International Journal of Digital Libraries and Knowledge Management (IJDLKM)


Instruction for Authors

Author benefits
The benefits of publishing in International Journal of Digital Libraries and Knowledge Management (IJDLKM) include:

* Fast publication times: your paper will appear online as soon as it is ready, in advance of print version 
* Excellent editorial standards 
* Free colour in electronic version 
* Access free on-line issue of journal for one year. 
* A rigorous, fast and constructive peer review process 
* All abstracts and full text available free on-line to all main universities/institution Worldwide ensures promotion to the widest possible audience.

Submission: Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically to with mention journal title (IJDLKM) in subject line.


Publication Time: Author will receive print journal copy WITHIN 15 days after payment of publication charges and submission of copyright form.


Publication Cost: Authors of accepted papers are requested to arrange page charges of their papers at the rate of US$25 per page (Rs.500 per page for Indian Authors), which will be invoiced, through the author, to the author's company, institute, or agency. Twenty Five reprints of a paper are provided to the authors ex-gratis. Additional sets of reprints may be ordered at the time of proof correction. Page charges are mandatory and omitted ONLY when it will be highly recommended by Editors-in-chief to us for publication.


Style:   Manuscripts should be attached and sent to the Editor via e-mail. The file has to be written using the following software: MS-WORD, Tex or PDF format for IBM compatible computers.


Length: An IJDLKM Transactions paper should not exceed 25 typeset, printed pages.

Order of parts: Title of article, authors' names, authors' institutional affiliations, abstract (200-300 words suitable for abstracting services), main text, tables (each starting with a caption) and figure captions, list of symbols and abbreviations (if necessary), numbered list of references, biographical sketch, and original figures.

Title: The title of the paper should be concise and definitive (with key words appropriate for retrieval purposes).

Author Names and Affiliations: It is IJDLKM policy that all those who have participated significantly in the technical aspects of a paper be recognized as co-authors or cited in the acknowledgments. In the case of a paper with more than one author, correspondence concerning the paper will be sent to the first author unless staff is advised otherwise.

Author name should consist of first name, middle initial, last name. The author affiliation should consist of the following, as applicable, in the order noted:

-         Company or college (with department name or company division)

-         Postal address

-         City, state, zip code

-         Country name

-         Telephone, fax, and e-mail

Abstract: A short abstract (200-300 words maximum) should open the paper. The purposes of an abstract are:

(1)       to give a clear indication of the objective, scope, and results of the paper so that readers may determine whether the full text will be of particular interest to them;

(2)       to provide key words and phrases for indexing, abstracting, and retrieval purposes.

The abstract should not attempt to condense the whole subject matter into a few words for quick reading.

References: The references should be brought at the end of the article, and numbered in the order of their appearance in the paper. The reference list should be cited in accordance with the following examples:

[1]        Ning, X., and Lovell, M. R., 2002, "On the Sliding Friction Characteristics of Unidirectional Continuous FRP Composites," ASME J. Tribol., 124(1), pp. 5-13.

[2]        Barnes, M., 2001, "Stresses in Solenoids," J. Appl. Phys., 48(5), pp. 20002008.

[3]        Jones, J., 2000, Contact Mechanics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, Chap. 6.

[4]        Lee, Y., Korpela, S. A., and Horne, R. N., 1982, "Structure of Multi-Cellular Natural Convection in a Tall Vertical Annulus," Proc. 7th International Heat Transfer Conference, U. Grigul et al., eds., Hemisphere, Washington, DC, 2, pp. 221226.

[5]        Hashish, M., 2000, "600 MPa Waterjet Technology Development," High Pressure Technology, PVP-Vol. 406, pp. 135-140.

[6]        Watson, D. W., 1997, "Thermodynamic Analysis," ASME Paper No. 97-GT-288.

[7]        Tung, C. Y., 1982, "Evaporative Heat Transfer in the Contact Line of a Mixture," Ph.D. thesis, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.

Paper Acceptance: The final decision on publication is made by the Editor-in-Chief upon recommendation of Editorial Board Members. If the manuscript is accepted for publication in IJDLKM, it must not be published in any periodical elsewhere without the permission of the editorial board. 

SPECIAL ISSUES: From time to time Guest Editors are invited to produce Special Issues consisting of three or more articles grouped around a common theme. Proposals for Special Issues are welcome, as are Guest Editorials and Announcements.

Copyright: Each manuscript must be accompanied by a statement that it has been neither published nor submitted for publication, in whole or in part, either in a serial, professional journal or as a part in a book which is formally published and made available to the public. For the mutual benefit and protection of authors and publishers it is necessary that authors provide formal written consent to publish and transfer of Copyright Form  before publication of the work. 

Proofs: Proofs will be sent to the corresponding author and should be returned with one week of receipt. Corrections should be restricted to typesetting errors; any other corrections may be charged to the authors. Authors are advised to check their proofs very carefully before return, since the inclusion of late corrections cannot be acceptable. Corrected proofs are to be returned to the publishers.

Frequency of Publication: Two issues in a year.




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