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■ Regulations for Publication of Academic Journals


Article 1 (Aim) The regulations aim to regulate matters relating to the editing and publication of academic journals in order to smoothly perform Academy businesses specified in Clause 1, Article 4 of the DAOS Regulations.

Article 2 (Title of Journal) The title of the academic journal published by the Academy shall be Journal of the Daesoon Academy of Sciences.

Article 3 (Editorial Committee) The Editorial Committee shall be installed to perform duties of editing and publication of the journals. Detailed rules for operation shall be set for the Editorial Committee.

Article 4 (Editing) As a rule, the ‘Journal of The Daesoon Academy of Sciences’ shall publish unpublished research papers on Daesoon Thought.

Article 5 (Publication Frequency & Date) As a rule, the ‘Journal of The Daesoon Academy of Sciences’ shall be published two(2) times(Jun. 30, Dec. 31) every year and more may be published if required.

Article 6 (Paper Submission) In principle, papers shall be written according to the paper writing guide and submitted. As a rule, submitted papers will not be returned.

Article 7 (Paper Examination)
(1) The Editorial Committee shall be responsible for the examination of papers to be published in journals.
(2) The chief editor shall collect the titles of papers submitted for examination and make them anonymous and request for selection by examiners during the next Editorial Committee meeting.
(3) The Editorial Committee shall select three(3) of the best paper examiners and request them to examine the anonymous papers.

Article 8 (Examination Procedures & Results Processing) The chief editor shall collect the examination results and then process the results as below.
(1) The creativity and the completeness of the submitted paper shall be examined in overall by the three(3) examiners. Each paper shall be examined and graded based on its relevance with the topic pursued by the Academy. Papers will need to meet a certain grade level for publication.
(2) In case a paper graded 'publish' or higher exceeds the paper length, the paper with a high grade and the paper published by the Academy shall be selected by priority.
(3) Papers graded ‘publish after editing’ and ‘re-examine after editing’ shall be reexamined for publication after editing according to examination comments.

Article 9 (Supplementary Provisions)
(1) The present regulations shall be implemented from March 1, 2013.
(2) The revised regulations shall be implemented from September 1, 2016.  ■ Top

■ Regulations of the Editorial Committee


Article 1 (Aim) The present regulations aim to perform duties of the DAOS Editorial Committee(hereinafter called "the Committee") in a fair and rational way.

Article 2 (Duties)
(1) Publish journals and scholarly books
(2) Collect, organize and publish various academic materials
(3) Other editing related matters

Article 3 (Organization & Term of Office)
(1) The Committee shall consist of five(5) members or more. Each member shall serve in office for two(2) years and may serve consecutive terms.
(2) The chief editor shall be recommended by the Committee and appointed by the director. To guarantee the independence, professionalism and safety of journal publication duties, the chief editor shall serve in office for two(2) years and may be reappointed.
(3) The chief editor and members of the Committee shall be selected after giving consideration to the following details.
① Research experience and academic activities : The chief editorial and members of the Committee shall be recognized of their capacity through sufficient research experience and active participation in academic activities
② Regional distribution : If possible, the selection of the chief editor and members of the Committee shall be regionally distributed.

Article 4 (Matters for Decision)
(1) Examination of Submitted Papers
① Appoint paper examiners
② Review examination results
③ Select papers for publication
(2) Journal Editing & Publication
① Determine publication order
② Proofread and request printing

Article 5 (Journal) The Committee shall follow the following regulations when publishing a journal.
(1) Guidelines for Paper Submission
(2) Regulations on Paper Examination
(3) Code of Research Ethics

Article 6 (Meeting & Voting) (1) The Committee shall regularly convene a meeting in time for the publication of the journal.
(1) The Committee shall open when a majority of the committee members are present and vote by a majority of those present at the meeting.

Article 7 (Supplementary Provisions)
(1) The present regulations shall be implemented from March 1, 2013.
(2) The revised regulations shall be implemented from September 1, 2016.
(3) Matters unspecified in the present regulations shall follow the decision made by the Editorial Committee.  ■ Top

■ Guidelines for Paper Submission


All papers must follow the below guidelines when submitting to the 『Journal of The Daesoon Academy of Sciences』.


1. Paper Length
1) The complete paper shall be 150 pages for theses/dissertations, 30 pages for book reviews and 15 pages for article reviews based on the squared manuscript paper for 200 characters.
2) In case the paper length is too long or too short, it must be modified by the decision made by the Editorial Committee.

