PublicationsNote to Authors

1. Scope of Journal
Textile Coloration and Finishing, the Journal of the Korean Society of Dyers and Finishers, publishes original research on all aspects of coloration, finishing and related textile science and technology, which has not been or is not to be published elsewhere. The editors welcome publication type regular articles, notes, letters, communications, and reviews. Regular articles are comprehensive reports of significant results and should have high scientific quality and originality. Communications should be preliminary reports of unusual urgency and significance. A more complete paper may be published at a later date. A Note deals with a limited subject which requires no further elaboration in the future. Reviews should be short, critical surveys of progress in limited fields of research made in recent years.
Textile Coloration and Finishing publishes ISSN print edition(1229-0033) and electronic edition(2234-036X).

2. Authorship and Ethical Issued
For the policies on the research and publication ethics not stated in this instructions, International standards for editors and authors can be applied.

3. Electronic Submission of Manuscripts
A file of manuscript in any reviewing steps should be submitted via online submission menu at http://www.ksdf.or.kr. Unless prepared properly according
to the guidelines, all manuscripts may have to be rejected solely because they require excessive editing. Instructions to authors should strictly be followed before submission of any manuscript to the journal. In case typed manuscript has to be submitted, consult with the publication coordinator of the society. Contact information for the corresponding author, including an E-mail address, and telephone number, must be provided with all submissions.
Authors are asked to sign a copyright transfer form. Questions should be sent by email to ksdf@ksdf.or.kr or taekyeong@knu.ac.kr.

4. Peer Review Process All manuscripts are subject to experts peer review process. Reviewers are consist of three. The reviewers make effort to ensure that manuscripts are fairly and independently reviewed(http://www.ksdf.or.kr/screen).
Plagiarism check ithenticate(https://ithenticate.com) or CrossCheck(http://www.crossref.org).

5. Preparation of Manuscript
Manuscripts must be typed in clear and concise English or Korean typed in Word(Microsoft), hwp on one side of A4 paper with adequate margin, including the reference section. All pages less than 20 pages in length including tables and figures should be numbered consecutively. Received date and revised date will be assigned after the manuscript or revised manuscript are arrived to the office. Accepted date will be assigned after the final decision is made.
The following specific items should be noted.
(1) Title: The title should be concise but informative enough to facilitate information retrieval.
  Acronyms are not allowed in the title. Chemical name rather than chemical symbol are to be used inthe title.
(2) Author′s Names and Affiliations: Author′s full name should be provided in the order of given name, middle name and family name. The affiliations of the authors at the time the work was performed should be presented, with the institution and department names presented in full, along with the city,
 state and country. Do not include local address information, such as street name. Corresponding author should include e-mail addresses on the cover page of the manuscripts.
(3) Abstract: An abstract of about 200 words or less must be accompanied with each manuscript. The abstract should briefly state the purpose of the research, new or unusual methods used in the experimental procedure, significant results, and the conclusions of the articles. The abstract should avoid the use of jargon and other terminology that would render its content inaccessible to the nonspecialist. No footnotes for references may appear in an abstract. At least 5 key words should be followed after the Author′s abstract, beginning with the headline key words.
(4) Text Sections: The text of each paper should be divided into three or more sections. Typical section titles are as follows:
  1. Introduction, 2. Experimental, 3. Results and Discussion, 4. Conclusions(or Summary)
(5) Acknowledgment: A brief acknowledgment section may be presented immediately proceeding the reference section to acknowledge the financial or non financial support.
(6) References: References are to be listed at the end of the paper in the order they are cited in the text, using each Author ′s first initials and last name. Do not use et al. in the references. Chemical abstracts abbreviations must be used. Citations of other than the generally available literature should be avoided if possible.
  Formats of typical references are as follows:
   1. T. K. Kim, K. J. Jang, and S. Jeon, Synthesis of Red Disperse Dyes with Various Diazo Components, Textile Coloration and Finishing, 22(1), 300(2010).
   2. G. Socrates, “Infrared and Raman Characteristic Group Frequencie”, 3rd ed., John Wiley, New York, pp.229-240, 2001.
   3. Y. Tetsuya, T. Sikeru, D. Katsutosi, Korea Pat. 1993-7000669(1993).
   4. Y. J. Lee, J. H. Park, and B. D. Jeon, A Study on Neutral Salt Effects of Dyeing for Aramid, Proceedings of the Korean Society of Dyers and Finishers Conference, Daegu, Vol.20, p.187, 2008.
   5. Y. L. Jang, A Study on Dyeing according to pH and Mordant in Dyeing of Gromwell, M.S.(Ph.D.) Thesis, Ewha Womans University, 2010.
   6. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetracycline, 2012.12.12.
(7) Figures: Each figure must be clearly identified with a figure number and caption. Micrography should be glossy, black and white prints and must have a labeled unit length within the body of the picture.
(8)Tables: The title should be as concise as possible. Tables should be numbered in Arabic numerals and given a clear descriptive title at the top.
(9)Equations: Equations should be neatly typed, punctured and aligned to bring out their structure, and numbered on the right.
(10)Notations: The SI system of units should preferably be used for any numerical information. Nomenclature should appear at the end of each paper. Symbols should be listed in alphabetical order with their definitions in SI units.

6. Proofs and Reprints
Galley proofs with reprint order forms are sent to the author. Proofs should be checked against the manuscript and returned as soon as possible, along with the filled-out reprint order form.

7. Publication Charge and Reprints
Upon the submittance of manuscripts, authors will be charged of review process. And the authors and their institutions(or companies) are required to pay a publication charge. Color illustrations or Additional reprints will be furnished when ordered with the return of galley proofs. Authors must pay the fee after their manuscript has been accepted for publication.
130,000 won 5 or fewer published pages
+30,000 won 1+ page

8. Copyright
A file of the published manuscript will be sent to the corresponding author. All accepted manuscripts, artwork and photographs become the property of the Korean Society of Dyers and Finishers according to the copy right transfer which should be submitted before publication.

9. Scientific Misconduct
Take action as below.
(1) Public the facts and reasons for withdrawal.
(2) Journal of contribution ban for at least three years.
(3) Web site and notices in the journal.

10. Address of the Editor-in-Chief
Taekyeong Kim(Kyungpook National University)
TEL : +82-53-950-5639 e-mail : taekyeong@knu.ac.kr