Guidelines of Full Papers

Prospective authors must submit the full paper in MSWord directly as an attached file through email by the 6th of July 2012 (see Important Dates). All papers must be original and have not been presented or submitted for consideration elsewhere. The length of the full paper should normally be within 5,000 words. In writing the paper, prospective authors are encouraged to follow the Chicago Citation style. Authors are requested to check the printed appearance of the paper before sending it. All papers must be in English.

The full paper must include:-

  • name(s) and affiliation of (each) author;
  • name, organization, mailing address, telephone, fax, and e-mail address, and a brief biography of the presenter(s);
  • an abstract (250 words or less);
  • full text of the paper (about 3,500 to 5,000 words);
  • a reference list.

Accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings. Selected papers will also be published in the Malaysian Journal Library & Information Science and Online Information Review, both indexed by the Web of Science and Scopus.

Papers may be submitted to Dr Noorhidawati Abdullah at The subject line of the e-mail message should read: "ICOLIS2012_papersubmission".