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Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines


  1. All articles submitted must declare their authenticity and have never been published elsewhere or sent or under review to other journals.
  2. All articles are written in English (American or British English) consistently OR written in Bahasa.
  3. This journal uses APA style citations.
  4. This journal uses Times New Roman fonts, 12 pts for content with 1.5 spaces. More details can be seen in the Article Template.

This journal has two types of contain:

Original Research:

Articles written based on research and will be decided through a double blind review process. The length of the article is between 7,000-8,000 words outside the bibligraphy.

Book Review:

Articles for Book reviews should be written based on the current books publication. Written with an article length of 1000-1500 words. Articles must be accompanied by a photo of the book along with the complete identity of the book including: Title, author's name, publisher, year of publication, ISBN, page amount. 

Special Issue

The Special Issue is provided for at least 1 time a year. This edition contains articles from conferences or scientific workshops which are held at least 1 years before being submitted. This edition will contain between 6-9 research articles in single or double issues with 1-2 proposers as Guest Editor and Co-Guest Editor. Submissions of proposals for the publication should written in the 2-page in length and submitted by the Guest editor and contains:

  1. All article titles submitted along with the name of the author and their affiliation.
  2. Plan for publishing time by considering the peer review process at least 6 months before.
  3. Short biography from the guest editor.
  4. Submission proposals can be sent via OJS or directly to: with the subject email "Special Issue + Tentative Title"


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

Journal Local Politic and Government Issue (Calgovs) allows the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions and will retain publishing rights without restrictions. The submitted papers are assumed to contain no proprietary material unprotected by patent or patent application; responsibility for technical content and for protection of proprietary material rests solely with the author(s) and their organizations and is not the responsibility of the Journal Local Politic and Government Issue (Calgovs). The main (first/corresponding) author is responsible for ensuring that the article has been seen and approved by all the other authors. It is the responsibility of the author to obtain all necessary copyright release permissions for the use of any copyrighted materials in the manuscript prior to the submission.


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