General Publication


Publication Publishing Policy

Keio SFC Academic Society Publication Publishing Policy

enacted on February 17, 1999
revised on February 9, 2000
revised on April 10, 2002
revised on October 13, 2004
revised on April 20, 2005
revised on February 15, 2012
revised on June 13, 2012
revised on June 26, 2013

Article 1 [Aim of Committee]:
To accomplish the aim of Keio SFC Academic Society (here after, Society), can establish Keio SFC Academic Society Publishing Judgment Committee (here after, Committee).

Article 2 [Publication target and subject]:
Society classifies into the following categories.

  1. Research Monograph: research paper, critique or work by individual or group. In all cases, it must be a brand new research with high completeness. Must not be already published paper, critique or work.
  2. Research Memo: research/investigation report by individual or group which is not published before. Journal and research outcome report can be included. In the research memo, the representative must notify the research content of selected paper and position of the author. Or either, construct so that one can observe it. [WARNING] research project report must be published at each project group's own expense. Publish request's must clearly notify the prominent points of the content in the selection.
  3. Excellent research project: paper by excellent individual or group who belongs to a research project and not published before.
  4. Excellent Master Thesis: An excellent master thesis which is not published before.
  5. Doctoral Dissertation: A Doctoral dissertation which is recognized to be published and is not published before.
  6. Others (Student paper with recommendation from faculty member): A paper written by individual or group of undergraduate students (Faculty of Policy Management, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Faculty of Nursing and Medical Care) or graduate students (Graduate school of Media and Governance, Graduate school of Health Management) and is not published before (including excellent graduation paper).
  7. "KEIO SFC JOURNAL": As stated in the editorial policy separately from this policy.
  8. "KEIO SFC REVIEW": As stated in the editorial policy separately from this policy (To correspond to variety of publications, when the journal is too large or with excess of expense, there will be a consideration of CDROM or Web, beside from hard copies).
    (To reduce the amount of volume, write them in simple structure and document, and avoid redundancy)

Article 3 [Editorial Policy]:
Treatment of General publication publishing of society is decide on this policy.

Article 4 [Research Monograph Editorial Policy]:
Publication of research monograph is stated as follows.

  1. Subject: To fulfill article 2.
  2. Author: Applied by faculty member or individual graduate student or group. However, in case of graduate student; for master course student, recommendation from project research supervisor; for doctor course student, recommendation from advisor or research guidance group faculty member is needed.
  3. No annual limit in the number of submission.
  4. Accepting application: At any time.
  5. Publication: At any time.
  6. Reviewing: Reviews by two or more reviewers selected from Keio SFC Academic Society Publication Committee (here after, Committee) is needed.
  7. ISBN: Append a note.
  8. Serial No.: Serial number is remarked in the order of publishing date.
  9. Expenses: In principle, expenses are bore by Society. However, please notice that if one item exceeds the budget limit, the excess amount will be charged.

Article 5 [Research Memo Editorial Policy]:
Publication of research memo is stated as follows.

  1. Subject: To fulfill article 2.
  2. Author: Individual faculty member or a research group represented by faculty member.
  3. No annual limit in the number of submission.
  4. Accepting application: At any time.
  5. Publication: At any time.
  6. Approval: Approval by Judgment Committee is needed.
  7. ISBN: Append a note.
  8. Serial No.: Serial number is remarked in the order of publishing date.
  9. Expenses: In principle, expenses are bore by Society. However, please notice that if one item exceeds the budget limit, the excess amount will be charged.

Article 6 [Excellent research project paper editorial policy]:

  1. Publication of excellent research project paper is stated as follows.
  2. Subject: To fulfill article 2.
  3. Author: Undergraduate student who belongs to a research project.
  4. Supervisor: Supervisor must be responsible for its content and must notify the position as supervisor in the publication.
  5. Accepting application: After the end of each research project (End of spring semester and autumn semester).
  6. Approval: Approval by Judgment Committee is needed.
  7. Publication: twice a year.
  8. ISBN: Not appended.
  9. Serial No.: Serial number is remarked in the order of publishing date.
    Expenses: In principle, expenses are bore by Society. However, please notice that if one item exceeds the budget limit, the excess amount will be charged.

Article 7 [Excellent Master Thesis Editorial Policy]:
Publication of excellent master thesis is stated as follows.

  1. Subject: To fulfill article 2.
  2. Author: Individual master course student.
  3. Recommender: Main advisor of the master thesis.
  4. Approval: Approval by Judgment Committee is needed.
  5. Publication: twice a year.
  6. ISBN: Append a note.
  7. Serial No.: Serial number is remarked in the order of publishing date.
  8. Expenses: In principle, expenses are bore by Society. However, please notice that if one item exceeds the budget limit, the excess amount will be charged.

Article 8 [Doctoral Dissertation Editorial Policy]:
Publication of doctoral dissertation is stated as follows.

  1. Subject: To fulfill article 2.
  2. Author: Individual doctor course student or who graduated doctor course.
  3. Recommender: Main advisor of the doctoral dissertation.
  4. Approval: Approval by Judgment Committee is needed.
  5. Publication: twice a year.
  6. ISBN: Append a note.
  7. Serial No.: Serial number is remarked in the order of publishing date.
  8. Expenses: In principle, expenses are bore by Society. However, please notice that if one item exceeds the budget limit, the excess amount will be charged.

Article 9 [Student Paper with recommendation from faculty member Editorial Policy]:
Publication of Student paper with recommendation from faculty member is stated as follows.

  1. Subject: To fulfill article 2.
  2. Author: undergraduate student, graduate student or a group of those.
  3. Recommender and advisor: A recommendation of research advisor is needed. Also, research advisor must be responsible for its content and must notify the position as supervisor in the publication.
  4. Approval: Approval by Judgment Committee is needed.
  5. Publication: At any time.
  6. ISBN: Not appended.
  7. Serial No.: Serial number is remarked in the order of publishing date.
  8. Expenses: In principle, expenses are bore by Society. However, please notice that if one item exceeds the budget limit, the excess amount will be charged.

Article 10 [About copyright]:
The author retains the copyright.

Article 11 [Digitization of General Publication]:
The Society retains the compilation copyright and publication right of all publications as defined in Items (1) through (6) under Article 2 in addition to all printed materials, electronic media, and electronic contents created for the purpose of making those publications available to the public. The electronic contents are released via the Internet.

Article 12 [Depositing a Copy to the National Diet Library]:
A copy of each publication defined in Items (1) through (8) under Article 2 will be deposited to the National Diet Library in accordance with the law.