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Editorial Board Nominations

The publishing team of the Journal of Information Systems Research and the editors, Dr. Clement King, Dr. Paul and Dr. Nauman Shah, would like to invite you to submit your application to join the Editorial Board of the journal as an Editorial  Board (EB) member. The support of an EB member will ensure the development and success of the journal. JISR team is preparing the new journal’s online submission and review system. The publishing is scheduled in December, 2017.


JISR is a peer reviewed journal that is an initiative of Information Systems Department at the School of Business and Economics, University of Management and Technology, under the supervision of its Journal Secretariat. JISR aims to promote scholarly research in the various areas of Information Systems and related subjects. You can find further information on the journal scope and coverage at http://journals.umt.edu.pk/sbe/jisr/Home.aspx
As JISR member your name would be added to the journal website and will also appear in the online copy of the journal. From time to time we will contact you with useful journal news.

Objectives of the Editorial Board


The role of the editorial board is to advise and support the editor in securing the research work. Other functions may include:
• Identifying new direction for the journal—giving feedback on past issues and making suggestions for both subject matter and potential authors
• Provide content by writing occasional editorials and other short articles
• Approaching potential contributors
• Peer review; also help to identify peer reviewers and provide second opinions on papers (i.e. where there is a conflict between reviewers)
• Identify appropriate conferences for editors to attend
• Encourage authors, readers and subscribers and encourage colleagues to submit their best work.


Responsibilities of Editorial Board Members


All local Editorial Members are expected to meet once per year, each meeting consisting of a dinner/lunch and following the two hours discussion on the suggestions and comments made by international advisory board members.


Benefits


• You will keep yourself up-to-date about the latest development in your area of research
• You will demonstrate leadership quality in your research community which is required for our promotion and/or academic growth.
• You will have the scope to publish your papers in our journals or to attend our conferences
Note: Please send your CV along with Editorial Membership Form and interest letter at submission.jisr@umt.edu.pk


We are fully committed to providing unrestricted access to JISR as soon as articles get accepted. Kindly support this initiative by publishing your papers in JISR. 
Thank you for taking the time to read this invitation and consider being part of JISR Advisory/Editorial board. I will be in touch with you soon but in the meantime, I am available to discuss any question you may have.

Profound Regards,

Dr.Nauman Shah
Editor in Chief 
Journal of Information Systems Research
University of Management and Technology
Lahore, Pakistan.