Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process. Once you have registered please follow the guidelines listed below.

Submissions must conform to the following guidelines

  • 1 - Be the author's original research. Simultaneous submissions to other journals, as well as previous publication in any format and language, are not accepted.
  • 2 - Be between 7,000 and 10,000 words in length; book reviews and conference reports must be between 800-1,000 words; Forum articles around 3000 words;
  • 3 - Include a 250 word (max) abstract at the top of the paper;
  • 4 - Cite all bibliographical information in endnotes. Provide full biographical information (e.g., full name(s) of author(s), complete title of the source, place of publication, publishing company, date of publication, and the specific page being cited) when the source is mentioned for the first time. For subsequent citations of the same source, list the author's last name, abbreviate the title, and give the relevant page number(s). Do not use footnotes or a bibliography;
  • 5 - Avoid putting the author's name in headers or footers, and avoid any personal references in the body or the endnotes that might betray their identity to referees;
  • 6 - Include a separate cover sheet with the author's full name, current university or professional affiliation, mailing address, phone/fax number(s), and current e-mail address. Provide a two-three sentence biography;
  • 7 - Transliterate Arabic words according to the style in AJISS, which is based upon that used by the Library of Congress;
  • 8 - Submit complete paper by clicking the "Submit Manuscript" button on the top right of the screen.
  • 9 - All submissions should be in MS-Word, double-spaced, and on single-sided numbered pages;
  • 10 - AJISS does not return manuscripts to authors.