Submission Guidelines

Deskripsi Bahasa welcomes article submissions by the following guidelines:

  1. Articles have not been published or accepted for publication or are being considered elsewhere.
  2. In addition to the manuscript, a written statement should be attached, which clarifies that the article is original and does not contain any elements of plagiarism.
  3. Articles suitable for publication include; research reports (laboratory, field, archives), conceptual ideas, studies, and theory applications.
  4. Articles can be written in Indonesian or English using academic style and standard academic writing systematization. Articles are typed between 5000-8000 words in length including references, pictures, and tables.

The writing systematization of Deskripsi Bahasa is as follows: 

  1. Title: max. 20 words.
  2. Author’s name: without an academic degree, followed by institution and e-mail.
  3. Affiliation: 
    • Department, University, Country
    • Unit/Division, Institution, Country
  4. Abstract: In English and Indonesian (max. 250 words each) includes research problems, research objectives, research methods, results and discussion and implications.
  5. Keywords: both in English and Bahasa Indonesia max. 5 words each which represented articles best.
  6. Introduction: Contains background, objectives and literature review relevant to the research.
  7. Method: Describes the approaches and methods used in the research and how to collect and analyze the data.
  8. Results and discussions: Describes the results of the study, interpretation and discussions that are systematically arranged. This section is written in the form of subchapter(s).
  9. Conclusion: Contains a summary of results and discussion. It is strongly recommended to avoid mere repetitive statements from the previous sections.
  10. References: Provides complete bibliographic information for all work cited in the text. Works that are not cited should not be included in this section. The reference format is based on APA (American Psychological Association) style 6th edition and is arranged alphabetically by authors, then chronologically in ascending order. We strongly recommend that authors use reference tools, such as MendeleyZoteroEndnote, etc.
  11. Articles should be submitted in soft files using document format .docx, .doc, atau .rtf to the Online Submission Page.