Call for Papers

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORT MANAGEMENT
ISSN 1546-234X
DONNA PASTORE, EDITOR

INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRIBUTORS

Submit to International Journal of Sport Management

 

Manuscripts can now be submitted on-line through Scholastica. Use the button to the left to submit directly to IJSM. Manuscripts are being accepted in all areas related to sport and recreation management and athletic administration.

All manuscripts must be submitted in English. An original manuscript “package” in Microsoft Word®, should include the article, complete cover letter, and tables and/or figures (as separate files). [Virus free].Each manuscript must be accompanied by a one-paragraph abstract (150 words or less). The APA (6th edition) format (Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association) must be used consistently throughout the entire manuscript. Number the pages and lines throughout the manuscript, including the references. Be sure to double check references for correct spelling of authors and publication dates as well as to insure that the names in the references and in the body of the manuscript match. Be sure references follow the APA format. Manuscripts should not be submitted to another journal while under review by IJSM.

The first page of each manuscript should include only the title of the article. The name,  affiliation, and full address (including phone number, fax number and e-mail address) of all authors should be provided on a separate cover sheet. In addition, the number of submitted manuscript pages should be provided. Include a copy of the cover letter within the e-mail.

Manuscripts should be typed double-spaced with a 1-inch margin on all sides of a letter-size page. They should typically be 20-30 pages in length, including tables, figures and references. However, shorter and longer manuscripts will be reviewed.

All graphs and tables, as well as figures and drawings, should be placed on separate pages. Tables should be double-spaced. Figures and drawings must be professionally prepared an in a digital format. Final manuscripts, including all corrections, must be submitted via e-mail in MicrosoftWord( TM ) as attachments.

Submitted manuscripts are reviewed by at least two mambers of the "review board" and by the editor. The evaluation of manuscripts is by a blind review process. Authors are notified as to the disposition of their manuscripts as soon as all reviews are completed. There are no page charges to authors. All authors must transfer copypright to American Press by signing a copyright release document.

Galley proofs of accepted manuscripts are e-mailed to the authors in PDF form and are to be returned within three days following receipt from the publisher. No major additions or revisions are permitted at this stage in the publication process—only minor corrections will be accepted. After it is published, each contributing author will receive one copy of the issue that contains his/her article. Complimentary copies will be sent to the lead author and it is his/her responsibility to forward copies to his/her co-authors.

Please e-mail American Press if you have any questions about submissions. americanpress@flash.net