Foundations and Trends® in Information Retrieval publishes exclusively long (± 100 pages) review and tutorial papers. Original research papers will be rejected.
If you intend to write, or are in the process of writing, a paper that fits within the format and scope of Foundations and Trends® in Information Retrieval, we will be pleased to hear from you. In the first instance, send an abstract and table of contents for initial review to the editor-in-chief or publisher. After this initial submission, a preliminary acceptance may follow. The full draft paper will be subject to a reviewing process to ensure quality standards and balance before being finally accepted.
Once you have received preliminary acceptance, you can submit your full manuscript. Below are the
manuscript preparation and submission instructions.
If you are using LaTeX, download the LaTeX style files and instructions for Foundations and Trends® in Information Retrieval.
To provide rapid publication, we ask our authors to create their articles in LaTeX or Microsoft Word. We encourage you to use our FnT LaTeX style files but we also accept manuscripts in Word. The final output will be three versions of your article: a journal article, a book, and an e-book version. To help you further, please adopt the following guidelines when preparing your manuscript:
Alphabetical reference style:
Reis, R. and P. C. Stocken (2007), "Strategic consequences of historical cost and fair value measurements". Contemporary Accounting Research 24(2), 557-584.
Possible in-text citations for this reference are: "Reis and Stocken " or "[Reis and Stocken, 2007]".
When there are three or more authors, the in-text citation will use "et al.". So, for example, the in-text citation for the following reference:
Nickell, S., L. Nunziata, W. Ochel, and G. Quintini (2002), "The Beveridge-curve, unemployment and wages in the OECD from the 1960's to the 1990's". In: P. Aghion, R. Frydman, J. Stiglitz, and M. Woodford (eds.): Knowledge, Information, and Expectation in Modern Macroeconomics. Princeton: Princeton University Press, pp. 394-431.
would be: "Nickell et al. " or "[Nickell et al., 2002]".
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