Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

Manuscript Components

Research result article consists of a title, author's name, abstract in English, keywords, introductions, methods, results, discussions, conclusions and recommendations, and bibliography.

Review article consists of a title, authors name, abstract in English, keywords, introductions, contents, closings, and bibliography.

WRITING GUIDE

Title

  • The title is written in Indonesian language and informative, concise, and not too long or short (5 -12 word).
  • Consists of the variables under study and describes the content of the manuscript.
  • The title does not contain abbreviations or formulas.
  • The title page should include the title of the manuscript only. The names of authors should be deleted to ensure double blinding of the paper during the peer review process.

Abstract and Keyword

  • The abstract is concisely written, about the most important ideas and contain the problems or research objectives, research method, and research results.
  • Written in Indonesian and English language with 150-250 words maximum.
  • Keywords contain main words consisting of 3-5 words

Introduction

The introduction is presented in an integrated manner without subtitle. It is written in the form of paragraphs with a length of 15-20% the length of the article and contains:

  • Background or research rational
  • Theoretical basis (literature review in brief)
  • Research objective

Method 

The method is written with a length of 15-20% the length of the articles and contain:

  • The study design
  • Data collection techniques and data sources
  • Method of data analysis

Results and Discussion

Results and discussion are presented with a length of 60-70% the length of the articles. The results represent a major part of scientific articles containing:

  • Results of data analysis
  • Results of hypothesis testing
  • It can be presented with a table or graph to clarify results verbally
  • A discussion is an important part of the entire scientific article. The purposes of the discussion are: answer the research problem, interpret the findings, integrate the findings of research into the existing knowledge, and formulate a new theory or modify the existing theories.
  • The serial number that is used is number (1), (2), (3), and so on, do not need to use a composite number. Hyphens should not change the serial number.

Closings

  • Contain conclusions and recommendations.
  • Conclusions contain answers to the research questions
  • Recommendations refer to the results of research and practical form of action, specify to whom and for what recommendation intended.
  • Written in essay form, not in numerical form.

Bibliography

  • Contain literature that is referenced in the content, arranged alphabetically, and written in the format IEEE (numbering).
  • Fully written, appropriate with the references in the content
  • Only load literature referenced in the content
  • Source of references are 80% from literature published last 10 years.
  • References are at least 80% from research articles in journals or research reports.
  • The article should refer to the article published in the Jurnal Kebidanan.
  • Bibliography format is format IEEE (numbering)
  • Management reference application such as Mendeley, Zotero or Endnote, should be used by authors when citing a reference.