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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.
  • Research-based article is preferable.
  • For further information please contact 082183534231 (Imam Mustofa), 081272034340 (Mufliha Wijayati), 081368210641 (Anggoro), 08956096221070 (Endah Wulantina), 082324480562 (Dedi Wahyudi), 082140717800 (Elfa Murdiana), or 08562860475 (Dedi Irwansyah).

Author Guidelines

Terms and Conditions:

  • The submission stage
    • The paper should be submitted by the author via online submission. The content of the article should not be submitted simultaneously to another journal.
    • Author(s) should submit stamped letter of authenticity, biodata, and the result of  Plagiarism Checker X Pro, Turnitin, or other plagiarism checkers. The format can be downloaded at: http://e-journal.metrouniv.ac.id/index.php/akademika/template.
  • How to prepare a manuscript
    There is no general limitation of the overall size nor of the number of figures, nor of the level of details considered to be necessary. However, the appropriate length of a manuscript depends on the information presented in the paper. A manuscript should consist of the following content.
  • Title
    The title must be clear, precise and no more than 14 words. Abbreviations should be avoided within the title. Witty or creative titles are welcome, but only if relevant and within the measure. Consider if a title meant to be thought-provoking might be misinterpreted as offensive or alarming. In extreme cases, the editorial office may veto a title and propose an alternative.
  • Author(s) name(s) and affiliation(s)
    • A list of all authors, as well as corresponding addresses, and e-mail address should be provided to speed up communication between readers and authors. This information will be published unless authors request otherwise.
    • The author does not need to include an academic title.
  • Abstract
    • An abstract should accompany each manuscript; it should be completely self-consistent (i.e., with no figure, table, equation or reference citations), not exceeding 250 words and written as a single paragraph.
  • Keywords
    All article types: you may provide up to 5 keywords; at least 3 are mandatory.
  • Main body of the paper
    • The body of paper must range between 6000-7500 words, written in 12 points normal and Book Antiqua Style. It could be divided into sections. Sections should be bold. The entire document should be single-spaced and should contain page and line numbers in order to facilitate the review process.
    • Whichever spelling you choose (British or American English) please be consistent throughout.
    • Use hyphens consistently and avoid unnecessary ones.
    • The words
    • Latin expressions, such as, e.g., i.e., et al., versus (vs.) should be set in italic.
    • All terms or titles in Arabic should be transliterated with following the Library of Congress guide. Name of person should not be transliterated.
  • Footnotes
    • Footnotes to text material, which should be kept to a minimum, and which should be indicated by numerical superscripts: 1, 2, 3, etc. They should be placed at the foot of the relevant page.
      • Book: Barrie Axford, The Global System, Politics and Culture, New York: St. Martin&rsquos; Press, 1995, 13-15.
      • Journal: Benjamin Arditi, “From Globalism to Globalization: The Politics of Resistance.”, New Political Science, Volume 26, Number 1 (March 2004): 1-18.
      • Seminar proceeding: Bard Andreassen A, “Human Rights and Legal Empowerment of the Poor.”, Extreme Poverty and Human Rights Expert Seminar, Geneva 23-24 February 2007, Norwegian Centre for Human rights, University of Oslo.
      • Chapter: Clifford Geertz, “Religion: Anthropological Study”, in David L Sills (ed) International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, London: Collier-Macmillan Publishers, 1965: 2-5.
  • References
    All citations in the text must be in the reference list and vice-versa. The references should only include articles that are published or accepted. For assistance please use management reference (Mendeley or Zotero) and utilize the format of Turabian 8th Edition (Fullnote).
  • The proof correction stage
    • Once proofs are ready, an e-mail will inform the authors and attache it in pdf format.
    • Authors are asked to carefully check the proofs. They should keep in mind that the aim of proofreading is to correct errors that may have occurred during the production. Therefore they should particularly check completeness of text, equation breaks, figures, tables and references.
    • Only essential corrections are accepted.
    • The author has the final responsibility for the corrections.
    • Corrections should be returned within 48 hours and can be sent back either as a detailed list by e-mail (quoting the amendments location with page, columns and line number). Please do not alter the PDF proof file, add annotations or send back an amended manuscript file.
    • As soon as the proofs are returned, the paper will be corrected and posted for the on-line publication.