Information For Authors

Online Submission

Please submit your submission online here.

If you cannot find where to submit the paper please ensure that within your user profile you have selected to be an author (Select Role "Author").

Author Guidelines and Template

It is our aim to keep this journal free of charge for both authors and readers. To reduce production costs, authors are therefore kindly asked to carefully follow all author guidelines and use the template provided to prepare their papers.

Please download and use our *** TEMPLATE *** for the preparation of your paper and follow the Author's Guidelines. Any paper that is not following these guidelines cannot be processed by us. Especially, ensure that your citation and referencing style strictly follows the journal's conventions.

For your convenience, Endnote styles have been created that authors are encouraged to use to ensure consistent referencing:


Papers that do not adhere to the author guidelines or are not based on the template supplied will be returned to the authorfor correction before the reviewing process can start.

Quality of Submitted Papers

Researchers new to the field may be guided in writing a 'good' scientific health informatics paper by the "Quality criteria for medical informatics research papers" available here. Further, the journal editor will immediately return papers without peer-review if they do not pass the following essential 'gate criteria':