Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

The article submitted in this Journal should contain nine points: title of the article, author’s name, author's institution affiliation, abstract, keywords, introduction, discussion, conclusion, and references.

Article Title
Capital letters are commonly used, unusual abbreviations are prevented, and formulas and symbols are excluded. The title is composed sufficiently within five to ten words. Title or running title can be included.

Author's name
The author's name is placed below the title. The full name should be written in capital letters without any academic titles. The article can include maximally three authors.

Address of the author sufficiently presents the address of the main author which includes two points, institutional and corresponding addresses. The address includes department or study program, faculty, and institution. The corresponding address presents the email address and street, city, and nation.

The abstract is written below the author's address. The abstract should be composed concisely containing the significance of the study, the aim and objective of the study, the results and conclusions of the study, and recommendations for further study. Abstract approximately consists of 150–200 words. The abstract is written in both Indonesian and English.

Keywords are placed below the abstract and contain words maximum related to the study. It should not repeat the title but include particular variable(s) of the study.

The introduction presents concept mapping and development of the study which are relevant to the field. Significance results of the study are presented due to contribute to the development of knowledge or theories of the certain field of sciences.

The research method is presented briefly to inform the selection of study paradigm, research methods, and techniques.

Three main points: a review of relevant concepts and theories, data presentation, research methods, and data analysis. Therefore, the analysis and results of the study should be described.

This section presents a conclusion from the results and discussion of the study. The conclusion is presented concisely and also presents further research suggestions relating to objects and approaches.

References should be written according to the APA style. Eighty percent of the references should be in the form of journals published less than 10 years ago.


Journal Article
Gabbett, T., Jenkins, D., & Abernethy, B. (2010). Physical collisions and injury during professional rugby league skills training. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 13(6), 578-583

Journal Article with 7 Authors
Mikosch, P., Hadrawa, T., Laubreiter, K., Brandl, J., Pilz, J., Stettner, H., & Grimm, G. (2010). Effectiveness of respiratory-sinus-arrhythmia biofeedback on state-anxiety in patients undergoing coronary angiography. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66(5), 1101-1110.

Journal Article with or more than 8 Authors
Vissing, K., Brink, M., Lonbro, S., Sorensen, H., Overgaard, K., Danborg, K., ... Aagaard, P. (2008). Muscle adaptations to plyometric vs. resistance training in untrained young men. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 22(6), 1799-1810.

Journal article on the Internet
Marshall, M., Carter, B., Rose, K., & Brotherton, A. (2009). Living with type 1 diabetes: Perceptions of children and their parents. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 18(12), 1703-1710. Retrieved from

Gabbett, T., Jenkins, D., & Abernethy, B. (2010). Physical collisions and injury during professional rugby league skills training. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 13(6), 578-583. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2010.03.007

Collier, A. (2008). The world of tourism and travel. Rosedale, New Zealand: Pearson Education New Zealand.

Book with Editor
Aspinall, V. (Ed.). (2014). Clinical procedures in veterinary nursing (3rd ed.). Edinburgh, Schotland: Elsevier.

Chapter in an Edited Book
Palmer, F. (2007). Treaty principles and Maori sport: Contemporary issues. In C. Collins & S. Jackson (Eds.), Sport in Aotearoa/New Zealand society (2nd ed., pp. 307-334). South Melbourne, Australia: Thomson.
Munro M, Brill A, Parker W. Gynecologic endoscopy. In: Berek J, editor. Berek & Novak’s gynecology. 14th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2007. p. 749 ̶ 804.

Conference proceeding
Nicolai T. Homeopathy. Proceedings of the Workshop Alternative Medicines; 2011 November 30; Brussels. Belgium. Belgium: ENVI; 2011.

Conference Paper
Williams, J., & Seary, K. (2010). Bridging the divide: Scaffolding the learning experiences of the mature age student. In J. Terrell (Ed.), Making the links: Learning, teaching and high quality student outcomes. Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the New Zealand Association of Bridging Educators (pp. 104-116). Wellington, New Zealand.

Conference Paper Online
Cannan, J. (2008). Using practice based learning at a dual-sector tertiary institution: A discussion of current practice. In R. K. Coll, & K. Hoskyn (Eds.), Working together: Putting the cooperative into cooperative education. Conference proceedings of the New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education, New Plymouth, New Zealand. Retrieved from

An organization as a Source
Ministry of Health. (2007). Looking at long-term residential care in a rest home or hospital: What you need to know. Wellington, New Zealand: Author.

An Organization as a Source on the Internet
New Zealand House of Representatives, Health Committee. (2007, August). Inquiry into obesity and type 2 diabetes in New Zealand: Report presented to the House of Representatives. Retrieved from 6AB08980C0EA/61821/DBSCH_SCR_3868_5335.pdf

Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992. (2013, December 16). Retrieved from
SPCA New Zealand. (2011). Your dog may be dying from the heat [Press release]. Retrieved from

Johnson, S. (2013). Style strategies (Master’s thesis). UCOL, Whanganui School of Design, Whanganui, New Zealand.

Weller, B. F. (Ed.). (2009). Bailliere’s nurses dictionary: For nurses and health care workers (25th ed.). Edinburgh, Scotland: Elsevier.

Dictionary Online
Cambridge dictionaries online. (2011). Retrieved from

Rich, J. R. (2011). Your iPad 2 at work [e-book]. Retrieved from
Sadun, E., Grothaus, M., & Sande, S. (2011). Taking your iPad 2 to the max (2nd ed.) [e-book]. Retrieved from

Newspaper Article
Matthews, L. (2011, November 23). Foodbanks urge public to give generously. Manawatu Standard,
p. 4.

Newspaper article (No Author)
Little blue penguins homeward bound. (2011, November 23). Manawatu Standard, p. 5.

Newspaper article Online
Rogers, C. (2011, November 26). Smartphone could replace wallets. The Dominion Post. Retrieved from

DVD / Video / Motion Picture (including ClickView & Youtube)
Gardiner, A., Curtis, C., & Michael, E. (Producers), & Waititi, T. (Director). (2010). Boy: Welcome to my interesting world [DVD]. New Zealand: Transmission.

For more detailed information, you can download it at this link, while for templates, please click on this link.


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 are 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.