Instruction to Authors
IJLSI publishes the following manuscripts:
- Review Articles
- Short Communications
- Case Study
- Empirical research
- Conceptual framework
- Analytical and simulation models
The preferred format of all articles are in MS office (2003 or above). It should be concisely written in 1.5 spacing along with font size of 12 in Times New Roman font. Illustrations must be inserted at appropriate places in the paper. Numbering should be taken care of. No borders or other decorative implementations shall be entertained anywhere in the entire text. The manuscript must contain the following sections:
- Title page
- Materials and methods
- Data analysis
All papers must be accompanied by proper names and affiliation of authors along with email ids. Co authorship is allowed to a maximum of 2 authors.
Text and content:
All manuscripts must be accompanied by proper abstracts. The abstract should be self- explanatory, brief and informative in nature. It may be presented either separately or within the manuscript itself. The results, discussions and conclusions must be stated clearly with proper evidence to support the data.
Result and Discussion:
This segment should focus on the fulfilment of stated objectives as given in the introduction. All results based on methods must be included. Results should be described as concisely as possible in one of the following ways: text, table(s), or figure(s). Discussion should start with limited background information and then proceed with the discussion of the results of the investigation in light of what has been published in the past, the limitations of the study, and potential directions for future research.It must be followed by one empty line.
A brief Conclusions section is desirable, but not essential. It must be followed by one empty line.
It may briefly include acknowledgement of assistance from: 1) contributors that do not warrant authorship; ii) technical help; and iii) Material support. It must be followed by one empty line.
Referencing in paper:
All the papers sent in the streams of management, commerce, humanities should be sent in APA format and all papers pertaining to topics of law should be sent in 19th bluebook edition format. The pattern of the paper should be strictly followed.
IJLSI does not entertain plagiarism in any form. All papers found to be plagiarised will be directly eligible for rejection. Citations and referencing might not necessarily reduce plagiarism.