Submission Information

MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION

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The electronic manuscript shall be prepared in accordance with the “Manuscript Preparation Guide”. The manuscript template can be downloaded from this link. All submissions will be subjected to a review process by the respective panel of experts. Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent of the copyright holder.

COST OF PUBLICATION

No page charges: Publication in this journal is free of charge.

FREE OFFPRINTS

Corresponding authors will be given the choice to buy extra offprints before printing of the article.

LENGTH OF MANUSCRIPT

No length limitations for contributions are set, but only concisely written papers are published. Brief articles are considered on the basis of technical merit. Discussions of previously published papers are welcome.

FREQUENCY OF PUBLICATION

Published quarterly

OPEN ASSESS AND LICENCE AGREEMENT

IJIM is an Open Access journal and indexed in major academic databases to maximize article discoverability and citation. IJIM follows best practices on publication ethics outlined in the COPE Code of Conduct. Editors work to ensure timely decisions after initial submission and prompt publication online if a manuscript is accepted for publication.

Upon publication, articles are immediately and freely available to the public. The final version of articles can immediately be posted to an institutional repository or the author's website as long as the article includes a link back to the original article posted on IJIM. All published articles are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution CC BY 4.0 License.