Manuscript Submission Guidelines: LSJ Meeting Handbook

1. Page Length

  • Oral and poster presentations: seven A4 sheets or shorter.
  • Workshops: for organizer, up to two A4 sheets; for author(s) of each presentation, six A4 sheets or shorter.

2. Languages

Manuscripts should be written in Japanese or English. The language used in the handbook should be the same as that used in the presentation.

3. Format

  1. Include the title of the presentation and the name(s) of the author(s) at the top of the first page.
  2. Leave margins of 20 mm on each side, 20 mm at the top, and 30 mm at the bottom of each page.
  3. Do not include page numbers in the manuscripts.
  4. Include abstract (within 120 words in English or 400 characters in Japanese, including tables and figures) after the title and the name(s) of the author(s).
  5. All other details are up to the author.
  6. Manuscripts will be published as is, without correction, in the LSJ Meeting Handbook on the LSJ website.
  7. Character size in the body of the text should be between 10 – 12 points. Authors should leave appropriate space between lines.
  8. Make a PDF file with properly embedded fonts. Submit the PDF file of the manuscript after checking that it does not have illegible material.
  9. Make the size of the graphic files embedded into the manuscript as small as possible in order to keep the size of the LSJ Meeting Handbook manageable.
  10. Manuscripts should be monochromatic, except for tables and figures.

4. Submission

Send the PDF file of the manuscript using specified method by the LSJ Office . Submit separate PDF files for introduction and the talks scheduled for workshops.

5. Deadline for Submission

You will be notified of the deadline for submission when the paper is accepted.

6. Mailing Address

LSJ Office:

7. Treatment of manuscripts as copyrighted materials

Submission of a manuscript entails acceptance by the author(s) of the LSJ Regulations on the Treatment of Copyrighted Materials.

(Revised November 28, 2015)
(Revised November 17, 2018)
(Revised November 11, 2023)