Information to Contributors
PROCEEDINGS of the National Science Council，Republic
Part C：Humanities and Social Sciences
Ⅰ.SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPTS：
The computer disk plus three hard copies of each manuscript
sent to：TATUNG University
Manuscripts should be double-spaced, typewritten or
printed on only one side of each page, and paginated
throughout (including abstract, figure/table captions,
and reference section). Good office photocopies are
acceptable. Original complete papers should not exceed
twenty-seven pages, review articles should not exceed
ten pages. Figures and tables should be kept to a minimum.
The composition of manuscripts should be the following
(as applicable)：title pages, abstract, body of paper,
appendices, figure captions, figures, and tables. A
page in Chinese at the end should contain the title,
author's name, affiliation, Mailing address, and abstract.
1. Title page should contain the following information:
Title should be brief, specific, and contain informative
words. It should not contain formulas or other symbols.
(2) Full name of the author(s)
The department, institution and country of each author
should be furnished. If there are several authors with
different affiliations, authors should be paired with
their respective institutes by means of superscript
symbols after the author's names in this order ＊, ＊＊,
＊＊＊, etc. Unless indicated, a single star refers to
the author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
(4) Mailing address, phone/fax number, and e-mail address
of the author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
(5) Running head, with no more than 45 letters including
2. The second page should contain the English abstract
and key words.
The abstract should be no longer than 500 words. It
briefly the reason for the work, its significant results,
Three to ten key words should be supplied after the
The metric or international standard system should
be used for
recording length, area, volume and weight. When used
with numbers, units should be abbreviated and punctuated（e.g.
3 ml, 5
gm, 7 cm）.
Footnotes should be kept to a minimum and indicated
in the text by
International standards on nomenclature should be used.
Standard abbreviations for certain substances and units
of measure do not need to be defined. Non-standard abbreviations
should be spelled out on first usage. Both standard
and nonstandard abbreviations should also conform to
7. Figures and Graphs
(1) There should be only one figure per sheet, and
its position should be indicated in the text by typing
Fig.-- on a separate line.
(2) Figures and graphs should be of the smallest possible
printed size that does not hinder clarity.
(3) High-contrast computer-generated artwork, drawings
in black ink on white paper or tracing paper, or high
quality photographic prints of these are all acceptable.
(4) All illustrations should be identified by marking
the figure number and author's name on the reverse side.
Captions should be typed on a separate sheet, and not
included on the figures.
(5) Symbols and lettering should be done in black ink
and must be
proportional to the size of the illustration. The size
of lettering should be chosen so that its smallest elements（superscripts
or subscripts）will be readable when reduced.
(6) Magnification must be indicated with a scale if
(7) If the original drawing（or photograph）is submitted,
copy of the drawing need not be original; clear photoduplicated
copies will also be accepted.
(1) Tables should be used only if they will present
information more effectively than text.
(2) Each table should be typed on a separate sheet,
briefly captioned, and properly numbered. A table's
position in the text should be indicated by typing Table-on
a separate line. Explanatory matter should be in footnotes,
not as a part of the legend.
(3) Short or abbreviated column heads should be used,
and nonstandard abbreviations should be defined in the
legend if not defined in the text.
(4) Indicate units of measure in parentheses in the
heading of each column. Do not change the unit of measure
within a column.
Acknowledgments should be stated using a minimum of
words and given as a paragraph at the end of the text.
Acknowledgments to individuals usually precede those
for grant support. Names of grant sources should be
(1) References should be cited in the text by the last
names of the author and year. If there is more than
one reference to the same author(s) and the same year
of publication, the references should be differentiated
by a, b, etc. e.g., (Jones,1996); (Jones & Smith,
1996); (Jones, Smith, Chang, & lee, 1992)；(Reed,
1994a), (Reed,1994b);……reported by Smith, Jones, &
Chen(1995) [first citation];……as described by Smith
et al. (1995) [subsequent citations].
(2) References should be listed in alphabetical order
according to the last name of author(s), patentee(s),
or editor(s). Give complete information with the title
of the paper, report, patent, etc. Do not number references.
(3) References should be arranged as follows:
1. For journals
Galotti, K.M., & Komatsu, L.K. (1989). Correlates
reasoning in middle childhood and early adolescence.
Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 18, 85-96.
Johnson-Laird, P.N., Byrne,M.J.,& Tabossi, P. (1989).
Reasoning by model: The case of multiple quantification.
Psychological Review, 96, 658-673.
2. For books
Kuhn, T.S.(1970). The structure of scientific revolutions
(2nd ed.). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
Gentner, D., & Genter, D.R.(1983). Flowing waters
or teeming crowds: Mental models of electricity. In:
D. Gentner & A.L. Stevens(Eds.), Mental models (Vo1.5,
pp.865-903). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
3. For thesis
Brush, S. (1993). A case study of learning chemistry
college physical science course developed for prospective
elementary teachers. Unpublished doctoral dissertation,
State University, Tallahassee, FL.
4. For conference papers
George, S.E., & Grace, J.R. (1980). Entrainment
from a pilot scale fluidized bed. Paper presented at
of the Third International Conference on Fluidization,
NH. Edmondson, K.M., & Novak, J.D. (1992). Toward
authentic understanding of subject matter. In: S. Hills
Proceedings of the Second International Conference
History and Philosophy of Science and Science Teaching
(pp.253-263). Kingston, Ontario: Queen's University.
5. For technical reports
Tiller, F.M.,& Leu, W.F. (1984). Solid-liquid
liquefied coal industries: Final report for RP-1411-1(EPRIAP-
3599). Palo Alto, CA: Electric Power Research Institute.
6. For patents
Verschuur, E.（1978）.Agglomerating coal slurry particles.
Patent 4, 126, 426.
Ⅲ.PROOFS AND REPRINTS
1. Authors will receive galley-proofs of their papers
to check for errors. Proofs should be checked against
the manuscript and return as soon as possible. Keep
alternations to a minimum, and if any, mark them on
both galley and manuscript.
2. Twenty-five reprints of each paper will be supplied
to contributors free of charge. Additional copies may
be supplied at the author's own expense.
IV. PAGE CHARGE
There are no page charge for publication in the Proceedings
of the NSC.
Upon acceptance of a manuscript for publication in
Proceedings of the NSC, the author will be asked to
agreement transferring copyright to the Publisher,
reserves the copyright. No published material may
reproduced or published elsewhere without the written
permission of the Publisher and the author.