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Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems

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Who Can Submit?

Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems provided he or she owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works (an exception in the non-academic world to this might exist if the authors have, as a condition of employment, agreed to transfer copyright to their employer).

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General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems, please contact the editors.

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Formatting Requirements

Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems has no general rules about the formatting of articles upon initial submission. There are, however, rules governing the formatting of the final submission. See Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for details. Although bepress can provide limited technical support, it is ultimately the responsibility of the author to produce an electronic version of the article as a high-quality PDF (Adobe's Portable Document Format) file, or a Microsoft Word, WordPerfect or RTF file that can be converted to a PDF file.

It is understood that the current state of technology of Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) is such that there are no, and can be no, guarantees that documents in PDF will work perfectly with all possible hardware and software configurations that readers may have.

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Archiving

As part of its mission, Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems maintains a digital archive of all published articles here.

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Copyright

Submission of an article to PAJAIS implies the authors' certification that the manuscript is not copyrighted and is not currently under review by any other journal or conference proceedings.

Copyright to all articles published by PAJAIS must be transferred by the authors to AIS prior to publication. Upon acceptance of an article, a decision of manuscript e-mail will be sent to the corresponding author together with a Copyright Transfer Form and the corresponding author will be asked to complete it before publication.

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