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Author Guidelines

Submission Guidelines For Writers

Terms of Administration

  1. SAINS MEDIKA Journal of Faculty of Medicine Sultan Agung Islamic University Semarang consists research and non research manuscripts which correlate with medical and health and not yet published in any other publisher(s)
  2. The editorial staff receive manuscripts from medical doctors, health professionals and other professionals related to medicine and health from all over Indonesia and overseas.
  3. Manuscripts are written in good mannered Indonesian or English
  4. Manuscripts must be typed on A4 paper (210 x 297mm), font Calisto MT Size 10, 1,5 spacing using Microsoft Word. Full manuscript must be Online Submission in Open Journal System (OJS) and email at: sainsmedika@unissula.ac.id

 

Manuscript General Condition

Research manuscript must contains 3000 – 5000 words, which consists of:

  1. Title Page:
  1. title, short but informative, no longer than 16 words, using capital letters, not using abbreviations unless the common ones, can be supplemented by sub themes.
  2. Names of each authors without the academic titles
  3. Name of the departments or institutions
  4. Authors’ names and email addresses for correspondence purposes
    1. Second page contains abstract which has been written in well structured Indonesian and English no longer than 250 words. Abstract must consisted purposes of the study, procedures, research subjects, methods of observation/ research, results of the study (main data) and statistical analysis. Under abstract must be given maximum 5 keywords and those keywords must not repetition from the title.
  1. Abstract and keywords
  1. Main Manuscript

Consists of:

  1. Introduction, contains Background of the study, purpose, and benefit of the study and also hypothesis (if available). Introduction must no longer than 4 paragraphs
  2. Research Methods contains research designs, selection of the subjects, instruments, materials and also research procedures and literatures. Author must also include the reason of using certain method and statistical analysis
  3. Result of the study, presented in order from general to specific and logic using statements, tables and illustrations. The result of the study must be stressed on the most important observation result without author’s interpretation. 
  4. Discussion

Contains research results, comparing results with other relevant researches with new implications and important according to the purpose/ title of the research. Authors must explain the limitations of the research. Discussion is no longer than one third of the manuscript.

  1. Conclusions. Concludes the discussions, answering purposes of the study
  2. Suggestions. Giving suggestions according/ based from limitations of the study
  3. Credits (if any)
  1. References (according to referencing guidelines)

 

Case Report Manuscript, maximum 2000 words

Case report is scientific medical manuscript to report difficult or rare cases

Case Report contains:

  1. Title Page (according title page from research manuscript)
  2. Abstract and keywords
  3. Second page contains abstracts (summary) no longer than 250 words written in Indonesian and English. Abstract must contains purpose of the study, brief overview of the discussed case and conclusion which consists main subjects only. Under abstract, maximum 5 keywords must be given and those keywords must not a repetition from the title.
  4. Introduction consists definition and background of the problem, brief writings or others’ experience about the same problems, importance and novelties on why this case is reported. The writings of the introduction must not exceed 4 paragraphs.
  5. Literature reviews, according and the proximity with the case. After doing literature reviews, then author must conclude as foundation for the discussions.
  6. Case report. Report should be brief but comprehensive by revealing many diagnosis difficulties, therapy, further observation and also failure and success of the treatments.
  7. Discussions. Chronology of the case and revealing many diagnosis difficulties, therapy, further observation and also failure and success of the treatments compared to experience or existed literature facts.
  8. Conclusions. Concluding discussion result also suggestions necessary to be addressed.
  9. References (according to reference guidelines)

 

Literature Review Manuscript must consisted ~3000 words, contais:

  1. Title Page (according title page from research manuscript)
  2. Second page contains abstracts (summary) no longer than 250 words written in Indonesian and English. Abstract must contains purpose of the study, brief overview of the discussed case and conclusion which consists main subjects only. Under abstract, maximum 5 keywords must be given and those keywords must not a repetition from the title.
  3. Introduction consists definition and background of the problem, brief writings or others’ experience about the same problems, importance and novelties on why this case is reported. The writings of the introduction must not exceed 4 paragraphs.
  4. Literature reviews, contains overview of the prolems or other problem related matters and based from the novel and sufficient reading materials
  5. Discussions. Essence of the literature review according to the discussed problems, and author can formulate those materials into relevant statements and arguments of the problems.
  6. Conclusions. Concluding discussion result also suggestions necessary to be addressed.
  7. References (according to referencing guidelines)

