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Author Guidelines


CELTIC is published twice a year, in June and December. This journal welcomes articles in the form of research reports or library research on Literature (English), Linguistics (English, Indonesian), Culture (English, American) and Teaching (English) that never been submitted for consideration nor published elsewhere. If the articles have been presented, please state the name of the seminar or conferences and the venue (date and place). The writing guidelines are as follows:

  1. Manuscript should be between 3000 – 5000 words, typed in MS Word .doc format, single-spaced on A4-size paper with the margin: 3 centimeters (top, bottom, right) and 4 centimeters (left), given centered page number. A one-paragraph abstract (150 – 300 words) should be included.
  2. Manuscript starts on the left margin including Title, Abstract, Body, Conclusion and References. The typographical details are as follows:

          Title                      : all capital letters, Times New Roman 14, bold

          Subtitle                 : all capital letters, Times New Roman 12, bold

          Author                  : Times New Roman 11, bold

          Affiliation              : Times New Roman 11

          Abstract                : Times New Roman 11

          Body                    : Times New Roman 12

          Block Quotations     : Times New Roman 11

          References            : please conform to the requirements of the                     Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 6th edition.

       3.  Research report manuscript should consist of:

           -  Title

           -  Name, institution, address of the institution, and email address

           -  Abstract

           -  Introduction

           -  Method

           -  Findings and Discussion

           -  Conclusions and Suggestions

           -  References

       4. Non-research manuscript should consist of:

           -  Title

           -  Name, institution, address of the institution, and email address

           -  Abstract

           -  Introduction

           -  Body (Headings in the body part are based on the focus of the                       paper)

           -  Conclusions and Suggestions

           -  References

       5. Manuscript, as well as author(s) brief CV (50 – 100 words) should be                emailed to






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 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 double Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

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

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 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.
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