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Author Guidelines

The General Guidelines

  1. The manuscript submitted is a result of an empirical research or scientific assessment of an actual issue in the area of notarial law, which has not been published elsewhere and is not being sent to other journals.
  2. The aims of this journal is to provide a venue for academicians, researchers and practitioners for publishing the original research articles or review articles, examine the dimensions of the notarial law.
  3. The length of the manuscript is approximately 6.000 words (10-15 pages) including title, author(s) identity, abstract, tables, figures, references, and acknowledgement
  4. The manuscript should be written in A-4 paper size, single space (margins: top 3, left 3, right 3, bottom 3), Font: Calibri 12. To make it easier please download this Template
  5. Any images, graphs, and tables are presented in the following arrangement:
  • Image photographs must be sharp enough to be printed on glossy paper.
  • Image, graph, and table size should meet the journal page set up.
  • Images and graphs are adjustable to be printed on white paper and black ink.
  • All of these should be numbered and referred in the text.
  1. The citation and references are referred to American Psychological Association (APA) (Sixth Edition) style. The author is strongly recommended to use Reference Manager applications (Mendeley, Zotero, Endnote, Refworks, etc) to facilitate referencing
  2. The manuscript should be written in English, saved in the form of .doc, .docx, or .rtf and submitted through the Online Journal System (OJS) following this Registration Procedure
  3. Manuscript accepted for publication will not be charged.


The Guidelines of Constructing Article

Manuscripts should be compiled in the following order:


The title of the manuscript should be clear and representative (reflecting the content of the whole manuscript, the employed method, or the raised issue under study). Besides, the title has to contain the keywords, protect the privacy and security of the researchs subjects, and written in capital letter.

Author identities

Authors' identities (under the title) on the manuscript articles should be omitted, and replaced by the following item:


(Author's identity is omitted due to review process)


Please fill in Author(s) identity(es) completely in the submission form. All Author(s)' names and identity(es) must be completely embedded in the form filled in by the corresponding author: email; affiliation; and each author's short biography (in the column of 'Bio Statement'). Authors' biography is written in the form of narration, including author's full name, place, and date of birth, educational qualification/information started from bachelor degree (S1) until the latest educational degree, the affiliation in which the author is currently working, phone number, and email address.


An abstract is required for any submitted manuscript (between 75-250 words). It is written narratively containing at least the aim (s), problem identification, method (s), and the result (s) of the research.


Each manuscript should have 3 to 5 keywords written under the abstract, separated by (;). The keywords should help audience search the relevant literature to their interest.



The introduction should perform the relationship among the research background, rationale, justification of the research urgency, the emergence of research problems, alternative solution, the solutions which are chosen, and the research aims. The background and rationale should be stated according to the theories, evidence, pre-survey and/or relevant research. It may also contain the narrative operational definition of the main constructs, variable, or terminologies used.


The method comprises of the design of the research, population and sample, sampling techniques, procedures, instruments (including the construct, validity and reliability), data collection tools, and data analysis techniques. All of these components need to be detailed in

a report format (past tense), except for general explanations and reference

Results and Discussion

The findings and discussion are presented in one part. Findings are the presentation of the research purely based on the analyzed data while discussion is the explanation of the findings relevant to the literature discussed in the introduction and other relevant theories and ideas. The author(s) is/are required to provide the findings and discussion on the same sequence with the research aims, and, should also provide the summary of the discussion aimed at answering the grand question of the research at the end of the discussion part.

Closing (Conclution and suggestions)

The closing divided into two parts, they are conclusion and suggestion. The conclution can be in the form of finding generalization based on the research problems. Suggestions can be in the form of input/proposition for future researchers.


The footnote style format, based on Indonesian standart, which applied in any universities.


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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