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Guidelines for Authors of Journal of International Relations and Diplomacy
1. Information of the author
You should provide the following information of the author: academic degree, the second level working place, the first working place. For example: Maria Hartwig, Professor, Department of Political and Law, John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
2. Length of paper
The length of the paper should within 3,000~15,000 words or longer if approved by the editors and the reviewers. Your essay should be typed, double-spaced on standard-sized paper (8.5 x 11) with 1 margins on all sides. You should use 10-12 pt. Times New Roman font or a similar font. Your essay should include four major sections: the Title Page, Abstract, Main Body, and References.
3. Subdivision of the article
Divide your article into clearly defined sections with subtitles.
4. Abstract and Keywords
Abstract: Please provide an abstract of 150 to 300 words. The abstract should not contain any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references.
Keywords: Please provide 4 to 6 keywords which can be used for indexing purposes.
5. Table and Figures
Present tables and figures within the article, not at the end of the article. Please note that the article will be published in black and white (print), although online version will contain the colorful figures (if any). However, the color print will be available in extreme cases as per the request of the author.
Author(s) should follow the latest edition of APA style in referencing. Please visit www.apastyle.org to learn more about APA style. Or you can email us to request the APA format.
Citations in the text
Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa). Avoid citation in the abstract.
References should be arranged first alphabetically and then further sorted chronologically if necessary. More than one reference from the same author(s) in the same year must be identified by the letters a, b, c, etc., placed after the year of publication.
Harlow, H. F. (1983). Fundamentals for preparing psychology journal articles. Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 55, 893-896.( Journal article)
Scruton, R. (1996). The eclipse of listening. The New Criterion, 15(30), 5-13. ( Journal article with issue)
Henry, W. A. (1990, April 9). Making the grade in today's schools. Time, 135, 28-31. (Article in a Magazine)
Schultz, S. (2005, December 28). Calls made to strengthen state energy policies. The Country Today, pp. 1A, 2A. (Article in a Newspaper)
Moller, G. (2002, August). Ripples versus rumbles [Letter to the editor]. Scientific American, 287(2), 12. ( Letter to the Editor)
Baumeister, R. F. (1993). Exposing the self-knowledge myth [Review of the book The self-knower: A hero under control ]. Contemporary Psychology, 38, 466-467. (Review)
Schnase, J. L., & Cunnius, E. L. (Eds.). (1995). Proceedings from CSCL '95: The First International Conference on Computer Support for Collaborative Learning. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. (Conference Proceedings)
Brownlie, D. (2007). Toward effective poster presentations: An annotated bibliography. European Journal of Marketing, 41(11/12), 1245-1283. doi:10.1108/03090560710821161 (Article From an Online Periodical with DOI Assigned)
De Huff, E. W. Taytay’s tales: Traditional Pueblo Indian tales. Retrieved from http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/dehuff/taytay/taytay.html (Electronic Books)
7. Submission Preparation Checklist
Before submitting the manuscript, author(s) should check the following list:
(1) The language of the manuscript must be English (either American or British standard); (2) The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration; (3) The submission file is in Microsoft Word file; (4) Author(s) did not mention his or her name and affiliation in the main text; and (5) Avoid use of phrases like (I, we, our) in the text while express your own opinion, instead use the author, the researcher.