Full Paper Template

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR WRITING THE FULL PAPER

 

1. LENGTH OF THE PAPER

The length of full papers is restricted to 8 pages, while poster papers are limited to 4 pages. This limit includes the reference list, but excludes the structured abstract which should be provided in a separate file. Please note that submitted papers exceeding this length will be returned to the author(s) to make the appropriate modifications.

 

2. STRUCTURED ABSTRACT

A final version of the structured abstract should be provided. There are five headings which are obligatory (Purpose, Design, Findings and Value); the other two (Research implications and Practical implications) may be omitted if they are not applicable to your paper.  Abstracts should not exceed one page. Write concisely and clearly. The abstract should reflect only what will appear in the full paper.The abstract should also contain details of the authors and their affiliations. There is no need to provide sample references.

 

3. PAPER FORMAT

The paper must begin with the title, followed by a blank line and then the authors’ names with affiliation(s) on the following lines. The main text should begin with a short introduction followed by a review of relevant literature, a description of the problem or challenge, the research work, results/analysis, discussion and conclusions. References should be included and placed after the conclusions.

 

4. PAPER LAYOUT

Please adhere to the following layout guidelines. A template is also available from www.isl21.org; to download it, Click Here

 

Fonts: Please use Verdana 11 pt. bold for the paper title and Verdana 10 pt. for the text, tables and figures. All section headings are to be in Verdana 10 pt. bold. Sub-headings are to be in Verdana 10 pt. bold. A blank line should appear at the end of each section.

 

Margins & Paper Size: Paper size is A4 with all margins set at 2.5 cm (top, bottom, left and right). Text, figures and tables should not appear outside these margins. Paragraphs should be fully justified.

 

Spaces & Paragraphs: Do not use the tab key for paragraphs. Always use a line to separate paragraphs, headings, subheadings, tables and figures.

 

Figures & Tables: Figures and tables should be integrated into the text. Numbers and associated text should be in Verdana 10 pt. centred and placed underneath the table or figure as shown in Table 1.

 

Item Font layout

Font Verdana

size

Paragraph form in MSWord file
TITLE BOLD, CAPITAL LETTERS 12pt TITLE OF PAPER
Authors italics 10 pt Authors
Affiliation Normal 10 pt Affiliation
HEADINGS BOLD/CAPITAL LETTERS 10 pt Headline 1
Other headers Bold 10 pt Headline 2
Captions (figures and tables) Normal 10 pt Captions
Text Normal 10 pt Paragraph

REFERENCES

Text

BOLD

Normal

10 pt

10 pt

REFERENCES

Text Text Text

 

Table 1: Text details

 

References: References should be collected at the end of your paper.  Do not begin them on a new page unless this is absolutely necessary.  They should be prepared according to a recognised style, e.g. the Harvard system, (see example below) making sure that your accumulated list corresponds to the citation made in the text body, and that all material mentioned is generally available to the reader.

 

Dumas A (1988) “Silent Designers”, in Clark PA & Starkey KP Organization Transitions and Innovation‑Design, London:Pinter.

 

Language: All papers must be written in English and conference presentations are to be delivered in English.

 

Copyright: Full responsibility for the paper rests with the author. Authors should take the necessary steps to obtain permission to publish or use any material that might be protected by copyright.

 

5. POSTERS

If invited to present a poster at the conference, this should be prepared according to guidelines which will provided in due course.

 

6. PRESENTATIONS

If invited to present a full paper at the conference, please note that presentations should be in Microsoft® PowerPoint® and last no more than 20 minutes. Presentations will be followed by 5-10 minutes of questions. With a large number of papers to present during the conference, it is essential that presentation times are adhered to