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Author Guidelines

General Author Guidelines

Authors must submit their manuscripts by registering first and logging in as an author through the following URL address:

If authors have any problems on the online submission, please contact Editorial Office at the following email:

The following documents should accompany the manuscripts submitted by online through online submission interface (upload as Supplementary Files):

  1. Signed Copyright Transfer Form (CTF) form originally (scan the document after signed or signed electronically) [download the CTF form here]
  2. A Covering Letter outlines the basic findings of the paper and its significance.

Three types of manuscripts are acceptable for publication: Original Research Articles, Short Communication, Review Articles (not preferable).


The article is written in Indonesia or English and compiled systematically. 

  1. Original research articles – original research papers which have not been published previously
  2. The script should exceed 3000 - 5000 word with Times New Roman style, size 12, double space
  3. layout use A4 paper size with magrins 3cm on top, bottom, left and right side
  4. maximum 15 page within picture or table.

The manuscripts should be divided into the following sections:

  1. Title maximum 14 word include name of authors (without title), institute/address author workplace and email address for coresspondency (corresponding author).
  2. An abstract (200 - 300 words) embodying the main conclusion and giving the essential information and accompanied with 3 -5 key words
  3. Introduction – should give the research objective and a brief statement of previous relevant work with references;
  4. Research Methods
  5. Result and Discussion
  6. Conclusion
  7. Acknowledgement
  8. References

Reference list format is based on Harvard Referencing StandardReference list should appear at the end of the article and includes only literatures actually cited in the manuscripts. Author should use reference management tool such as Mendeley, End Note and Grammarly. References are ordered alphabetically and chronologically. When writing a reference list, please use the following conventions :

Journal article

Cartlidge, J. 2012. Crossing boundaries: Using fact and fiction in adult learning. The Journal of Artistic and Creative Education. 6 (1): 94-111.

Article in Press:
Lukitaningsih, E., Saadah, M., Purwanto & Rohman, A. 2012. Quantitative analysis of lard in lotion cosmetics formulation using FTIR spectroscopy and partial least square calibration. J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. DOI. 10.1007/s11746-012-2052-8.

Book chapters:
Che Man, Y.B., Syahariza, Z.A. & Rohman, A. 2010. Chapter 1. Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy: development, techniques, and application in the analyses of fats and oils, in Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, edited by Oliver J. Ress, Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA. pp 1 – 26.


O’Brien, J.A. & J.M. Marakas. 2011. Management Information Systems. Edisi 10.  McGraw-Hill. New York-USA.


Soegandhi. 2009. Aplikasi model kebangkrutan pada perusahaan daerah di Jawa Timur. Tesis. Fakultas Ekonomi Universitas Joyonegoro, Surabaya.


Ahmed, S. & A. Zlate. Capital flows to emerging market economies: A brave new world?. Diakses tanggal 18 Juni 2011.

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.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

    1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
    2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
    3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.