Editors Editors should: 1. If a submission is deemed appropriate in topic, content, quality, and format it will be sent out to two reviewers. 2. Reviewer panel recommendations shall be made based on known ideal candidates. In addition, administrators shall take into account contributor-reviewer conflict of interest (e.g., advisors, peers, and collaborators) to exclude unsuitable reviewers. 3. Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be asked to complete a transfer of the copyright of the article to National Taiwan Normal University. Accepted manuscripts should be edited by authors in accordance with the format detailed in “Manuscript Guidelines for Articles”.
Reviewers Reviewers must: 1. Manuscripts are reviewed in a double-blind fashion. The name of the author is anonymous to the referee(s), while the referee(s) is anonymous to authors. 2. Unless otherwise specified, Taiwan Journal of East Asian Studies expects editors and reviewers to handle all submissions in confidentiality. Reviewers are expected to offer reports objectively. 3. Reviewers are asked to complete their reviews within one month of receipt and to provide clear reasons for judging the submission to be in one of the following four categories: (1) Accept (2) Minor Revision (3) Major Revision (4) Reject
Authors Authors should ensure that: 1. Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously, that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities. 2. All manuscripts should be submitted via the online system: http://ojs.lib.ntnu.edu.tw/index.php/tjeas 3. Where material is taken from other sources (including their own published writing) the source is clearly cited and that where appropriate permission is obtained. 4. All authors must have materially participated in the research and/or article preparation. Only articles in Chinese and English are solicited. 5. When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the editorial board and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper. Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance.
Others 1. The Journal is funded by the Research Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Ministry of Science and Technology and the Research and Development Division and College of International Studies and Social Sciences of the National Taiwan Normal University. Publications with commercial intent shall be rejected. 2. The instance of a breach of academic ethics, the Journal shall convene a review panel meeting to determine the best course of action.