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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.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideratio (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italic, 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

The authors should submit their manuscripts via this OJS platform.
Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin your submission.
  1. Articles are unpublished results of research or literature review in the field of rural sociology. 
  2. Articles are written in English with the abstract written in English.
  3. Articles in Indonesian should follow Pedoman Umum Ejaaan Bahasa Indonesia (PUEBI), while English manuscripts should not contain any grammar mistakes. We highly recommend using English professional proofreader.
  4. Articles are written in A4 paper format with right, top, and under 2 cm margins and left 3 cm margins. The font is Times New Roman 11 pt, 1 space. The submission should be between 5,000-7,000 words (including references, tables, and pictures, but NOT including bibliography). Details can be seen in the journal template.
  5. All articles must have an abstract with maximum 200 words, followed by three to five relevant keywords.
  6. Articles are arranged systematically: Pendahuluan, Metode Penelitian, Hasil dan Pembahasan, Penutup, dan Daftar Pustaka (For Indonesian Articles) and Introduction, Method, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, and References (For English Articles).
  7. Articles are sent as electronic files (doc or docx format) through the OJS.
  8. Articles must have at least 25 references, 80% of the citation must be from scholarly journals, 80% of the citation must be published within the last 10 years.
  9. The references section follows the APA referencing style 7th edition format. Only references cited in the manuscripts are listed in the reference section. We only accept articles that alreadys use citation management software such as Mendeley, Zotero, etc.
  10. The authors must filled out Cover Letter with when submitting articles. The Cover Letter template is provided here.

The following is an example of writing a bibliography in the APA 7th edition format.

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