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Author Guidelines

Author guideline can be downloaded here and make sure you have the journal template.

Please prepare your manuscript following the instructions for authors given below before submitting it online:

  1. The manuscript should be written in Indonesia or in English and should be submitted online via the journal website. Online submission will be charged at no cost. The author must log in in order to make a submission.
  2. The manuscript should contain at least 5.000-7.000 words and should not exceed 25 pages including embedded figures and tables, without an appendix, and the file should be in Microsoft Office (.doc/.docx/.rtf) format. It should be prepared in A4 paper (21 cm x 29.7 cm) using margin-top: 4.01 cm, bottom: 2.01, left: 2.54 cm, and right: 2.26 cm.

  3. The title, Abstract, and Keywords should be written in English and Indonesia.

  4. The article must consist of:  Abstracts,  Introduction, Literature Review, Analysis and Discussion, and Closing. 

    The introduction must conclude the background, problems, objectives, previous research related, and methodology. Research problem should be stated as question. Literature review covers much deeper theory used in the research. Present only related theory mentioned in the title. 

    Introduction should not be more than 1,000 words. The introduction should be clear and provide the real problem to be discussed in the text. The author begins by providing an adequate background of the problem and literature on previous research. Literature is needed to show novelty and affirm the author's attitude towards previous research. At the end of the introduction write the research question (in the form of a question sentence), the purpose, benefits, and research methodology.

    The Closing must include the conclusion of the research and recommendations useful for The House of Representatives of The Republic of Indonesia (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia)

  5. The title in Bahasa Indonesia should be less than 15 words, Title Case, centered, bold, with Times New Roman font type size 12, and 1.15 spaced.

  6. The abstract contains neither pictures nor tables, justified, in 10 Times New Roman, single-spaced, and should not exceed 250 words.

  7. Keywords contain three to six words/phrases separated with commas and should be justified, 10 Times New Roman, and single-spaced.



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. I have downloaded journal template
  2. 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).
  3. The submission file is in Microsoft Word (.doc/.docx/.rtf) file format.
  4. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  5. The text is single-spaced; uses an 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.
  6. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  7. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  8. I hereby state that this manuscript have no plagiarism matter and no potential conflict of interest either.
  9. I have downloaded  Ethical Statement, Authorship Agreement and Copyright Transfer Statement to be signed and uploaded to supplementary file section.

Copyright Notice

Copyright Rights & Permissions Guide

Reproducing Published Material from other Publishers

It is absolutely essential that authors obtain permission to reproduce any published material (figures, schemes, tables or any extract of a text) which does not fall into the public domain, or for which they do not hold the copyright. Permission should be requested by the authors from the copyright holder (usually the Publisher, please refer to the imprint of the individual publications to identify the copyright holder).

Permission is required for:

  1. Your own works published by other Publishers and for which you did not retain copyright.
  2. Substantial extracts from anyone’ works or a series of works.
  3. Use of Tables, Graphs, Charts, Schemes, and Artworks if they are unaltered or slightly modified.
  4. Photographs for which you do not hold the copyright.

Permission is not required for:

  1. Reconstruction of your own table with data already published elsewhere. Please notice that in this case, you must cite the source of the data in the form of either “Data from…” or “Adapted from…”.
  2. Reasonably short quotes are considered fair use and therefore do not require permission.
  3. Graphs, Charts, Schemes and Artworks that are completely redrawn by the authors and significantly changed beyond recognition do not require permission.

Obtaining Permission

In order to avoid unnecessary delays in the publication process, you should start obtaining permissions as early as possible. If in any doubt about the copyright, apply for permission. Jurnal Aspirasi cannot publish material from other publications without permission.

The copyright holder may give you instructions on the form of acknowledgment to be followed; otherwise follow the style: “Reproduced with permission from [author], [book/journal title]; published by [publisher], [year].’ at the end of the caption of the Table, Figure or Scheme.


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