Paper Submission Guidelines
The 2nd ICRU International Conference: Sustainable Community Development

PUBLICATION

All selected papers that meet our criteria will be published in the journals of 6 Co-host Rajabhats while the rest of the papers will be published in the proceedings with author's consent.

PAPER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Please follow the following guidelines to format your paper. It is imperative that all papers are submitted in a standardized format. Papers not adhering to them will be returned to the authors for a reformat.

All full papers must meet the following requirements:
• Inclusion of a 100-150 word abstract
• Saved in a MSWord file format
• Times New Roman with the 11-point font size
• Inclusion of paper title with all authors, affiliations, and contact details
• Graphics and tables must be accessible by MSWord or MS Excel.

Please refer to the format example/template to review the requirements below:

Headings
As a minimum, all Full Research papers should include the following headings or sections:
For full ‘empirical’ papers include:
• Abstract and Keywords
• Introduction
• Methods
• Results
• Discussion
• Conclusions and Implications
• References
For full ‘conceptual/theoretical’ papers include:
• Abstract and Keywords
• Introduction
• Conclusions and Implications
• References

EXAMPLE/TEMPLATE
TITLE OF YOUR PAPER
ABSTRACT
Place your abstract here. The short abstract should be composed of 100-150 words that briefly summarizes your paper. It should provide details rather than present intentions. Indent the abstract paragraph for 1.5 cm with a single space and justified text alignment. The abstract should be followed by a list of no more than six (6) keywords that define the subject matter.

MAIN BODY OF TEXT
Begin your copy here as per the headings outlined previously. Use single space within each paragraph and double space between paragraphs. Do not number the pages and leave it to the editor, but ensure that the content is in the correct page order. Please specify 3cm for the top, bottom, left, and right margins. The paper should be no more than 15 pages in the A4 size.

TABLES AND FIGURES
Tables and figures must appear within the text and not at the end of the text. They should be numbered sequentially, e.g., Table 1, Table 2, Table 3, etc. Include a title for each (in upper- and lower-case letters), to explain the contents. For example:
Table 1: Profile of Typical Travel and Tourism Students
When appropriate, appendices should appear at the end of the article after the list of references.

REFERENCES
References must be listed immediately following the CONCLUSION AND IMPLICATIONS section of the paper. Use the APA style and alphabetize the list by author in chronological order. List the authors' names exactly as cited and use no abbreviations. See examples below:

Henry, W. A., III. (1990). Making the grade in today's schools. Time, 135, April 9, 28-31.
Higgins-Desbiolles, F., Powys Whyte, K., & Mian, A. (2012). Abandon hope: The importance of remaining critical. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual CAUTHE conference, Melbourne, Australia.
Macdonald, S. (1997). A people’s story: heritage, identity, and authenticity. In C. Rojek & J. Urry (Eds.), Touring Cultures: Transformations of travel and theory (pp. 219-235). London: Routledge.
Reisinger, Y., & Turner, L. (2003). Cross-cultural behavior in tourism: Concepts and analysis. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann.
Tribe, J. (2005). The truth about tourism. Annals of Tourism Research, 33(2), 360–381.

All abstracts and papers must be submitted electronically via https://icru.nstru.ac.th