Guidelines for Abstract Submission 

The abstract is what users, researches and reviewers will read when deciding whether your article pertains to their interests and needs. For this reason, your abstract is an extremely important and powerful representation of your article. As an author, you should spend time ensuring that it is readable, error free and that it contains a complete description of your research.  

In approximately 250-300 words, you will need to summarise your findings, and describe the implications of those findings. Your abstract must be self-contained, without abbreviations, footnotes, or references. It should be a microcosm of the full article. It must be written as one paragraph, and should not contain displayed mathematical equations or tabular material. The abstract should also include three to seven different keywords or phrases, as this will help readers to find it.

 

Guidelines for Paper Submission

  1. Policy on Plagiarism

All papers submitted to ISS, should be clear from plagiarism (including self-plagiarism). Paper(s) with plagiarism issues will not be reviewed and automatically rejected. Accepted and paid paper(s) for registration, can also be subjected to being rejected and removed from publication by the programme committee if found to have plagiarism issues.

  1. Templates

To help ensure correct formatting, please use the template given.

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  1. Paper Format
    • Number of Pages:
      Papers should not exceed 15 pages, including figures, tables and references.
    • Page Size:
      A4
    • File Format:
      PDF only
    • Abstract:
      It is important that the abstract be a meaningful description of your paper.
    • Keywords:
      Choose from three to five keywords.
    • APA Style
    • Color:
      Use of color is encouraged, but since readers will usually print the papers in black and white, it is the author’s responsibility to ensure that all figures/plots can be printed and understood in black and white.

Violations of any of the above paper specifications may result in rejection of your paper.

  1. Paper submission system

To submit your paper, please email to utlc@uum.edu.my

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