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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; 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 text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Articles or papers to be submitted must comply with the following restrictions:

  1. Manuscripts in Indonesian or English.
  2. The manuscript has never been published/published in other media.
  3. Manuscripts published in this journal include writing on: policies, research, thoughts, concept/theory reviews, new book reviews and other information related to problems in the field of information technology.
  4. Manuscripts should be submitted online through the journal's website. Authors must be logged in to submit manuscripts. For guidelines for submitting manuscripts, see the online submission menu. Online registration is free of charge.
  5. The length of the manuscript is between 6 and 10 pages of A4 (210 x 297 mm) with the manuscript format according to the template provided, including pictures, tables, does not contain appendices. Manuscripts are written using Microsoft Word (.doc/.docx) with an upper border = 3 cm; bottom = 3 cm; left = 3cm; right = 2.5 cm.
  6. The title is written in Indonesian or English, keywords and abstract, must be written in Indonesian and English, a maximum of 5 keywords.
  7. The maximum number of words in the title is 14 words with the provisions: Poppins font type and font size of 14, single spaced, center aligned, bold (Bold) and spacing after 12 pt. If the title is too long, the editor has the right to edit the title without changing the meaning of the title, without the approval of the scriptwriter, when the manuscript is going to print.
  8. It is recommended to write the title of the article using Indonesian which is in accordance with Enhanced Spelling (EYD). If there are words in English, they are written in italics.
  9. The author's name uses Poppins font, 10 pt. If there is more than one author separated by a comma and written number1 if the first author, numer2 if the second author, etc.
  10. Include the origin of the institution, address, and email of the author (follow according to the template).
  11. The article begins with an Abstract. Write the Indonesian abstract here, using the Calibri body 10 font (1 space). The contents of the abstract must contain the background, objectives, methods, results of the study/research, and conclusions. Abstracts are written in one paragraph, without bullets/numbering, without citations, without reference sources, and without footnotes. The number of words in the abstract is between 150 and 300 words. For manuscripts written in Indonesian, the English abstract is placed above the Indonesian abstract and vice versa.
  12. Keywords contain four to five words, separated by commas, justified, 11 pt calibrated (body), and single spaced. Keywords are chosen carefully, so they can reflect the concept contained in the article and help increase citations.
  13. The contents of the manuscript must follow the following rules:
  14. INTRODUCTION (Calibri 14)
    The introduction is written in Calibri 12 font (1.15 spaces). Introduction consists of 800-1000 words. The introduction contains what, who, why, how, when, and where the study/research was conducted, and is supported by relevant literature/theories. The contents of the introduction emphasize the background, urgency, uniqueness, objectives, and research problems which will be studied further by the writer/researcher. Uniqueness refers to differences or uniqueness of the research that is being carried out with other studies that have been done before. Also include the state of the art in this section.
  15. LITERATURE REVIEW (Calibri 14)
    The literature review can be sub-headed or in the form of paragraphs. Literature review consists of 800-1500 words. The subtitles in the literature review are written in Calibri 12.5 font, and the contents are written in Calibri 12 font (1.15 spaces). Fill in at least two sections (sub-headings) of the literature review which include theories and scientific opinions that are relevant to the subject matter. Literature review in the form of literature review and/or similar research that is relevant to this research. The use of reference sources as reference material for citing manuscripts has the latest information (maximum of the last 10 years) and is sourced from primary literature. The use of literature more than 10 years is permitted if the discussion is about the history or development of the topic being studied. Avoid citing secondary reference sources (X, 2015 in Y, 2019). Citation of reference sources must lead directly to the main source.   
  16. METHOD (Calibri 14)
    The contents of the method are written in Calibri 12 font (1.15 spaces). Methods consist of 500-700 words. The method is a technique of collecting, processing and analyzing data. The contents of the method include data sources, time of data collection, population and sample or informants, data presentation, and data analysis techniques. This method determines the sharpness of the results of data analysis in the results and discussion section of the study. The contents of this method are arranged in paragraph form, no more than three paragraphs.
  17. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION (calibri 14)
    The results and discussion should be arranged in separate/separated sub-headings. Results and discussion consists of 2500-3000 words. The sub-headings in the results and discussion are written in Colibri 12.5 font, and the contents are in Colibri 11 font (1.15 spaces). The results are not in the form of raw data, but data that has been processed and interpreted, either in the form of interview excerpts, tables, graphs, charts, sketches, or photos combined with relevant theory. While the discussion is the result of data analysis based on the relevant theory. The contents of the results and discussion must answer the research problem and find the right analysis for a solution/give a positive impact on the development of science and technology in society. 
    Writing table titles and table contents using Calibri 11 Font, center, and 1 space. Table titles are written above the table and arranged sequentially in one text, for example Table 1, Table 2, Table 3, etc. If quoting the table from other readings/references, the source must be stated.      
    Image title (Calibri 11, center) and written below the image. Other objects that include images include graphs, charts, sketches, and photographs. Image objects must be in high resolution and not broken. Figure titles are arranged sequentially in one text, for example Figure 1, Figure 2, Figure 3, etc. If quoting images from other readings/references, the source must be stated (for example, see manuscript template guidelines).     
    Sentences from the interview transcript using quotations that include the aliases of the informants, the date, month and year the interview was conducted (if using a qualitative method). Example of an interview quote:          
    "During the Aceh Tsunami, I was also drowned in the flood and then dragged by the current up to 20 km" (Ahmad, interview, December 20, 2022).
  18. CONCLUSION (Calibri 14)
    The contents of the conclusion are written in Colibri 12 font (1.15 spaces). The conclusion consists of 400-700 words. Drawing conclusions is not a repetition of results and discussion but rather answers/findings of research questions. The contents of the conclusion are not accompanied by a theory/quotation. Conclusions emphasize research impact information, benefits, and research recommendations.
  19. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS (Calibri 14)
    Acknowledgments are optional (not required), written in one paragraph with Calibri 12 font (1.15 spaces).
  20. REFERENCES (Calibri 14)
    The writing of reading materials/references that make up the bibliography is arranged alphabetically with the font Calibri 12 (1 space). Reference sources cited in the body of the manuscript must be in the bibliography, and vice versa. The format for writing a bibliography refers to the American Psychological Association (APA) style version 7. Writing citations and a manuscript bibliography is required to use the reference manager (Mendeley) application. The number of reading materials used in the bibliography is at least 10 titles (80% primary references and 20% secondary references). Primary references consist of journals, proceedings/papers, research reports, theses, theses, dissertations, patents, standards, and historical documents; while secondary references include general books and scientific information sources on the internet. The use of reference sources as reference material for citing manuscripts has the latest information (maximum of the last 10 years) and is sourced from primary literature. The use of literature more than 10 years is permitted if the discussion is about the history or development of the topic being studied.       
    (2020). Performance analysis of Bank Aceh Syariah Management in 2022   
                  Banda Aceh Branch. MEKA: Journal of Management, Economics, Finance, and
                  Accounting, 3(2), 666-641.     
  21. More detailed writing instructions can be seen and downloaded in the Download Template section.

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