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International Trends in Library and Information Technology (ITLIT)

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                                            Instructions to Authors

The editors of ITLIT welcome original, scholarly articles and research papers in line with the aims, objectives, and scope of the International Trends in Library & Information Technology (ITLIT) journal. Submitted articles must not have been published previously and must not be under review for publication in any medium (e.g. printed journal, conference proceedings,electronic, or optical medium).

Submission of Manuscript
Manuscripts should be submitted to the Chief Editor, International Trends in Library & Information Technology (ITLIT), preferably by email to []. Copyright clearance if any for materials used, in the article should be obtained by the author(s). Submission of the manuscript to ITLIT implies the author(s) agreement that the foregoing conditions have been met.

Research Papers should normally be 2000-5000 words, or up to 8000 words in exceptional cases (as determined by the editors). Short communications on new ideas/new areas of work/innovations, and book reviews may be 1000-2500 words. The article should be submitted in Microsoft Word, RTF, or ODT document file format. Layout the document with:
A4 paper size
double-spaced text
12-point font
italics, rather than underlining (except with URLs and other web addresses)
all illustrations, figures, and tables placed within the text at the appropriate points

Tips for the structure of a research paper:

1. Introduction, need, scope and objectives of the study
2. Research methodology used, data collection tools, procedures
3. Presentation, analysis and interpretation of data
4. Findings, discussion and conclusion of the study
5. Appendices
6. References/citations

References/citations should be as per the most current APA style. References/citations should be as per the most current APA style. This calls for citations to be indicated in the text by giving the name of the author(s), the year of publication, and the relevant page numbers in parentheses following a quotation or reference, e.g.:
(Chandrasekharan, 2013, p. 45)

All cited works should be listed alphabetically at the end of the paper in APA standard format by author, then by year for each author, e.g.:
Bowman, J. H. (2007). OPACS: the early years, and user reactions. Library History 23(4), 317-329. doi:10.1179/174581607x254802

If more than one paper by the same author(s) from the same year are cited, add a, b, c, etc. after the year of publication, for example, "2013a". Citations and references should strictly conform to the current edition of the APA style guide (see for details. Authors are responsible for checking the accuracy of their citations and ensuring that all in-text references appear in reference list at the end of the paper.


Papers published in the ITLIT journal list the copyright as owned by 3D WEB Publications, as well as by the authors of individual papers.

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