Publication order


Average judgment time

At least 4 weeks

The average of the first action after submitting the article by the author

Less than a day

Average action time to send to referee

2 days

Arbitration policy

Two unknowns

Acceptance percentage


The language of the publication

Farsi (+abstract and sources: English)

Type of articles

Research, point of view

Access type

free (full text)

Publication cost

4 milion rial

How to issue an article acceptance certificate


Using similarity finder software for articles

Samim Noor

Rank in the Ministry of Science (year 1999)


The journal of Sciences and Techniques of Information Management (STIM) is an open-access peer-reviewed quarterly journal in Persian including extended English abstracts and bibliographies established by the University of Qom in 2016 and is scientifically sponsored by the Iranian Scientific Association of Information Management (ISAIM). The journal of Sciences and Techniques of Information Management (STIM), as a cross-disciplinary and refereed journal, focuses on the research process in information management and knowledge management as well as research findings and, where applicable, their practical applications and significance. The target audience of the journal includes information and knowledge managers, librarians, information scientists, specialists, managers, and educators. The journal aims to publish research and review papers on the most recent issues and developments in the field of knowledge and information management. All papers are subject to a double-blind reviewing process.


About the Journal:

Journal Title: Sciences and Techniques of Information Management (STIM)

Country of Publication: Iran, Qom.

Publisher: University of Qom

Scientific Sponsorship Society: The Iranian Scientific Association of Information Management (ISAIM)

Editor-in-Chief: Mohammad Hasanzadeh, Professor

Director-in-Charge: Reza Karimi, Ph.D.

Subject Area: Information Management | Information Processing and Management | Knowledge Management | Library and Information Science | Information Science.

Format: Print and Online

Print    ISSN: 2476-6658

Online ISSN: 2476-6534

Frequency: Quarterly

Language: Persian, including extended English abstracts and bibliographies.

Open Access: Yes, free access to articles

Article types: Research and review papers

Primary Review: 10 days, approximately.

Peer Review Policy: Double-blind peer-review

Average refereeing time: 12 weeks

Acceptance percentage: 20%

Article Processing Charges:  No

Citation Style: The APA referencing style




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COPE: The journal of Sciences and Techniques of Information Management (STIM) follows the policies and guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and abides by its Code of Conduct in dealing with potential cases of misconduct.

Copyright: Authors retain unrestricted copyrights and publishing rights.

Type of License: Creative Commons — Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)

Required files to be uploaded: Five essential files must be submitted through the manuscript submission system: 1. The main file of the manuscript (without the names of the authors), 2. Title page in the mentioned format, 3. Authorship form (must include the title of the article and the name and surname of all authors and be signed by all authors), 4. Conflicts of Interest form (must be signed by the Corresponding Author and uploaded with the article file), and 5. Cover letter.

Address: Office of the journal of Sciences and Techniques of Information Management (STIM), University of Qom, Al-Ghadir Boulevard - After Ghods Town, Qom, Iran. PO Box: 1489684511


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