Submit Manuscript

New Submission Guidlines Released (June 11, 2021)

Submission Guidlines (amended on April 28, 2021) has been released. Please be sure to read before submitting.


Manuscript Template Updated (June 7, 2021)

Manuscript Template has been updated. Please download the latest version.


Important notice (April 30, 2021)

Author requirements have been changed as follows:

In regard to “Original Paper” and “Brief Communication”; we welcome submissions from authors of all nationalities and affiliations.

Other than the above, including "Review", "Report", "Material", "Book Review", and "Letter to the Editor", we only accept submissions made by the member of Otsuma Women’s University, except undergraduate and junior college students of the university.

If you have any question about the submission, please contact us.

International journal of HUMAN CULTURE STUDIES
(Excluding weekends and holidays)
Mail:journal@o-ihcs.com

Guide to Submission for First-Time Contributors

 

*About the Submission Page

When making a submission, the following information is needed in addition to the manuscript.

  • Field of Study (select from choices)
  • Referee information: names, affiliated organizations, telephone numbers, and mail addresses of 3~5 recommended referees.

When submitting peer-review manuscripts (original manuscripts, short communications) please recommend referees.

Do not recommend referees with a conflict of interest. Examples would be members of your own institution, your teacher or student, etc.

Manuscripts in all languages are welcome.

*(Chinese, Japanese, Korean contributors) Please use halfwidth characters when inputting English (Title, Author Name, Keywords, Abstract, Manuscript, etc.)


Manuscript Format

Please provide the following information when you submit your manuscript.

For Non-English Language Manuscripts:

  • Title of Manuscript (original language and English)
  • Author Names (original language and English)
  • Affiliated Organizations (original language and English)
  • Location of Affiliated Organizations
  • Keywords (3~5 words in original language and English)
  • Abstract (200 words limit in English, or 1,000 characters limit, both in original language and English)

For Manuscripts in English:

  • Title of Manuscript
  • Author Names
  • Affiliated Organizations and Their Locations
  • Keywords (3~5 words) ※If possible, please also include keywords in Japanese
  • Abstract (200 word limit) ※If possible, please also include abstract in Japanese (1,000 character limit)

Please see the Submission Guidelines for more detailed explanations.


◆Fees

Manuscript submission and publication is free.
However, fees will be charged in the following cases:

  • Changes to the layout of manuscript are requested AFTER the submission has been accepted for publication
  • Ordering Offprints

Manuscript Submission Process

  1. Review Submission Guidelines

    Submission Guidelines

  2. Download Manuscript Template and Create Manuscript File

    Manuscripts must be properly formatted for submission.
    Please download the manuscript template files and create a properly formatted manuscript file.

     

    For authors submitting manuscript in English
    (Last updated: June 7, 2021)

    For authors submitting manuscript in languages other than Japanese or English
    (Last updated: June 7, 2021)

  3. Submit Manuscript

     New Submission Guidlines Releesed (June 11, 2021)

    Submission Guidlines (amended on April 28, 2021) has been released.  Please be sure to read before submitting.


    Manuscript Template Updated (June 7, 2021)

    Manuscript Template has been updated. Please download the latest version.


    Important notice (April 30, 2021)

    Author requirements have been changed as follows:

    In regard to “Original Paper” and “Brief Communication”; we welcome submissions from authors of all nationalities and affiliations.

    Other than the above, including "Review", "Report", "Material", "Book Review", and "Letter to the Editor", we only accept submissions made by the member of Otsuma Women’s University, except undergraduate and junior college students of the university.

    If you have any question about the submission, please contact us.

    International journal of HUMAN CULTURE STUDIES
    (Excluding weekends and holidays)
    Mail:journal@o-ihcs.com

    The Manuscript Submission Page is here.