Requirements for Submissions

The decision to publish papers on the Series will rest on recommendations made by peer reviewers. All submissions should follow the following format:

  1. All manuscripts must be typed and double-spaced with a Times New Roman font of 12 points for the body and the title. The submission should be sent to the editor via an e-mail attachment in WORD.
  2. The first page should include the title of the manuscript, author(s), contacting address(es), author(s)' position(s), and the author(s)' affiliated institutions. Author(s)' biographical notes (maximum 100 words per author) may be included also on the first page.
  3. The second page and subsequent pages should contain the title of the manuscript, an abstract (100-150 words), and the text for the purpose of the "blind review" process.
  4. The submitted manuscript should be in accord with the Publications Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed.

To submit a manuscript to be published in the Occasional Paper Series, please send it as an e-mail attachment to Yunshan Ye, editor of CALA OPS, at yye@jhu.edu. To become an Occasional Paper Series reviewer, click here.