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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • The abstract in not more than 250 words should contain the purpose, methodology and major findings and value of the study.

Author Guidelines

Manuscript requirements

Types of manuscripts: The journal accepts research articles, review articles, technical papers describing or evaluating technical products, processes or services, conceptual papers, case studies and brief communications. Book reviews are also welcome.

Format: Article files should be submitted in Microsoft Word format.

Article Length: Articles should be between 3000 and 6000 words in length. This includes all text, abstract, references and appendices.

Article Title: The title should not be lengthy, preferably not more than 15 words.

Author details: All contributing authors’ names should be added in the correct order for publication. The author affiliation and e-mail address should immediately follow the name. A short biography (maximum 50 words) of author(s) should be provided at the end of the article.

Abstract: The abstract in not more than 250 words should contain the purpose, methodology and major findings and value of the study.

Key words: Key words, not less than five, should immediately follow the abstract.

Body of the text: The articles preferably should have introduction, previous studies, methodology/ procedure of study, discussion and conclusion. The headings must be concise and numbered in such a manner that their hierarchy is obvious. Bold letters are preferred for the headings and sub-headings.

Publication Charge: Rs. 1200.00 Per Paper (Fee includes Typesetting, Publishing and Listing the papers in the Search Digital Library, Maintenance of Website and Journal infrastructures Indexing and Administrative Expense.). 

References: For in-text citations and bibliographic references, strictly follow the guidelines given by Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), 6th. edition.

Tables, figures, diagrams, drawings, screenshots, photographic images should be included in the body at the appropriate location. Notes or Endnotes should be used only if absolutely necessary.

Only those contributions that have not been published previously or not been submitted elsewhere or not under review for another publication in any medium or forum should be submitted to LISPA Journal.

Contributions should be sent by email to the e-mail address: [email protected]

Websites: www.lispa.org.in

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Privacy Statement

Our Privacy Policy

Effective date: June 01, 2019

The Library and Information Science Professionals Association  ("us", "we", or "our") operates the Journal (i.e. "LISPA : A New Dimension of Knowledge ")  at this web-site http://lispa.journal.org.in/index.php/lispa .

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