Manuscript Guideline

Manuscript Specifications

The entire manuscript, including abstract of 150-250 words and key words (not more than five key words). Tables, figures and references, should be within 5000 words and should be typed, double-spaced, on A4 paper in 12 point Times New Roman font. Standard margins (2.5" on the top and bottom and 2.5" on the left and right), on one side of the paper only, with pages numbered consecutively. 

Authors' names, affiliations, postal addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone, fax numbers and biographical data of not more than 50 words should be submitted on a separate covering page.

Headings: Headings must be short, with a clear indication of the distinction between the hierarchy of headings. The preferred format is for  headings to be presented in bold format, with consecutive numbering.

Notes/Endnotes: All endnotes should be used only if absolutely necessary and must be identified in the text by consecutive numbers and listed at the end of the article.

Tables and Figures: Tables and Figures should be part of the text. All Figures should be submitted in both electronic form and as hard copy originals. Tables should not  be submitted as graphic elements. Supply succint and clear captions for all tables and figures. They should be numbered in Arabic numerals.

Acknowledgements: Authors need to include Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc. It should be brief and concise. For example : The authors gratefully acknowledge use of service and facilities of the Human-Centered Computing Research lab at Universiti Utara Malaysia, funded by Prototype Research Grant Scheme, Ministry of Higher Education [grant number and year].

References and Style: The style and bibliographic references should conform to the  conventions specified in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological  Association (7th ed.). References, only of works cited, should be listed in full at the  end of the paper arranged alphabetically.