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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.
  • All submissions must meet the following requirements.

    • This submission meets the requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
    • This submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
    • All references have been checked for accuracy and completeness.
    • All tables and figures have been numbered and labeled.
    • Permission has been obtained to publish all photos, datasets and other material provided with this submission.

Author Guidelines

Authors are invited to make a submission to this journal. All submissions will be assessed by an editor to determine whether they meet the aims and scope of this journal. Those considered to be a good fit will be sent for peer review before determining whether they will be accepted or rejected.

Before making a submission, authors are responsible for obtaining permission to publish any material included with the submission, such as photos, documents and datasets. All authors identified on the submission must consent to be identified as an author. Where appropriate, research should be approved by an appropriate ethics committee in accordance with the legal requirements of the study's country.

An editor may desk reject a submission if it does not meet minimum standards of quality. Before submitting, please ensure that the study design and research argument are structured and articulated properly. The title should be concise and the abstract should be able to stand on its own. This will increase the likelihood of reviewers agreeing to review the paper. When you're satisfied that your submission meets this standard, please follow the checklist below to prepare your submission.


  1. Articles

    All manuscripts submitted to the KLISC Journal of Information Science and Knowledge Management (KLISC JISKM) are accepted for consideration on the understanding that their content has not been published elsewhere and is not under consideration by any other journal. The articles will be subjected to double-blind peer review before they are accepted for publishing. Manuscripts submitted to the journal should be prepared according to the instructions provided below.

    • A complete original article must include the following: title page, abstract, keywords, introduction, methodology, results, discussion, acknowledgements, and references
    • Each full paper should have (4000-6000) words, single-spaced, font size 12, Times New Roman and MS Word typesetting
    • Tables and figures should be inserted near where they are first cited
    • The title page should contain a concise title, names of the author(s), affiliation(s), e-mail and telephone contacts. The corresponding author and email address must be indicated.
    • The abstract should not exceed 300 words and should highlight the introduction, objective, problem, methodology, key findings, discussion, conclusions, recommendations,
    • Four to six keywords should be provided for indexing purposes
    • All references listed should be cited appropriately in the text.
    • Manuscripts submitted to the journal are subjected to anti-plagiarism test. Authors are advised to check their articles for plagiarism before submission.
    • All references cited in the text should be listed alphabetically, following the APA 7th Edition style.

    Peer Review Process

    KLISC JISKM is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that maintains high standards and only accepts original research papers after they have undergone a thorough peer-review process conducted by subject experts.

    KLISC JISKM adopts a double-blind peer review for manuscripts submitted to the journal.  In this regard, the identity of both the authors and the reviewer and their affiliation details are kept anonymous to avoid biases and maintain quality. Each new submission is assigned to 2-3 peer reviewers. The reviewers are asked to complete the review process within four weeks and submit their report to the Chief Editor who then makes editorial decisions to be conveyed to the authors based on the peer reviewers' recommendations.

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