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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission’s compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • We ask you to add at least 3 references to journals from if possible. Furthermore, without good reasons, your submission should not have more than 3 self-citations.
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word or RTF document file format.
  • In Step 3: Metadata: fill in ALL authors (use “Add Contributor” button). Choose one corresponding author (primary contact) and use your institutional email addresses.
  • The text is written in English and meets this journal’s formatting requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Key Points
  • Articles will be accepted only in English.
  • Page numbers are limited (see APC below)
  • Use IEEE citation style (IEEE Citation Reference).
  • Articles may be rejected if not formatted as in the Template.
  • An article can have 1 corresponding author (primary contact) who
    • handles all editorial communication
    • will receive the invoice
    • will receive the page proof and will be responsible for its approval
  • Use your institutional email address in the journal metadata and the article itself and check spam on a regular basis
What should you submit?

Submitted contributions undergo a double-blind review. In order to make this possible, please:

  1. Submit an anonymized file without the authors’ names.
  2. Once your paper is accepted, please upload a final DOC, DOCX or RTF version with the authors’ names in it. Please do not forget to add the authors  directly below the paper title and in the CV section at the end of the paper.
  1. Article submission
  2. Decision about acceptance for review (around 2 weeks)
  3. Peer Review (around 6 weeks)
  4. If accepted, invoice is sent to corresponding author, upload of final version will be required
  5. When payment AND final version have been received, the paper will be scheduled – provisionally – for an issue
  6. Later: the page proof is announced
  7. The page proof will be sent (make sure you reply)
  8. Your paper will be published

All correspondence will be done with the corresponding author. She/he should use an institutional email address that works and check spam on a regular basis. The email address must be the same in the paper and in the article metadata in the journal.

Article Processing Charges (APC)
  • Full papers: 430 EUR – 12-16 pages (+20 EUR/each additional page)
  • Short Papers: 380 EUR – 4-8 pages (+20 EUR an additional page, max 1 possible)
  • Reports, Application Notes: 380 EUR – max. 16 pages (+20 EUR/each additional page)

The invoice will be set up with the name of the corresponding author. If the corresponding author’s address is situated within the European Union, VAT applies.

Members of the International Association of Online Engineering (IAOE) with an advanced membership status pay reduced APC.


Responsibility for the contents rests upon the authors and not upon the IAOE, its committees/boards or its members.

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