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The Journal of Scientific and Applied Chemistry (JKSA) uses a web-based online manuscript submission and review system. Author must register in registration section. Authors must submit their manuscript via the online submission system on the JKSA page
The manuscript must be written and submitted in .doc or .docx format. Please consult our template user guide for help when using our Microsoft Word templates:
• Microsoft Word Article template
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If authors have any problems on the online submission, please contact Editorial Office at the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Any manuscript submitted to the JKSA must follow the following instructions. The article does not comply with the guidance will be returned to the author without further review. General provisions are as follows:
The manuscripts must be composed of the following scientific article components (subtitles-in order), as follows:
Reference style Text:
Indicate references by number(s) in square brackets in line with the text. The actual authors can be referred to, but the reference number(s) must always be given. Example: '..... as demonstrated [3,6]. Barnaby and Jones  obtained a different result ....' List: Number the references (numbers in square brackets) in the list in the order in which they appear in the text.
Reference to a journal publication:
 K. Kalyanasundaram, M. Grätzel, 1998, Applications of functionalized transition metal complexes in photonic and optoelectronic devices, Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 177, 1, 347-414 https://doi.org/10.1016/S0010-8545(98)00189-1.
 M. Grätzel, A. J. McEvoy, Principles and applications of dye sensitized nanocrystalline solar cells (DSC), Asian Journal on Energy and Environment, 5, 3, (2004) 197-210.
Reference to a book:
 W. Strunk Jr., E.B. White, The Elements of Style, fourth ed., Longman, New York, 2000.
Reference to a chapter in an edited book:
 G.R. Mettam, L.B. Adams, How to prepare an electronic version of your article, in: B.S. Jones, R.Z. Smith (Eds.), Introduction to the Electronic Age, E-Publishing Inc., New York, 2009, pp. 281–304.
Reference to a website:
As a minimum, the full URL should be given and the date when the reference was last accessed. Any further information, if known (DOI, author names, dates, reference to a source publication, etc.), should also be given. Web references can be listed separately (e.g., after the reference list) under a different heading if desired, or can be included in the reference list. Example:
 National Renewable Energy Laboratory, http://www.nrel.gov/pv/assets/images/efficiency_chart.jpg, (accessed 26 January 2017).
Ensure that each illustration has a caption. A caption should comprise a brief title (not on the figure itself) and a description of the illustration. Keep text in the illustrations themselves to a minimum but explain all symbols and abbreviations used.
Text graphics may be embedded in the text at the appropriate position.
Please submit tables as editable text and not as images. Tables can be placed either next to the relevant text in the article, or on separate page(s) at the end. Number tables consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text and place any table notes below the table body. Be sparing in the use of tables and ensure that the data presented in them do not duplicate results described elsewhere in the article. Please avoid using vertical rules and shading in table cells.
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Authors who submit the manuscript must understand that if accepted for publication, the copyright of the article belongs to JKSA and the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics, Diponegoro University as the publisher of the journal. This copyright transfer policy is contained in Copyright Notice (https://ejournal.undip.ac.id/index.php/ksa/about/submissions#copyrightNotice). Authors should submit a Copyright Transfer Agreement (CTA) to the JKSA editor via email at email@example.com. CTA can be downloaded from the following URL.
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.
As an article writer, the author has the right to use their articles for various purposes, including use by institutions that employ authors or institutions that provide funding for research. Author rights are granted without special permission.
Author who publishes a paper at JKSA has the broad right to use their work for teaching and scientific purposes without the need to ask permission, including: used for (i) teaching in the author's class or institution, (ii) presentation at meetings or conferences and distributing copies to participants ; (iii) training conducted by the author or author's institution; (iv) distribution to colleagues for research use; (v) use in the compilation of subsequent authors' works; (vi) inclusion in a thesis or dissertation; (vi) reuse of part of the article in another work (with citation); (vii) preparation of derivative works (with citation); (viii) voluntary posting on open websites operated by authors or author institutions for scientific purposes (follow the CC BY-SA License).
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