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Submission Guidelines for Chung-Ang Saron



Issue date: 2000.12.01

Revised date: 2012.11.16

Revised date: 2015.12.21

Revised date : 2019.12.16

Revised date : 2020.07.01



Article 1 <General Discipline>

1. Chung-Ang Saron publishes articles related to historiography, such as the study of Korean, Eastern, and Western history. Yet, writings of related studies can also be published, if necessary.

2. Persons wanting to contribute an article to Chung-Ang Saron must submit a manuscript file that adheres to the submission guidelines of the Institute for Historical Studies at Chung-Ang University.

3. In principle, the manuscript length should not exceed 35,000 words. In case of review and book review, the length should not exceed 12,000 words

4. The Institute can charge authors for submission. If the article is supported by a research grant, the cost is 300,000; otherwise, the cost is 100,000.

5. The Institute charges all authors who submit to this journal 60,000 for screening. The screening fee should be paid upon submission of the manuscript.

6. All authors who contribute papers in Chung-Ang Saron should submit a written consent on the copyright and digital copyright transfer of the paper published in this journal. The Institute has intellectual property rights to all writings in this journal.

7. According to the research ethics regulations, when the manuscript is submitted, the results of the plagiarism checker should be attached.


Article 2 <Manuscript Format>

1. The manuscript should be written in the following order: title, author’s name, table of contents, body, key words, bibliography, and abstract.

2. If specific description for the article or information about grants related to the article are needed, add an asterisk (*) to the right of the title and provide a description or information in a footnote.

3. In the case of multiple authors, the lead author is named first, and the information stating that the person is the lead author should be included in brackets ( ). To clarify the author’s affiliation and status, add an asterisk and write the details in a footnote. If a minor is included among the multiple authors, the final affiliation, position, grade, and relationship with the author shall be indicated.

4. Section numbering

Level 1: I II III

Level 2: 1. 2. 3.

Level 3: 1) 2) 3)

Level 4: (1) (2) (3)

Level 5:

Introduction and conclusion are regarded and numbered as chapters.

5. In principle, numbers should be written in Arabic numerals, but other numerals can be used if necessary.

6. When using Asian-era names, it follows after Christian-era by marked in brackets ( ).

7. All table titles should be above and descriptions below the table.

8. The Abstract shall be written in English(mandatory) and related foreign languages (optional) for Korean papers and in English and Korean for foreign language papers.

9. Other matters follow the custom of this journal.


Article 3 <Citation Format>

1. In principle, all quotations must be translated.

2. Quotations are marked in double quotation marks.

3. Quotations within quotations are enclosed in single quotation marks.

4. Quotations of a single word or phrase are enclosed in single quotation marks, and the quotation which emphasized or modified by author, marked in bold letters.

5. Quotations of Paragraph are separated from the body by spacing a line and sized down by 1 pt. The paragraph should be indented 5 spaces

6. Author’s comments on the quotation are written in square brackets [ ], and original comments are marked with round brackets ( ).

7. All quotations must be sourced with page numbers. In the case of secondary citations, secondary sources must be referenced.

8. Other matters follow the custom of this journal.


Article 4 <Footnote Format>

1. All annotations should be made as footnotes, and a bibliography should be added at the end of the manuscript.

2. When quoting a compilation, “ed. (pl. eds.)” should be added after the editor’s name.

3. The title of any sources written in a non-romanized language, it should be romanized form.

4. The title of the article should be contained in double quotation marks. In the case of a book, the title should be written in italics.

5. When quoting an author’s work more than once, if it has been quoted consecutively, the reference should be replaced with ‘Ibid’. If not, it should be replaced by ‘op. cit.’

6. When quoting another work by the same author, only the name of the author and title of the work are displayed.

8. the footnote format as follows:

Article: Name of author, “Title of Article”, Title of Journal, Volume and Number, Publisher, Issued Year, p.00(pp.00-00)

Book: Name of author or editor(ed.), “Title of Article”, Title of Book, Publishing Year, p.00(pp.00-00)

9. In the case of a translated work, the original author and original title are written first, followed by the name of the translator, translated title, and data of the translated work.

10. Other matters follow the custom of this journal.


Article 5 <Abstract and Key Word Format>

1. The abstract should be written in English. If necessary, a second abstract written in another language can be added.

2. The abstract should not exceed two pages after editing.

3. Key words are selected from among the words representing the theme of the article, totaling approximately five; however, exceptions can be made in special cases.

4. Key words should be added at the end of the conclusion. If an abstract written in another language has been added, additional key words in that language should be added.


Article 6 <Reference Format>

1. Only references and data used in the article should be included.

2. The bibliography is listed after the key words, and it should provide full information.

3. The bibliography should be arranged in the order of  <Historical Materials> <Monographs> <Articles> and <others>. If online data is used, the author shall include an online address that can be accessed.

4. The bibliography is sorted alphabetically by author name. In the case of non-western names, the indigenous rule for that language is followed.

5. Other matters follow the custom of this journal.


Article 7 <Editing Format>

Paper size: 150×220mm

Page margins: Top/bottom: 19 pt; Left/right: 22.5 pt; Header/footer: 10 pt



Line Space



16 pt




Chapter Title

13 pt




Section Title

11 pt




Indent: 10 pt


10.2 pt

Times New Roman



Indent: 10 pt


8.2 pt

Times New Roman



Hanging out: 14 pt


9.5 pt

Times New Roman



Margin: Left 20 pt

Indent: 10 pt



1.The revised policy applies from July 2020.