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Author Guidelines

  1. The manuscript submitted must be original and has never been published elsewhere.
  2. All manuscripts must be submitted to Jurnal Geosapta editorial office by Online Submission at journal portal URL:
  3. [click Register if you have not had any account yet, or click Log in if you have already had an account]. If authors have any problems with the online submission, please contact the Editorial Office at the following email:
  4. The manuscript is typed in MS Word .doc format, using 10 size Times New Roman fonts, 1 (one) spaced, margins (top, left, right and bottom are 17.8 mm) on quarto paper (A4), maximum 12 pages in length. Use BIPF template for preparing your manuscript (Download). 
  5. The manuscript is writing in Indonesian or English.
  6. Systematic writing of articles changes. Starting in the January 2019 edition, the literature review is not a separate chapter.
  7. The systematic format of study consists of title; author’s name; abstract (Indonesian); introduction (background and objectives or scope of the article); method; results and discussion; conclusions; and reference.
  8. Title. The title must be clear and informative, written with a font size 14 points, Bookman Old, a maximum of 16 words, spaced 1, Center and capitalization of each word except conjunction.
  9. Author's names and institutions. The author's name is listed without an academic degree and placed under the title of the journal. Author affiliations ware listed under the name. Authors are encouraged to enter email addresses to facilitate communication. The author's name is written in font size 11 points, affiliation and e-mail are written in font size 9 points, Times New Roman, spaced 1, center.
  10. Abstract. Abstracts are written in English and Indonesian (maximum 200 words), containing the objectives, methods, results, and conclusions of the study. Each article in a scientific journal must include an abstract that is generally only one paragraph (not a summary consisting of several paragraphs) that is concise, clear, intact, and there are no references to literature, images, and tables. Written in font 9, Times New Roman, space 1.
  11. Keywords. Keywords must consist of 3 to 5 words or phrases. Words or terms that reflect article content and are informative, written under abstract, Written in font 9, Times New Roman, space 1.
  12. Introduction. (without subtitles) Which contains The introduction explains the state of the art of the research, gap analysis, and research objectives/questions. The state of the art of the research includes research background, previous research, references, and theory related to the research. The gap analysis is the statement about why the research is needed to be conducted and the novelty (uniqueness) of the research. The research objective/questions state the research problem that will be solved in the manuscript. Written in font 10, Times New Roman, space
  13. Method. This section explains how the research was conducted, consisting of the type of study, research subjects or population and research samples, data collection techniques or research instruments used and data analysis techniques. For research that uses tools and materials, it is necessary to write down the specifications of the tools and materials. Tool specifications describe the sophistication of the tools used while the material specifications describe the type of material used. It is written in font 10, Times New Roman, space 1.
  14. Results and Discussion. This section is the central part of the research article and is usually the longest part of an item. The discussion shows how the research objectives are achieved, describes and interprets the findings, integrates findings into existing knowledge, and constructs new theories or modifies existing theories. The research results presented in this section are "clean" results. The process of analyzing data such as statistical calculations and the process of testing hypotheses need not be presented. Only the results of the analysis and the results of hypothesis testing need to be reported. Tables and graphs can be used to clarify the presentation of verbal research results. Tables and figures must be commented or discussed. Written in font 10, Times New Roman, space 1.
  15. Conclusion. Conclusions present a summary of the description of the results and discussion, referring to the research objectives. The conclusion must be the same as the one discussed in the body of the text. Presented clearly. Written in font 10, Times New Roman, space 1
  16. Reference. This section only includes paper, books, or other types of publications referred to in the body of the text. Quotes and references must strictly follow the Vancouver style. Must use a minimum of 60% of the primary reference sources (national journals or international journals) of the last ten years of publication. The reference list is arranged in a way from the following examples and sorted alphabetically and chronologically.
  17. Please use Reference Manager Applications like EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc. 


Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year).Title of article.Title of Journal, xx, xxx-xxx.

One Author

Williams, J. H. (2008). Employee engagement: Improving participation in safety. Professional Safety, 53(12), 40-45.

Two to Seven Authors [List all authors]

Keller, T. E., Cusick, G. R., & Courtney, M. E. (2007).Approaching the transition to adulthood: Distinctive profiles of adolescents agingout of the child welfare system.Social Services Review, 81, 453-484.

Eight or More Authors [List the first six authors, … and the last author]

Wolchik, S. A., West, S. G., Sandler, I. N., Tein, J.-Y., Coatsworth, D.,Lengua, L.,...Griffin, W. A. (2000). An experimental evaluation oftheory-based mother and mother-child programs for children of divorce.Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 843-856.


Author, A. A. (Year).Title of work. Location: Publisher.

One Author

Alexie, S. (1992).The business of fancydancing: Stories and poems.Brooklyn, NY: Hang Loose Press.

Corporate Author with an Edition and Published by the Corporate Author

American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statisticalmanual of mental disorders (4th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

Anonymous Author

Dorland’s illustrated medical dictionary (31st ed.). (2007). Philadelphia, PA: Saunders.

Chapter in a Book

Booth-LaForce, C., & Kerns, K. A. (2009). Child-parent attachmentrelationships, peer relationships, and peer-group functioning. InK. H. Rubin, W. M. Bukowski, & B. Laursen (Eds.), Handbook of peerinteractions, relationships, and groups (pp. 490-507). New York,NY: Guilford Press.


General Format - Databases

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year).Title of article.Name of Journal, xx, xxx-xxx.doi:xxxxxxxxxx

Article Retrieved from an Online Database

Senior, B., &Swailes, S. (2007). Inside management teams: Developing a teamwork survey instrument. British Journal of Management, 18, 138-153. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8551.2006.00507.x

Koo, D. J., Chitwoode, D. D., & Sanchez, J. (2008). Violent victimization and the routine activities/lifestyle of active drug users.Journalof Drug Issues, 38, 1105-1137. Retrieved from http://www2



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.

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