About The Journal

The International Journal of Information, Business and Management (IJIBM) was first published in 2009, and is published 4 issues per year.

Indexed and Abstracted

IJIBM is indexed and abstracted in EBSCO, ROAD, OALib, Ulrich's Periodicals Directory, ProQuest (ABI/INFORM Global) , ZORA (Zurich Open Repository and Archive)IndexCopernicus, JournalSeek, New Jour, getCITED, Directory of Research Journals Indexing, Open J-Gate, Universal Impact Factor, CiteFactor, ResearchBib, EBSCO Open Access Journals, Scientific Indexing Service, InnoSpace - SJIF Scientific Journal Impact Factor, The Index of Information Systems Journals, National Central Library Taiwan, National Library of Australia , National Science Library (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Eurasian Scientific Journal Index, INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ORGANIZED RESEARCH (I2OR).

Since 2013, the IJIBM has been included into the EBSCO (Business Source Corporate Plus database), one of the largest full-text databases around the world.

Since 2013, the IJIBM has been included into the ProQuest (ABI/INFORM Global) list.

Impact Factor (SJIF) = 3.91

Impact Factor (UIF) = 4.8

Open access policy

Reader or their institutions can read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of articles of the Journal for free.

Publisher

Elite Hall Publishing House

Scope

IJIBM is an international journal that brings together research papers on all aspects of Information, Business and Management in all areas. The journal focuses on research that stems from academic and industrial need and can guide the activities of managers, consultants, software developers and researchers. It publishes accessible articles on research and industrial applications, new techniques and development trends.

Features

IJIBM serves the academic and professional purposes for those such as scientists, professionals, educators, social workers and managers. It provides new methodology, techniques, models and practical applications in various areas.

Procedures

  1. We treat all submitted papers in an anonymous way between author(s) and referees (double blind).
  2. Referees' reports should be submitted within two months.
  3. Decisions from referees' reports are concluded by the following table

Referee 1

Referee 2

Accept

Revise

Reject

Accept

Accept

Revise

Find the 3rd Referee

Revise

Revise

Revise

Reject

Reject

Find the 3rd Referee

Reject

Reject

4.      Explanation:

    1. Combine the 3rd referee's opinion to make a decision following the procedure 3.
    2. Some minor modifications should be carried out, if needed, even although both referees agree to accept.
    3. Revisions should be so completed within a specified length of time that both referees agree to accept.
  1. For each published paper, pdf file of IJIBM will be sent to the corresponding author for free.

Publication Fee

The International Journal of Information, Business and Management publishes journals encompassing the full range of research outcomes and is committed to the widest possible global participation in open access publishing. To provide open access, the International Journal of Information, Business and Management use a business model in which all our expenses, including those of peer review, journal production, and online hosting and archiving are covered in part by charging a publication fee to the authors or research sponsors for each article they publish. To cover publication costs, IJIBM charges a fixed publication fee at 29 USD for each accepted paper. Author from institutions which have difficulty in paying may be eligible for a full or partial waiver of the publication fee. We accept both Paypal and Western Union payment.

By Paypal: (You can pay with Mastercard or Visa card through paypal)

 

Please submit to our e-mail address through Paypal:

ijibms@gmail.com

By Western Union: (Please, contact your local bank for Western Union service. Remember to inform us the MTCN and sender's name after you submit your payment through Western Union)

 

Please submit to:

Jia Chi Tsou        (First name: Jia Chi / Last name: Tsou)

Taoyuan City, Taiwan

After you submit your payment please inform us by e-mail at: ijibms@gmail.com

Policy of Screening for Plagiarism

Every article submitted to the Journal is screened by Turnitin software.

PUBLICATION ETHICS AND MALPRACTICE STATEMENT

IJIBM is peer reviewed international journal committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics. In order to provide our readers with a journal of highest quality we state the following principles of Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement. All articles not in accordance with these standards will be removed from the publication if malpractice is discovered at any time even after the publication. IJIBM is checking all papers in a double-blind peer review process. We also check for plagiats and research fabrication (making up research data); falsification (manipulation of existing research data, tables, or images) and improper use of humans or animals in research. In accordance with the code of conduct we will report any cases of suspected plagiarism or duplicate publishing. IJIBM reserves the right to use plagiarism detecting software to screen submitted papers at all times.

Authors must ensure that they have written original works. In addition they must ensure that the manuscript has not been issued elsewhere. Any work or words of other authors, contributors, or sources should be appropriately credited and referenced. Authors are also responsible for language editing before submitting the article. Authors submitting their works to the journal for publication as original articles confirm that the submitted works represent their authors contributions and have not been copied or plagiarized in whole or in part from other works without clearly citing. Any work or words of other authors, contributors, or sources (including online sites) should be appropriately credited and referenced. All authors should disclose financial or other conflict of interest that might influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript (financial support for the project should be disclosed). When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the authors obligation to promptly notify the journal editor and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper. An author agrees to the license agreement before submitting the article. All articles must be submitted using online submission procedure. Submitting a paper simultaneously to more than one publication at a time is a breach of publications ethics.

Editors must ensure a fair double-blind peer-review of the submitted articles for publication. They will strive to prevent any potential conflict of interests between the author and editorial and review personnel. Editors will also ensure that all the information related to submitted manuscripts is kept as confidential before publishing. Editor-in-Chief will coordinate the work of the editors.

Reviewers evaluate manuscripts based on content without regard to ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, religious belief or political philosophy of the authors. They must ensure that all the information related to submitted manuscripts is kept as confidential and must report to the Editor-in-Chief if they are aware of copyright infringement and plagiarism on the authors side. They must evaluate the submitted works objectively as well as present clearly their opinions on the works in a clear way in the review form. A reviewer who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the Editor-in-Chief and excuse himself from the review process.