2. Author Details
1) Specify details of the author including name, department, position, etc.
2) For collaborative researches, the name(s) of the co-author(s) shall be specified. Co-authors shall be listed based on the degree of contribution with the contributor who contributed the most, the first author, on the left an then the second author and so on.

3. Guidelines for Paper Writing
1) The paper shall be generally written in Korean but words that may cause confusion or names and other proper nouns may be written in Chinese characters or by the original language in brackets( ). Such a word may be written in its original language once and it may be repeatedly specified, if required.
2) The paper shall be written on A4 paper unless there are special reasons not to. The numbering of chapters, articles, clauses, etc. shall be in the order of I, 1, 1), (1), ①. Tables and figures shall be specified as 'Table 1' and 'Figure 1' respectively in the same form with numbers. The title of the table shall be specified above the table and the figure title shall be specified below the figure.

4. Literature Details
1) For literature of the Orient such as Korea, China and Japan
ㆍbook, complete collection, journal: 『』
ㆍnewspaper and magazine:《 》
ㆍindividual paper, thesis/dissertation, articles from newspaper and magazine: 「 」
2) For western literature
ㆍbook, complete collection, journal, newspaper and magazine: italicized
ㆍinidividual paper, thesis/dissertation, articles from newspaper and magazine: “ ”
3) Other signs
ㆍfor emphasis : ‘ ’
ㆍfor quotation : “ ”

5. Footnotes(註)
1) Use footnotes and apply a 2-character indent and mark with 1), 2), etc.
2) Follow the examples shown in Clause 6 below.

6. Footnote Examples
1) Book
ㆍGyeong-Won Lee, 『Doctrines of Daesoon Jinrihoe대순진리회 교리론』 (Seoul: Munsachol, 2013), p.25.
ㆍMircea Eliade, The Quest: History and Meaning in Religion (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1969), p.23.
ㆍMircea Eliade, The Quest: History and Meaning in Religion (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1969), p.23 . 2) Translated version
ㆍJoachim Wach, 『The Comparative Study of Religions』, Translated by Jong-Seo Kim (Seoul: Minumsa Co., Ltd., 1988), pp.21-34. ㆍG. van der Leeuw, Religion in Essence and Manifestation, Vol.2, trans. J. E. Turner (New York: Harper & Row, 1963), pp.189-191.
3) Thesis/Dissertation
ㆍNam-Sik Go, 「A Study on Haewon Story of Kang Jeung San」 (Konkook University doctoral thesis, 2003), pp.32-52.
ㆍGray Alan Anderson, “Sacrifices and Offerings in Ancient Esrael: Studies in Their Social and Political Importance”(Ph.D.Dissertation, Harvard University, 1985), pp.1-3.
4) Articles and papers from periodicals
ㆍSang-Gyu Park, 「Organization and Characteristics of Daesoon Jinrihoe」, 『Religious Studies』 70 (2013), p.255.
ㆍYong-Cheol Park, 「An Observation on the Nativism of Traditional Religious Orders in the Understanding of Studies on Daewonsa Temple」, 『Daesoon Webzine』 68 (2007), pp.99-106.
ㆍDonald Wiebe, “Disciplinary Axiom, Boundary Conditions and the Academic Study of Religion”, Religion 20:1 (1990), p.23.
5) Edited books or texts in books
ㆍSeong-Min Ryu, 「Religious Pluralism and Religious Ethics」, Compiled by the Center for Religious Studies of Seoul National University, 『Religious Pluralism and Religious Ethics』 (Seoul: Jipmoon, 1994), pp.113-115.
ㆍRobert Wuthnow, “The Cultural Context of Contemporary Religious Movement”, in Thomas Robbins and William C. Shepherd, eds., Cults, Culture and the Law (Chico, California: Scholar Press, 1985), p.23.
6) Completed Collection
ㆍKoreanology Literature Research Center, 『A series of textbooks on enlightenment of Korea』 18 (Seoul: Asea Cultural Publishing, 1978), p.227.
7) Newspaper
ㆍSeok-In Yoon, 「Religion and Politics」,《the hankyoreh》1999. 3. 1.
8) Historical records
·『朝鮮王朝實錄』, 世祖 1年, 12月 3日.
9) Citing the same literature
ㆍFor the same literature as in the previous citation
same book, pp.15-19.
same text, p.38. (for thesis/dissertation)
ㆍRepetition of the same reference
Don-Gu Kang, Previous text, pp.23-25. (If a text of the same author was cited)
Dong-Gu Kang,『A Research on the Modern Religious Nationalism of Korea』, pp.23-25. (If two or more statement writings of the same author are being cited)

