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Author Guidelines

  1. The accepted texts, written in Indonesian standard
  2. The length of the manuscript is about 9 to 15 pages, written in A4 paper format, margin: top 3 cm; left 3.6 cm; right 2.2 cm; bottom2,6 cm, two columns (except abstracts, images or tables whose size can not be reduced as readability), justified, single-spaced. The text consists of five main headings: Introduction; Research methods; Results and Discussion; Conclusions and suggestions; Bibliography.
  3. The title of the manuscript should be as short as possible, and should represent the contents of the manuscript.
  4. The author of his name is written under the heading, followed by the author's affiliation and email address.
  5. Abstracts are written in two languages: English and Indonesian, as representations of manuscripts. Abstract is not more than 170 words for English and 170 for Indonesian, abstract narrative consist of objectives / methods, and findings from research / writing.
  6. Keywords: words or phrases that are important, specific, or representative of the article. Keywords consist of 3 to 5 keywords.
  7. Manuscripts are written by using standard citation application (Mendeley/Endnote/Zotero)
  8. The APA style (sixth edition, valid from Vol 6 dst), is used as reference in quotations, bibliography, and writing formats.
  9. References (References) of the articles are preferred in the form of journals and non-journals published in the last 9 years.
  10. The manuscript should be written in following the Biosphere template.
  11. The manuscript should be in * .doc, and sent to the journal system through online registration by creating an account in this Open Systems Journal (OJS) [click LIST if you do not have any accounts yet; or click LOG IN if you already have an account].
  12. All Authors' names and identities, should be completely filled by the appropriate authors: email; affiliates; and short biographies of each author (in the 'Bio Statement' column). [If the script is written by two or more authors, please click 'Add Author' in step 3 of 'ENTER METADATA' in the submission process and then enter the data of each author.]
  13. All correspondence, information and decisions for submission are submitted through emails written in the manuscript and / or email used for submission. The status of the manuscript can be checked in OJS by going to the journal.
  14. If you have a submission question, please contact email:
  15. Following is OJS Editorial and Publishing process.


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. Submissions have not been published previously, or are under consideration by other journals (or an explanation has not been provided in comments to editors).
  2. Script files in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file formats.
  3. When available, URLs for reference have been provided.
  4. Text 1 space; font 12; italic; not underlined (except the URL address); and all the illustrations, figures, and tables placed in the text at the right point, not at the end.
  5. Text that complies with the requirements regarding libraries and language styles is outlined in the Writer Guide, which will be found on the About About page.
  6. If acceptance for the peer-reviewed portion of the journal, the instructions are found in Ensuring an Anonymous Reviewer has been followed

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)

Fast-Track Review: 0.00 (IDR)

The Article Processing Charge (APC): 250000.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an the article processing charge (APC).

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.