 

Referencing Guidelines

References is based by Harvard citing references system, where name of the authors are written alphabeltcally without numerical orders with details as follows: name of the authors, years of publication, full title of the article, title of the hournal or books, volume, edition, name of the city of the publisher, name of the publisher, number of page

Example:

Anonymous, 13-10-2005, Avian Influenza-new areas with infection in birds-update 34. Int/http://www.who.int/csr/don/2005_10_13/en/index.html, cited on 20.10.2005.

 

Baribieri, L., Battelli, M.G., and Stirpe, F., 1993, Ribosome-Inactivating Proteins from Plants, Biochem. Et Biophys. Acta., 1154: 237-282.

 

Freifelder, D., 1983, Molecular Biology, A Comprehensive Introduction to Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes, Jones and Bartlett Publisher Inc., Boston: 701-717.

 

Ling, J., Liu, W., Wang, T.P., 1994, Cleavage of Supercoiled Double Stranded DNA by Several Ribosome-Inactivating Proteins in Vitro, FEBS Letters, 345: 143-146.

 

UNESCO (1993) General Information programme and UNISIST. Paris: Unesco,PGI-93/WS/22

 

Breedlove,G.K. (2001). Adolescent pregnancy. 2nd ed. Wieczorek,R.R. ed. White Plains (NY): March of Dimes Education Services.

 

Robinson, W.F. & Huxtable, C.R.r.eds. (1998) Clinicopathologic principles for veterinary medicine. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 

 

Editorial staff have rights to edit the arrangements of the manuscript or the language without changing the content. Written confirmation or rejection of the manuscript will be given in maximum of 2 months. Editorial staff have the rights of the unpublished arciles and will not be returned to the authors unless requested.

 

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.
 

Copyright Notice

For the submission of a manuscript to Sains Medika Journal, author/s has/have to certify that:

1.  I have been granted authorization by my co-author/s to enter into these arrangements.

2.  I hereby declare, on behalf of myself and my co-author/s, that:
  • The manuscript submitted is an original work and has neither been published in any other peer-reviewed journal nor is under consideration for publication by any other journal. More so, the work has been carried out in the author/s’ lab and the manuscript does not contravene any existing copyright or any other third party rights.
  • I am/we are the sole author/s of the manuscript and maintain the authority to enter into this agreement and the granting of rights to the publisher: the Prodia Education and Research Institute (PERI), does not infringe any clause of this agreement.
  • The manuscript contains no such material that may be unlawful, defamatory, or which would, if published, in any way whatsoever, violate the terms and conditions as laid down in the agreement.
  • I/we have taken due care that the scientific  knowledge and all other statements contained in the manuscript conform to true facts and authentic formulae and will not, if followed precisely, be detrimental to the user.
  • I/we permit the adaptation, preparation of derivative works, oral presentation or distribution, along with the commercial application of the work.
  • No responsibility is assumed by InaBJ and PERI, its staff or members of the editorial boards for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a matter of products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any methods, products instruction, advertisements or ideas contained in a publication by InaBJ.


Copyright:

Author/s who publish in any InaBJ print & online journal will transfer copyright to their work to PERI.  Submission of a manuscript to the respective journals implies that all author/s have read and agreed to the content of the Covering Letter or the Terms and Conditions.  It is a condition of publication that manuscripts submitted to this journal have not been published and will not be simultaneously submitted or published elsewhere. Plagiarism is strictly forbidden, and by submitting the manuscript for publication the author/s agree that the publishers have the legal right to take appropriate action against the author/s, if plagiarism or fabricated information is discovered. By submitting a manuscript, the author/s agree that the copyright of their manuscript is transferred to PERI, if and when the manuscript is accepted for publication.  Once submitted to the journal, the author/s will not withdraw their manuscript at any stage prior to publication.  However, the copyright will be released to author/s when the manuscript is rejected.

 

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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (USD)

Fast-Track Review: 0.00 (USD)

Article Publication: 0.00 (USD)