Shrimad Rajchandra Institute of Management and Computer Application
Bardoli Mahuva Road, TARSADI
Dist: Surat - 394 350,
National Journal of System and Information Technology
NATIONAL JOURNAL OF
SYSTEM AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
The National Journal of System and Information Technology is a peer-reviwed bi-annual journal of Shrimad Rajchandra Institute of Management and Computer Application. Its aim is to encourage contribution through research - based papers, articles and case reviews on various topics of current concern at the intersection of Management and Information Technology.
The journal focuses on original work on theoretical or empirical research or experience, and illustrate the practical applicability and/or policy implications of work described. It encourages the following kinds of contributions:
- Original research articles - including theoretical/conceptual, empirical and critical studies
- Invited Articles
- Book Review
The Journal tries to maintain a balance between purely research oriented papers and those derived mainly from the experiences of practitioners involved in different areas of Information Technology and Management. The selection of papers for publication will be based on their relevance, clarity, topicality and originality; the extent to which they advance knowledge, understanding and application; and their likely contribution towards inspiring further development and research.
Dr. Bankim Patel,
Ms. Jaishree Tailor,
Ms. Himadri Patel,
|Dr. P. Thrimurthy
Computer Society of India.
|Dr. U. B. Desai
Computer Engineering Department,
IIT - Mumbai
|Dr. Rajendra Singh
Professor & Head,
Department of Computer Science,
Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak
|Dr. Rajendra Sonar
SJM School of Management,
IIT - Mumbai
|Dr. S. K. Mutto
Department of Computer Science,
Delhi University, Delhi
|Dr. Pinakpani Pal
Electronics and Communication Sciences Unit
Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta
|Dr. Manohar Chandwani
Professor & Director
Department of Computer Engineering,
Institute of Engineering & Technology,
Devi Ahilya University, Indore (M.P.) India
|Dr. P. V. Virparia
G. H. Patel P G Department of Computer Science and Technology
|Dr. D. C. Jinwala
Head & Associate Professor
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology,
|Mr. Nikunj Patel
Patni Computer System,
Prospective authors can submit their contributions in IEEE format to the Editor round the year. While sending contributions to the journal, author must follow the guidelines.
- Submission of manuscripts
- Criteria for acceptance
- Guidelines for Preparation of manuscripts
- Electronic submission
- Accepted manuscripts
Submission of manuscripts
From 1st January 2010 submissions to NJSIT are subject to a submission of fee of 500 (Five hundred rupees) per paper to help defray editorial costs via either by Demand Draft or Pay at par Cheque drawn in favour of Shrimad Rajchandra Institute of Management and Computer Application, payable at Bardoli. Fee once paid is non-refundable in any circumstance.
Upon publication of the article, main author will receive a complimentary copy of the issue as well as two reprints of article published in the journal. If you have any queries, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Prospective authors can submit their contributions round the year in IEEE format to the Editor on email@example.com. While sending contributions to the journal, author must follow the following guidelines.
Criteria for acceptance
In accepting work for publication, the Editors and reviewers give special weight to readability and interest value for a wide readership. All papers are reviewed by at least three expert referees as well as an Editor. The Editors' decision is final.
Guidelines for Preparation of manuscripts
- All submissions for publication should be sent in MS Word as an e-mail attachment along with a printed on given correspondence address.
- Papers should be in English, double spaced and single sided on 8.5" x 11" or A4 paper with generous margins (at least 1" / 2.5cm).
- Every manuscript submitted should be clearly labeled as being either:
- A research article
- A case study
- A book review
- The Title page must contain the title of the paper and the full names of all authors, corresponding author's name, full postal address, telephone, fax, email and acknowledgements of research support along with grant amount (if applicable).
- The abstract include, on a separate page, no more than 250 words that adequately describe the work and highlight its significance. The abstract should include only text. Avoid the use of abbreviations and references.
- Main headings should be typed in capitals, subheadings in lower case. Both types of heading should be underlined. Footnotes should be avoided.
- Display Formulae, mathematical equations, Figures and expressions should be numbered serially. Equations should betypewritten and with the number placed in parentheses at the right margin. Reference to the equation should use the form 'Eq. (3)' or '(3)'.
- Images should be of high resolution and only black and white. Line drawings should be high-quality laser output (not photocopies).
- Supply computer program material as originals on separate pages. It will, wherever possible, be reproduced photographically to avoid errors. Palgrave house style is to set programs and program words in running text, 10 pt Courier New.
- References should be numbered in brackets ( ) in order of appearance in the text. Avoid exhaustive lists of references. Indicate references in the text by the author's surname and date of publication in brackets and list the full reference in alphabetical order of author surname at the end of the paper. Double space references on a separate page. Cite all authors and write journal titles out in full. Online citations must include date of access.
- Style and punctuation must be in accordance with the following examples:
- Example of a journal article
(1) Keen, P. (1980). Decision Support Systems: Translating analytic techniques into useful tools, Sloan Management Review, Vol. 21(3), pp. 33-44.
- Example of a chapter in an edited book
(13) Marti, J. and Zeilinger, A. (1985) New Technology in Banking and Shopping, In The Information Technology Revolution ( Ed. Forester T. H), Oxford Basil Blackwell, pp.350-358.
- Example of book
(16) Zuboff, S. (1988) In the Age of the Smart Machine, London, Heinemann, pp. 1-455.
- Example of conference proceedings
(19) Shneiderman, B. (1996) The Eyes Have It: A task by data type taxonomy of information visualizations, In IEEE Symposium/Conference on Visual Languages (Las Alamos, USA, 1996), IEEE Computer Society Press, Chicago, pp. 336-343.
- Example of website/Online Documentation
(9) Kruskal, JB, Young, FW, Seery, JB. How to use KYST, A very flexible program to do multidimensional scaling and unfolding [WWW document] http://www.netlib.org/mds/kyst2a_manual.txt (accessed 13th January 2002).
(10) Lenine, R.D. (1995). Home Page for Robin Lenine. Retrieved 27-10-2009 from Information Security, Information website: http://informationsecurity.infor/index.html
Prepare initial submissions in accordance with the instructions above and send them as attachments to e-mail to the Editors.
A hard copy of the submission should also be posted to the Editor. This will be used as a reference copy if any electronic files are corrupted in transmission. If the e-mail is mis-delivered, the hard copy will alert the Editorial Office to the submission.
The electronic copy of the final, accepted manuscript should be emailed to the Editors together with the hard copy. The electronic copy must meet the following criteria:
- The electronic manuscript is the final accepted version.
- An identical double-spaced hard copy is sent to the Editors at the same time.
- The paper should be prepared in Microsoft Word.
- The files are clearly labelled with the journal title, author's names, paper title, contents and the application used.
- Journal style is followed for references, capitalization etc.
To enable the Publisher to protect the copyright of the journal, authors must assign copyright in their manuscripts to the Publisher. All submitted manuscripts must be accompanied by a statement signed by all authors that the article is original, is not under consideration by another journal, has not previously been published elsewhere and its content has not been anticipated by any previous publication.
Authors will be entitled to publish any part of their paper elsewhere, provided the usual acknowledgements are given.