Journal Final Preparation and Copyright Release
(A) Follow the Instructions:
This document supercedes the document of "Author Guidelines"
posted on Indersicence Publishers' Website. Should there be a conflict,
please follow the guidelines provided below.
(B) Proofreading the Paper:
Please proofread your paper for grammatical and spelling
corrections as well as the readability of the paper before submitting
it to the Editor. If you are a non-English speaking author, you should
have you paper proofread by a professional technical editor. If you
need a quality and fast proofreading service, you could e-mail your
paper with the Paper ID to the Chief Editors of ICEB-affiliated technical editing services
for a fee quotation. Please enter "Seeking Editorial Assistance for
XXX Paper" on the Subject line of your message (replace XXX with the
journal name). Also, please send a copy of your inquiry to our
Editorial Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
so that we could monitor the quality of the affiliated editorial
(C) Body of the Paper::
Note that your manuscript must contain, in the following
- Manuscript Title, Paper ID number, and word count,
- Authors name, affiliation, full street address, phone
number, fax number, and e-mail address,
- Where there is more than one author, repeat last
information item for all co-authors and indicate who is the
- Reference to this paper, e.g., Lastname, F.M. (yyyy) 'The
title of your paper', Int. J. Information and
Computer Security, Vol. xxx, No. xxx, pp. xxx - xxx.
- Biographical notes for author (and all co-authors, if any),
- Acknowledgement(s): indicate the person and/ or the grant
agency from whom you received assistance, suggestion, and/or funding
for this paper; followed by the conference information where this paper
was previously presented (e.g., "This paper is a revised and expanded version of a paper entitled [title] presented at [name, location and date of conference]."),
- Body of text,
- Initial submission date, final acceptance date, and number
of revisions (if any),
- References: Please use the Harvard (name and date) short
reference system for citations in the text with a detailed alphabetical
list at the end of the paper. For example "Hamel (2000) suggests ...."
or "Nonaka and Takeuchi (1995) found that
....." or "Studies of information system quality (Summer, Nelson and
Winter, 1982; Li and Yen, 2004) have shown that ....." For four or more
authors, "Li et al. (2005) show...." or "A study of information
security (Li et al., 2005)
reveals...." The format of references should follow the guidelines laid
out at http://www.icebnet.org/styles/,
- End notes: Footnotes should be avoided, but any short, succinct
notes making a specific point, may be placed in number order as an end note following
the alphabetical list of references.
- Tables must have captions and be numbered in sequence and
placed at the end of the document. All tables must be in text
format; do not use graphic format unless it is numbered as figures.
- Figures must have captions and be numbered in sequence and
placed in the
text with locations indicated in the text. Please save each
figure in TIFF or JPG format with
high-resolution black-and-white quality (with gray scale); otherwise,
your figures will be rejected for publication, thus delay the
production schedule of your paper.
(D) Soft Copy of the Paper:
- Then, please save your manuscript with your paper ID as the
filename in Microsoft Word format (e.g., IJEB-1234.doc) or in LaTeX
format (e.g., IJEB-1234.tex;
Click here to download a sample TeX file). If you are a LaTex
user, please convert your TeX file into a PDF file and save them into a
new folder along with all graphic files of the paper in TIFF or JPG
format. Then, compress the entire folder into a ZIP or RAR file
and e-mail it to the communicating Editor (see instruction below).
- To format your paper, please click here to download the
MS Word Template File or the
LaTex Style Files.
- Within one week after you receive the acceptance letter,
please e-mail the final package to the communicating
Editor with “Final Submission for <<paper ID>>”on the
line. To ensure the delivery, please also send a copy to the
Editor-in-Chief at <email@example.com>.
Please do not send any hard-copy to the Editor-in-Chief as
it would be discarded upon receipt.
After reviewing the quality of the paper, the communicating
Editor will send the paper to the Editor-in-Chief for production
(E) Copyright Release Form for the Paper:
- Finally, please also download the Copyright Release Form
from http://www.icebnet.org/copyright/ and
type and sign it (by every author) before you send it out.
Please scan and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org, within one week after you
received the acceptance
letter. Do not try to mail it with paper copy via postal service.
- For Special Issue, authors must scan and e-mailtheir signed copyright
forms to the Guest Editor by PDF or JPG file. Your
personal signature is required on the form before the production
process can begin. Please make sure you sign the form before you send
(F) Production Process:
Upon receipt of the Copyright Release
Form, the publisher office will edit and typeset into journal format your
electronically by the Editor-in-Chief. Please do not e-mail
any soft-copy to the publisher office because they will need to send it
back to the Editor-in-Chief for approval and will casue unnecessary
After typesetting, proofs will be sent to
the contact author for checking and corrections before
publication. To expedite the pre-production process, we strongly
encourage you to format your paper according to the format of the
sample article posted at http://www.icebnet.org/IEL-Sample/.