The JKASNE is the official journal of the Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education. The JKASNE is a peer-reviewed research journal and aimed to post research results that were handled in the fields of theory, practice and education of Nursing. This journal shall be published 4 times a year (on February, May, August, and November). Manuscripts should be prepared for submission to the JKASNE according to the following instructions. For details not specified here, refer to ‘Authors Guidelines’ of this online submission system.
Research and Publication Ethics
Theses contributed to this journal shall be prepared while observing the following ethics regulations that are based on the International Standards on Publication Ethics.
- All studies using human or animal subjects should include an explicit statement in the Methods section identifying the review and ethics committee approval for each study.
- Authorship : The Corresponding Author must submit a completed Author Consent Form to the editorial office of the JKSANE with manuscripts. All authors must sign the Author Consent Form. According to the International Committee on Medical Journal Editor (ICMJE), an author is defined as one who has made substantial contributions to the conception and development of a manuscript. Authorship credit should be based on all of the following: 1) substantial contributions to conception and design of the study, or acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data; 2) drafting the article or advising it critically for important intellectual content; 3) final approval of the version to be published; and 4) agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved. All other contributors should be listed as acknowledgments.
- Falsification and plagiarism : The journal shall not carry such theses as have been involved in the following unfair practices: forgery, alteration, or plagiarism.
- Originality and duplicate publication : Only original theses can be contributed to and/or carried out by the journal.
- Conflict-of-Interest statement : Any potential conflicts of interest are to be disclosed.
- Process to manage the research and publication misconduct : When it is found that ethics regulations have been violated, the editing committee has the authority to take appropriate actions for rejection.
- For details not specified here, refer to “the Research and Publishing Ethics” of this online submission system.
Submission and Review System
- Types of Manuscripts : This journal publishes original research, theory, and review papers on nursing and nursing education.
- Authors qualifications :
1) All authors of paper should be the members of the Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, unless they are non-Korean authors.
2) Any master’s degree or doctoral degree thesis must be clearly indicated as such and reviewed by board member of the Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education. The degree holder must be the 1st author of the material submitted for publication. Any master's degree or doctoral degree thesis only permits inclusion of a major professor as collaborated or corresponding author.
3) Manuscript submission is limited to a thesis for which the research data collection was conducted within the last five years.
- Submission and peer review process :
1) Type of peer review : Double-blind peer review
2) Submission : The manuscript must be submitted online through http://www.jkasne.org (website of the JKASNE) or peer review system of the JKASNE http://acoms.kisti.re.kr/journal/intro.do?page=logo&journalSeq=J000088. Before submitting manuscripts, entries should follow the guidelines on the downloadable checklist (available on http://www.jkasne.org). The completed checklist the manuscript should be submitted to the JKASNE by online submission system http://acoms.kisti.re.kr/journal/intro.do?page=logo&journalSeq=J000088.
3) Double-blind peer review process : Peer review for submitted manuscript is conducted by 3 review board members. The authors’ names and affiliations are removed during peer review (double-blind peer review).
- More details on other pertinent regulations are available on the website of the journal. Should there be any question on how to use the online submission system, authors may contact the editorial office of the JKASNE.
Guidelines for Manuscript Preparation
- Manuscripts should be written in Korean or English with an abstract (250-word maximum) written in English.
- Authors should remove any self-identifying citations and references.
- Manuscripts should be no longer than 20 pages including the English abstract, text, bibliography, tables and figures. Manuscripts over 20 pages will not be accepted.
- The style guidelines are the following:
- Use A4-size paper.
- Use double spacing for the cover page, abstract, text, and reference pages.
- Use single spacing for tables and the title of tables and figures.
- Set the leading and trailing spaces to zero.
- Set the page margins to 25 mm for all pages.
- List no more than 30 references.
- Use Times New Roman font for English papers and the Shin Myeongjo font for Korean papers. Set font size to 10.
- For English papers, align text to the left.
- Number all pages.
- Samples and participants: Authors should confirm the correct use of the words “sex” (when reporting biological factors) and “gender” (identity, psychosocial, or cultural factors), and report the sex or gender of study participants. If the study was done involving an exclusive population, authors should explain the reason. Authors should define how they determined race or ethnicity and justify its relevance.
