AUTHOR GUIDELINES

General Requirement 

1. The length of the article should be at least 10 (ten) pages, not including attachments (if any)

2. Articles should be typed using the 2010 version of Microsoft Word, A4 paper size, single-spaced, and one column.

3. The left margin is 3.5 cm; right and top margins, 2.5 cm; lower margin 3 cm; alignment, Times New Roman fonts,  12 points (except for the article title 14 points, while abstracts, keywords, author's name, and identity 11 points).

4. The first paragraph and then begins with one (1) tab (first line indent).

5. Foreign/regional words in Indonesian articles or Indonesian / regional words in English articles are italicized.

6. The space between the subtitle and text before (before) is Auto.

7. Space text to table title or image title to text, between table or image, and between subtitles and sub-titles are six (6) points.

8. The quotes in the text are written as follows: (Andersen, 2013; Grant, 2012); Liem (2016), (Liem, 2016); (Nelson, Lott, & Glenn, 2000, p. 8); Cruise et al. (2011) for more than five authors.

Manuscript Structures

TITLE: Title must be written concisely and informative in Indonesian and English, 14 points, single space, maximally 15 (fifteen) words for Indonesian titles, positioned in the middle of the page, a capital letter must be used at the beginning of every word, except for prepositions and conjunctions, in the form of an inverted pyramid. The title reflects the solution or treatment of community empowerment activity.

AUTHOR(S) IDENTITY: Articles can be written by maximally 6 (six) people, including students (if any). The writing order is arranged downward: (all) the author's full name without a title in a row and if there is more than one author, separate each author with a comma. The author's name must be typed in bold, with Times New Roman font, 11 points, single space.

INSTITUTION IDENTITY: If the author is from more than one faculty, separate the faculty with a comma.

INSTITUTION ADDRESS: Write the full address of the author's institution, including the country.

EMAIL ADDRESS: Email authors are written in full. If there is more than one email, separate each email with a semicolon. The author’s email must be typed in italic, with Times New Roman font, 11 points, single space.

ABSTRACT: Abstracts are written in English and Indonesian. The abstract contains the background of community service activities, objectives of the activity, methods of implementation, results, and discussion of activities, and conclusions (and suggestions/recommendations). The abstract consists of 150-300 words, one paragraph, a single space, Times New Roman font, 11 points, left-right alignment, no indentation at the beginning of the sentence. If the article is in Indonesian, the abstract is written in English first, followed by an abstract in Indonesian. On the contrary, if the article is in English, the abstract is written in Indonesian first, followed by an abstract in English.

KEYWORDS: Keywords are written in English and Indonesian on the left side of the page. Keywords contain important concepts in the article. Consists of 3-5 words/phrases. Keywords in the Indonesian are arranged alphabetically, in small letters. Separate each keyword with a semicolon, and do not end with a period. Typed in Times New Roman font, 11 points. Keywords in English follow the sequence of keywords in Indonesian.

INTRODUCTION: This section contains the background or analysis of the situation why a community service needs to be done, the problems faced by partners, and supported by theories and previous studies that underlie the activities. Describe the benefits for partners (optional), and end with the aim of activities as a solution to the problem. Each of these items must not be written in sequentially numbered subtitles. Typed in Times New Roman font, 12 points, single space.

METHOD: This section describes in detail the target audience or partners, the time and place of activities, procedures or stages of activities, evaluation instruments, materials, and tools used if any. The method used must be in accordance with the objectives of the activity. Not written in sequentially numbered subtitles. Typed with Times New Roman font, 12 points, single space.

RESULTS AND DISCUSSION: This section contains the results of activities or processed data in accordance with the objectives of the activity, the results of the evaluation, the obstacles encountered, accompanied by an in-depth discussion of the results. It can be specified in subtitles (but not serialized).
Writing subtitle level 1: the first letter of each word is written in a capital letter (except conjunctions and prepositions), boldface;
level 2: the first letter of the first word is written in a capital letter (except conjunctions and prepositions), boldface;
level 3: the first letter of the first word is written in a capital letter, in bold and italic, as seen in the following example:

The Potential of Gantang Village, Magelang (level 1)

Natural resources (level 2)

Chili and cabbage  (level 3)

It can be supplemented with tables, graphs, images, or photographs. Tables/graphs that are more than one are numbered 1, 2, 3, and so on and the first letter of the first word is written in a capital letter (except for city names and people's names), 11 points, boldface, and left-aligned above the table/chart. Tables do not use vertical lines. The title per column in the table is written in a capital letter for the first letter of the first word and is thick. Likewise, images/photos are numbered 1,2,3 and so on, given a title with the first letter of the first word is written in a capital letter (except for city names and people's names), 11 pt, boldface, and left- aligned under the picture/photo. Typed in Times New Roman font, 12 points, single space.

CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION: Conclusions are written based on the results and discussion. Suggestions or recommendations are expressed based on conclusions. Both conclusions and suggestions or recommendations must not be written in sequential numbers (1,2,3 and so on) or bullets but described in paragraphs. There is no subtitle for Conclusion and Suggestions. Typed with Times New Roman font, 12 points, single space.

ACKNOWLEDGMENT: Acknowledgments are expressed to parties/agencies/institutions/personnel who support the implementation of activities, especially funders or sponsors. Typed with Times New Roman font, 12 points, single space.

REFERENCES: A list of references must be written using the Mendeley reference application with the APA (American Psychological Association) referencing system (APA Style). Only sources cited in articles are included in the list of references. The sources used must come from primary sources in the past ten years, preferably from scientific journals. Typed with Times New Roman font, 12 points, single space, hanging indent.