Guide to Writing Articles for University Journals
Articles should be typed on A4-sized paper with at least 25 mm margins and double-spaced. Each article should not exceed 25 pages. The article must be submitted in two copies, i.e. printed and electronic. The author should state his/her name on the cover of the article. The article must be accompanied by an official letter which states that
the material submitted has not been previously published or under consideration for other publications.
The abstract should be clear, complete and concise. It should not exceed 200 words.
References should be prepared according to the American Psychological Association (APA) style. A list of references shouldbe appended at the end of the text. Examples of references writtenaccording to the APA style are as follows:
Material written by one author
Milgrams, S. (2005). The experience living in cities. New York: Basic Books.
Material written by more than one author
Levinson, D., & Langer, T. (2004). Arts of environment. New York: King Crown Press.
Supplementary information – edition
Elthon, T. (2002). Philosophy of language (2nd ed.). Massachusetts: Addison Wesley.
Supplementary information – edition and volume
Fairclough, N. (2002). New labour, new language (3rd ed., 8). New York: MacMillan.
Supplementary information – editor
Khairul Faisal Ahmad (Ed.). (2004). Isu-isu semasa berkaitan Biro Bantuan Guaman. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa danPustaka.
Supplementary information – editor
Azhar Abu Bakar. (2003). Taksiran dan percukaian: Amalan di Malaysia (Narimah Atan, Peny.). Kuala Lumpur: DewanBahasa dan Pustaka.
Supplementary information – translator
Article from edited book
Idris Aman. (2003). Analisis wacana kritis perutusan Perdana Menteri Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. Jurnal Bahasa, 3(1), 48-79.
Kalter, N. (2004). Social readjustment. In The Psychosomatic Encyclopedia, 5 (pp. 631-633). New York: Meredith.
Noresah Baharom. (Ed.). (2005). Kamus Dewan (edisi ke-5). Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.
Periodical – newspaper
Lue Kang Heng. (2006, 29 Mei). Pergeseran dalaman MCA: Tanggungjawab siapa? Sin Chew Jit Poh, hlm. 4.
Periodical – magazine
Indah Hj. Taip. (2006, 29 Mei). Tiada pekerjaan atau terlalu memilih: Dilema siswa masa kini. Siswa, 25, hlm. 4.
Periodical – bulletin
Hassan Ismail. (2006, April). Khasiat buah-buahan tempatan. Buletin FAMA, 7, hlm. 5.
Article from Internet
Hinkle, L. (1993). Teaching English or science and technology. Retrieved from http://www.elc.ttc/restro.com
Media material – cassette
Kahn, R., & Perlin, S. (speaker). (2002). Stresslife events: Relationships on health. (Cassette Recording No. 2212). New York: Wiley.
Media material – film
Tiara Eu Abdullah. (Penerbit). (2005). Puteri Gunung Ledang [filem]. Kuala Lumpur: Eternity.
The full name of an agency should be stated in full the first time it is mentioned. An abbreviation or acronym may be used at subsequent mentions.
A contributor should provide his/her full name, fax number and full address. Each contributor shall receive one complimentary copy of the journal and 10 off-prints.
SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPT
UUM Press publishes six university journals. The complete articles
should be submitted to:
International Journal of Management Studies (IJMS)
Malaysian Management Journal (MMJ)
Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction (MJLI)
Journal of Information and Communication Technology (JICT)
International Journal of Banking and Finance (IJBF)
Journal of International Studies (JIS)