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Author Guidelines

Submissions to Emerging Information Science and Technology Journal are using online submission and peer review system. Registration and login are available here. If you are unable to find the information you need in the author guidline, please email our editor for assistance. Please quote the journal name, contact details and information you are require.

Registration Guidelines 

If you don’t have account yet, please follow the instructions below:
Please follow the instructions and fill out all requested data.
NB: if you are author, make sure that you are checked the author box.

Before submission

One author has been designated as the corresponding author with contact details: 

• E-mail address 

• Full postal address 

All necessary files have been uploaded: 


• Include keywords

• All figures (include relevant captions) 

• All tables (including titles, description, footnotes) 

• Ensure all figure and table citations in the text match the files provided 

• Indicate clearly if color should be used for any figures in print Graphical Abstracts / Highlights files (where applicable) Supplemental files (where applicable) Further considerations 

• Manuscript has been 'spell checked' and 'grammar checked' 

• All references mentioned in the Reference List are cited in the text, and vice versa

 • Permission has been obtained for use of copyrighted material from other sources (including the Internet) 

• A competing interests statement is provided, even if the authors have no competing interests to declare 

• Journal policies detailed in this guide have been reviewed 

• Referee suggestions and contact details provided, based on journal requirements

Uploading your submission

  • Author list – All authors must be listed on the title page and entered on 
  • Manuscripts submission in the correct order. Ensure all author email addresses provided are valid.
  • File formats – Ensure all files are in the correct format for revised submissions.  See ‘General’[A1] for further instructions. 
  • Figures and tables – Ensure all figures and table files are present and correct, and that they display clearly in the PDF proof. 
  • Log on to the LINK[A2] 
  • Click [New Submission] link in the right.
  • Filled out all the required data.
  • Upload your manuscript.

Editorial Process 

Peer review

Submissions are assessed by the Editorial Board and are subject to external peer review using the single blind method whereby the authors are blinded to the identity of the reviewers and editors.  

Due to the high volume of submissions received, the Co-Editors-in-Chief and Associate Editors operate a rapid triage system and only the top 65% of papers undergo full external peer review.  This workflow is in place to allow authors to submit to a more appropriate journal with minimal delay.

On average the journal returns a decision on a peer-reviewed paper in 28 days. 


Authors who feel they have grounds to appeal a rejection decision should send a rebuttal letter to the editorial office, detailing the reasons for the appeal.  Rebuttals will be considered by the handling Co-Editor-in-Chief, often in consultation with the Associate Editor who handled the paper.  Decisions on appeals are final.


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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The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.