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Author Guidelines

Journal of Local Government Issues (Logos) accepts manuscript in the field of local government issues. Papers with following topics (but not limited to): Public Policy, Policy of City Management, Legislation Processes, Disaster Management, Social Movement, Conflict Management, Social Empowerment, and Local Elites of Political Party can be submitted. The manuscript is written in English, including research outcomes, field research or literary research and articles reflecting sociopolitical phenomena. Besides, submitted manuscripts will go through an initial review by the editor-in-chief and be forwarded to two reviewers. The LOGOS applies double blind review practice. Thus, authors’ and reviewers’ identity are kept anonymous. Authors are welcome to submit name(s) of prospective reviewer(s).

Manuscript Format

  1. The manuscript is typed using Microsoft Word program on A4 paper, minimum is 4,500-8000 words in Cambria, size 12pt and 1 space.
  2. The manuscript format, please refer to the following instructions (template):

Title

The title should not exceed 15 words, it should be clear, concise, and informative. Abbreviations should be avoided.

 

Name of authors

First Author1, Next Author2 & Last Author3

1,2,3Author Adress

 

Abstract with keywords

The abstract has to be written within 250 words maximum. Abstract must contain reseach objectives, methods, result or findings, conclusion and limitation (optional). (11 pt, single line spacing, 1 paragraph and justify). While the limit of keywords is 3-6 words

 

Introduction

The introduction should contain (shortly and consecutively) a general background and a literature review (state of the art) as the basic of the brand new research question, statements of the brand new scientific article, main research problems, and the hypothesis. In the final part of the introduction, the purpose of the article writing should be stated. They should be represented in the literature review from previous research to show the brand new of the scientific article.

 

Method

The research method explains how the research is conducted, including research design, data collection, research instrument and analytic methods as well as reliability and validity of findings. This part should be narrated.

 

 

Results and Discussion

This part consists of the research results and researchers is discussed. The results obtained from the research have to be supported by sufficient data. The research results and the discovery must be the answers or the research hypothesis or research question stated previously in the introduction part.

 

Conclusion

This is the final part containing conclusions, limitations and recommendations. The conclusions will be the answers of the hypothesis or research question, the research purposes and the research discoveries. The conclusions should not contain only the repetition of the results and discussions. It should be the summary of the research results as the author expects in the research purposes or the hypothesis. Research limitations and recommendations contain deficiency in the research and suggestions associated with further ideas from the research.

 

References

All the references that used in the article must be listed in this part. In this part, all the used references must be taken from primary sources (scientific journals and the least number is 80% from all the references) that published in the last 10 years. Each article  should has at least 15 references. Authors should cite several Journal of Local Government Issues (LOGOS) articles, 2 articles minimum. (see template)

 

  1. The manuscript is to be submitted directly to the http://ejournal.umm.ac.id/index.php/LOGOS/index by creating user account as an author.
  2. All reference mentioned should be written down in reference using American Psychological Association (APA) style and arranged from A to Z.
  3. Please check each referred article for accuracy and make sure every quoted work in the article is written in References. Works that are not cited but mentioned in References will be omitted by the editor.
  4. All manuscripts are anonymously studied by reviewers appointed by the editor according to their expertise. The author is given a chance to revise the manuscript based on the reviewer’s or the editor’s recommendation/advice. The decision of publication or rejection will be informed through open journal system or the author’s email address.
  5. The editor has the right to modify and correct the spelling, writing, and grammar of the published manuscript.
  6. Everything related to citing permission or computer software usage in writing the manuscript or any other things related to copyright done by the author, along with all its legal consequences, becomes the author’s full responsibility.

 

 

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.

 

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.
 

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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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).
 
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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

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.