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Social Business

How To Submit

Authors should prepare and submit their manuscript according to the different instructions for Academic Manuscripts and Practice-related Content

Academic Manuscripts

Manuscripts should be submitted online using the Social Business ScholarOne Manuscripts Site (http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/wpsb). New users should create an account first. Then, once a user is logged into the site, submissions should be made via the Author Centre. You can find out more about how to use the ScholarOne Manuscripts site by clicking on the links on the Resources panel on the right of the login screen, or by clicking on the orange “Get help Now” link in the top right hand corner of the screen. If you require additional assistance you can email the Journal editorial office at sbeditorial@westburn.co.uk

Please submit 2 versions of the manuscript

Version One

This should be a complete text, and should consist of:

  • Title page:
    title, authors’ names, affiliations and addresses and the name, address, email address, and telephone and fax numbers of the author to whom all correspondence concerning the article should be sent, and a biography for each author (c. 150 words each) detailing the authors’ background, affiliations and interests.
  • Second page:
    title, structured abstract and up to six keywords for indexing purposes.

Version Two

In Version Two of the manuscript all document information identifying the author should be removed from files to allow them to be sent anonymously to referees.

  • The first page of the file should include:
    title, structured abstract and up to six keywords for indexing purposes

Authors must refer to the Academic Guidelines for Authors for information on how to present references, spelling, figures and tables etc. Manuscripts which do not follow the Guidelines for Authors may be sent back to authors for correction prior to being entered into the review process.

Practice-related Content

Submit Practice-related Content by e-mail to the Social Business editorial office: sbeditorial@westburn.co.uk

Submissions should be a single file, and should consist of:

  • Title page:
    title, authors’ names, affiliations and addresses and the name, address, email address, and telephone and fax numbers of the author to whom all correspondence concerning the article should be sent, and a biography for each author (c. 150 words each) detailing the authors’ background, affiliations and interests.
  • Second page:
    title, abstract and up to six keywords for indexing purposes.

Authors must refer to the Practice-related Content Guidelines for Authors for information on how to present references, spelling, figures and tables etc. Manuscripts which do not follow the Guidelines for Authors may be sent back to authors for correction prior to being entered into the review process.

Copyright

Authors submitting manuscripts do so on the understanding that if it is accepted for publication, copyright in the paper exclusive be assigned to the publisher. In consideration of the assignment of copyright the PDF of each paper and a copy of the journal will be supplied. Further reprints may be ordered at extra cost. Papers are accepted for the journal on the understanding that they have not been or will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in any language. It is the authors’ responsibility to obtain clearance if they wish to use copyrighted material within their paper. Please click here for details on our open access and self-archiving policy for authors.