Finalizing your extended abstract for the 2018 proceedings

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Instructions for preparing your abstract for CAIS Conference Proceedings

Authors, please adhere to the following formatting guidelines for submission of your final extended abstract for publication in our open access online proceedings.

Remember to proofread and spellcheck your document before submission, as no further editing services will be provided. Submit your final abstract, up to approximately 1500 words, via EasyChair by end of day April 16, 2018.

Start with page two of the downloadable template.

Use Times New Roman, 12 pt, 2.54 cm margins on all sides. Use headings as appropriate.

Be sure to include the author(s) name(s) and affiliations at the top of the first page.

Preparation of copy

Use italics rather than underlining where applicable. Use endnotes rather than footnotes.

Tables and figures

Tables and figures should be numbered separately and placed together at the end of the document. Figures can be sent in separate image files. Insert a location note at the appropriate place in the text (e.g., ”Insert Table 2 here”). Prepare tables as simply as possible. Figures must be sharp and clear and must fit within the text area of a journal page (115 mm × 175 mm).

Style

Tables and figures should be numbered separately and placed together at the end of the document. Figures can be sent in separate image files. Insert a location note at the appropriate place in the text (e.g., ”Insert Table 2 here”). Prepare tables as simply as possible. Figures must be sharp and clear and must fit within the text area of a journal page (115 mm × 175 mm).

Format and references

All references to sources are to be identified in the text by the surname of the author(s), year of publication, and page number(s) where applicable. Examples: (Greenberg 2008, 48); (Olson 2006, 19–21); (Fogel 2004a). For ejournal articles please provide a DOI rather than a URL if possible. The references list should be placed at the end of the main text, and ordered alphabetically by author and by year of publication.

All abstracts should be submitted in PDF format.