Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

Interested in submitting infographics to our journal? We recommend that you review the About The Journal page as well as this Author Guidelines page. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply sign in and begin the submission process. If you require any further assistance or information, please contact us. For more details on submissions, please follow our first submitted and published infographic, as a template HERE, as well as review this tutorial on how to submit infographics.

 

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 checklists.

☑ The primary language of submission is English, infographics in other languages rather than English may not be considered.

☑ The submitted infographics have not been previously published in another journal for consideration.

☑ The submitted infographics should be in PDF file format.

☑ All authors encouraged to submit a high-quality infographic single-page PDF file with plagiarism checking and standardized language writing form.

☑ All authors encouraged to submit a high-quality image file (in the format of BMP, JPG/JPEG, or PNG) for the Cover section, as a snapshot of its infographic PDF file.

☑ The author(s) bibliographic information is placed at the top of the Abstract section, including the submission date.

☑ The filename of the submitted infographic PDF file preferably matches the Title section, better in indexing and searching.

☑ The file size of the submitted infographic PDF file should not be more than 10 MB.

☑ The single-page dimensions (Width and Height) of the submitted infographic PDF file are fully desirable and customizable upon the author(s).

☑ The text (fonts, formats, and sizes) is fully desirable and customizable upon the author(s), and all illustrations, figures, graphics, charts, and tables are placed appropriately within the text.

☑ The URLs, citations, and references must have been provided using the IEEE formats.

 

Publishing Mode

Infographics submission and publication are free-of-charge for this journal.

The journal will be used to publish its contents and infographics online.

The journal provides open-access (OA) to its contents and infographics.

The Copyright Holder of infographics will be the author(s).

The Copyright Year of infographics will be “publish as you go”.

 

Future Steps

The journal will have a well-recognized ISSN and Crossref / DOI for each of its issues (collections of published infographics).

◈ The journal will provide metadata to third-party indexing services through the OAI (Open Archives Initiative).

The journal will provide archiving services through the LOCKSS / CLOCKSS.

 

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