General Instructions to authors
The DLINE journals accept only original and unpublished research papers. All submissions will be subjected to plagiarism check. Authors should not send their submissions to other publications when they submit to DLINE. Authors are expected to follow research norms and ethics.
The paper text length is maximum 6000 words. Images and figures need to be sent separately in tiff or jpeg format with a resolution not less than 300 dpi. The paper can be either in word or pdf or latex format.
Title of the paper in Times New Roman 12 bold justified
First Author1, Second Author2 , Third author3
1Computer Science Department
University of Brasilia
Campus Universitário Darcy Ribeiro
Caixa Postal 4466 - CEP 70.919-970
2 Department of Information Systems
College of Business
San Francisco State University
Abstract: The abstract is in Times New Roman font, fully justified in italics with the font size 9.
Keywords: four to six key words separated by commas with the font size 8 in times new roman
The text of the paper should be in Times New Roman with the font size of 9. There is no space in the beginning of the paragraphs. The text should be justified.
2. Headings and subheadings
The headings and sub headings should be in the Times New Roman font 9 bold. They should be numbered continuously.
Footnotes can be given at any place of the text from title to acknowledgement. It should be in times new roman 8 italics font.
Place illustrations (figures, tables, drawings, and photographs) in the text at the places where they are discussed, rather than at the end of the paper. Number illustrations sequentially (but number tables separately). Place the illustration numbers and caption under the illustration in 9 point times new roman normal font.
Send illustrations separately in tiff, bmp or jpeg format with the resolution of not less than 600 dpi.
If you are using Word, use either the Microsoft Equation Editor or the MathType add-on (http://www.mathtype.com) for equations in your paper.
Number equations consecutively with equation numbers in parentheses flush with the right margin. First use the equation editor to create the equation. Then select the “Equation” markup style. Press the tab key and write the equation number in parentheses.
For references use the arial 9 font. See the examples given below.
Wolfram, D., Spink, A., Jansen, B.J., Saracevic, T (2001). Vox populi: the public searching of the Web. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 52 (12) 1073–1074.
Hatano, K., Qian, Q., Tanaka, K (1997). A SOMBased Information Organizer for Text and Video Data. In: Proc. of the 5th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA’97), pages 205–214. World Scientific, Apr. 1997.
Immersion Company Products, http://www.immersion.com/3d/products/
Lazinger, S.S (2001). Digital Preservation and Metadata: History, Theory, Practice. Englewood Colorado: Libraries Unlimited. 359.
7. Author biographies
Author biographies should not exceed 100 words. Authors’ photos need to be in tiff or jpeg format.
The Review Process
Each submission will be processed at the first level by the Editors and, if it is suitable for publication, then it is sent to a minimum of two referees for double blind peer review. Manuscripts may also be subject to additional review by editorial board members. The normal time for review is 30 to 90 days.
Articles submitted to the journal should be original contributions and should not be under consideration for any other publication at the same time. Authors need to sign the copyright form.
Authors should note that proofs are not supplied prior to publication and ensure that the paper submitted is complete and in its final form.
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