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Author Guidelines

Authors are able to register and submit papers to the journal directly through the journal's web site. The Author is asked to upload the paper, as well as provide metadata or indexing information associated with the item, to improve the search capacity for research online and for this journal. The Author is also able to accompany the paper with Supplementary Files in the form of cover letter, data sets, research instruments, source texts, etc.

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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.

  1. The Journal publishes manuscripts written in the English language.  Manuscript submitted to the journal for publication should be original contribution and must not have been previously published or is under consideration simultaneously by any other publication.

  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX) file format. 

  3. The manuscript should be typed with single spacing, double column for the content (Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement and References). While the abstract, authors and affiliations is single column. The manuscript will be published in A4 format not exceeding 15 pages. In this format, define 1.9 cm (.75”) wide left and right margins.  The bottom and top margins must be 2.54 cm (1”).  For unit conversion: 1 inch = 2.54 cm.

    Define a two-column layout, with a space of 0.635 cm (0.25”) between columns.  The title/author/affiliation section should be centred above both columns.  NO blank lines between title, authors and institutions.  Adjust the two columns on the last page to equal length, as far as possible.  All paragraphs are to be indented 0.635 cm (0.25”).

    Please use Times New Roman throughout the entire manuscript. The journal publishes with font size of title (12 POINTS, BOLD, ALL CAPITALS), authors (12 points, italic), Affiliations (12 points, regular), Text body (11 points, regular; all paragraphs indented .25),( Figure captions 10 points, italic), Table captions (10 points, italic), and References (11 points, regular, numbered).

  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

  5. References in the text should be denoted by giving the numbering in square brackets in line with the. All references list should be included at the end of the manuscript. All references cited in the text must appear in the reference list. Authors are responsible for the accuracy and completeness of all information in the reference. The actual authors can be referred to, but the reference number(s) must always be given. Number the references (numbers in square brackets) in the list in the order in which they appear in the text.

 

Copyright Notice

The copyright to this article is transferred to Universitas Mercu Buana (UMB) if and when the article is accepted for publication. The undersigned hereby transfers any and all rights in and to the paper including without limitation all copyrights to UMB. The undersigned hereby represents and warrants that the paper is original and that he/she is the author of the paper, except for material that is clearly identified as to its original source, with permission notices from the copyright owners where required. The undersigned represents that he/she has the power and authority to make and execute this assignment.

We declare that:

  1. This paper has not been published in the same form elsewhere.
  2. It will not be submitted anywhere else for publication prior to acceptance/rejection by this Journal.
  3. A copyright permission is obtained for materials published elsewhere and which require this permission for reproduction.

Furthermore, I/We hereby transfer the unlimited rights of publication of the above mentioned paper in whole to UMB. The copyright transfer covers the exclusive right to reproduce and distribute the article, including reprints, translations, photographic reproductions, microform, electronic form (offline, online) or any other reproductions of similar nature.

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  2. Authors may reproduce or authorize others to reproduce the Work or derivative works for the authors personal use or for company use, provided that the source and the UMB copyright notice are indicated, the copies are not used in any way that implies UMB endorsement of a product or service of any employer, and the copies themselves are not offered for sale.
  3. Although authors are permitted to re-use all or portions of the Work in other works, this does not include granting third-party requests for reprinting, republishing, or other types of re-use.

 

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