Submission Guidelines

The Parsons Journal for Information Mapping (PJIM) has a rolling, open call for submissioms in the following styles:

  • Traditional academic manuscripts that share empirical, methodological, and/or applied findings
  • Research-based academic essays with proper citations
  • Research and/or interview-based articles
  • Interactive and non-interactive projects, accompanied by project documentation.

EDITORIAL AND SUBMISSION POLICY

The Parsons Journal for Information Mapping (PJIM) and the Parsons Institute for Information Mapping adhere to various policies to ensure all subscribers and contributors, our editorial and publication staff, and others engaging in research and work outside of the Journal are protected. We appreciate your acceptance to these policies.

ORIGINAL ESSAYS AND ACADEMIC MANUSCRIPTS

ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS

  1. All text-based documents must be submitted and formatted in Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format.
  2. Please submit the following via electronic mail:
  • Authors/creators (all): name, highest degree, mailing address, phone, fax, e-mail, and institutional affiliation as appropriate
  • Biography (all authors/creators): a brief, 25–50 word biography
  • Title: title of your submission
  • Keywords: a list of 5–10 keywords
  • Abstract: 250 word maximum description of the proposed, full submission
  • Date: year(s) of project production and completion
  • URL: project web address if available
  • Images: maximum of 5 project images
  • Technologies: description of technologies used in the project, maximum of 250 words
  • Format: description of the format of the final submission and what PJIM should expect to receive

FULL SUBMISSIONS (FOLLOWING PJIM APPROVAL FOR PUBLICATION)

  1. Please submit the following via electronic or postal mail:
    • Authors/creators (all): name, highest degree, mailing address, phone, fax, e-mail, and institutional affiliation as appropriate
    • Biography (all authors/creators): a brief, 25–50 word biography
    • Title: title of your submission
    • Keywords: a list of 5–10 keywords
    • Abstract: the original 250 word description of the proposed, full submission
    • Date: year(s) of project production and completion
    • URL: project web address if available
    • Images: maximum of 10 project images
    • Documentation: full documentation of project, maximum of 3,000 words
    • Technical brief: documentation of technologies used in the project, maximum of 3,000 words
  2. All accompanying text must be typed and formatted in Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format.
  3. All references must follow The Chicago Manual of Style. For more information please see “Reference Guidelines” below.
  4. See “Images, Illustrations, and Graphics Guidelines” below for more information on submitting image files.
  5. See “Material and Document Delivery Guidelines” below for more information on packaging and delivering all files to PJIM.
  6. Complete and submit to PJIM the PJIM Submission Agreement.

REFERENCE GUIDELINES

PJIM adheres to The Chicago Manual of Style for formatting of all headings, tables, figure, and references. For more information on The Chicago Manual of Style please visit: The Chicago Manual of Style.

IMAGES, ILLUSTRATIONS, AND GRAPHICS GUIDELINES

Images, illustrations, and graphics may accompany Abstracts and Full Submissions as appropriate. PJIM accepts JPG/JPEG or PNG file formats up to 300dpi resolution (or highest available). All images, illustrations, or graphics must be extracted from Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format documents and sent separately. PJIM may resize or compress image files for publication purposes.

MATERIAL AND DOCUMENT DELIVERY GUIDELINES

To ensure proper receipt of materials, PJIM limits total electronic delivery to 10Mb per submission. However, if your submission is over 10Mb you may still submit via postal mail.

If your total submission package (e.g. all required documents) is less than 10Mb, please email your package to the following address: piim@newschool.edu.

If your submission exceeds 10Mb please:

  1. Mail your package on CD-ROM or DVD to the following address: Parsons Journal of Information Mapping, 68 Fifth Avenue, Room 200, New York, NY, 10011
  2. Email your name, email address, title of submission, and expected date of package delivery at PJIM to the following email address: piim@newschool.edu

OPEN CALL FOR PAPERS AND PROJECTS

The Parsons Journal for Information Mapping (PJIM) has a rolling, open call for submissions.

January, 2015 Issue

April, 2015 Issue

Next publication date:

January 16, 2015