논문 투고규정(영문)


1. Journal Scope
1) The Korean Journal of Vision Science (KJVS) is a peer-reviewed academic journal of the Korean Society of Vision Science. In the KJVS, original papers, case reports, and review papers that are requested by the editorial board, are published. The subjects are in the fields of optometry and vision science.
2) Manuscripts submitted to the KJVS must be neither published nor under a review process in another journal. 
3) Authors are responsible for the contents of their manuscript. When the manuscript is accepted and published in the KJVS, its copyrights belongs to the the Korean Society of Vision Science and it cannot be published in another journal without permission of the editorial board of the KJVS. 


2. Author Qualification and Submission
1) Except for manuscripts requested by the editorial board, the first author and the communication author of the manuscript submitted to the KJVS must be members of the Korean Society of Vision Science.
2) Any manuscript for the KJVS must be written and submitted according to "4. Manuscript Guidelines" and Appendix 1 as determined by the editorial board.


3. Publication Process
1) Submitted manuscripts must be reviewed by more than three reviewers who are experts in the field of the submitted manuscript.
2) Final acceptance of manuscripts is determined by the editorial board on the basis of the results of the review described in 3-1.
3) Publication date, volume number, issue number, publication order, pages, and publication format, are determined by the editorial board. The editorial board can ask authors to modify their manuscripts if needed.
4) The KJVS is printed quarterly (March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31) and additional printings can be requested by the editorial board as a special issue, additional issue, supplements, etc.
5) By determination of the editorial board, a publication fee can be charged to the communication author of the published article.

4. Manuscript Guidelines
1)
All manuscripts submitted to the KJVS have to meet the requirements given below.
1-1. Manuscripts must be written in Korean or English. A manuscript written in any other language must get the permission of the editorial board before publication.
1-2. The page format of the manuscript must follow the instruction in Appendix 2.
1-3. The manuscript must include the following items in the given sequence: title in Korean, author names and their affiliations in Korean, abstract in Korean, keywords in Korean, main contents, references, tables and table descriptions, figures and figure captions, title in English, author names and their affiliations in English, abstract in English, keywords in English.
1-4. Title: The title of the manuscript must be simple, obvious, and consistent with the main contents. The usage of abbreviation must be suppressed. The length of the title in Korean is limited to 50 letters (including blanks) or 2 lines. The length of the title in English is limited to 20 words or 2 lines. Capitalize the first letter of every word in the title except for postpositions and prepositions.
1-5. Author Names and Affiliations: Author names must be arranged in sequence according to the academic contribution to the main contents. Their affiliations are presented where the main parts of research were done.
1-6. Abstract : The abstract must be independently written to contain the whole contents of manuscript. The length of the abstract in Korean is limited to 1000 letters, including blanks. The English abstract is limited to 200 words.
1-7. Keywords: Two to five of the most essential words of the manuscript must be presented as the keywords.
1-8. Waivers: When there is no Korean in  the author list and the manuscript is written in English, the title, authors and affiliations, abstract, and keywords in Korean, can be exempted.
1-9. Table, Table of Contents, Figure, and Figure Captions: They must be written in English regardless of the manuscript's language.
1-10. The abstract in Korean must be consistent with the abstract in English.
1-11. Main contents: The main contents must be itemized by Arabic number when in Korean and by Roman numeral when in English.
1-12. Acknowledgment: The acknowledgment can be placed between the conclusion and the references.
1-13. References
① References are numbered in sequence of citation and presented as a superscription at the end of cited sentences in the main contents. When the superscription has more than two numbers, they are distinguished by commas. When the authors of references are referred to in the main contents, their surnames are written up to the second authors and “et al." must be used for the third and following authors.
② Any references that were not cited in the main contents cannot be listed.
③ References are placed next to Conclusion with the format given below. 
- Periodical Academic Journals: author, title, journal title, volume number,(issue number), page, year.
  Example : Lincoln AB, Kennedy CD, Clinton EF : Analysis of Presbyopia, Optom. Vis. Sci. 1(1), 27-35, 2005.
  Books : author, book title, edition, city, publisher, cited pages, year.
  Example : McCartney P, Lennon J : Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, 4th ed., Baltimore, Williams & Wilkins, pp. 2102-2114, 1991.

- Patent: inventor, patent title, country, patent number, year.
  Example: Rooney W, Owen M : Football eyeglasses. US Patent, 5321000, 2000.

- Internet : author, title. bibliography, address, accessed day. Author and bibliography can be omitted when they cannot be confirmed.
  Example : Cameron J : Titanic. 1998. Available at http://www.titatnic.com. Accessed January 1, 2008.

- Thesis : author, title, institution, degree, cited pages, year. 
  Example: Presley E : Love Me Tender. Tread Mill University PhD Thesis, pp. 53-67, 1955.

1-14. Figures and photographs must be included in the main contents, numbered in sequence, and cited in the main contents. Their files must be attached separately. In principle, figure and photograph captions should be written in English, starting with "Fig.".
1-15. Tables must be included in the main contents, numbered in sequence, and cited in the main contents. In principle, contents and captions of tables should be written in English, starting with "Table".
1-16. Published or not, the submitted manuscripts are not returned to authors.


2) The original paper must be written according to the instructions given below.
2-1. Abstract : The abstract is divided to four sub-items: purpose, methods, results, and conclusions, which are presented in bold fonts. Every sub-item is written in a normal font with specific data.
2-2. Main Contents: The main contents must describe all research details and be itemized as introduction (including aim of research), subject (materials) and methods, results, discussion, and conclusion, in sequence. If needed, some items can be united or omitted.


3) The case report must be written according to the instructions given below.
3-1. The length of the case report is limited to ten pages of A4 paper.
3-2. Results of simple eye-tests, prescriptions, or optometric training, are not case reports. Case reports must belong to one of the below items with academic validation. 
① rare diseases or refractive errors 
② symptoms very different from normal cases 
③ a trial of a new diagnosis or treatment (correction) method 
④ a first case in Korea  
⑤ unique symptoms for Koreans or in a specific area
3-3. Abstract: The abstract is written without sub-items and limited to 500 letters (including blanks) in Korean or to 100 words in English.
3-4. Main Contents: The main contents are itemized as introduction (including general background and meaning of case), cases, discussion, and conclusion in sequence. If needed, some items can be united or omitted.


4) Review papers must be written as described below.
4-1. Review papers are written for general survey, explanation, and prospective, on a specific subject in the field of vision science. They are written by authors at the request of the editorial board.
4-2. Abstract: The abstract can be written without sub-items or with sub-items freely determined by authors.
4-3. Main Contents: Format and item sequence can be determined by authors regardless of the manuscript format described above.

5. Miscellaneous 
On the basis of common sense and convention, the editorial board may make judgments on any subjects that are not described in these instructions and guidelines.


<Appendix 1>Where to Submit the Manuscript
The manuscript must be submitted through the homepage of the Korean Society of Vision Science (http://www.koptometry.net) by using the "manuscript submission" menu.


<Appendix 2>Page Format of the Manuscript
The manuscript must be written on A4 paper (210 mm × 297 mm) in Hangul 97 or MS word 2003 (or more recent versions of those word processors), with 200% or 2 line spacing, 10 letter point, and 2.5 cm margins on all boundaries.



 

Copyright © The Korean Society of Vision Science, All rights reserved
주소 : 서울시 서대문구 독립문로 28.   이메일 : koptics@koptometry.net   홈페이지 관리자 Tel : 043-879-3701