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Author Guidelines


Iriyanto Widisuseno (12pt Bold)

Faculty of Humanity, Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia (12pt Normal Italic)


Abstract (10pt)

Manuscripts must be written in English or Indonesian (bilingual) and should be started by Title of Article followed by Authors Name and Affiliation Address and abstract. This abstract section should be typed in font size of 10 pt and number of words of 250-350. The single spacing should be used between lines in this article.the abstract should be typed in Indonesian and English. Meanwhile, if article is written in English, the abstract should be typed in English only. The abstract should be typed as concise as possible and should be composed of: problem statement, method, scientific finding results, and short conclusion. The abstract should only be typed in one paragraph and one-column format.

Keywords: author guidelines; humanika journal; article template Introduction


Humanika - ISSN: 1412-9418 (  is a journal that publishes scientific articles from various objects of humanities. The articles to be published by this journal are original scientific research results (top priority) and new scientific review articles (not priority). The scope of the Humanika journal studies includes: language, literature, culture, philosophy, and anthropology. The scope of the studies are oriented to the context of the development and actualization of human existence. Title, Name and Address of the Author Article title, author's name (without academic title), affiliation address, and author's email address are written on the first page under the article title. Keywords must be written under abstract text, arranged in alphabetical order, and separated by semicolons (;) with 3-5 words.

Corresponding Author must be marked with an asterisk followed by a comma "*)" as in the example above. Communication about article revisions and final decisions will only be communicated via the Author's Correspondence email. If the author is more than one, write down the names of the authors separated by commas (,). If the author's name consists of two words, the first word of the author (first name) should not be abbreviated. If the author's name consists of only one word, write the actual name in one word, however in the online version (HTML) it will be written in two words that contain the same name (repetitive) for the purpose of indexing metadata (Camdali & Tunc, 2006; Fridman, 2008).

General Guidelines for Manuscript Writing

Manuscripts that follow the Humanika journal writing instructions (in MS Word format, please download this article template) must be sent in the following way: Submit manuscripts with the Online Submission System in the Humanika E-Journal portal ( after registering as an author and / or reviewer in the "Register" section. If you have trouble registering, log in please contact the journal's contact person Instructions for submitting manuscripts online can be seen in the Online Submit Instructions section below. Manuscripts that do not comply with Humanika journal writing instructions will be returned to the author first before continuing the review process. The manuscript written must contain the following components of scientific articles (subtitles in order), namely: (a) Article Title, (b) Author's Name (without title), (c) Author Affiliation and domicile, (d) Abstract and Keywords, (e) Introduction, (f) Research Methods, (g) Results and Discussion, (h) Conclusions, (i) Acknowledgments (if any), and (j) Bibliography.

Writing subtitles in the article content section (Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion, and Conclusions) must match the existing tempalate. Manuscripts can only be written in English with a minimum number of 10 pages and a maximum of 15 pages including pictures and tables. The manuscript must be written in Callibri n font with a font size of 12 pt, with 1 space (except the title of the article, the name of the author and the title of the abstract), spaced one space, and in a column format

Foreign words or terms use italics (Italic) and all numbers are written in Arabic numbers, except at the beginning of the sentence. Tables and figures are placed in the text group after the tables or figures are referred. Each image must be given a title image (Figure Caption) at the bottom of the image and numbered in Arabic numerals followed by the source of the image. Each table must be given a table title (Table Caption) and numbered in Arabic numerals at the top of the table followed by the source of the table. Images must be guaranteed to print clearly (font size, resolution and line size must be sure to print clearly). Figures and tables and diagrams / schemes should be placed in columns between groups of text or if they are too large to be converted to .jpg format and scaled down. Tables should not contain vertical lines, horizontal lines are allowed but only important ones.

Specific Guidelines for Writing Manuscript Content

Article Title

The title of the article must be written briefly and clearly, and indicate precisely the problem to be raised, not to give a variety of interpretations, written entirely in capital letters symmetrically. Article titles may not contain abbreviations that are not commonly used.


The introduction must contain (in sequence) a general background, a previous literature review (state of the art) as a basis for the statement of scientific renewal of the article, a statement of scientific novelty, and a research problem or hypothesis. At the end of the introduction the objectives of the article should be written. In the scientific article format it is not permissible to review the literature as in the research report, but is manifested in the form of a previous literature review (state of the art) to demonstrate the scientific novelty of the article.

Research method

Write down in detail the methods applied in gathering data and analyzing problems

Results and Discussion

Write the findings of research findings and discussion scientifically. Write scientific findings (scientific finding) obtained from the results of research that has been done but must be supported by adequate data. The scientific findings referred to here are not the research data obtained. The findings must be explained scientifically including: Are scientific findings obtained? Why did that happen? Why is the trend variable like that? All of these questions must be explained scientifically, not only descriptive, if necessary supported by adequate basic scientific phenomena. In addition, it should be explained also the comparison with the results of other researchers who are almost the same topic. Research results and findings must be able to answer the research hypotheses in the introduction.


Write answers to hypotheses and / or research objectives or scientific findings obtained. Conclusions do not contain a repeat of the results and discussion, but rather a summary of the findings as expected in the objectives or hypotheses. If necessary, at the end of the conclusion can also be written things that will be done related to further ideas from the research.


All references referred to in the article text must be registered in the Bibliography section. Bibliography must contain references that come from primary sources (scientific journals and a minimum of 80% of the total bibliography) published the last 10 (ten) years. Each article contains at least 15 (fifteen) references. Writing a reference system in the text of the article and writing a bibliography should use a reference management application program for example: Mendeley, EndNote, or Zotero, or others.


Guidelines for Writing Equations

Each equation is written in the middle of the column and given a number written in brackets and placed at the end of the right margin. Equations must be written using Equation Editor in MS Word or Open Office (Primack, 1983).

Guidelines for Writing Quotations / Reference in Article Text Every time you take data or cite statements from other libraries, the writer is obliged to write the source of the reference. Reference or citation written in the description / text by means of the author's name and year along with the page if from the book (Irwan and Salim, 1998: 80). If there are more than two authors, then only the first author's name is written followed by "et al" or "et al." (Bezuidenhout et al., 2009; Roeva, 2012: 90). Everything referred to in the text must be registered in the Bibliography section, and vice versa, everything written in the Bibliography must be referred to in the text (Wang et al., 2011).

Writing Guide Bibliography

Writing Bibliography should use reference management applications such as Mendeley, End Note, Zotero, or others. The writing format used in the Humanika journal is in accordance with the APA 6th Edition (American Psychological Association) format.




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.

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

Fast-Track Review: 0.00 (IDR)
With the payment of this fee, the review, editorial decision, and author notification on this manuscript is guaranteed to take place within 4 weeks.

Article Publication: 250.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.