JDIM Word Template for Text

(See Electronic Submission Guidelines Requirements for submitting Electronic Text and Graphic Files)

Journal of Digital Information Management (JDIM)

General Instructions to authors

The paper text length is maximum 6000 words. Images and figures need to be sent separately in tiff or jpeg format with high resolution. The paper can be either in word or pdf format.

Title of the paper in Arial 14 bold justified

First Author1, Second Author2 , Third author3

1Computer Science Department

University of Brasilia

Campus Universitário Darcy Ribeiro

Caixa Postal 4466 – CEP 70.919-970



2 Department of Information Systems

College of Business

San Francisco State University


Abstract: The abstract is in Verdana font, fully justified in italics with the font size 8.

 For classification and subject descriptors use ACM classification.

Keywords: four to six key words separated by commas with the font size 8 in times new roman

  1. Introduction

The text of the paper should be in Arial with the font size of 9. There is no space in the beginning of the paragraphs. The text should be justified.

  1. Headings and subheadings

The headings and sub headings should be in the Arial font 9 bold. They should be numbered continuously.

  1. Footnotes

Footnotes can be given at any place of the text from title to acknowledgement. It should be in times new roman 8 point.

  1. Illustrations

Place illustrations (figures, tables, drawings, and photographs) in the text at the places where they are discussed, rather than at the end of the paper. Number illustrations sequentially (but number tables separately). Place the illustration numbers and caption under the illustration in 9 point times new roman normal font.

Send illustrations separately in tiff or jpeg format with the resolution of not less than 600 dpi.

  1. Equations

If you are using Word, use either the Microsoft Equation Editor or the MathType add-on ( for equations in your paper.

Number equations consecutively with equation numbers in parentheses flush with the right margin. First use the equation editor to create the equation. Then select the “Equation” markup style. Press the tab key and write the equation number in parentheses.

  1. References

For references use the arial 9 font. See the examples given below.

Wolfram, D., Spink, A., Jansen, B.J., Saracevic, T (2001). Vox populi: the public searching of the Web. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 52 (12) 1073–1074.

Hatano, K., Qian, Q., Tanaka, K (1997). A SOMBased Information Organizer for Text and Video Data. In: Proc. of the 5th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA’97), pages 205–214. World Scientific, Apr. 1997.

Immersion Company Products,

Lazinger, S.S (2001). Digital Preservation and Metadata: History, Theory, Practice. Englewood Colorado: Libraries Unlimited. 359.

  1. Author biographies

Author biographies should not exceed 100 words. Authors’ photos need to be in tiff or jpeg format.

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