Provision of the Editing Committee of Asia-Pacific Journal of Canadian Studies
Article 1. (Purpose)
This provision aims to prescribe matters related to operation of the editing committee (hence, “this Committee”) established to superintend tasks relating to publication of Asia-Pacific Journal of Canadian Studies (hence, “this Journal”).
Article 2 (Composition)
The editing committee shall be composed of at least 7 members including the editor in chief.
Article 3 (Appointment of Members)
The editor in chief shall be appointed by the President of the Korean Association for Canadian Studies (the Association) through deliberation by the executive directors. Editors shall be appointed by the President of the Association through recommendation by the editor in chief.
Article 4 (Selection of the Members)
① The members of the Committee shall be selected based on the recent three years of domestic and overseas research achievements and activities.
② Experts in each area shall be selected so that papers may be reviewed by the experts in the area concerned.
Article 5 (Term)
The term of the editor in chief and the editors shall be two years and they may serve a second term. Provided that when they recede from their position within their term owing to unavoidable circumstances, the editor shall be replaced according to the Article 3 and the new member’s term shall span the remaining period.
Article 6 (The Hosting of Editing Committee and Decision Making)
⓵ The editing committee may be held online or offline.
⓶ The editing committee shall be formed by over half of all editors
③ The editing committee shall pass a resolution by a majority vote of a majority attendance.
Article 7 (Tasks)
The Committee shall plan and implement each of the following clauses.
① Matters related to editing and publication of the Journal
② Matters related to the provisions on paper contribution and review
③ Other matters
Article 8 (Management)
The President of the Committee shall direct matters related to effective activity of the Committee and collaboration among the members.
Supplementary provision (Enforcement Date) This provision shall be enforced from January 1, 2006.
Supplementary provision (Enforcement date) This provision shall be enforced from March 1, 2016.
Provision on Review of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Canadian Studies
Article 1 (Purpose)
This provision aims to prescribe review on submitted papers and whether to accept them to Asia-Pacific Journal of Canadian Studies (hence, “this Journal”).
Article 2. (Appointment of Reviewers)
The editor in chief shall appoint two reviewers suitable for the field of the accepted paper but shall exclude reviewers who are affiliated with the same institution as the reviewee is.
Article 3. (Request for Paper Review)
This editing committee shall request for review of the papers within a week after assigning two review members.
Article 4. (Review Period)
① The editing member shall return the review outcomes within 21 days in the case of the first review and within 14 days in the case of the second review.
② In case an reviewer does not submit his or her review opinion within 21 days after being appointed as a reviewer, the editor in chief shall urge the examiner to submit the review opinion, and in case the reviewer does not submit the review opinion within 7 days after the first round of urging, the chief editor may dismiss the reviewer.
③ The dismissed reviewer promptly shall destroy any review data such as assigned papers and their associated files.
Article 5 (Review Process of the Reviewer)
① The reviewer shall submit his or her review along with a review outcome, which can be one of “Accept as is”, “Accept after revision”, “Re-review after revision”, and “Reject”, to this editing committee.
② When it is recognized that the paper should be revised, the reviewer shall specify in detail the content to be revised.
③ In case the thesis is judged to be “Reject”, the reviewer should specify in detail the reason in his or her opinion on paper review.
④ When the paper review is finished, the reviewer shall destroy the review data such as the paper and files of them.
Article 6. Review by an Editor in Chief
① Based on the review results by all reviewers, the editor in chief shall judge the paper in his or her opinion on the review outcome: “Accept as is”, “Accept after revision”, “Re-review after revision”, and “Reject”.
② When the judgment by the editor in chief is “Accept after revision”, revision of the paper and response to the review opinion shall be requested, the revised paper and response shall be submitted, and they shall be reviewed by the editor.
③ When the editor in chief judges that the paper should be “Re-review after revision”, revision of the paper and response to the review opinion shall be requested to the author. The revised paper and response shall be submitted to and reviewed by the reviewers who demanded revision and the chief editor.
④ In case that the request for the paper was made to the author and he or she does not submit the revised paper within one month without special reasons, the author is regarded to have given up submitting his or her paper.
Article 7 (Determination of Whether to Accept a Paper or Not)
① In case the opinion by the editor in chief is “Accept as it is” or “Reject”, it shall be forwarded to the editing committee.
② The editing committee shall determine whether to accept or reject the paper or not based on the opinion by the editor in chief. This determination of a submitted paper can also be made by the editor in chief and the executive director of editing.
③ After determining whether to accept it or not, the editing committee shall notify the result to the author.
Article 8 (Security)
Any information on thesis review shall not be disclosed to others.
Supplementary provision (Enforcement Date) This provision shall be enforced from March 1, 2016.
Supplementary provision (Enforcement Date) This provision shall be enforced from July 1, 2018.