Paper Format


Papers should be submitted in an A4 Word document and meet the following format specifications.
Papers that do not meet requirements will not be reviewed.



1.  Font and size
The text should primarily be in Times New Roman (
新細明體for Chinese text). The title should be in bold, size 18 font, chapter headings in bold, 16 font, the author(s) name(s) in size 14 font and article content in size 12 font. Figures, the abstract, and references should be size 10 font.

2.  Paragraphs
Every paragraph should begin with a double-space indentation and use 1.5 spacing.

3. APA style
Literature, figures, and tables should conform to the APA style.

4. Word limit
English text should not exceed 5,000-8,000 words (including figure explanations, references, Chinese and English abstracts, etc.) and Chinese no more than 10,000.


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Abstract example

Chapter headings example 

APA style website 


Papers should be emailed to is2012@nccu.edu.tw.