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:: Submission Guidelines

Publication Policies

Articles that can be considered for publication include evaluation reviews of literature, definitive articles on methodology and procedures, quantitative and qualitative approaches to theory and empirical articles reporting original research are considered for publication. New techniques, methods, aspects of practical implementation, and industrial or technical approaches can also be considered for the Journal.

All contributions will be read by at least 3 referees to ensure material originality, accuracy and relevance. Contributions are subject to editorial amendment to suit house styles. The Journal does not accept contributions that have been published elsewhere or submitted elsewhere for review.

Manuscripts should be prepared according to the following style rules. Failure to comply these rules will cause delay in publication.

Manuscript Submission Guidelines

NOTE: Effective August 1, 2009, all new manuscripts are handled by the new online electronic manuscript processing system called Manuscript Central at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jcdc.

Download the Guidelines for Authors here.

Download the Copyright Transfer Form here.

The electronic version of the journal is available at http://web.usm.my/jcdc/index.html.