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Guideline for Manuscript Submission

Code for Review Process Code for the Editorial Committee Code of Research Ethics Regulation for Reference List Preparation Guideline for Tables and Figures Submission Form Transfer of Copyright Agreement

THE COSTUME CULTURE ASSOCIATION
Guideline for Manuscript Submission
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture

Enacted in April 20, 1993
Most recently revised in August 11, 2021


These guidelines are presented to enhance the efficiency and transparency in the manuscript submission procedure by indicating rules and regulations for authors to submit papers to the Research Journal of the Costume Culture (RJCC) published by the Costume Culture Association (CCA). Submitted manuscripts should comply with the Code of Research Ethics of the RJCC. For matters not indicated in the Code of Research Ethics of the RJCC, International standards for editors and authors (https://publicationethics.org/resources/resources- and-further-reading/international-standards-editors-and-authors) will be applied.


1. Aim and Scope

1) The Research Journal of the Costume Culture aims at accelerating the global exchange of ideas and theories in the field of textiles and fashion.
2) The journal has its focus on the costume culture-related fields including textiles and fashion.


2. Requirements for Authors

1) All authors should be members of the CCA.
2) Authors should comply with the requirements of authorship specified in the Code of Research Ethics of the RJCC.
3) Authors should comply with the bioethics guidelines specified in the Code of Research Ethics of the RJCC.


3. Requirements for Submitted Papers

1) Manuscripts submitted to the journal shall not have been published in or under submission to other journals.
2) Besides research paper, review articles of invited specialists can be submitted.
3) Submitted manuscripts should comply with the Code of Research Ethics of the RJCC.
4) Authors need to ensure the appropriate use of the terms of sex and gender, complying to detailed regulations under ‘sex and gender characteristics’ specified in the Code of Research Ethics of the RJCC.
5) For doctoral dissertation or master’s thesis, the following as ‘This is a part of a Master’s Thesis (Doctoral Dissertation)’ should be indicated. The degree holder is the main author (the first author).


4. Submission of Paper

1) Manuscripts are submitted through the RJCC Manuscript Submission Central website (http://submission. rjcc.or.kr). Manuscripts should be written with MS word or HWP software and submitted in PDF file format.
2) Manuscripts should be submitted along with ‘The Research Article Submission Form (including Check List for Authors)', 'Transfer of Copyright Agreement, and Declaration of Ethics Confirmation in Research'. These forms can be downloaded in the CCA homepage (http://www.costumeculture.or.kr) or the RJCC Manuscript Submission Central website (http://submission.rjcc.or.kr). In addition, authors need to submit ‘Similarity Check Certificate’ along with other forms.
3) Names of the authors, their affiliations, other author information, and research fund/contribution information should be indicated only in the Manuscript Submission Form, not in the manuscript.
4) Submission fee (US $100) should be wire-transferred to Kookmin Bank (Account Number: 097601- 04-198182). Expedited processing fee is charged when it is requested by authors.
5) The publication fee is charged by published pages (US $140 up to 7 pages, and $25 per additional page).
* Photos are basically printed in Black and White. Authors need to pay more costs for color or special effect prints.


5. Submission Guideline

1) Manuscript can be submitted at any time. Submission date is a date when authors submitted the manuscript and author information in the RJCC Manuscript Submission Central website. Registered number (Registered year-number) is automatically given by an order of submission.
2) If authors want to withdraw the submitted manuscript, the corresponding author need to request it through e-mailing or mailing to the Editor-in-Chief of RJCC. In this case, submission fee is not refunded.


