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Author Guidelines

Submission of Manuscript


1. Manuscript should preferably be 2,500-5,000 words in length.

2.The font type required is Times New Roman, 12 pt.

3. The first page of the manuscript must contain the following information: Title of the article Name(s) and affiliation of author(s) Complete address, including telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address. The second page of the manuscript should contain only the title of the article, an abstract, keywords and subsequently the text of the article.

4. The abstract should be about 250 – 300  words and structured to include, the purpose of the paper, the scope, the objectives, the methodology and approach, the findings, the practicle applications and significance.

5.The keywords should be informative and adds to the existing information available in the title and abstracts.

6. Main section headings in the manuscript must be capitalized and bold and sub-headings under the main headings should be bold and in upper-lower case.




1. All manuscripts should be submitted as a word or rtf document, formated with double line spacing and 1.5 left and right margins. Articles can be sent as attached documents to the editors, [email protected]  

2. All articles are subjected to double blind reviewing process. Authors should receive information about the status of their articles within three months.

3. Papers that are amended accordingly will be published in the earliest issue possible.


Accuracy of Materials

It is the responsibility of the author to check the accuracy of all data, statements and references.



It is a condition of publication that manuscripts submitted to the journal have not been published, accepted for publication, nor simultaneously submitted for publication elsewhere. By submitting a manuscript, the author(s) agree that copyright for the article is transferred to the publisher, if and when the manuscript is accepted for publication.



  1. The style of the manuscript should follow The Chicago Manual of Style.

  2. References at the end of the article should be listed in alphabetical order and examples are indicated below:

 Books: Awad, Elias M., and Hassan M. Ghaziri. Knowledge Management. 1st ed., Internat. ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2004.

Joournal: Kingsley, Tara L., Jerrell C. Cassady, and Susan M. Tancock. “Successfully Promoting 21st Century Online Research Skills: Interventions in 5th-Grade Classrooms.” Reading Horizons (Online) 54, no. 2 (2015): 0_1.

e-journal: Potter, Stephen. Doing Postgraduate Research. 2nd ed. London: Sage Publisher, 2006.

web : Rahayu, Sri. “Strategi Kuliah Di Perguruan Tinggi.” Accessed October 17, 2016.

 Journal article: Summers, F. William. The concept of the indispensable public library. Public Libraries, Vol.32, no.4 (1993): 212-215.

Conference article: Ranson, Claire. Cartography in children’s literature. Paper presented at the 24th International Association of School Librarianship Conference, July 1995, at Worcester, England. 1995

Book chapter: Vinkler, P. Bibliometric analysis of publication activity of a scientific research institute, In: L. Egghe, R. Rousseau, eds. Informatrics. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publishers: 309-334. 1990.

Web resources: Tenopir, Carol. Educating tomorrow’s information professionals today. Info Today, Vol.10, no.7. 2002. Available at: Wang, Z. 2001. Information systems and evaluations: precision and recall graphs.



Tables, Figures and Illustration

Figures and photos should be labelled with "Figure 1:" and tables with "Table 3:" and assigned Arabic numerals. Table and Figure titles should placed on top of the Figures or tables given.


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 (See The Effect of Open Access).


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 (USD)

Article Publication: 0.00 (USD)