Author Guidelines

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFORMATION DISSEMINATION AND TECHNOLOGY

A Peer-Reviewed (Refereed/ Juried) Journal for Information Scientists & Professionals

(ISSN 2229 5984, e-ISSN 2249 5576)

International Journal of Information Dissemination and Technology (IJIDT) is a Quarterly Refereed/ Juried Journal for Information Scientist/ Professionals and Knowledge Managers. IJIDT invites articles on original research work releated to information- management, dissemination, communication, networking, information system and technologies, knowledge and data management, record and archives management, integrated library systems, e-contents/e-books digital collections, digital preservation, artificial intelligence etc. The Journal is published quarterly in the month of March, June, September and December.

IJIDT is a peer-reviewed journal and follows a double blind review process. All papers submitted to this journal undergo a preliminary review at the editorial desk and those considered appropriate will be also be reviewed by experts in the concerned subject area. On the recommendation of editorial board, the article may be rejected or assigned to the reviewers. The peer review process would entail approximately 2-4 months.

A manuscript is reviewed with the understanding that it is not under consideration by any other journal and that no part of the submission has appeared previously in any form.

Manuscript Format: It should be neatly typed in Times New Roman, double spaced on white AX4 size paper with 12 point font and ample margins including figures, tables reference and not more than 15 typed pages (2500 to 4000 words), for research papers.

An abstract of about 200 words and 6 to 7 key words should be provided along with the paper.

Manuscript submission: Manuscript can be submitted online on www.ijidt.com or trough email ijidt@mmumullana.org. You need to register yourself as author first on the website before submitting online if you are already registered, you can directly login with your username and password and submit your manuscript. For the purpose of postal communication, please correspond with editorial office.

 

Title Page:

The title page should carry

  1. Type of manuscript (e.g. Original article, Case Report)
  2. The title of the article, which should be concise, but informative.
  3. The name by which each contributor is known (Last name, First name and initials of middle name), with his or her highest academic degree(s) and institutional affiliation.
  4. The name, address, phone numbers, facsimile numbers and e-mail address of the contributor responsible for correspondence about the manuscript.

 

References should be given alphabetically in APA style at the end of the manuscript in the following manner:

Journal: (continues pagination throughout volume)

Burke, R.J., Shearer, D. & Deszca, E. (1984). Correlates of burn out phases among police officers. Group of Organizational Studies, 9, 451-466.

Clark, S.M. (2009). Measuring usage pattern of Print & E-resources by scientists. International Journal of Information Dissemination & Technology, 1(3), 157-162.

 

Journal article from an Electronic Database

Krebs, D.L. & Denton, K. (2006). Explanatory limitations of Cognitive development approaches to morality. Psychological Review, 113 (3), 672-675. Retrieved April 20, 2007 from PsycINFO databse (2006-08257-012)

Articles from online Journals

Vasper, J. Haak, S. & Nikkhah, G (2007). Subthalamic nucleus brain stimulation in elderly patients-analysis of outcome and complications. BMC Neurology, 7(7), 1-9. Retrieved April 20, 2007 http://www.biomedcentral.com/content /pdf/1471-2377-7-7.pdf.

Book:

Damle, S.G. (2012) Textbook of Pediatric Dentistry (4th ed.) New Delhi: Arya (Medi) Publishing House.

 

Chapter from a Book:

Rao, A.V.R. (2010). Human volumes in organizations-An additional exploration. In Chakraborty, S.K. (ed.); Human volumes for Managers, New Delhi: Wheeler Publishing, 136-147.

 

Book reviews can also be a part of the Journal. The text of the book review should be typed neatly in double space on one side of A4 size paper. The book review must contain author(s) name, title of the book reviewed, ISBN, Publisher, year of publication, number of pages and price. The reviewer should submit his / her name, designation, affiliation, e-mail, phone, fax with STD code and the postal address on a separate sheet.

Revised Manuscript

While submitting a revised manuscript, contributors are requested to include, the ‘referees’ remarks along with point to point clarification at the beginning in the revised file itself. In addition, mark the changes as underlined or coloured text in the article. A photocopy of the first page of all the cited references (articles and books) can be asked by the journal to verify the references.