6. Manuscript Preparation

1) Manuscripts should be written in Korean or English.
2) The first page of the manuscript should include the title (in Korean and English), an abstract (in English) and keywords (in Korean and English). The main text should follow the keywords and include components such as introduction, review of literature, research method, results and discussions, and conclusions. In the case of manuscript written in English, the title and keywords are written only in English.
3) The manuscript should not be longer than 18 printed pages of A4 size. Manuscript should be prepared as the following.
* MS Word: Top 3.4cm, Bottom 3.0cm, Right/Left 2.5cm, Font size 11, Scale 100%, Spacing 0%, Font type Time New Roman, Line spacing 1.0.
* HWP: Top 19mm, Bottom 15mm, Header/Footer 15mm, Right/Left 25mm, Font size 11, Scale 100%, Spacing 0%, Font type Batangche, Line spacing 160%.
4) Title: Title is written in Korean and English. In the case of manuscript written in English, the title is written only in English.
5) Abstract: Abstract includes Objective, Method, Results, and Conclusion and written with 200-250 words in English.
6) Keywords: List five or less major keywords in English(Korean) and in italic.[Ex.] Keywords: costume(복식), brand loyalty(브랜드 충성도), culture(문화), clothing(의류), traditional costume(전통복식)In the case of manuscript written in English, the keywords are written only in English.
7) Table: Title and contents of table are written in English. Title of table is presented above the table. [Ex.] <Table 1> Characteristics of subjectsUnit used in the table is presented in the upper right side of the table in parentheses such as (cm). In the case of using several units in a table, unit is presented after the column title such as variance coefficient(%). Use S.I.(International Standard) units. If there is a source of the table, the source is indicated at the bottom of the table title, following the ‘Regulation for Reference List Preparation of the RJCC’.
8) Figures: All visual images other than tables should be listed as figures. Title of figure is presented below the figure. [Ex.] <Fig. 1> Experimental procedureTexts or lines included in the figure should be clearly presented, considering size changes of the figure after the editing procedure. Photos should be prepared with proper resolution for printing images. If there is a source of the visual image such as figure or photo, the source is indicated at the bottom of the figure title, following ‘Regulation for Reference List Preparation’.
9) Subheadings: Subheadings are written with Roman characters such as I. Introduction, II. Background, III. Methods, IV. Results and Discussion, V. Conclusion, etc. Use 12 point fonts. When several levels of subheadings are needed, use 1., 1), (1), and ① in order.
10) Reference Citations and Reference Style: Reference citation and reference listing should comply with the ‘Regulation for Reference List Preparation of RJCC’. For matters not indicated in the ‘Regulation for Reference List Preparation’, authors need to comply with the APA (American Psychological Association) publication manual.
11) Footnotes: Should not be used in the manuscript.
12) SI units: Use the metric system of units and indicate units with S.I.(International Standard) units.
13) Appendix: Locate Appendix after the reference list. When different contents are presented in each appendix, indicate Appendix 1, Appendix 2, etc.


7. The Procedure for Editing, Proofreading, and Printing

1) Submit the final manuscript accepted to be published in the journal as an editable file (MS Word or Hwp) through the RJCC Manuscript Submission Central website.
2) For the manuscript written in Korean, indicate title, author names, affiliations, and position in Korean and English. For the manuscript written in English, indicate title, author names, affiliations, and position in English.* For the manuscripts with multiple authors, locate the main author in the first place.* For a corresponding author, add † mark at the right and upper side of name. [Ex.] Kil-dong Hong†* In order to clearly present author information, submit ORCID number to the editor.
3) Acknowledgements are presented as footnotes.
4) Authors bear the full responsibilities of proofreading the final manuscript for publication. No arbitrary modification, deletion, or addition of the contents of the manuscript other than editorial changes is allowed during and after the proofreading process.
5) The editorial board may revise the manuscript when considered necessary for editing.
6) Despite the peer-reviewng process is ended, the manuscript that does not comply with the ‘Guideline for Manuscript Submission’ and/or the request of final editing and proofreading of the editorial office can be returned.


8. The Order of Publication

The editorial board makes a decision on the manuscripts to be published in accordance with the order of submission. The order of papers published in each issue is decided, considering the number of papers in Korean/English, special fields, and papers under the expedited review process.


9. Copyright of Publication

1) The copyright of papers published in the journal automatically belongs to the CCA.
2) Authors should transfer all the copyrights of the paper to the CCA as agreed on the ‘Transfer of Copyright Agreement’.
3) Authors should not infringe on the copyrights of others. Authors take a responsibility for any problems caused by copyright infringement.
4) Authors should obtain a permission of the CCA before using the published paper in full or part if authors want to use it for other publications.


10. Publishing Schedule

The journal is published bi-monthly in the last day of February, April, June, August, October and December each year. Publishing schedule is as follows.
Issue 1: February 28(29), Issue 2: April 30, Issue 3: June 30, Issue 4: August 31, Issue 5: October 31, Issue 6: December 31