- Technical terms shall be cited from the Standard Nursing Terminology Database published by the Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education, and the Medical Terminology Database (5th ed.) by the Korean Medical Association.
- Only standard abbreviations should be used. For standard abbreviations and units, refer to Citing Medicine: The NLM (National Library of Medicine) Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers (2007, 2nd ed.) or https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK7256/. In the case of English abbreviations, the first mention should include the entire word followed by its abbreviation in parentheses. However, abbreviations should not be used in paper titles and abstracts.
- When using parentheses, there should be a space between the parentheses and any English or numeric text. If the parentheses are preceded by Korean or followed by postpositions, no space is needed.
- Drugs should be referred to using their generic names (common names). Appliances and equipment shall be mentioned with their model name, manufacturer, city (state) and nationality declared in parentheses. Such symbols as TM, ⓡ which refer to the commodity name shall not be used unless indispensable.
- Manuscripts shall be made up of front cover, title, English abstract, text, references, table and figure, each of which shall begin on a separate page.
1) The cover page shall comprise title, research designs, author, correspondent author, other official announcements, and keywords.
- Research designs shall comprise review article, quantitative research, qualitative research, concept analysis, Q methodological research, and meta analysis.
- The authors shall comprise the family name, affiliation, and position of all the authors, and and ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) expressed in Korean and English.
- The corresponding author should provide the family name, address, postal code, telephone number, FAX number, and e-mail address, and ORCID in Korean and English.
- Official announcements (additional comments) shall comprise academic degree theses, funding, other conflicts of interest, acknowledgements, and supplementary materials expressed in Korean and English.
- Editorial notes should be described (1) a history of publication or submission by other academic societies in the same paper as that submitted to JKASNE, (2) a history of publication or submission by other academic societies based on the same data of the paper as that submitted to JKASNE, (3) the differentiation from the preceding research.
- Keywords are not to exceed 5 words and should be written along with corresponding English words of possible.
2) English abstracts shall not exceed 250 words; titles should be on the top and sub-titles such as Purpose, Method, Results, and Conclusion, shall be consecutively described without changing lines. Keywords shall not exceed 5 words and be written at the bottom of the abstract by employing, in principle, the terms registered with MeSH (www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/MBrowser.html).
3) The main text shall comprise introduction, research method, research results, discussion, conclusion, and references (no more than 30 items); and considering documents shall be declared only if indispensable. The said composition may be changed in the case of a qualitative research.
- Introduction: Describe the rationale and purpose of the research concisely and clearly.
- Research Method: Describe the research design, subjects, methods, data collection, and data analysis separately under subheadings in this order. Research methods should be described in detail for the possible reproduction of the research. If a well-known research method is used, list the references. If a new or modified method is used, a detailed description is necessary. Research methods should be described under the consideration of research ethics. When a research is conducted on humans, authors should confirm the correct use of the words “sex” (when reporting biological factors) and “gender” (when reporting identity, or psychosocial and/or cultural factors), and report the sex or gender of the study participants. Also the research participants should consist of both genders, but if it was done involving an exclusive population, authors should explain the rationale for determining the study participants and justify its relevance.
- Results: Describe the analysis and results clearly and logically. Refrain from repeating the contents of tables or figures, and summarize only important results.
- Discussion: The discussion section should be written based on research results while emphasizing important or new findings. Provide interpretations and application of research results, limitations, and suggestions.
- Conclusion: Describe final results and recommendations for future research. Refrain from repeating research methods or results.
- References: References should be numbered consecutively in order of appearance in the text and be identified by Arabic numerals in square brackets [ ]. The reference list should be typed in order by number, not alphabetically, according to the Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers (2007, 2nd. ed.) (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK7256/). If a reference has a digital object identifier (DOI), it should be supplied. The number of references should be 30 or less, but in the case of a meta-analysis, systematic literature review, tool development, or structural model, etc., the maximum number of references is 50. The author is responsible for the accuracy of all references.
Table, Figure and Pictures
- No more than five tables, figures, and pictures should be used, and their titles and contents should be written in English. The contents of tables and figures should not overlap, and they should be placed on separate pages.