7. Creating a Bibliography
1) List scriptures, historical records, books and papers in the alphabetical order.
2) List in the order of 韓書(가나다), 日書(アイウエオ), 中書(가나다 in Korean pronunciation), 洋書(ABC) if references of various languages were used.
3) At the end of the paper, create a bibliography as shown below.
Dept. of Teaching, Daesoon Jinrihoe, 『Jeon-gyeong』, Yeoju: Dept. of Publication, Daesoon Jinrihoe, 2010.
Nam-Sik Go, 「A Study on Haewon Story of Kang Jeung San」 (Konkook University doctoral thesis, 2003),
Joachim Wach, 『The Comparative Study of Religions』, Translated by Jong-Seo Kim. Seoul: Minumsa Co., Ltd., 1988.
Gyeong-Won Lee, 『Doctrines of Daesoon Jinrihoe대순진리회 교리론』. Seoul: Munsachol, 2013.
Sang-Gyu Park, 「Organization and Characteristics of Daesoon Jinrihoe」, 『Religious Studies』 70. 2013.
Seok-In Yoon, 「Religion and Politics」,《the hankyoreh》1999. 3. 1.
Donald Wiebe, “Disciplinary Axiom, Boundary Conditions and the Academic Study of Religion”, Religion 20(1), Spring 1990.
Gray Alan Anderson, “Sacrifices and Offerings in Ancient Israel: Studies in Their Social and Political Importance”, Ph. D. Dissertation, Harvard University, 1985.
Mircea Eliade, The Quest: History and Meaning in Religion, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1969.

8. Abstract
1) A summary in Korean and an abstract in English shall be no longer than one(1) A4 page long for thesis/dissertation. Have the abstract proofread by a native english speaker before submission.
2) Specify no more than five(5) keywords for the Korean summary and the English abstract. The title, name of contributor(s) (for e.g : Hong, Gil-Dong) and department must be stated in the English abstract.
3) The details of the Korean summary and the English abstract must be accurately written for easy understanding and to comprehensively deliver study details.

9. Copyright of Published Paper
(1) The contributor shall check online and agree to the details on copyright transfer when submitting the paper through the online submission system of the Academy.
(2) If a submitted paper passes examination and is published in the journal, its copyright shall belong to the Academy. ■ Top

■ Regulations on Paper Examination


Article 1(Examiner Selection)
(1) Paper examiners shall be appointed by the Editorial Committee.
(2) Three(3) examiners of the relevant field shall be appointed for every paper to be examined and the list of examiners shall not be disclosed.
(3) Personal information of the contributor such as name shall not be disclosed to the paper examiners.

Article 2(Examination Standards)
(1) There are five(5) items to be examined and the items are as specified below.
① Originality of the research topic : Shall contain a new awareness in the problem recognition or method and conclusion that has yet been reported in the academia.
② Appropriateness of the research method : Shall propose appropriate methodology, terms, concepts and evidentiary material used in developing the argument.
③ Suitability of the argument : The argument on the question shall unfold without contradiction based on logical reasoning and research results shall have validity and clarity.
④ Structure of the paper format : Shall have the structure of an academic paper and must follow the format specified in the Guidelines for Paper Submission.
⑤ Degree of contribution to Daesoon Thought : Details of the paper shall to a certain degree contribute to the development of the Daesoon Thought theory and practice.
(2) Examiners shall examine and grade the submitted papers by 'publish'(80 or more), 'publish after editing'(60-79) or 'rejected'(59 or lower). The basis for judgment shall be accurately and thoroughly provided.
(3) If a paper received grade 'F' for not complying with the Code of Research Ethics, the paper shall be graded 'unacceptable for publication' regardless of examination results.
(4) Examiners shall follow examination standards and submit results to the chief editor.

Article 3(Examination Procedures & Processing)
(1) Submitted papers shall be determined for publication through a preliminary examination and three rounds of examinations.
① Preliminary Examination(Similarity Check):The assistant administrator shall review the similarity check report submitted by the contributor and re-check to make sure there is no problem in the Code of Research Ethics and submit the results to the Editorial Committee.
② 1st Examination(Format):Review the appropriateness of the paper format and length according to the Guidelines for Paper Submission. Papers that pass the 1st Examination are put through the 2nd Examination.
③ 2nd Examination(Content):Three(3) expert examiners of the relevant field are requested to examine one(1) paper and the examination process is performed online through the Academy homepage.
④ 3rd Examination(Final Examination):The Editorial Committee organizes the grades 'publish(A), publish after editing(B), rejected(C)' and assess as follows.
  ㆍAAA, AAB : Publish
  ㆍAAC, ABB, BBB, ABC : Publish after editing
  ㆍACC, BBC : Re-examine after editing
  ㆍACC, CCC : Rejected
(3) The chief editor shall collect the examination results and notify the contributor.
(4) The contributor shall edit their paper according to the requirements of the examiners and submit the edited paper to the chief editor.
(5) In case the paper breaches the Code of Research Ethics, paper submission shall be restricted for a certain period and publication shall be cancelled by the decision of the Research Ethics Committee even if the paper has already been or is planned to be published.

