Author Guidelines

Author bio: maximum 100 words. If there are multiple authors, the biography of each cannot be longer than 75 words.

Abstract: a maximum of 250 words. The abstract can be submitted in English and a second language.

Article: no maximum length, only in English. We will format the published version following US spelling.

Articles must contain original material, plus necessary background and references to previous research. We do not publish articles of the following types/ content: reviews (except by invitation), very general topics (eg “The State of Handicrafts in XYZ”), contemporary studio weaving, travelogues, philosophical articles, articles that have been substantially published elsewhere in a slightly different form.

It should be concisely written, with a minimum of jargon, particularly as our readership is an international one. Necessary technical terms related to weaving, scientific analysis, terms in local languages (in italics), etc. are acceptable.

Citation: use the author-date method for in-text citation. Use endnotes, not footnotes.

Bibliography: follow the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition.

Illustrations: no maximum number. Digital images, in JPEG, TIFF, or EPS format, are preferred. The resolution must be at least 300 dots per inch (dpi) and slides should be scanned at 2400 dpi. Clearly indicate where you would like each illustration located within your paper.  Do not embed photos in the paper, please send them separately. Authors are responsible for obtaining rights for publication. Please provide captions for illustrations on a separate document.

Peer Review :   all articles are blind peer-reviewed. We keep the reviewing process appropriate to each article, in particular, we want to ensure that factual reports of field observations can be published rapidly without getting bogged down in lengthy review processes.