC.
  • Acceptance of the manuscript may be given to the author(s), on the specific request, subject to the approval by Editor-in-Chief.
  • Authors are required to provide an undertaking/ declaration stating that the manuscript under consideration contains solely their original work that is not under consideration for publishing in any other journal in any form. Further, a manuscript that is co-authored must be accompanied by an undertaking explicitly stating that each author has contributed substantially towards the preparation of the manuscript in order to claim right to authorship.
  • Manuscripts by Editor and Editorial Board members shall not considered for publication.
  • The manuscripts submitted must be in line with scope of the journal and its contents must be of high quality.
  • Ethical Guidelines for Authors, Editors and Reviewers are available on the link: HEC Approved Ethical Guidelines to ensure that best ethical standards are followed by the journal.
  • Self institutional manuscripts shall be published as per the guidelines provided by the HEC.

 

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 (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

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