: Guidelines for submissions

Different types of contributions may be submitted: research papers; tutorial/survey; research note/short papers; software/algorithms; addendum/corrections; datasets.

General guidelines

Word count:

  • Full paper: 4,000 to 8,000 words
  • Short paper: 1,800 to 3,600 words

Each article should contain the following information:

  • title (maximum 10 words)
  • complete contact information for all authors
  • an informative abstract (75 to 200 words) presenting the main points of the paper and conclusions
  • descriptive keywords (3 to 6)
  • main body of paper
  • conclusions
  • references

Style guidelines

Download the template file for IJSG articles

Online submission

Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process.