Only manuscripts that meet the scope and criteria for publishing will be accepted for publication after review. Authors will be required to state that: they are submitting original works, they have copyrights of the work, and have obtained all necessary permissions for the production of the content, as well as its reproduction.

Submission Centre

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Information required for completing your submission

The journal requests submitters to include contact details, academic affiliations for all co-authors, ORCID and social media presence link, when submitting; as well as identifying the corresponding author with his or her email address clearly displayed. Any data associated with the article can be included in the submission, while figures should be clear and of high quality. Furthermore, the tables should present new information rather than duplicating what is already in the text.

Submitting Your Paper

Only novel articles which have not been published or currently submitted elsewhere would be published. All manuscript are checked for plagiarism using Turnitin software before being forwarded to reviewers. Submit articles at:

Information on Progress of your article

RIST will keep corresponding authors informed as their article progresses throughout the production process. Proofs will be sent by PDF to the corresponding author by email, and corrections should be made directly or notified to us promptly.

Further information

Further correspondence, questions or additional requests for information on the manuscript submission process should be sent to RIST editorial office as follows:

University Librarian, University of Nigeria, Nsukka

Enugu State, Nigeria