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Author Guidelines

Full papers, project reports and poster abstracts are accepted for publication in the DC-2016 Conference Proceedings. Submissions for review may be submitted using Open Office (.odf), Microsoft Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf).

In order to guarantee readability and uniformity of appearance, authors are expected to use the specifications in in the table below in formatting their submissions. An MS DOC template is available as well as a PDF illustrating the specifications:

  • Papers & Project Reports: « Word »
  • Posters: « Word »
  • presentations: « Word »

Reference to the « published proceedings for DC-2017 » may be of further assistance with matters of document formatting.

Maximum submission length for each category of submission as well as evaluation criteria are set out in the Call for Papers at « http://dcevents.dublincore.org/IntConf/dc-2017/schedConf/cfp ».

DCMI adheres to a blind peer review process in which reviewer identities are unknown to authors. It does not use a double-blind review process; therefore, author identities are known to reviewers.

Submission Formatting Specification

  • Page size: ISO A4 (8.27 in x 11.69 in / 21 cm x 29.69 cm)
  • Top and bottom margins: 1.18 in / 3 cm
  • Left margin: 1.14 in / 2.9 cm
  • Right margin: 1.13 in / 2.87 cm
  • Header from top: .5 in /1.27 cm

The resulting single text column is 6 in / 15.23 cm

Template Tag Font Size Spacing
Header Times Roman 11 pt, Italic Alignment: Centered
Space before: 0 pt
Space after: 0 pt
Spacing: Single
Title Arial 14 pt, Bold Alignment: Centered
Space before: 12 pt
Space after: 3 pt
Spacing: Single
Author Times Roman 12 pt Alignment: Centered
Space before: 0 pt
Space after: 0 pt
Spacing :Single
Heading Abstract Arial 12 pt, Bold Alignment: Justified
Space before: 0 pt
Space after: 0 pt
Spacing: Single
Abstract Times Roman 11 pt

Alignment: Justified
First line: 0.16in /.41cm
Space before: 3 pt
Spacing: Single

Heading 1 Arial 12 pt, Bold Alignment: Left
Space before: 12 pt
Space after: 6 pt
Spacing: Single
Heading 2 Arial 11 pt, Bold Alignment: Left
Space before: 12 pt
Space after: 3 pt
Spacing: Single
Para Normal Times Roman 11 pt Alignment: Justified
Indent: first line: 0in/0cm
Space before: 0 pt
Space after: 0 pt
Spacing: Single
Para Indent Times Roman 11 pt Alignment: Justified
Indent first line: .16in/.41cm
Space before: 0 pt
Space after: 0 pt
Spacing: Single
Quotation Times Roman 11 pt Alignment: Justified
Indent right: .25 in/.635cm
Indent left: .25 in/.635cm
Space before: 3 pt
Space after: 0 pt
Spacing: Single
Caption Label Times Roman 9 pt Alignment: Centered
Space before: 0 pt
Space after: 0 pt
Spacing: Single

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another proceedings or journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or Rich Text Format (RTF) file format. PDF files will not be accepted.
  3. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines as illustrated in the available Word templates: (a) full papers & project reports, and (b) posters.
  4. The authors agree to grant DCMI non-exclusive permission to publish the submitted work in the Proceedings and to disseminate and make that work available to the public in any form or medium as set out in the Copyright Notice.
  5. Authors agree to the recording of their conference presentation and grant DCMI non-exclusive permission to make those recordings available to the public in any form or medium as set out in the Copyright Notice. Authors may provide a voice-over with the PowerPoint presentation for inclusion in the online proceedings. Such inclusion is at the discretion of DCMI.
  6. Authors agree to the subsequent viewing of a recording of their presentation delivered at the conference. If the submission is for consideration for asynchronous presentation, the authors agree to create the required video trvotding as specified by the Program Committee.
  7. Authors agree that the work submitted here for publications in the proceedings represent their authors' contributions and have not been copied or plagiarized in whole or in part from other works.
  8. Authors acknowledge that on submission they have disclosed in comments to the editor all and any actual or potential conflicts of interest with their work.
  9. Authors acknowledge that the submission contains no information or material that will be proprietary or confidential at the time of publication, and has cite no publication that will be proprietary or confidential at that time.
 

Copyright Notice

The copyright for submission is retained by the author(s), with first publication rights granted to DCMI for publication in the electronic and print proceedings. By virtue of their appearance in this open access publication, submissions are free to be used with proper attribution for educational and other non-commercial purposes. Other uses may require the permission of the author(s).

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