- In the case of qualitative researches, when it is judged that the meaning of a table or figure cannot be well communicated in English, it may be described in Korean after the editing committee has examined and approved it.
- The contents of tables, figures and photos shall be easy to understand and function independently.
- Principle for preparing tables
- All the lines shall be single lines and there shall be no vertical lines.
- The title of a table shall be declared with important words, the first letter of which shall be written as a capital letter.(e.g. Table 1. Overall Responses to Question Types)
- Table shall be numbered in the order of their being cited from the text.
- Words whose abbreviations were used in tables should always be placed in a legend at the bottom of the table or figure even if the words have already appeared in the text. List abbreviations in alphabetical order and do not place “and” before the last abbreviation (e.g. HR=heart rate; T=temperature).
- For footnotes in a table, the following symbols should be used in this order: *, †, ‡, §, ¶, #. If the table requires >6 footnotes, use double (e.g. **, ††) symbols. Symbols should be defined in the bottom left corner of the table.
- Place 0 before decimal points only if the number is close to 1. Otherwise, do not put 0 before decimal points (e.g. F=0.76; p=.003, r=.24, R2=.61).
- In principle, the value of p＜ which refers to a significant probability shall be declared without footnotes to the third decimal point (e.g. p= .002). When the value of p is .000, p＜.001 shall be declared.
- For percentages (%), only one digit must follow the decimal point.
- Principle of producing figures and photos
- The title of a figure should be placed under the figure, and only the first letter should be capitalized. (e.g. Figure 1. Mean responses to questions by student grade categories)
- The size of photos shall exceed 102×152mm (4×6 inches) but not exceed 203×254mm (8×10 inches) in any unavoidable cases.
- When there are more than one figure marked with the same number, the figures shall be expressed with an alphabet letter which follows Arabic numerals (e.g. Figure 1-A, Figure 1-B).
- As for a microscopic photo of a tissue sample, the name, dyeing method and magnification of the tissue shall be declared.
Official announcements (additional comments)
- Acknowledgements: authors might write down the contents of appreciation for those who contributed to the research in the manuscript. if there is nothing to disclose, the following sentence can be used: “None”.
- Conflict of interest: Authors should disclose any financial or personal interest in the manuscript. if there is nothing to disclose, the following sentence can be used: “No presentment of interest relative to this issue was reported”.
- Funding: Authors should disclose funding for the manuscript. if there is nothing to disclose, the following sentence can be used: “None”.
- Supplementary materials: The author might provide additional supplementary materials for the purpose of supplementing the research. Supplemental materials are supplementary data (e.g. Excel or PowerPoint data) submitted without edition, including application cases, high-resolution images, and research materials that support the research. Supplementary materials are submitted with the manuscript files and, if any, the supplementary data is changed in the paper review process, the updated files are provided. if there is nothing to disclose, the following sentence can be used: “None”.
Reference Citation & List
In-text citations example
- In-text citations should be numbered consecutively in order of appearance in the text and be identified by Arabic numerals in square brackets [ ], according to the the Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers (2007, 2nd. ed.).
- When multiple reference sare cited together, use a hyphen to indicate a series of inclusive numbers. Use commas to indicate a series of non-inclusive numbers (e.g. , [2,3], [4-6]). If a reference is cited more than once, use the original reference number.
- If there are one or two authors, include the last name of each. If there are three or more, include only the last name of the first author followed by ‘et al’. (e.g. Kim , Kim과 Park , Choi 등 in Korean text; Kim , Kim & Park , Choi et al.  in English text).
- References cited in the text shall be included in Reference list. The reference list should be typed in order by number, not alphabetically. The number of references should be 30 or less, but in the case of a meta-analysis, systematic literature review, tool development, or structural model, etc., the maximum number of references is 50. The author is responsible for the accuracy of all references. The author is responsible for the accuracy of all references.
- References must be written in English following the Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers (2007, 2nd. ed.).
- If a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) is given for a reference, list the DOI at the end of the individual reference. There is no period after the DOI entry.
- If there are six or fewer authors, all authors shall be listed. If there are more than 6 authors, all the 6 names shall be declared with ‘et al.’ mentioned for the remainder.
- Full journal name should be written in the list and the first letter of each word for a magazine name shall be declared in capital letter.
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