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Author Guidelines

1. Title: This is the result of research and has never been published. Title no more than 12 words.

2. Author: Name (without title and title), affiliation, and e-mail.

3. Abstract: One paragraph, a maximum of 500 words, in Indonesian or in English or in Arabic, which includes: problems, methods, summary of results, and conclusions. The abstract language written is a different language from the content of the manuscript.

4. Keywords: 3-5 words/phrases Language according to abstract

5. Contents of the Manuscript:

The manuscript is written in MS Word program, in Indonesian (not in English/Arabic), Times New Roman font size 12 ppt, 1.5 spaced on A4 size paper, and the number of pages between 20-25 pages. The left margin is 25 mm, the right margin is 20 mm, the bottom margin is 20 mm, and the top margin is 30 mm. Manuscripts are created in one column. 

The cited author references, using a bodynote system in the order: author's last name, and year of publication, for example (Lyons, 2000).

The order of presentation and systematic numbering of sub-discussions is written as follows.

A. Introduction

Contains: background, problems and theories used and relevant.

B. Research Method

These include: samples, instruments, and data analysis techniques.

C. Results and Discussion

The results and discussion contain the findings and scientific discussion. Scientific findings must be supported by adequate data. The scientific findings referred to here are not data obtained from research results. What are the scientific findings obtained? Why did that happen? Why such a variable trend? All these questions must be explained scientifically, not only descriptively, if necessary supported by adequate scientific basis phenomena. It should also be explained its comparison with the results of other researchers on almost the same topic. Research results must be able to answer the research hypothesis or research objectives in the introduction.

D. Conclusion

Contains a summary of the discussion which is also the answer to the problem. Conclusions describe the answers to the hypotheses and/or research objectives or scientific findings obtained. 

6. Bibliography:

The bibliography is arranged alphabetically with the writing format of APA 6th Edition (American Psychological Association) On Mendeley as follows.

1) From the book title:

Lyons, John. (2000). Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2) From scientific magazines/journals:

Buckland, Michael K. (1991). “Information as a Thing,” in Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 5(1), 23-32.

3) From the internet:

Al-Ashtar, Abd al-Karīm.( 2006). "Auraq Mahjariyyah". In http:// www.islamonline. net/arabic /2006/01/ article05/, accessed 16 September 2007.

4) From the seminar proceedings:

Roeva, O. (2012). Real-World Application of Genetic Algorithm. In International Conference on Chemical and Materials Engineering (pp.25-30). Semarang, Indonesia: Department of Chemical engineering, Diponegoro University.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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