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ESOFT Metro Campus International Journal – Volume 02

1. Introduction

Academics in universities in emerging economies such as Sri Lanka have a crucial role to play in developing differentiated and effective academic systems, and making it possible for our country to join the global knowledge society and compete with sophisticated knowledge economies. While research in universities in Sri Lanka have not yet achieved the top levels of global rankings, it is extremely important in uplifting our academic potential, and to steadily improve reputations and competitiveness on the international stage.

The main objective of ESOFT Metro Campus International Journal (ISSN 2386-1797) is to provide a highly readable and valuable additament to the literature which will accommodate as an indispensable reference implement for years to come. The journal’s objective therefore is to provide a platform for the researchers, Philomath’s, resource persons and practitioners to converge and apportion their research findings with the rest of the world thereby facilitating apprised decisions which amends businesses and society holistically..

2. About the Journal
ESOFT Metro Campus Journal is a peer reviewed electronic and printed International Journal published twice a year by ESOFT Metro Campus, as a multidisciplinary journal, it intends to provide a common platform for academics, researchers, professionals and other researchers to publish their research results in respective areas.
3. Aim of the Journal

This Journal aims to add to the knowledge base of subject areas such as Engineering, Medicine, Management, IT, Physical Science, Agriculture and Social Science. The journal address issues associated with development and implementation of appropriate methodologies and technologies, which would assist the overall objectives of an organization.

Areas are being covered would include, among others, product development, human resources management, project management, logistics, production management, e-commerce, quality management, financial planning, risk management, decision support systems, General Management, Banking, Insurance, Economics, IT, Computer Science, Cyber Security and emerging trends in allied subjects. Thus, the journal provides a forum for researchers and practitioners for the publication of innovative scholarly research, which contributes to the adoption of a holistic managerial approach that ascertains a technologically, economically, politically and ecologically acceptable deployment of effective methodologies in organizational practices.

4. Paper Submission

Please submit full papers by 31st December 2016. You may submit full papers which will be double blind reviewed any time before to the given deadline. Authors should ascertain that the manuscripts are originals neither published nor under consideration for publication elsewhere. The journal accepts manuscripts edited in Sinhala, English or Tamil.

Authors are requested to submit their manuscripts in soft-copies (in Microsoft Word file) to [email protected] Articles submitted before 31st December 2016 will be considered for publication in this Volume of the journal.

5. Guidelines for Authors
Manuscripts must be prepared in compliance with the guidelines laid out below in preparing the whole text including abstract, keywords, heading and references.

Page setup

  • Margins should be 1 inch or 2.5 cm on all sides
  • Font Size is 12 and font type should be Calibri.
  • Line Space could be 1.15 throughout the paper, including the title page, abstract, body of the document, references, appendixes, footnotes, tables, and figures.

Preparation of text

  • Title font size is 14 (bolded and centered)
  • Author(s) name(s), institutional affiliation and e-mail address should come under the title.
  • The abstract should be concise and factual with a maximum of 250 words. The abstract must be written in Calibri, Font Size 10 and Italic. The author should provide up to 5 key words that best describes your research paper.
  • The papers should be structured in title and subtitle sections

Example of subdivision of the article:
1. Introduction (font size: 12)
1.1 Research Methods (font size: 12 in italic)
1.1.1 Analysis Result (font size: 12)

Tables and figures should be included within the text of the paper and must be numbered in sequence.

References and Footnotes
References should follow the Harvard referencing Style. Footnotes: Content footnotes are occasionally used to support substantive information in the text. Place the footnotes at the end of the page: font size must be 10 of Calibri.

6. Publication Process

The publication process is consisting with the following steps. The ultimate objectives of this process is to maintain Quality. Full process will be completed expected within 5-7 days.

1. After receiving the manuscript we will send a confirmation e-mail to the author.
2. Manuscripts will be checked by Plagiarism checker software.
3. Primary quality will be checked by the Editor.
4. The manuscript will be sent for double blinded review.
5. Based on the double blinded review editor will take decision and the decision will be communicated to the author. Decisions can be three types like accepted without revision, resubmit with major/minor revisions, rejected.

7. Important Dates

Process Description Due Date
Manuscript Submission for the Publication 31st December 2016
Receipt of Paper Within 24hr of the submission through email.
Manuscript Review Feedback Within a week.
Manuscript Registration Instantly on the receipt of the paper.
Online Publication Online Version will be published by the 15th January 2017.
Printed Version Printed Version will be published by the 1st February 2017.
Issuing of Certificate of Publication The Certificate of Publication is issued along with the publication of paper online.
Publication Fee Free for All Accepted Papers
8. Editors

  1. Dr. Dayan Rajapakse
  2. Mr. Nishan Sembacuttiaratchy
  3. Dr. Dilina Herath
  4. Dr. Shamitha Pathiratne
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)
ISSN 2386-1797
Editorial Coordinator
Dr. Shamitha Pathiratne
PhD.(NZ), MSc.IT (UK), MBA (IND), PgDip in Computer Applications (IND), BSc.IT (UK),
Dip in Technology Teacher Education (Canada),
NVQ L5 & L6 National Assessor, NODES Tutor Mentor,
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