International Journal of Information Dissemination and Technology reserves the right to publish or not to publish any manuscript submitted for publication without giving any reason for the same.

A complimentary copy of the relevant issue of International Journal of Information Dissemination and Technology will be sent to the author(s).
Any change in the address should be immediately intimated to the Editorial Office

Dr Ashok Kr Garg

Editor-in-Chief, IJIDT

Chief Librarian

Maharishi Markandeshwar University

Mullana - Ambala, Haryana

BHARAT (India) - 133207

Ph. 094163 93100

editor.ijidt@mmumullana.org

 

 

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFORMATION DISSEMINATION AND TECHNOLOGY 

A Peer-Reviewed (Refereed/ Juried) Journal for Information Scientists & Professionals

(ISSN 2229 5984, e-ISSN 2249 5576)

COPYRIGHT TRANSFER AGREEMENT

This document must be signed by all authors and submitted with the manuscript.

The IJIDT and authors hereby agree as follows: In consideration of IJIDT reviewing and editing the following described work for first publication on an exclusive basis:

Title of manuscript: ___________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________

The undersigned author(s) hereby assigns, conveys, and otherwise transfer all rights, title, interest, and copyright ownership of said work for publication. Work includes the whole material submitted for publication along with any other related material assigned to IJIDT. In the event that IJIDT does not publish said work, the author(s) will be intimated and all rights assigned hereunder will revert back to the author(s). In addition, the author(s) will certify that all images such as tables, screenshots, graphics etc. do not have a copyright held by third party. IJIDT will not accept any manuscript for which the copyright is held by any third party.

The assignment of rights to IJIDT will automatically imply and is not expressly limited to rights of editing, publishing, reproduction, distribution of copies, including indexes or search database in print, electronic, or other media, whether or not in use at the time of execution of this agreement and claim copyright in said work throughout the world for the full duration of the copyright and any renewals or extensions thereof.

The author(s) hereby represents and warrants that they are sole author(s) of the work, that all authors have participated in and agree with the content and conclusions of the work, that the work is original, and does not infringe upon any copyright, propriety, or personal right of any third party, and that no part of it nor any work based on substantially similar data has been submitted to any other publication.

1. Ist Author________________________________________ Signature________________________

2. 2nd Author_______________________________________ Signature_________________________

3. 3rd Author_______________________________________ Signature_________________________

4. 4th Author_______________________________________ Signature_________________________

5. 5th Author_______________________________________ Signature_________________________

 

 

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFORMATION DISSEMINATION AND TECHNOLOGY

A Peer-Reviewed (Refereed/ Juried) Journal for Information Scientists & Professionals

(ISSN 2229 5984, e-ISSN 2249 5576)

UNDERTAKING BY AUTHORS

We, the undersigned, give an undertaking to the following effect with regard to our article entitled “___________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________”.

submitted for publication in the International Journal of Information Dissemination and Technology:

1. The article mentioned above has not been published or submitted to or accepted for publication in any form, in any other journal.

2. We certify that the authorship of this article will not be contested by anyone whose name (s) is/are not listed by us here.

3. I/We declare I/We contributed significantly towards the research study i.e., (a) conception, design and/or analysis and interpretation of data and to (b) drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content and on (c) final approval of the version to be published.

4. I/We also agree to the authorship of the article in the following sequence:- 

1. Ist Author________________________________________ Signature________________________

2. 2nd Author_______________________________________ Signature_________________________

3. 3rd Author_______________________________________ Signature_________________________

4. 4th Author_______________________________________ Signature_________________________

5. 5th Author_______________________________________ Signature________________________

 IMPORTANT

(i) All the authors are required to sign independently in this form in the sequence given above. In case an author has left the institution/country and whose whereabouts are not known, the senior author may sign on his/her behalf taking the responsibility 

(ii) No addition/deletion/ or any change in the sequence of the authorship will be permissible at a later stage, without valid reasons and permission of the Editor.

 (iii) If the authorship is contested at any stage, the article will be either returned or will not be processed for publication till the issue is resolved. 

(iv) Up to 4 contributors are acceptable for case report/ review. 

(v) Up to 6 contributors for original studies.