Author Guidelines

Aims and Scope
Silpakorn University Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities,
and Arts is an international journal aiming to promote and distribute knowledge in the areas of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities.


Types of contributions
1. Research articles
2. Review articles
3. Short communications
4. Case studies


Preparation of manuscripts
1. The text should be double-spaced on A4 and a font Times New Roman size 11 should be used. When using MS Word, insert all symbols by selecting “Insert-Symbol” from the menu and use the “Symbol” font.
2. Manuscripts should be organized in the following order:
Cover page with title and authors’ names and affiliations
Abstract (in English and Thai)
Key Words
Introduction
Materials and Methods, Area Descriptions, Techniques
Results
Discussion
Conclusion
Acknowledgements
References
Tables and Figures

Authors’ names and affiliations
Full names and affiliations (marked with superscript number) should be provided for all authors on the cover page, separately from the content. The corresponding author (marked with superscript asterisk) should also provide a full postal address, telephone and fax number and an e-mail address as a footnote on the cover page.

Abstract
First page of the content starts with Abstract, including title of the article on top of page. Provide a short abstract not more than 200 words, summarizing the question being addressed and the findings.

Key Words
Provide 3-5 key words or short phrases in alphabetical order, suitable for indexing.

References
In text references:

Refer to the author’s name (without initials) and year of publication, e.g., Nunan, 1997 (for 1 author), Teeuw
and Wyatt, 1970 (for 2 authors), or Sunthari Atsawai et al., 1990 (for more than 2 authors). Article references : References should be listed in alphabetical order of author(s). For journal, list all names of authors.


Article references:

References should be listed in alphabetical order of author(s). For journal, list all names of authors.


Examples:

Book
Cohenn, A. D. (1998) Strategies in Learning and Using a Second Language. London: Longman.

Journal article
Herron, C. A. and Seay, I. (1991) The Effect of Authentic Aural Texts on Student Listening Comprehension in the Foreign Language Classroom. Foreign Language Annals, 24(6): 487-495.

Ariticle in press
Hammerschlag, F. A., Bauchan, G., and Scorza, R. Regeneration of Peach Plants from Callus Derived from Immature Embryos. Journal of Natural Products (in press).

Book chapter
Cornell, Sarah. (1990) Helene Cixous and Les Etudes Feminines. In The Body and the Texts Helene Cixous, Reading and Teaching (Helen Wilcox et al., eds), pp. 31-40. London: Harvester Wheatsheaf.

On - line Conference article
Laviosa, F. (1991) An Investigation of the Listhening Strategies of Advanced Learners of Italian as a Second Language. Paper Presented at the Conference on Bridsing Theory and Practice in the Foreign Language Classroom, Baltimore, MD. October 18-20. Retrived on July 27, 2001, ERIC database ED 345553.

On-line Journal article
Lee, K. (1999) Appraising Adaptaive Management. Conservation Ecology 3(2). [Online URL: www.consecolo.org/Journal/vol3/iss2/index.html] accessed on April 13, 2001.

Patent
Yoshikawa, T. and Kawai, M. (2006) Security Robot. U.S. Patent No. 2006079998

Tables and Figures
Tables:

Number the tables according to their sequence in the
text. The text should include references to all tables. Each table should be typewritten on a separate page of the manuscript. Vertical lines should not be used to separate columns. Leave some extra space instead.


Figures:

Figures should be of high quality, in black and white
only, with the same size as the author would like them to appear in press. Choose the size of symbols and lettering so that the figures can be reduced to fit on a page or in a column.
Submission of Manuscripts
The submitted manuscript has not been published or is being considered for publication elsewhere. All information contained in an article is full responsibility of the authors, including the accuracy of the data and resulting conclusion.
Authors are requested to send the manuscript on a CD labeled with the authors’ names and file names. The files should be prepared using MS Word only. Three copies of manuscript must be supplied. The editorial office will acknowledge receipt of the manuscript within 2 weeks of submission. The ‘accepted date’ that appears in the published paper will be the date when the handling editor receive the fully revised version of the manuscript.
Paper may be returned to authors for revision. Authors will be given 2 month after receipt of the reviewers’ comments to revise the paper.
Please submit the manuscript with a submission form to the following address: e-mail: pranee_aon1@hotmail.com

Proofs
Proofs will be sent to the corresponding author by e-mail (as PDF file) or regular mail. Author is requested to check the proofs and return any corrections within 2 weeks. Extensive corrections must be clearly marked on a printout of PDF file.