Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines


The article has never been published by other media(s) nor in the process of being published in other media(s) or journal(s); it must not contain plagiarism.

The author is not allowed to send the same article to other media(s) during the process, except the author has withdrawn the article and been granted a written notification from the editor.

The article is written in the form of research (field or library study), book chapter, or book review

The document is typed using Microsoft Words (doc/Docx) with the following format: times new roman, font advanced scale 100, spacing condensed 0,3 pt, and normal position in A4 paper with space of 3cm left, 3 cm right, 2,5 cm top, and 3 cm bottom, single space.

Total pages are 8-16 including references and table(s).

Title, abstract, and keywords is written in one column, while the others are written in two columns. The abstract’s body text is formatted in two columns with a width stipulation of 7 cm in each column and the distance for each column is 1 cm.

Title, abstract, and keywords are written in Indonesian and English.

The article is written in Indonesian or English.

English abstract must be placed below the Indonesian abstract.

Article systematic is arranged in the order below:

Indonesian or English title: comprehensive, precise, and short, the title is no more than 20 words including space. The article’s title, chapter’s title, and subchapter’s title are written in bold.


English or Indonesian title: (depends on the first title; if the first title is in Indonesian, the second title is in English.


Name and Author’s Address: complete name is a must, without mentioning a university degree or position of job, below the title. Exactly below the name of the author, the address of the institution, phone number, and writer’s e-mail address must be written;


Abstract: (Indonesian) maintaining the essence of the article, consisting 100-150 word, and is written in a paragraph without references and citation;


Key Words: key words are placed below the abstract consisting of not more than five words or phrases without full stop. Keywords must mention the main concepts of the article;


Abstract: (English) maintaining the essence of the article, consisting of 100-150 words,  and is written in a paragraph without references or citations;


Key Words: key words are placed below the abstract consisting of not more than five words or phrases without full stop. Keywords should present the main concepts of the article.


INTRODUCTION (no subchapters needed): Introduction contains the background of the study, explaining the actual phenomenon of the problem studied in the article, supported by references and previous studies that have been done individually or in a group. It must describe the comparison between the article and the previous studies. The introduction contains problem(s) (one focus problem is better), purpose(s) of the study, research significance, and theory used to solve the problem(s). Every resource used in the article must all be cited in the references list.


METHOD: consists of varieties of research characteristics, data source, data, data collection technique(s), data collection instrument(s), data collection procedure(s), and analysis method;


FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION: presented in a form of the subchapter, not more than three levels without using numbering. Showing and explaining the main analysis directly to answer the research problem(s) and purpose(s) of the study;


Table, graphic, picture, and/or photo (if any) must all be numbered, titled, and noted along with the text’s references. The table and picture must present the result of the study. The table and picture must be presented not more than a page. The table and picture must be well-read and well-printed because the article will be published in white and black (for writers asking for printed publication). Paraphrases of citation, picture, table, etc. use numbering, for example: “Structure of the news title in Kompas Newspaper is presented in table 4”. Pictures, tables, graphics, and pictures must be put as closest as possible to the text which is related. The table should be horizontal or minimizing the use of vertical lines. Every table’s column should include heading.


CONCLUSION: The conclusion must answer the problem(s) and purpose(s) of the study. The conclusion is not in the form of a summary and not a repetition of findings and discussion.


REFERENCES: References should come from 80% of original studies, the result of the research, idea, and theory or concept which is published in the electronic journal(s) or paper publication(s). References must be maximum ten years old for, except for classic references as historical data.


The recommended reference writing style is APA style, an author can visit ( for seeing examples of the reference style.

The article will be handed to the editor(s) for further reviews only when the guidelines are sufficiently followed.