Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement
Guidelines for Authors
Founded in 2006 by the Graduate Institute of Art Studies, National Central University, Taiwan, the Journal of Art Studies(hereafter JAS), is published twice a year, in June and December.
JAS has been included in the THCI Core Journal lists since 2012. In 2021, JAS is again evaluated as a THCI Tier 1 journal.
1. JAS publishes scholarly articles on art history, theories of art, and visual culture. Submissions are limited to unpublished papers written in Chinese or English.
2. Authors will not be charged nor paid, but will receive three complimentary copies of the issue in which their articles appear.
3. Authors are required to obtain permission to reproduce illustrations. Authors are also responsible for any reproduction costs or permission fees incurred.
4. Manuscripts submitted should conform to our house style with footnotes and references, where full bibliographical information should be provided.
5. Manuscripts of research articles in English are limited to 8000 to 16000 words; book reviews should not exceed 3,000 words.
6. Once the article is accepted and included in JAS, the author agrees to authorize the article to be uploaded onto the official website of JAS for readers to download, and agrees to authorize cooperative database operators to reproduce and provide services through the Internet.
1. Articles submitted will be sent to at least two readers for double-blind review. Thus the article should not contain the author’s name or any possible reference for identifying the author.
2. The editorial board selects experts in the field regarding individual manuscripts to be reviewers who have no conflict of interest.
3. Articles will be accepted for publication only with the approval of the reviewers and editorial board.
1. Journal editors will withdraw the publication if the author is proven to have committed plagiarism or misconduct.
2. Articles that violate professional ethics, such as multiple submissions, will be withdrawn.
3. Journal editors will publish corrections and clarifications when needed in the next issue.
Access and Archiving
1. The full text of the JAS is freely accessible on the journal’s official website.
2. JAS is indexed in Taiwan Citation Index – Humanities and Social Sciences (TCI-HSS). Individual articles are available in NCL Taiwan Periodical Literature, Airiti Library, and HyRead Journal.