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Before prepare and submit article manuscripts, please note that author(s) are discouraged from withdrawing submitted papers after it is in the publication process (review, copyedit, layout, etc.,). During the time, JOSI had spent valuable resources besides time spent in the process.
Please prepare your manuscript before submission, using the following guidelines:
Article files should be provided in Microsoft Word format. We currently do not accept other formats, such as LaTex or PDF files.
Articles should be between 10-15 pages, including references. A maximum of 4 pages long appendices are allowed.
A title of 10 (ten) words maximum should be provided.
Author Details and Authorship
All contributing authorsâ€™ names should be added, and their names arranged in the correct order for publication. A correct email address should be supplied only by the corresponding author. The full name of each author must be present in the exact format they should appear for publication, including or exclude any middle names or initials as required. The affiliation of each contributing author should be correct on their individual author name.
The criteria of authorship are as follows; Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work; Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content; Final approval of the version to be published; Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.
Authors must supply a structured abstract in their submission, which includes:
A maximum of 250 words in total excluding keywords. It should be in Bahasa Indonesia and English regardless of the articles content's languages.
Authors should provide appropriate and short keywords that encapsulate the principal topics of the paper. The maximum number of keywords is 5 (five) phrases.
The body of articles should be organized (at least) into the IMRaD structure as follow;
Those who contribute but do not meet all criteria for authorship should not be listed as authors, but they should be acknowledged at the end of the text. Only the names of the persons but not their role should be written under the acknowledgment section. Authors must declare all sources of external research funding in their article and a statement to this effect should appear in the Acknowledgements section.
Headings must be concise, with a clear indication of the distinction between the hierarchy of headings.
All Figures (charts, diagrams, line drawings, web pages/screenshots, and photographic images) should be submitted in electronic form. All Figures should be of high quality, legible and numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals. Graphics may be supplied in color to facilitate their appearance on the online database. Figures created in MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel should be supplied in their native formats. Electronic figures created in other applications should be copied from the origination software and pasted into MS Word template document. Photographic images should be inserted in the main body of the article and of high quality.
Tables should be typed and included in the main body of the article. The position of tables should be inserted in the text as close to the point of reference as possible. Ensure that any superscripts or asterisks are shown next to the relevant items and have corresponding explanations displayed as footnotes to the table, figure or plate.
JMK prefers articles which refer mainly to journal articles, research reports, and conference proceedings, rather than rely heavily on textbooks or handbooks to demonstrate articles' novelty in the subject discussed. References should be carefully checked for completeness, accuracy, and consistency.
Author(s) should cite publications in the text following the APA citation style. At the end of the paper, a reference list in alphabetical order should be supplied.
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