General Submission Guidelines Why Not Submit Your Paper Manuscript?

Submit Manuscripts should be voluntary contributions, although the editors reserve the right to invite contributions from selected informatics experts, to be submitted for the exclusive attention of OJNI. Manuscripts are accepted for consideration with the understanding that they represent original, unpublished material not being considered for publication elsewhere. The manuscripts must be submitted in electronic format, and related to informatics within the context of Education, Practice, Administration, Research, Internet-Based CE, Patient Education, Instructional Technology, International Issues, Telehealth, Educational Opportunities, Tantalizing Talk About Technology, Impact of NI, Collaboration, Regulatory, or Other areas.

Download a copy of our OJNI Submissions: Author Guidelines

E-Mail Copy

E-mail one copy of the manuscript and cover letter in the body of the e-mail document or as an attached document to OJNI Submission.

If you do not receive a reply from an editor within five days confirming receipt of your submission, please contact OJNI.

Include any images/figures and tables at the end of your manuscript, labeled as Figure 1, Table 1, and so on.

Manuscripts undergo a double-blind, peer review. A decision to publish is based upon the reviews. No manuscript will be returned.

ManuscriptsGeneral Tips for Preparing Your Paper

  • No author information should appear on the manuscript
  • Use the most recent Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA)
  • ABSTRACT - no longer than 150 words
  • No longer than 20 pages including references
  • Font must be 12 point Courier or Times New Roman
  • Must contain 5 key words that can be used to search for the paper using a search engine or library database.

Cover LetterImportant Information to Include

Include a cover page with the following:

  • Title of Manuscript
  • Name(s) of author(s). The first author listed will be considered the principal author unless stated otherwise*.
    • Address(es)
    • Fax and phone number(s)
    • E-mail address(es) and URL(s)

*The principal author will be contacted regarding the manuscript.

Principal Author's ResponsibilitiesHelp to Speed the Process

Upon acceptance for publication, the principal author must

  • Approve the e-galley and assume responsibility for scrutinizing the accuracy of the material, including references, as it appears in the edited copy
  • Submit written e-mail approval for the e-galley as edited within the timeframe designated by OJNI
  • Provide a biographical sketch for each author
  • Grant permission to publish the manuscript and assign issue copyright to OJNI in writing via e-mail

OJNI reserves the right to edit all manuscripts not only to conform to style and space limitations, but also for clarity.

Letter of inquiry to the editors is welcome. However, such letters are not required.

Peer Review Process Once a manuscript is accepted for review, this process occurs

The journal is published each FEBRUARY, JUNE, and OCTOBER. Manuscripts are accepted any time and the date of publication, if accepted, will depend on the review process and any editing changes requested.

Download a copy of the Peer Review Process (pdf format).