International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR)

Submit a Paper to the International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR)

Published Quarterly. Est. 2005.

The emergence of electronic business is one of the most profound changes that revolutionized the process of buying, selling, and exchanging products and services over the Internet. Organizations and customers have access to vast amounts of data, information, and services that are not limited in time or space. There is a growing demand in electronic business research that will provide insights into issues, challenges, and solutions related to the successful application and management aspects of electronic business.

ISSN: 1548-1131|EISSN: 1548-114X|DOI: 10.4018/IJEBR
The Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR) would like to invite you to consider submitting a manuscript for inclusion in this scholarly journal. The following describes the mission, the coverage and the guidelines for submission to IJEBR.


The primary objective of the International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR) is to provide an international forum for researchers and practitioners to advance the knowledge and practice of all facets of electronic business. Emerging e-business theories, architectures, and technologies are emphasized to stimulate and disseminate cutting-edge information into research and business communities in a timely fashion. The secondary objective of this journal is to develop a comprehensive framework of e-business by taking a multidisciplinary approach to understanding e-business and its implications on businesses and economies. This journal will serve as an integrated e-business knowledge base for those who are interested in contributing to the advancement of e-business theory and practice through a variety of research methods including theoretical, experimental, case, and survey research methods.


IJEBR appears quarterly and maintains rigorous review processes. Theoretical, experimental, survey, and case studies are all appropriate. Among topics to be included (but not limited) are the following:

  • Applications of new technologies to e-business
  • B2B e-marketplaces
  • Collaborative commerce
  • Developing and managing middleware to support e-business
  • Digital libraries
  • E-business models and architectures
  • E-business process modeling and simulation studies
  • E-business standardizations
  • E-business strategies
  • E-business systems integration
  • E-business technology investment strategies
  • Economics of e-business
  • E-CRM
  • E-finance
  • E-healthcare
  • E-HRM
  • E-TAM
  • E-value chain
  • Electronic communications
  • Electronic markets and infrastructures
  • Electronic supply chain management and the Internet-based electronic data interchange
  • E-marketing
  • E-procurement methods
  • E-payment market
  • E-services
  • Evaluation methodologies for e-business systems
  • Global e-business
  • Intelligent agent technologies and their impacts
  • Interorganizational information systems
  • Mobile commerce
  • Online communities
  • Online consumer behavior
  • Outsourcing and e-business technologies
  • Semantic Web
  • Social network
  • Trends in e-business models and technologies
  • Trust, security, and privacy of e-business transactions and information
  • Valuing e-business assets
  • Virtual organization
  • Web advertising
  • Web-based languages, application development methodologies, and tools
  • Web personalization and mass customization technologies
  • Web services-based e-business systems
  • Web 2.0

Other related issues that will contribute to the advancement of e-business research are also encouraged.


Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit their original empirical research articles 5,000–7,000 words in length. Interested authors must consult the journal’s guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted articles will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis by no fewer than 3 members of the journal’s Editorial Review Board and 1 Associate Editor. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers and at the sole discretion of the Editor-in-Chief.

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

All inquiries regarding IJEBR should be directed to the attention of:

Payam Hanafizadeh and Jeffrey Hsu, Editors-in-Chief
International Journal of E-Business Research
E-mail: and

All manuscript submissions to IJEBR should be sent through the E-Editorial Discovery® online submission manager