For Contributor

Information for Contributors 


  1. The maximum length of a manuscript submitted for publication is 20,000 characters in Chinese or 10,000 words in English (this includes the English abstract, notes, references, appendices, charts, etc.). All material should be prepared in double-spaced, 12 point type with numbered pages on A4 size paper. The title page and both Chinese and English abstract pages should be printed on separate pages from the body of the main text.
  2.  Please use the online submission system (compatible with Microsoft word) to upload the proposed manuscript. The author's (or authors') personal information MUST be attached. The form is downloadable at the link entitled Author's Personal Information Form.
  3. In the title page (always page I), a full title and the name of all authors as well as the authors' current institutional affiliations should be clearly noted (including contact information), accompanied with an abstract in both Chinese and English on page. II. Moreover, on page II, a full title of the paper should be provided at the top of the page with the keywords at the bottom. The abstract should be no more than 350 characters in Chinese and no more than 200 words in English.
  4. Information about the author's name(s), affiliations, or other identifying information, (other than on the paper's title page) is NOT ALLOWED to be included on any subsequent page.
  5. The references and citations should follow the ED style for Chinese, published by YehYeh Book Gallery, and should follow the Sixth Edition of The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA6) for English.
  6. Figures, charts, and tables should be consecutively numbered in Arabic. The author(s) are allowed to provide footnotes, but not endnotes in the manuscript. References should be listed alphabetically by author at the end of the paper and referred to in the body of the text by name (date).
  7. If the paper submitted is a rewritten manuscript of a thesis by a Master or PhD student, it must be marked "This article is a Master thesis or PhD dissertation rewritten, advisor: Professor _______.
  8.  For the inclusion of co-writers for a manuscript, please schedule the names according to the level of each author's contribution and fill out the form according to this co-contributor hierarchy.
  9.  If any assistance is needed, please call (886)2-7734-3892 during our office hours, from 10 am to 12 am and 2 pm to 4pm from Monday to Friday.