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  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

The Publication Guidelines of Princess of Naradhiwas University Journal, Humanities and Social Sciences

The Journal of Princess of Naradhiwas University would like to invite researchers, academic, and the general public who are interested in publishing articles to submit the articles relating to economy, business administration, education, psychology, social sciences, law, political science, public administration, communication arts, mass media, anthropology, Archaeology, demography, arts, liberal arts, interdisciplinary humanities and social sciences which must be original.


Types of the Articles:

  1. Economy, business administration, education, psychology, social sciences, law, political science, public administration, communication arts, mass media, anthropology, Archaeology, demography, arts, liberal arts, interdisciplinary humanities and social sciences.
  2. Economy, business administration, education, psychology, social sciences, law, political science, public administration, communication arts, mass media, anthropology, Archaeology, demography, arts, liberal arts, interdisciplinary humanities and social sciences. Dissertation or thesis must be certified by a supervisor.
  3. Review, special, and miscellany articles.


Research / Academic  articles preparation guidelines

  1. The manuscript must be printed using a computer program MS Word 97/03 for Windows. Use Dillenia New font, size 16. Print in a single page in A4 paper. Make 2.54 cm margins on the top, bottom, and right side. And make 3.17 cm margin on the left side. Number of pages is 12 in total excluding references.  The reference lists are up to 40.  Page numbers must be indicated in all pages.
  2. Thai and English titles must be printed in a middle of the first page with a font size of 18.
  3. Author's name must be printed in Thai and English, under the title, align the right side of the paper with the font size of 14 regular letters. Specify the number as the superscript in order to show details about affiliations and e-mail address of all authors as a footnote in the first page.
  4. Name of author’s affiliation must be printed in Thai and English in the first page. Make the font size of 12. Specify a primary affiliation, followed by a main affiliation, respectively, as well as e-mail (at least for the corresponding author). Display this info and all authors’ name as a footnote on the first page.
  5. Abstract (Thai and English) is up to 250 words, and 20 lines
  6. Key word are both in Thai and English (3-5 words)
  7. Sequence of topics: heading must be on the left edge. Sub-heading is spaced 3-5 letters from the heading. The same sub-heading must be the same font size, and level. Beginning of a new heading must be spaced one more lines.
  8. Use Arabic numbers, and universal abbreviations (giving the full term of the first time mention). An example of an English parentheses is “(Student centered learning)”.
  9. Manuscript components of research articles

             9.1 Abstract

            9.2 Introduction to the research significance, conceptual framework, and research objectives.

           9.3  Objective

            9.4 Research methodology includes the research design, sample acquisition and sample size, research tools and its quality, data collection, as well as data analysis.

            9.5 Research results present clear findings following the research objectives. Tables/charts/figures are included.

            9.6 Discussion describes the linkages of research findings to conceptual framework, and previous studies. The linkage of all studied variables should be elaborated.

           9.7 Conculsion.

            9.8 Suggestions for applying research results, and issues for further research

            9.9 References must be cited in the text, and all written in English (reference lists in Thai language must be attached)

  1. Manuscript components of academic articles

          - Abstract

          - Introduction

          - Content (showing the essence to be presented in sequence)

          - Conclusion

          - Suggestion

          - References

  1. Citation

          Use 6th edition of APA citation format (http: //www.wooster .edu / psychology / apa-crib.html) 

     12 Figures and graphs must be saved as JPEGs or Tiffs  


Journal Article Reference

  1. In-text citation:

           Name-year System: if an article is in Thai, full name must be written. Meanwhile, if it is in English, only last name must be written. In case, an article is composed by six authors, only the first three authors’ names must be written followed by et. al.


                การต้องแยกจากครอบครัวและเพื่อน การพบบุคคลแปลกหน้า สภาพสิ่งแวดล้อมที่ทำให้รู้สึกไม่ปลอดภัย (วีณา จีระแพทย์, 2550)

               การเรียนรู้อย่างมีความหมายเกิดจาก... (Blegen, 2005)


               Author-date system: the text that is cited must be in quotation marks “………………” 


                                Novak and Gowin (2004) กล่าวว่า “ประสบการณ์ทางการศึกษาเป็นสิ่งที่ซับซ้อน” ... การบริการพยาบาล เป็น การใช้ศาสตร์และศิลปะเพื่อการบริการสุขภาพแก่ผู้รับบริการ” (กุลยา ตันติผลาชีวะ, 2539)

      3. Reference:

         If is an article, all authors’ names must be written. If the article is composed by more than six authors, the first six authors’ names must be written followed by al.,

นวลจันทร์ มาตยภูธร จารุณี อินทฤทธิ์ และพฤติศักดิ์ จันทราทิพย์. (2550). ผลการออกแบบการจัดการเรียนการสอนในชั้นเรียนเรื่อง “การรักษา ฟื้นฟู และการพยาบาลสภาพจิตโดยวิธีการต่างๆ”. รายงานวิจัย วิทยาลัยพยาบาลศรีมหาสารคาม

Spitch, M. L., Verzy, H. N., & Blegen, M. A. (2001). Nursing experience and education effect on quality of care. Journal of Nursing Administration, 91(1), p.33-39.

  • such as an article composed by a group of an organization,

American Psychiatric Association. (2006). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders. (6th ed.). Washington, mental disorders. Washington, DC: Author.

  • a chapter book citation,

Hollander, E.P. (2003). “Leadership and social exchange process. In K.J. Gergan, M.S. Greenberg, & R. H. Willis(Eds.)”. Socialexchange: Advances in theory and research (pp. 103 – 118). New York: Plenum.

  • online,

VandenBos, G., Knapp, S., & Doe, J. (2001). “Role of reference elements in the selection of                resources by psychology”. Undergraduates. Journal of Bibliographic Research, 5,           p 117-123. Retrieved October 13, 2005, from https://jbr.org/articles.html

  • thesis.  

พลิน ศรช่วย. (2552). ปัจจัยที่ส่งผลต่อความสามารถในการแก้โจทย์ปัญหาคณิตศาสตร์ของนักเรียนช่วงชั้น ที่ 1 โรงเรียนฐานปัญญา เขตภาษีเจริญ กรุงเทพมหานคร.วิทยานิพนธ์ ครุศาสตร์มหาบัณฑิต สาขาวิชาจิตวิทยาการศึกษา บัณฑิตวิทยาลัย มหาวิทยาลัยศรีนครินทรวิโรฒ ประสานมิตร.

Manuscript submission guidelines

          On-line submission

  1. Prepare the manuscript file following the journal instructions.
  2. Register to the website https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/pnujr/login  Follow the instructions for using the ThaiJO system (for Author).

            - Author Register (User does not have Username and Password in ThaiJO system)

            - Submission

                        Check submission status (accept / reject) via e-mail.

           Postal mail submission

            Download the relevant documents at the website. https://journal.pnu.ac.th

            Send a hard copy of manuscript to the following postal address:

                        Associate Professor Dr. Siriphan Siriphan (Editor-in-Chief)

                         Journal Editorial Board, 3rd Floor

                         Office of Chancellor Building

                         Princess of Naradhiwas University

                         99 Moo 8, Khok Kian, Muang, Narathiwat 96000 

Contact info:

Journal Unit (Mrs. Piyanuch Wajanasiri or Miss Sumseeyah Chesamoh)

Tel 073-709-030 ext. 1161, Fax 073-709-030 ext. 1173

Mobile phone 09-3604-3247 E-mail: pnu_huso@hotmail.com