Article 4(Objection)
(1) The contributor may submit an objection regarding the examination results.
(2) The Editorial Committee shall re-select examiners for re-examination if the objection raised by the contributor seems reasonable.

Article 5(Supplementary Provisions)
(1) The present regulations shall be implemented from March 1, 2013.
(2) The revised regulations shall be implemented from September 1, 2016.
(3) Matters unspecified in the present regulations shall follow the decision made by the Editorial Committee.  ■ Top

■ Code of Research Ethics


Article 1(Aim) The present regulations aim to regulate matters relating to the organization and the operation of the Research Ethics Committee(hereinafter called "the Committee") to eradicate and prevent fraudulent acts of researchers in research activities of the Daesoon Academy of Sciences(hereinafter called "the Academy").

Article 2(Organization)
(1) The Committee shall be organized of a minimum of five(5) academics with corresponding capacity to the chief editor and editorial committee members.
(2) The chairperson shall be recommended by the Committee and appointed by the director.
(3) The term of office for the chairperson and Committee members shall be two(2) years and they may serve consecutive terms.

Article 3(Operation)
(1) The Committee shall be convened by the chief editor when requested by the director or when the chief editor believes a meeting is required.
(2) The Committee shall retain independence in regards to its operation and activities.
(3) The Committee shall open and vote by a majority of those present at the meeting.
(4) Committee members related with the paper for review are not permitted to participate in the reviewing process.
(5) The chairperson may request the researcher to submit or report materials required for review.
(6) The Committee may invite experts as advisory members for the paper review.
(7) Members must comply with confidentiality regarding review matters.

Article 4(Function) The Committee shall review the following items.
(1) Review the ethical validity of the submitted paper upon confirmation of its publication.
(2) Review the permissible range of researches out of the submitted papers that may exercise a serious ethical or societal influence and matters relating to the range
(3) Review matters relating to the issue of research ethicality and veracity raised in link with academic researches
(4) Review important matters relating to other researches on Daesoon Thought

Article 5(Target Group) The present regulations shall be applied to the contributors who contributed to the Academy journal or other academic publications and the speakers of the academic event organized by the Academy.

Article 6(Concept) Fraudulent acts of a researcher includes the following actions.
(1) Forgery : The act of creating false materials or research results that do not exist
(2) Falsification : The act of distorting research details or results by manipulating the research or modifying and deleting data arbitrarily.
(3) Plagiarism : The act of plagiarizing the idea, research details and results of others without their approval or citation.
(4) Duplicate submission, printing and dual publication : The act of submitting a paper that has been already printed or published or publishing the entire or a part of the research in the same or a different language without accurate quotation or reference.
(5) Improper Authorship : The act of not listing a person, who academically made contribution to the research and its results, as an author without reasonable reasons or listing a person who academically did not make any contribution to the research as an author of the research
(6) Other Fraudulent Acts : The act of intentionally interrupting the investigation on fraudulent acts or inflicting an injury on the informant or the act of breaking the permissible research bounds of common sense in the academia.
(7) Illicit Use of Research Funds : The illegal act of using research funds in an unjustifiable way.

Article 7(Sanctions)
(1) The Committee may request editing or supplementation of the paper in order to dispel any misunderstanding even if the relevant paper is not judged fraudulent.
(2) In case a fraudulent act has been conducted, the Committee shall impose sanctions, as stated below, against the researcher who was voted as a fraudulent performer based on the weight of the issue.
① Ban paper submission for a maximum of five(5) years
② Notify the Academy homepage and journal of plagiarism
③ Delete the relevant paper from the online database
④ Notify the relevant organization of the academic misconduct

Article 8(Supplementary Provisions)
(1) The present regulations shall be implemented from March 1, 2013.
(2) The revised regulations shall be implemented from September 1, 2016.
(3) Matters unspecified in the present regulations shall follow the decision made by the Research Ethics Committee.   ■ Top