Monday, June 26, 2017
Text Size

JICT Template
Title Times, Bold-face, 14-point and Center
1First Author, 2Second Author and 3Third Author (Author Name (s): Forename Middle, Family name Roman, Capital and Center)
1Department Affiliation, Institute or University Affiliation and Country
2Department Affiliation, Institute or University Affiliation and Country
3Department Affiliation, Institute or University Affiliation and Country
Page Size
The page size MUST be set to Letter (8-1/2"x11") on "Page Setup" of your Word screen, beginning 2.54 cm from the top of the page. The left and right margins are set as 2.54 cm. The text should be in one column.Manuscripts should be written as accurately as possible and should be typed in double-spacing.
HEADING in capital, bold face font and center 11- point
* Abstract
The entire manuscript, including abstract of 150-250 words and key words (not more than five key words). Tables, figures and references, should be within 5000 words and should be typed, double-spaced, on A4 paper in 12 point Times New Roman font. Standard margins (2.5" on the top and bottom and 2.5" on the left and right), on one side of the paper only, with pages numbered consecutively. An Abstract summarizes the major aspects of a paper. It is usually one paragraph long, and should succinctly summarize the purpose of the paper, the methods used, the major results, and the author's impretations and conclusions. Avoid citing references in the abstract. Paraphrase rather than quoting. Use active rather than passive voice (but without personal pronouns). Abbreviations should be introduced at the first mention in the text.
Keywords: list up not more than five key words in alphabetical order, separated by commas.
Section Heads/Primary Heading centered, bold, 11-point and uppercase letters. For example:‑
Subsection Heads. Sub-section heads or secondary headings flush left, bold, 11-point in upper and lower case as shown. For subsection heads, a word like the or a is not capitalized unless it is the first word of the header. For example:-
Cloud Computing (level 1)
Tertiary Headings. Sub-sub headings should be indented, bold, 11-point, lower case paragraphs letters of each words. For example:-
         Trust management in distributed systems (level 2)
Next sub headingsindented, bold, italicized, lowercase paragraphs letters of each words
                 Computing trust (level 4)
                                 — indented, italicized, lowercase paragraphs letters of each words
                 Trust management system (level 5)
The first paragraph text begins with no indent.The first paragraph text begins with no indent.The first paragraph text begins with no indent.The first paragraph text begins with no indent.The first paragraph text begins with no indent.The first paragraph text begins with no indent.
Within text of an article, references are to be cited by last name of author(s) and year publication. For example:-
Lave and Wenger (1991) proposed...
... was discovered ( Lave & Wenger, 1991)
Sparrow (1980a) discovered...
It was also noted (Sparrow, 1980b; Kheisin, 1992) that...
Each manuscript should not exceed 25 pages.
Numbers tables consecutively and use table numbers when refereeing to a table (Table 1, Tables 2, 3...).Use uppercase and lowercase letters for the title of the tables as shown here. Table caption must briefly explain the contents of the table. Round to two decimal digits of accuracy while reporting correlations, proportions, and inferential statistics such as t, F, and x2 . For example:

Table 1

Errors by Category and their Frequency of Occurrences in Dyslexic Children's Reading and Spelling of Isolated Bahasa Melayu Words


Note. * excludes m, n, 1 ,r

      ** if: substitution of a vowel with a consonant (excluding m, n, 1, r) or substitution of a consonant (including m, n, 1, r) with a vowel



Place and label figure captions below each figure, in uppercase and lowercase letters.

 Type (Figure 1. Captions...). See example as shown.


Figure 1. Overview of the G2Way Strategy



Any acknowledgments by the author may appear here. The Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc should be brief and concise. The acknowledgments section is optional.
List of References shall be arranged in alphabetical order of last name of first-named author for with more than one author. Do not number them. Please refer and follow the APA Style 6th ed.              
For examples:-
Journal article
Simon, A. (2000). Perceptual comparisons through the mind's eye. Memory & Cognition, 23, 635-647.
Flynn, J.R. (2007). What is intelligence?-beyond the Flynn effect. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Chapter in a book or entry in a reference book
Nunes, T. (2002). The role of systems of signs in reasoning. In T. Brown & Smith (Eds.), Reductionism and the development of knowledge (pp. 133-158). Mawah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Journal article with DOI (Digital Object Identifier)
Herbst-Damm, K.L., & Kulik, J.A. (2005). Volunteer support, marital status, and the survival
times of terminally ill patients. Health Psychology, 24, 225-229. doi: 10.1037/0278­6133.24.2.225
Journal article without DOI
VandenBos, G., Knapp, S., & Doe, J. (2001). Role of reference elements in the section of resources by psychology undergraduates. Journal of Bibliographic Research, 5, 117-123. Retrieved from
Corporate author
American Psychological Association(2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed).
       Washington, DC: Author.
Magazine article
Chamberlin, J. Novotney, A., Packard, E., & Price, M. (2008, May). Enhancing worker well-being: occupational health psychologists convene to share their research on work, stress, and health. Monitor on Psychology, 39(5), 26-29.
Newspaper article
Schwartz, J. (1993, September 30). Obesity affects economics, social status. The Washington Post, pp. Al, A4.
Unpublished doctoral dissertation or thesis
Author, A, A. (1978). Title of doctoral dissertation or master's thesis (Unpublished doctoral dissertation or master's thesis). Name of Institution, Location.
Proceeding published regularly online
Herculano-Houzel, S., Collins, C.E., Wong, P., Kaas, J.H., Lent, R. (2008). The basic nonuniformity of the cerebral cortex. Proceedings of
       the National Academy of Sciences 105, 12593-12598. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0805417105

Universiti Utara Malaysia Press
 Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010 UUM Sintok
Kedah Darul Aman, MALAYSIA
Phone: +604-928 4816, Fax : +604-928 4792

All Right Reserved. Copyright © 2010, Universiti Utara Malaysia Press