Online Submission

Scope and Policy


JISTEM aims to publish high quality academic articles with solid methodology from the areas of Information Systems, Information Technology and Information Science concerning all aspects of Management in a multidisciplinary perspective.

The journal scope is to publish research papers containing empirical contribution to knowledge in the main fields including cross-cultural and cross-national studies.

All papers submitted for evaluation must be original and should not be under review in any other publication. Articles should be in accordance with the objectives proposed by the journal. All papers submitted for evaluation of JISTEM are evaluated by the Editor. If accepted, they are evaluated by the Scientific Board or ad hoc, in double blind review. A copy of the reviewers' comments is sent to the authors. If approved, the article goes through editorial advice, spelling and grammar review. The estimated timeframe for the evaluation process is two to four months.



Form and preparation of manuscripts


Submission of Manuscripts

Register at "Online Submissions" and submit your paper accordingly to JISTEM guidelines.

a) Manuscript style 

Articles must be submitted in English, Spanish, Portuguese or French in MS-Word format. JISTEM primarily publishes articles in English.

First page must present: title of the article, author's full name, affiliation, full address, telephone, email, fax and a brief curriculum vitae. Limit of 3 co-authors per article. 

Second page must present: title of the article, abstract in the original language of the article of about 100 words, title, area and 5 key words (if accepted an abstract in English and key-words will be required), 

Articles must be limited to 30 pages in double-space, Arial or times new roman, 12 points;

Authors must include figures and graphics in high-resolution 300 dpi (jpg or gif). They must be numbered (Arabic) and with the complete title. References to each table or figure have to be made in the text.

Authors must submit the questionnaires and research results to the editor and review purposes.

Acknowledgments to institutions regarding financial support can be included only in the final accepted version.

b) Structure Style

Articles should clearly present the Abstract, Introduction, Objectives, Justification, Question, literature review, research method, results, conclusion, recommendation and limitation, plus references;

References are to follow the American Psychological Association (APA) guidelines. More detailed explanations and examples of these guidelines can be found at the following locations: or Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed., 2010) American Psychological Association (APA).A list of reference must be presented in alphabetical order. 

A glossary can be included in the end of the article if needed.

2) Book Review

Book review should be sent by Prof. Edson Luiz Riccio at



Send of manuscripts


Articles submitted for publication in JISTEM must be sent via journal's website:, at "Online Submissions ".

Articles may be submitted in Portuguese, Spanish, English or French.

Please review the detailed information on article format and the journal's editorial policies in the items titled "Scope and Policy" and "Authors Guidelines "