1. Aims and Scope
The mission of the Journal of Korean Society of Transportation (JKST) is to conduct, assemble and to distribute scholarly research on road, rail, marine, air, and logistics transport to contribute the improvements of engineering, economics, planning, management, and policy aspects of transportation.
2. Publication Type
Papers can be classified into Article, Note, and Review according to their attributes.
3. Publishing Category
Articles to be published could be categorized into “Part A: Transportation Policy and Empirical Study” and “Part B: Theory and Methodology in Transportation”. Authors can select the category, although editorial committee makes a final decision.
Authors of paper are limited to the member of KST, while non-members are only permitted as co-authors. In this case, 50% of all authors should be the members, including first author and corresponding author. Membership fee should be paid properly in due course to submit papers or the papers will be rejected. All submissions must be previously unpublished papers which deal with original research work.
(a) Manuscripts should be original article and have not been published elsewhere. All Submissions should be made online at the homepage of KST (http://www.kor-kst.or.kr).
(b) The language of paper is Korean in principle, whereas tables, figures, and references must be written in English.
(c) The volume of paper is up to 10 pages including tables and figures. Author could make a payment for each additional page up to 25 pages all told.
(d) All matters regarding paper and editing should get in touch with editorial committee.
6. Publishing Date
Since the first issue of the journal in April 1983, the journal is published bi-monthly. (Volume 1: 28 or 29 of February, Volume 2: 30 April, Volume 3: 30 June, Volume 4: 31 August, Volume 5: 31 October, Volume 6: 31 December)
The copyright or license of the publication of authors’ articles belongs to KST.
8. Publication Fee
(a) 60,000 won (for the three reviewers’ honorarium) should be paid at the time of submission.
(b) 60,000 won should be paid with publication. However, in the case of exceeding 10 pages, 20,000 won per additional page would be charged.
9. Review and Publication
(a) Submitted paper is to be reviewed by appointed reviewers by editorial committee. Publication decision or suitability is decided by the results of review.
(b) The judgment of review would be classified as four options: Accept, Minor Revision, Major Revision (with resubmission), and Reject.
(c) Basically, three reviewers per paper will be selected.
(d) Rejection of a paper should be clarified with appropriate reasons and explanation of reviewer.
(e) Acceptance of publication fully follows the decisions of reviewers and editorial committee.
(f) Reviewers could exchange opinions with author through editorial member of the committee.
10. First Author, Corresponding Author and Processing Dates
On the last page of accepted paper, first author, Corresponding Author, submitted date, reviewed date, and due date for counterargument would be noted.
11. Authorship Ethical Issues
For the policies on the research and publication ethics not stated in this instructions, International standards for editors and authors (http://publicationethics.org/international-standards-editors-and-authors) can be applied.
12. Author's Check List and Copyright Transfer Agreement
Author’s check list and copyright transfer information can be found in the Society homepage, www.kor-kst.or.kr.
13. Contact Information on Inquiry
Korean Society of Transportation
Science & Technology Bldg., Suite 809, 635-4 Yeoksam-Dong, Kangnam-Gu, Seoul 135-703, KOREA
Phone : +82-2-564-9201-2
Fax : +82-2-564-9203
Homepage : www.kor-kst.or.kr
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Editor-in-Chief KIM, Hyung Jin (Yonsei University)
Phone : +82-42-829-7666
Fax : +82-42-829-7660
Mobile Phone : +82-10-4411-2911
E-mail : email@example.com