Call for Submissions for J-DDBS No. 34

  1. The Dharma Drum Journal of Buddhist Studies invites scholars to submit academic papers, book reviews, issues and discussions relating to Buddhism.
  2. The Journal is published semiannually in June and December. The deadlines for submissions are January 1 and July 1.
  3. Contributors include current and former university/college teachers at home or abroad, scholars at research institutes, or with Doctorate degree or Ph.D. candidates (please provide the certificate of enrollment when contributing articles).
  4. The Journal is a peer-reviewed journal and reserves the right to edit manuscripts for content and style.
  5. Contributions should be written in Chinese, Japanese, or English. Chinese and Japanese articles should be 10,000 to 30,000 characters long; those written in English should be 8,000 to 15,000 words long. Please include the following: article title, a 500 word abstract, five keywords, contents and references. Please use consecutively numbered footnotes at the bottom of each page. The fonts in all submitted files should be Unicode compatible.
  6. When sending your manuscripts, please include the Submission Information Form and the Copyright License Agreement.
  7. The Journal does not accept manuscripts which have been published previously. Upon publication, each author will receive two complimentary copies of the Journal in which the articles appears, and 20 offprints of the article. The Journal does not pay royalties.
  8. Contributors should guarantee that the publishing and the granting of the copyright of the current writings does not violate the Copyright Law, Publication Law, or other related laws and decrees. If the contributor violates the aforementioned terms, causing legal conflict, the responsibility lies entirely on the contributor, not the Journal.
  9. For the purposes of publication, the journal is required to collect the personal names of the contributor, titles, institutional affiliations, contact addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, etc., in order to manage the journal and maintain necessary contact during the publication period. Contributors may request to review, supplement, and correct the information given previously, request a copy, or request the end of any further collecting, processing, or utilizing of the information, and request the deletion of personal data.
  10. If the submission is accepted by the Journal, the author hereby grants a non-exclusive license to the Journal to:
    (1)    Publish the article in paper or digital format.
    (2)    Create digital archives, reproduce, transmit publicly on the Internet, or authorize users to download, print, or browse the article.
    (3)    Grant the National Central Library or other database providers a sublicense to collect the articles in its database for the purpose of service providing.
    (4)    Change the format of the articles to meet the system requirement of each database.
  11. Domestic and overseas organizations are welcome to establish  academic periodical exchanges.
  12. Journal contact information: 
    Tel: (+886-2) 2498-0707 ext. 5303
    Address: Scholarly Publishing Section, Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts, No. 700, Fagu Rd., Jinshan Dist. New Taipei City 20842, Taiwan, R.O.C.