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Author Guidelines

 

 

Papers submitted to the JKG should be original, unpublished and  not  under consideration for any other publication.  All submissions must comply with JKG copyright declaration .
Papers submitted to the Journal will be checked for plagiarism. The journal follows a zero tolerance policy for plagiarism. Authors are advised to check the Wikipedia definition of plagiarism who are not familiar with the term

 

By submitting an article, the author warrants that the work is not an infringement of any existing copyrights and will indemnify the journal against any breach of such warranty.

 

Papers must be submitted in well-written English with the general audience in mind.  If uncommon terminologies are used, the meanings have to be explained.

 

If accepted papers do not meet the language standards of the journal, authors will be responsible for revising them, enlisting professional help if necessary. To that end, we encourage soliciting feedback from author’s colleagues prior to submission.

 

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check the compliance of their submissions with all of the following items.

 

1. Author(s) need to register with the JKG at http://journals.sfu.ca/jkg prior to submitting an article. Registration and login are required to submit items online, and to check the status of current submission.

 

2. Published articles from the previous issues of the Journal of Knowledge Globalization may be consulted for examples of acceptable works.

 

3.  While submitting the paper, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review should be followed.

 

4. The author(s) should not use their names in the body of the paper or identify them directly or indirectly anywhere in the paper.

 

5. An abstract of 100 to 150 words is required in a separate page with the title of the paper. The author(s) should not be identified in the abstract. The abstract should precisely describe the purpose of the paper, the method, and the results and conclusions. Following the abstract, three to five keywords describing the topic and category of the article should be provided.

 

6. The manuscript must be a Word document, double-spaced, printable in 8.5 inches x 11 inches, with a one-inch margin on all sides. The body of the manuscript should not exceed 7000 words typed in Times New Roman font, 12pt, double-spaced (20 pages) including tables, figures and references.

 

7. Figures and tables should have appropriate titles and be serially numbered, presented at the end of the paper. All tables should be prepared using the MSWord table grid (not as a typed-in document) and presented at the end of the paper, with appropriate titles and numbered serially. The place of insertion for tables, figures, and illustrations must be placed in the main text as: (Insert Table xxx about here). All documents, charts, and figures must be in black and white.

 

8. Survey results and questionnaire must be available to the editors if needed.

 

9. No footnotes should be included in the body of the paper. If need be, they can be shown as endnotes to the paper.

 

10. Authors are invited to email a list of up to three authors with expertise in the subject matter of the paper with their names, affiliation/addresses and contact information.  These potential reviewers should not be personally known to the author(s). The editors will take these names into consideration when assigning reviewers.

 

For questions or clarification, please email: jkgeditor@kglobal.org.

 

Sample Chicago Style Citations

 

Below are listed examples of common citations. For more guidance, we encourage you to reference http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org.

 

Book

One author

Gopinath, C. Globalization : A multidimensional system. Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage, 2008.

 

Two or more authors

Ward, Geoffrey C., and   Ken Burns. The War: An Intimate History, 1941–1945. New York: Knopf, 2007.

 

Chapter or other part of a book

Kelly, John D. “Seeing Red: Mao Fetishism, Pax Americana, and the Moral Economy of War.” In Anthropology  and Global Counterinsurgency, edited by John D. Kelly, Beatrice Jauregui, Sean T. Mitchell, and Jeremy Walton, 67–83. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.

 

Journal article

Article in a print journal

Weinstein, Joshua I. “The Market in Plato’s Republic.” Classical Philology 104 (2009): 439–58.

 

Article in an online journal

Include a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) if the journal lists one. A DOI is a permanent ID that, when appended to http://dx.doi.org/ in the address bar of an Internet browser, will lead to the source. If no DOI is available, list a URL.

 

Kossinets, Gueorgi, and Duncan J. Watts. “Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network.” American Journal of Sociology 115 (2009): 405–50. Accessed February 28, 2010. doi:10.1086/599247.

 

Article in a newspaper or popular magazine

Mendelsohn, Daniel. “But Enough about Me.” New Yorker, January 25, 2010.

Stolberg, Sheryl Gay, and Robert Pear. “Wary Centrists Posing Challenge in Health Care Vote.” New York Times, February 27, 2010. Accessed February 28, 2010. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/28/us/politics/28health.html.

 

Paper presented at a meeting or conference

Rahman, M.  and  Mahmud, N.  “The Knowledge Journey.”  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Knowledge Globalization Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, April 11–13,, 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it under  consideration before another journal. An explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor.
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  7. Please email a list of three authors with expertise in the subject matter of your paper with their names, affiliation and addresses and contact information.  These authors should not be personally known to you or your coauthor(s), if any.

     

     

  8. If the author wishes to withdraw the paper during the review process, he/she must inform JKG.
    Author also agrees not to withdraw the paper and submit it to another journal after receiving acceptance letter from JKG.

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Copyright Notice

Authors are given limited copyrights and grant the publisher the rights of publication in the joural and in any future publications with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

 

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