Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope
The journal publishes research and applied articles from all areas of Electronic Commerce. The journal encourages manuscript submissions from authors all over the world. Articles in the International Journal of Electronic Commerce Studies will include, but are not limited to the following areas:

 
AI, Machine Learning, and Big Data Analytics, including
Automation, Personalization, and Targeting
AI and autonomous agent systems in e-commerce 
Automated shopping, trading, and contract management 
Recommendation, reputation, and trust systems 
Advertising and marketing technology 
Sponsored web search, viral marketing 
Databases and data mining 
Machine learning for e-commerce applications 
Mobile and location-based services 
Search and information retrieval for e-commerce

Mobile Network and Cloud Computing

Architecture and Virtualization

Cloud Services and Applications

Storage, Data, and Analytics Clouds

Data Analytics in Cloud

Cloud Programming Models

Public, Private, and Hybrid Clouds

Cloud Migration

Green and Energy Management of Cloud Computing

IoT and Mobile on Cloud

Self-service Cloud Portal, Dashboard, and Analytics

Social and Mobile Clouds

Distributed Cloud / Cloud Brokering / Edge and Fog Computing

Service management automation



Security, Privacy, Encryption, and Digital Rights, including
Intellectual property and digital rights management
Digital payment systems
Authentication
Privacy-enhancing technologies
Economics of information security and privacy
 
Software and System Engineering for Electronic Commerce , including
Requirements elicitation and analysis approach
Architecture design
Testing approach and quality assurance
Performance evaluation and improvement
System maintenance and management
 
E-Business
Supply chain management and systems (SCM)
Customer relationship management and systems (CRM)
Enterprise resource planning management and systems (ERP)
Fintech, blockchain, online payment, bitcon

EC, Online Retailing, Internet Marketing and Advertising, including
Electronic commerce and mobile commerce
Internet advertising
Internet banking
Online community and social networking
Online behavior
Online retailing
Online marketing 
Service science on internet
Trust issue 

 
Peer Review Process
Before submitting the manuscript, the author should have his/her paper proofread for grammatical and spelling corrections as well as the readability of the paper.
The IJECS is a double-blind referred academic journal. Each manuscript would be reviewed by the editor for general suitability. If it is judged suitable, a double-blind review process takes place. Based on the recommendations of the reviewers, the editor then decides whether the article should be acceptable.
The evaluation period is short. Usually we evaluate manuscript within two months or less. Please remind us if you do not receive the review results after two month.
It is requested that authors should have their paper checked with a native English speaker colleague or professional for English syntax, grammar, etc before submission. Manuscript with serious writing problems cannot be accepted.
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