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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.

  • 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, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

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Writing should be submitted according to these following restrictions:

  1. The manuscript should be written in English or Indonesian and be submitted online via the journal website. The author must log in to submit.
  2. The manuscript should contain at least 38.000-40.000 characters (no space), including embedded figures and tables, without the appendix, and the file should be in Microsoft Office (.doc/.docx) or Open Office (.odt) format. The paper should be prepared in A4 paper (21 cm x 29.7 cm) using 2 cm for the left and right margin and 3 cm for the top and bottom margin.
  3. The Title, Abstract, and Keywords should be written in English
    • The Title should be less than 12 words, title case, bold, font type EB Garamond, font size 16 pt, and single-spaced.
    • The abstract contains neither pictures nor tables, justified, in 9 pt Inter, single-spaced, and should not exceed 250 words.
    • Keywords contain a minimum of four words/phrases separated with the semicolon, 9 pt Inter, and single-spaced.
  4. The manuscript body should be:
    • The main text of the writing should be in two columns with 0.8 cm column spacing, justified, 10 pt Inter, first-line indent 0.75 mm, and single-spaced.
    • Consist of: Introduction, Method, Results and Discussion, and Conclusion, followed by Acknowledgment and References.
  5. Heading should be made in three levels. Level four cannot be accepted.
    • Heading 1: title case, left-aligned, bold, 14 pt EB Garamond, single-spaced, Roman.
    • Heading 2: title case, left aligned, bold, 13 pt EB Garamond, single-spaced, Capital numbered.
    • Heading 3: title case, left aligned, italic, 12 pt EB Garamond, single-spaced, numbered by a number followed by the closed bracket.
    • Heading 4 cannot be accepted in the manuscript.
  6. The figure and table should be readable and in a proportional measure to the overall page. A caption should be numbered, in 8 pt Inter, and single-spaced. For the layout, please provide the respective captioned figure/table in with extension .tif/.jpg/.jpeg within a particular folder apart from the manuscript.
  7. The mathematical equation should be written, numbered orderly, and accompanied with any information needed. Header and footer, including page number, must not be used.
  8. Citation and Reference are written according to the APA style.
    • Citations should be ordered alphabetically.
    • Wikipedia, personal blog, or nonscientific website is not allowed to be taken into account.
    • References at least 15 scientific articles with active links.
    • References should be taken from the late five years.
    • Please ensure that the page number of each citation is included, except for references that do not have a page number.

The Board is authorized to reject a manuscript based on peer reviewer advice and make necessary changes or adjustments related to language properties without altering the substance. Substance editing would be consulted with the author first.

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-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. The journal allow the authors to hold the copyright without restrictions and allow the authors to retain publishing rights without restrictions.
  3. Authors can 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 acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
  4. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) before and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.

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