Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines 

Type of Articles

The manuscript is a summary of the results of the field of Library and Information Science study. The accepted manuscript is original (no plagiarism) and has never been published in other media 


    1. A Title should be brief and clear, no more than 15 words, all caps, Cambria 14 pt, centered
    2. Author(s)’ name should be without an academic degree, Author(s)’ affiliation, institution address, city, state, telephone number, and email are written
    3. An abstract should be in English and Indonesian (for Indonesian and English writing) or Arabic and Indonesian (for Arabic text). Abstract length maximum 200 words in one paragraph, Cambria font, size 10 pt, alignment type center, one spacing, the abstract must be concise and factual. The abstract contains the background, research objectives, methods, results, and discussions, as well as conclusions and suggestions.
    4. Abstract should consist of keywords that must represent important concepts of the article. Maximum 5 keywords
    5. Article Structure : 
  1. Articles written in one chapter contain the scope, problems, objectives, benefits, theories used, and hypotheses (if any).
  2. Method - The research method in the article manuscript explains the type of research, subject and object of research, time and location of research, research instruments, how to sample, data collection, and data analysis.
  3. Result and Finding Analysis - The results of the study describe the main findings of the study. The presentation in the results and discussion is written systematically, with only the results of data/information related to the purpose of the study. The discussion in the research article explains the results obtained from the research.
  4. Result and Finding Analysis - Avoid using subheadings in the results and discussion sections. All presentations of results and discussions in the article are written in the form of essays, so there is no numerical or alphabetical format separating between chapters/sections, or marking new chapters/sections
  5. Conclusions - The content of the conclusion should be in the form of answers to questions and research objectives. Conclusions are presented in paragraphs, not bullet points, and expressed not in statistical sentences. If necessary, at the end of the conclusion can also be written things that will be done related to the next idea of the research.
  6. Reference - The citation style used by this journal is APA Style 7th edition or above. We recommend that you use research organization media such as Mendeley or Zotero to look more presentable and organized. In addition, we also recommend that 80% of the reading material you cite should come from scientific journals), written in Cambrian letters, size 11 pt.


Format of Articles

    1. Articles written using A4 paper spaced 1 with 11 font sizes, cambria, article lengths maximally 12 pages. All exposures in the article are written in essay form, so there are no numerical or alphabetical formats that separate chapters/sections, or to mark new chapters/sections. For subtitles not numbered and bold. 
    2. Tables are written without using vertical lines
    3. Tables and images are given titles and numbers. The title and number are located above the table. One-spaced typed table
    4. The number and title of the image are below the image, followed by the source
    5. The number of tables and images is not more than 6
    6. Quotations from the book give a quote in the text, and include the source in the bibliography. The quotes in the text are written: (Author's last name, year: page) or (Author's last name, year) for the source of the book. While quotes for online sources are written: (Author's last name/editor/institution, year of posting). Footnote is only allowed for interviews.
    7. Sub-topics are not numbered in bold. title case
    8. Bibliography is written using the APA citation system, Cambria, Space 1
    9. Each article is submitted in the form of a soft copy


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 an 11-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.