Information for Contributors

Submission of Material

Contributions to the Journal of up to 4000 words are welcome in any form. Short contributions (2000 - 3000 words) are preferred. Longer papers of striking originality and cogency may be considered, provided the authors consent to publication in instalments. Authors are urged to supply full references, including the names and location of publishers and ISBN or ISSN numbers where applicable.

While any form is welcome, efficiency of production imposes an editorial preference for some forms suitable for electronic communications. These preferred forms, in order, are

  • LaTeX, further information for LaTeX users can be found here.
    MSWord (not recommended).
  • Contributions may be emailed to
Figures not conveniently accommodated in any of the above formats may be submitted in PostScript format. We urge contributors not to hesitate to submit their material in the form which most clearly represents the authors' wishes as to lay-out and presentation.

Reprints of articles are available.

Abstracting and indexing

Contributors may be interested to know that the ICGA Journal (and previously the ICCA Journal as of Vol. 10, No. 1 (1987)), is a source for Thomson Scientific for inclusion in the CompuMath Citation Index©, the Science Citation Index Expanded©, ISI Web of Science©, SciSearch©, and Personal Alert©. Paper abstracts and author information are accessible online through ISI Web of Science©.

The journal is also a source of information for R.R. Bowker for inclusion in the International Serials Database which is a source for Ulrich's Periodicals Directory™. Since 2006, the ICGA Journal is included in the abstract and citation database Scopus© by Elsevier B.V.