Author Guidelines

The Manuscript General Guidelines

The manuscript text general guidelines are as follows:

  1. The manuscript is the authentic research result that has not been published yet in other publication media or publishing houses.
  2. The manuscript does not contain any plagiarism element. The editorial board will directly reject the text that indicates plagiarism.
  3. The submission and the publication processes are free, without any additional fees.
  4. The manuscript that has been written under the guidelines of AGASTYA (in MS Word format, use this article template) must be submitted through Online Submission System using Open Journal System (OJS) on the Agastya E-journal portal (http://e-journal.unipma.ac.id/index.php/JA) choose only one procedure. Then, register as one of the author or reviewer in the “Register” bottom.
  5. The manuscript article writing guidelines and template can be downloaded. The template and the guidelines of the article writing are avaliable in Ms Word (.doc) format.
  6. The manuscript online submission can be viewed in the part of online submission guidelines below.
  7. The manuscript whisch is inappropriate with the Agastya writing guidelines will be returned to the author before the reviewing process.
  8. Manuscript of research result, which are: (a) the title of the article, (b) the author’s name (no accademic title), (c) the afiliated author’s address, (d) the author’s email (e) the abstract and the keywords, (f) the introduction, (g) Literature review, (h) the research method (i), the research findings and disscussion (j), the conclusion and suggestions (if any), (k), the references.
  9. Manuscript of non-research, which are, which are: (a) the title of the article, (b) the author`s name (no accademic title), (c) the afiliated author`s address, (d) the author`s email (e) the abstract and the keywords, (f) the introduction, (g) discussion, (h) the conclusion, (i) the references.
  10. The manuscript can be written both in Bahasa Indonesia or English with the standard language. The manuscript shuould consist of fifteen (15) to twenty five (25) pages including pictures and tables. The manuscript text ought to be written as this article template in the camera ready mode. The article is written on A4-sized papers, with custom margins as follows: left 4 cm, right 3 cm, bottom 3 cm and top 4 cm.
  11. The text of the articles must be in Cambria, 11pt font size, 1.5 line-spacing, separated into two columns (except for the main title, the author’s name, and the abstract) with the space between columns 10 mm.
  12. The words from uncommon or foreign languages are stated in Italic format. For the article in Bahasa Indonesia, foreign terms or words should be avoided. Each paragraph started 10mm from the left side border while there is no spaces among paragraphs. All numbers are written in Arabic numbering format, except for the new sentence.
  13. The tables and pictures are placed in the text group after the referenced tables or pictures. Each picture must be given a caption (Figure Caption) below the picture and be numbered in Arabic numbering format followed by the picture title. Each table must be given a table title (Table Caption) and numbered in Arabic numbering format above the table followed by the table title. The pictures attachment should be guaranteed that they can be printed well (font size, resolution and line space are clearly seen). The picture, the table, and the chart should be placed in the center between text groups. If it has a bigger size, it can be placed in the center of page. The table should not contain vertical lines, while horizontal lines are allowed only for the important point.

The Online Submission Manuscript Guidelines

The manuscript text must be submitted by one of two systems (second procedure is more preferable):

  1. The document should submitted by Online Submission System in the Agastya E-journal portal.
  2. Firstly, the author should register as either an author or reviewer (checking role as author or reviewer) in the register.
  3. After the registration step is completed, log in as an author, click in “New Submission”. The article submission stage consists of five stages, such as: (1). Start, (2). Upload Submission, (3). Enter Metadata, (4). Upload Supplementary Files, (5). Confirmation.
  4. In the “Start” column, chose Journal Section (Full Article), check all the checklists.
  5. In the “Upload Submission” Columns, upload the manuscript files in MSWord format in this column.
  6. In the “Enter Metadata” columns, fill in with all the author data and affiliation. Including the Journal Title, Abstract and Indexing Keywords.
  7. In the “Upload Supplementary Files” columns, the author is allowed to upload supplementary files, the statement letter, or any other else.
  8. In the “Confirmation” columns, if the data you entered are all correct already, then click “Finish Submission”.
  9. If the author has difficulties in the submission process through the online system, please contact Agastya editorial team at agastya@unipma.ac.id