Call for contributions to a
Special Issue on ISSI2019
Dear Author and Participant of the ISSI Conference in Rome,
organisers of the 17th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI2019) and
the Editors of the Journal of Data and
Information Science (JDIS) are pleased to announce the publication of selected
conference posters in a dedicated issue of Journal of Data and Information
Science. As you
probably already know, JDIS is indexed
by ESCI and Scopus.
This special issue will be edited by Giuseppe Catalano, Cinzia Daraio,
Jacqueline Leta, Henk F. Moed, Giancarlo Ruocco and Xiaolin Zhang.
Authors of posters accepted
and presented at ISSI 2019 are invited to submit a substantially extended
version of their contribution no later than 31 January 2020 to the Editorial Manager of the journal. Note that
this deadline is stringent. After this date, the special issue will be closed.
The selection criteria are as follows:
· The poster was accepted at the Conference and has been included in the
· The text of the contribution is a
substantially extended version (at least 50% new material) of the ISSI2019
Conference submission with proper reference to the original proceedings poster.
· The submission is an original contribution and it has not yet been
submitted to or published in any other journal.
· The submissions will be reviewed again according to the standards of
Authors are asked to
organise their manuscript according to the guidelines for contributors as described on the journal’s homepage. Depending on the selected submissions’ length, the issue will admit a
selection of about 40 contributions. Therefore, submitted papers should ideally
be within 6 pages (including tables, figures and references) but you may submit
longer papers if the content merits.
Some submissions might not
be selected for the special issue, but could still be accepted for publication
in one of the forthcoming regular issues of JDIS. In these cases, the authors
will be notified and asked if they wish to do so. Also, authors who have missed
the deadline can still publish their paper in a regular issue, provided the
papers meet the above criteria and the paper has successfully passed the
In order to submit your
1. Open the journal’s Editorial
Manager (https://mc03.manuscriptcentral.com/jdis) and login as
author. If you do not yet have a user name and password, please, register
2. Click on “Submit New
3. Choose “Article type”: ‘Others (accompanied by description ‘Special Issue ISSI2019’)’. This is important since
your paper will otherwise be reviewed as an ‘ordinary’ paper and, in case of
acceptance, be published in a regular issue.
4. From this point on, submit your
paper as you usually do.
We look forward to receiving your submission!
Giuseppe Catalano, Cinzia Daraio, Jacqueline Leta, Henk F. Moed and
Giancarlo Ruocco, on behalf of the Conference Programme Committee