Guide for Authors


    1. Initial Paper/Manuscript Format
      1.1   The maximum number of pages is 10 for Science & Technology based paper with a MAXIMUM of 5000 words
      1.2   The maximum number of pages is 18 for Social Science based paper with a MINIMUM of 6000 words
      1.3   Single column.
      1.4   Language: British or American English 
      1.5   Reference style: Citation must follow APA in-text citation style and list of references must APA reference style (7th Edition)
      1.6   Figures and tables to be annotated in manuscript, and labelled as Figure 1: , Table 1:
      1.7   Paper format: Download paper template from CSSR2023 website 

    2. Paper submission
      2.1   Submit paper to EDAS portal (
      2.2   Similarity Index checking & report via EDAS
              • <15%: Proceed to Step 2.3
              • 15-30%: Return to authors for revision
              • >40%: Rejection (End of process), or return to Step 1
       2.3    Initial formatting checking
              • Pass: Proceed to Step 2.2
              • Fail: Return to authors for correction.
    3. Review Process (by CSSR Scientific Committee)
      3.1   Track Chairs assigns papers to reviewers according to expertise.
      3.2    Submission of evaluation marks and comments by Reviewers.
      3.3   Announcement of decision via email/EDAS.
              • Accept: Proceed to Step 4
              • Reject: End of process, or return to Step 1
    4. Payment of Conference Fees by Authors
      4.1   Registration and Payment of the conference fees should be made by 1 July 2023
          Refer: Payment and registration procedure in the CSSR2023 conference website
      4.2   Submit the following documents to Please indicate your 2 or 3 digit Paper ID and also track in the email subject title. e.g. "Paper ID#332 EE"
              i. Proof of Payment (payment statement/slip or bank deposit slip), and
              ii. Proof of student identification (if registered based on student rate).
      4.3   After payment and registration process has been completed, proceed to Step 5.
      4.4   After the payment due date, if no payment is made by the authors, the paper will be removed from the list of publication and presentation.
    5. Submission of the revised manuscript/paper in the EDAS system
      5.1   Authors should revise the manuscript in accordance to the reviewers’ comments, and prepare a summary of feedback based on the reviewers’ comments.
      5.2   Upload the revised paper (docx and pdf format) and summary of feedback from authors via EDAS system.
      5.3   Paper will be collected by the Conference Track Chair for Journal Publication Process
    6. Post-Conference and Journal Publication process
      6.1   The conference track chair/Conference Scientific Committee will select a suitable journal to publish each accepted and presented paper in CSSR2023 conference. 
      6.2   The authors are required to reformat the paper in accordance with the Journal guideline. The journal details and also writing guideline will be provided by the Conference Track Chair/Scientific Committee. The instruction and publication process will also be explained by the Conference Track Chair/Scientific Committee. 
      6.3   UiTM Authors MUST submit the manuscript to the e-Article Review Tracking (e-RTS) system to be reviewed by UiTM Resident Reviewer. Please request a letter from the UiTM Ranking Unit to prove that your manuscript already underwent review process, and this letter must be attached with your manuscript during submission via EDAS or to the Conference Track Chair.
      6.4   All accepted manuscripts will be submitted for possible publication in selected indexed journals (Scopus/WoS/ERA/MyCite) or indexed proceedings (Scopus/Wos) upon acceptance by the respective Journal Chief Editor or Guest Editor.
      6.5   Authors will also be notified and allowed to submit their manuscripts to their choice of journals if the submission made by the Scientific Committee is rejected several times by the journal Chief Editor. The publication fees will be borne by CSSR 2023, and the maximum rate of the publication fees will be notified by the Scientific Committee. 

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