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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.
  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; calibri, 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 text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

For writers who want to contribute to this journal can see information about the management and publishing of Musikolastika in the Peer Review Process . Every writer who wants to contribute to Musikolastika, must register in this electronic journal system, through the login menu located at the top of this site. Online registration is free of charge.

  • Uploading can be done in the following ways:
  1. Login using the username and password that was registered or sent to the author's email.
  2. Next select Submissions and
  3. Don't forget to upload the script in step 2 in the New Submissions section
  4. Perform the steps for the article submission process to step 5
  5. click Finish Submission.
  •  Manuscript length between 3000 to 5000 words, A4 size paper (210 x 297 mm) in the manuscript format according to the template provided, including figures and tables. The manuscript is written with an upper limit of 3 cm, 3 cm right, and 4 cm for the lower and left borders.
  • Title, keywords and abstract are written in Indonesian and English
  • The maximum number of title words is 12 words. If the title is too long, the editor has the right to edit the title without changing the meaning of the title and without the author's approval.
  • Article begins with Abstract . Written in Indonesian and English calibry fonts; size 11 ; concise factual and able to stand alone as a unit of information. Explain the main points of the study including background, purpose and focus research, methods used, findings or results and conclusions of the article . End with a final sentence covering what you most want the reader to be interested in reading this article Write with one space and the article length is between 100 - 250 words.
  • Keywords contain four to eight words, separated by commas. Keywords are chosen carefully, so as to reflect the concepts contained in the article and help increase the accessibility of the article concerned.
  • Article writing systematic must contain:
  1. Introduction - The  introduction contains background to your research and the reasons why your research is important. Write down critical questions to address in your research and why readers should be interested.
  2. Methods - The Methods section describes how you did your research to:
    (1) enable readers to evaluate the work done and (2)
    allow others to replicate your study. You must describe
    exactly what was done, how the experiment was carried out, how much, how
    often, where, when, and the equipment and materials used.
  3. Results and Discussion - The purpose of the results and discussion is to state your findings and make interpretations and / or opinions, explain the implications of your findings, and should make suggestions for future research. The main function of Results and Discussion is to answer questions raised in the introduction and explain the discussion in accordance with existing knowledge about the topic. Results and Discussion are considered the heart of the article and usually require some writing effort
  4. Conclusion - A conclusion is not just a summary of the main topics covered or a restatement of your research problem, but a synthesis of the main points.
  5. References - References using APA style   with a minimum of 10 reference sources, with> 70% being publications in the last 10 years. We strongly recommend that authors use reference managers such as  Mendeley, Zotero and others.
  • The editorial team will perform a similarity check using the Turnitin application, and for the similarity index that exceeds 30% , the editorial team will not process the script to the next stage.
  • Please check the status of your article regularly by first logging in with your account.
  • Authors whose articles have been accepted and ready to be published are charged a fee of 250,000 / article


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