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Author Guidelines

I. EDITORIAL POLICY

The Journal of Religion and Public Health requires authors to follow journal style requirements. The manuscripts that do not follow the requirements may be returned to authors for revision. The Religion and Public Health Journal publishes original articles, short communications and letters to the editors.

Unpublished material: Submission of a manuscript to the Religion and Public Health Journal implies that the work described is not copyrighted, published or submitted elsewhere, except in abstract form. The corresponding author should ensure that all authors approve the manuscript before its submission to the Journal of Religion and Public Health.

Copyright:  Submission of a manuscript implies that authors have met any requirements of the editorial policy and publication ethics. Authors retain copyright of articles published in Journal of Religion and Public Health. Authors grant a license of the Journal of Religion and Public Health to publish the articles and identify itself as the original publisher. Authors also grant any third party the right to use the articles freely as long as its integrity is maintained and its original authors, citation details and publisher are identified. Authors agree that their articles remain permanently open access under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International License.

Ethical conduct of research: The authors must describe and confirm safeguards to meet ethical standards.

 

II. MANUSCRIPT STYLE

Language: All papers submitted to the journal can be written in Bahasa or English. Authors whose English is not their native language, are encouraged to have their paper checked by a native English speaker before submission. At the proof stage, only minor changes other than corrections of printers’ errors are allowed.

General format and length: The text is single-spaced using a 12-point font with generous margins on all sides; 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. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.

Short Communications should be structured as an extended abstract, not exceeding four typed pages including up to six references. Short Communications are limited to 3000 words.

Review articles articles should have TItle, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Body Text, Conclusions and References. Review articles are limited to 4000 words. Types of reviews includes critical review, literature review, mapping review, meta-analyses and systematic review. 

Original articles should not exceed 5000 words. Articles should have Title, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgements, Funding, Conflict of Interests, and List of non-standard abbreviations (if applicable), References, Table and Figure Legends (if applicable).

 

III. General Structure

Title: The title is written in English and Bahasa not exceed 20 words. Title should be accurate, unambiguous, specific, complete and should not contain infrequently-used abbreviations.

Authors name and affiliations: Authors name should be written without title and professional positions of authors. Academic affiliations of all authors should be included. The affiliation should comprise the department, institution (usually university or company), city, and state (or nation) and should be typed as a footnote to the author's name. Please indicate Corresponding Author (include address for mailing service, telephone number, e-mail address, and mobile phone number by adding asterisk (*) in superscript behind the name.

Abstracts: Abstracts should not exceed 250 words and should incorporate data on background, objective or hypothesis, subjects, methods, results and conclusion. Please add at least three keywords with maximum 5 key words.

Tables: Tables should be numbered (with Arabic numerals) and referred to by number in the text. Center the title above the table, and type explanatory footnotes (indicated by superscript lowercase letters) below the table.

Figures: Authors are encouraged to submit illustrations in color if necessary for their scientific content. Publication of color figures is provided free of charge both in online and print editions. One paper contains no more than 6 figures or tables.

Acknowledgements: Recognize those who helped in the research, especially funding supporter of your research. Include individuals who have assisted you in your study: Advisors, Financial supporters, or may other supporter i.e. Proofreaders, Typists, and Suppliers who may have given materials. Funding sources should also be mentioned in the acknowledgments section. Whether the funding was partial or full, relevant grant numbers, and the author(s) who received the funding, if applicable, should be detailed as well.

Conflict of Interest: A conflict of interest can occur when you (or your employer or sponsor) have a financial, commercial, legal, or professional relationship with other organizations, or with the people working with them, that could influence your research. All articles that are published in the journal must be accompanied by the conflict of interest disclosure statement or a statement that the authors have replied that they have no conflicts of interest to declare.

References: The Vancouver Style is required (http://www.icmje.org/). References should be prepared using Vancouver styles. Please use Reference Manager Applications like EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc. Cite only scientific publication that you read and current journal references. All references mentioned in the Reference list must be mentioned in the text, and vice versa. List and number the references consecutively in the order that they appear in the text. Write the six of author's last name and first name initials, remain authors be followed by "et al (et al)". Reference number must be numbered consecutively. The first letter of reference titles should be written with a capital letter, the rest lowercase, except the name of the person, place, and time. The title should not be underlined and in bold letters. The first reference in the text should be (1) and the next (2) and so forth and then listed accordingly at the end of the paper after discussion or after acknowledgements. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.     

Nomenclature: Laboratory values should be described in both the International System of Units (SI units) and in metric units in parentheses.

Cover letter: Each manuscript should be accompanied by a cover letter containing a brief statement by the authors as to the element of novelty of their research.

 

IV. MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION

Author should first register as Author and/or is offered as Reviewer through the following address: http://journal.uinjkt.ac.id/index.php/jrph/user/register Author should fulfill the form as detail as possible where the star marked form must be entered. After all form textbox was filled, Author clicks on “Register” button to proceed the registration. Therefore, Author is brought to online author submission interface where Author should click on “New Submission”. The following are five steps in online submission process:

Step 1 - Starting the Submission: select the Journal Section, tick all of the checklist  

Step 2 – Uploading the Submission: To upload a manuscript to this journal, click Browse on the Upload submission file item and choose the manuscript document file to be submitted, then click Upload button. Please make sure that the manuscript file has been uploaded.

Step 3 – Entering Submission’s Metadata: In this step, detail authors metadata should be entered including marked corresponding author. After that, manuscript title and abstract must be uploaded by copying the text and paste in the textbox including keywords.

Step 4 – Uploading Supplementary Files: Supplementary file should be uploaded including Covering/Submission Letter, and ethical clearance in PDF format. Therefore, click on Browse button, choose the files, and then click on Upload button.

Step 5 – Confirming the Submission:  Author should final check the uploaded manuscript documents in this step. To submit the manuscript to the journal, click Finish Submission button after the documents is true. The corresponding author or the principal contact will receive an acknowledgement by email and will be able to view the submission’s progress through the editorial process by logging in to the journal web address site.

 After this submission, Author who submits the manuscript will get a confirmation email about the submission. Therefore, Author is able to track his submission status at any time by logging in to the online submission interface. The submission tracking includes status of manuscript review and editorial process.

 

Author guideline pdf version

Manuscript template doc version

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.

Copyright Notice

Submission of a manuscript implies that authors have met any requirements of the editorial policy and publication ethics. Authors retain copyright of articles published in Journal of Religion and Public Health. Authors grant a license of the Journal of Religion and Public Health to publish the articles and identify itself as the original publisher. Authors also grant any third party the right to use the articles freely as long as its integrity is maintained and its original authors, citation details and publisher are identified. Authors agree that their articles remain permanently open access under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International License.

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