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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 consideration (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 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Author 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 Sarwahita (in MS Word format, use this article template) must be submitted through Online Submission System using Open Journal System (OJS) on the Sarwahita e-journal portal (http://journal.unj.ac.id/sarwahita).
  5. The manuscript online submission can be viewed in the part of online submission guidelines below.
  6. The manuscript which is inappropriate with the Sarwahita writing guidelines will be returned to the author before the reviewing process.
  7. The manuscript can be written both in Bahasa Indonesia or English with the standard language. The manuscript shuould consist of fifteen (10) to twenty five (25) pages including pictures and tables. The article is written on A4-sized papers (210x297 mm), with custom margins as follows: left 30 mm, right 30 mm, bottom 35 mm and top 30 mm.
  8. The text of the articles must be in Time New Roman, 12pt font size, 1.15 line-spacing, separated into two columns, except for the main title, the author’s name, the abstract, the picture and the table.


The article cosists of

1. The Title of the Manuscript

The title should be informative and be written both briefly and clearly. It cannot diverse multi interpretations. It has to be pinpoint with the issues that will be discussed. The article title does not contain any uncommon abbreviation. The main ideas should be written first and followed then by its explanations. The article title should be written within twelve words, 14pt-sized font, capital, with the bold selection and in the center text format.

2. Abstracts

Abstracts are written in Indonesian and English, the abstract has to be written within 250 words maximum. Abstracts are written in a single paragraph containing information on the importance or purpose of the research, methods, results and conclusions of the research. Meanwhile, the abstract has to be written within 250 words maximum and followed by with three to five keywords.

3. Introduction

The introduction must contain (sortly and consecutively) a general background and a literature review (state of the art) as the basic of the brand new research question, statements of the brand new scientific article, main research problems, and the hypothesis. In the final part of the introduction, the purpose of the article writing should be stated. In the scientific article format, it does not allow to write down the references as in the research report. They should be represented in the literature review to show the brand new of the scientific article.

4. Literature Review

Contains a summary of theoretical studies related to how community empowerment is carried out. literature review used as a support for the concept of service. Authors are required to present primary and up-to-date literature reviews (references to journal articles and conference proceedings) (references published within the last 10 years). Literature review is not limited to theory, but also empirical evidence.

5. Research Methods

The method is implemented to solve problems, including analytic methods. The methods used in the problem solving of the research are explained in this part.

6. Discussion and Result

Results include all the results of research, both in the form of tables and drawings. The written narration contains important information or essence of the table or presented image. Additional data in the form of related videos may be submitted as a support and will only be published online. Discussion is written separately from the results. The discussion is not a repetition of the narrative of the results, but is an interpretation and analysis of the data obtained, either by reference, comparing, reinforcing or critiquing previous research results. The research results and the discovery must be the answers or the research hypothesis stated previously in the introduction part.

7. Conclusion

This is the final part containing conclusions and advices. The conclusions will be the answers of the hypothesis, the research purposes and the research discoveries. The conclusions should not contain only the repetition of the results and discussions. It should be the summary of the research results as the author expects in the research purposes or the hypothesis. The advices contain suggestions associated with further ideas from the research.

8. References

All the served data or quotes in the article taken from the other author articles should attach the reference sources. The references should use a reference application management such as Mendeley, End Note, or Zotero. All the references that used in the article must be listed in this part. In this part, all the used references must be taken from primary sources (scientific journals and the least number is 80% from all the references) that published in the last ten years. Each article should have at least ten references. Reference must include all author names, years, complete titles, publication names, volume numbers, and page numbers. For books, write the names of all authors, editors (if any), years, complete titles, publishers, and publisher's place and number of pages.

References from the journal:

Bernier, D. & Yosko, S. (2001). Designing and Evaluating Printed Education Materials : Model and Instrument. Pat Educ Couns, 18:102-111

References from the book:

Pelczar, M.J & Chan, E.S.C. (1986). Dasar-Dasar Mikrobiologi. Terjemahan oleh Hadioetomo, R.S; Imas, T.; Tjitrosomo,S.S.; & Angka, S.L. 2000. Jakarta: UI Press

References from the journal prosiding:

McKenzie LJ,  Yoshida RL. 2009. Seagrass-watch. [Proceedings] Workshop for Monitoring Seagrass Habitatsin Indonesia. The Nature Concervancy, Coral Triangle Center, Sanur, Bali, 9thMay 2009

References from the theses/dissertation:

Maihasni. 2010. Eksistensi tradisi bajapuik dalam perkawinan masyarakat Pariaman Minangkabau Sumatera Barat. [Disertasi]. Bogor (ID): Institut Pertanian Bogor.

References from the internet:

Schaller, D.T., S. Allison-Bunnel and M.Borun. (2005). Learning Styles and Online Interactive, in J.Trant and D. Bearman (Eds.). Museum and The Web 2005: Proceedings, Toronto : Archives & Museum Informatics. http://www.archimuse.com/mw2005/papers/schaller/schaller.html. Diakses 28 oktober 2008.

Reference from the others:

 [WHO] World Health Organization. (1999). Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension. J Hypert, 17:151-185



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