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Author Guidelines

As an academic journal, Runtas has author guidelines, inter alia:

  1. The article has not been published in other media and does not contain the element of plagiarism.
  2. The article can be a result of research or conceptual articles or the application of theory, critics.
  3. The article can be written in Indonesian or English (preferable) 4000-7000 words for 12-25 pages including references and tables with 1.5 space (or after layout using space 1 with minimum pages 10 excluding references). The article must be using a type of font Bookman old style, font size 11, justify text, space 1.5.
  4. This article consists of:
  1. Title (comprehensive and clear). Title of the article, the title of the chapter and sub-chapter should be in bold mode. The title font size is 13. The maximum term in the title is 15 term.
  2. In the article, the author(s) name is attached and the author(s)’ name order must be agreed by all authors (if the author is more than two), generally based on the contribution, and all authors are responsible for the content of the article. The font size is 11.
  3. Abstract (150-250term only). It uses font size 11, spacing line 1, which should be written in English and Indonesia. We warn you to avoid google translate.
  4. Keywords consists of 3-5 term and sort by alphabetic.
  5. Introduction contains the background of the problem; hypothesis (if any); the purposes of research; generally, the introduction is not too long, only 3-4 paragraphs or 2 pages. Literature review is not written separately from the introduction; it means that literature review is included in Introduction Reference should be a primary reference, relevant, and up to date; not too extensive meaning that the literature review is not too broad; and does not quote from someone else, for example: Weintraub in Michael. This chapter consists of a background, question, literature review, theory, and method.
  6. Discussion includes systematic presentation, only the data/information related to the research objectives; simplify the tables and use the open table, and image maps more focused on the object of study and the file size is not too large and complicated (pursued in JPG format and submit in supplement/additional files separately); tables and figures are numbered. The purpose of the Discussion is to determine how the result of the study is discussed by the author(s), and the author(s) also limits the discovery.
  7. Conclusion is typed in bold capital letters of Bookman Old Style with the font size 11. Conclusion is advised to mention the recommendation or suggestion that include in paragraphs and not separated.
  8. Reference. every reference should be written in reference.
  9. The notes can’t be written as footnotes but be written as body notes. This journal uses body note. For example: (Graham, 1997: 23-25) when you put a reference in the end of the sentence, and (1997: 23-25) when you put a reference in the middle of the sentence. 
  10. Writing format systems of a bibliography and references for Jurnal Kajian Seni is using APA 6th style or APA 7th style, which is (a) the source of the quote is stated in scientific paper must exist in the Bibliography, and vice versa; (b) The literature listed in the Bibliography is referenced literature ad cited in scientific papers; (c) Bibliography is written in single-spaced, sequentially in alphabetical order without number; (d) If the literature is written by one person, the author name written is the last name first, followed by the initials of first name and middle name, followed by the year, the title and the other identity of the referenced; (e) If the authors are more than two, the first author's name is written as a rule "d", continued writing the second author's name and so on as follows: first name and middle name (abbreviated) followed the last name. (For the second and subsequent authors, writing of first name/middle (initial) and last name do not need to be reversed as the first author); (f) the Writing of Bibliography may not use “et al” as substitutes the name of the author of the second and so on (g) Method of writing every Bibliography and vary according to the type of literature as the reference.


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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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.