AUTHOR GUIDELINES

Submission Guideline

Please prepare your manuscript according to the journal Manuscript Submission Guideline.

Margin

Margins are to be set at Normal (2.54cm) at the top, bottom, left and right for every page. Use A4 size paper.

 

Title

Title should be short and precise. Use Title Case for the Title, Times New Roman, 18, Bold

 

Author(s)

The name of author(s) should be written by using Times New Roman font 12 and the institutional affiliation(s) with complete postal address(es) including the faculty, country and email address should be clearly stated for each author.

Abstract

Abstract should be in ONE paragraph and should not exceed 250 words. Use 10-point Times New Roman. Avoid abbreviations, diagrams, and reference to the text in the abstract. 

 

Insert 3 to 5 keywords separated by semicolon.

Headings

First order heading should use numbered heading, in capital letters using times new roman, bold, font size 12.

Text

All content / text should be in Times New Roman font size 12. All parts of the manuscript should be typewritten, single-spaced, with margins of at least one inch (2.54 cm) on all sides. The length of the manuscript should be about 5000 to 6000 words including tables, figures and references.

 

Sub-headings

Sub-headings should be in ‘sentence case’ (capitalized first letter only), Times New Roman font size 12, bold

 

Table

Tables and figures (illustrations) should be embedded in the text and centered. A short descriptive title should be written in Times New Roman, 12 font size, bold, sentence case and centred above each table. Text in table should be in Times New Roman, font 10.

 

Figure

Figure label should be written in Times New Roman, 12 font size, bold, sentence case and centered below each figure.

 

Reference

The list of references should be not less than 10 which includes at least two articles from IBEJ. The references should be current sources that published within the last five years. The authors are required to refer the References Guidelines according to APA format. The references should be written in Times New Roman, font 11.

 

 Submission Requirement

Authors are strongly encouraged to submit manuscript(s) electronically to the Chief Editor via http://ojs.upsi.edu.my/index.php/IBEJ/about/submissions before 30th November 2019.