Author guidelines


Please note submitted manuscripts which do not adhere to the guidelines will be automatically rejected.

All submitted manuscripts will be peer reviewed by two experts in the relevant field.

Please note the name of this journal is International Journal of Innovative Interdisciplinary Research published by The Australian Multicultural Interaction Institute.

We welcome papers reporting on research in progress, completed research, view points or book review.

Submissions should conform generally to the APA 6 referencing system.

All submissions must be sent by e-mail attachment. The file name of your attached manuscript should include full name of the first author and date of submission. For example, Tim Dawson 2 Sept 2011.

The editors reserve the right to return poorly edited or improperly formatted manuscripts.
When a manuscript is submitted by email attachment to the International Journal of Innovative Interdisciplinary Research, its author(s) should include the following declaration in the email:

"The author warrants that the submitted manuscript is original, is not under consideration by another journal, and has not been previously published. I accept responsibility for releasing this material on behalf of any and all co-authors."

Full name of author, address, email address and date.

Manuscript Preparation

Authors are asked to submit contributions in the following format:

  • Paper size: A4;
  • Margins: Top, Bottom, Left, Right set to 2.5 cm;
  • Word length for each paper should not exceed 5000 words;
  • Use Microsoft Word for text;
  • Spell out all acronyms at first use;
  • Typeface and font: Calibri, 11 points, single spacing; and
  • Author to identify keywords for indexing.

Required Format

  • Title: Avoid long title. It includes manuscript title followed by authors' names and affiliations, and should be centred aligned.
  • Keywords: Include 3 to 5 key words (for indexing purposes) with your manuscript.
  • Abstract: Approximately 200 to 300 words.
  • Text: Use font Calibri, size 11pt, left justified for body text. Do not use number for sub headings.
  • References: Maximum 50 items. Use APA referencing system;
  • Tables, legends, figures, illustrations should be properly labelled.

For your convenience, please download the appropriate Word Template with defined styles and instructions for authors.