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Author Guidelines

1. General guideline

Authors are advised to prepare their paper strictly according to the instructions set below. Because of the formatting errors or due to consistency reasons, the manuscript will not be accepted, both for evaluation and possible further editorial process.

The paper can be presented either in Bahasa Indonesia or in English. The length of the manuscript is no longer than 10 pages.  The paper should be prepared in single-column format covering Judul (in Bahasa Indonesia or in English), Authorship, Abstrak (in Bahasa Indonesia or in English), Pendahuluan (Introduction/background), Metode Penelitian (Materials and Methods), Hasil dan Pembahasan (Discussion), Simpulan (Conclusion), Ucapan Terima Kasih (acknowledgment) if any and references. All manuscripts must be submitted to IJCA Editorial Office using Online Submission Service at the following URL address:

Two types of manuscripts are acceptable for publication: Original Research Articles and Review Articles

The example of the structure is as follow:


                                        Judul Naskah pada  Jurnal IJCA
                                  (Title in Bahasa Indonesia or English)

                                        Author 1a, Author 2b, Author c
                a. Address of Author 1, email 
                b. Nama dan Alamat instansi penulis 2, email
                c. Nama dan Alamat instansi penulis 3, email


2. Manuscript template

The manuscript should be prepared according to the following author guidelines in the MS Word (doc.; docx; pdf) article template format: MS Word Template

3. Reviewing process

Every submitted paper is independently reviewed by at least two peer-reviewers. Authors may suggest up to three peer-reviewers when submitted the manuscript. The decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon their reports/recommendations and made solely by Editor. If two or more reviewers consider a manuscript unsuitable for publication in this journal, a statement explaining the basis for the decision will be sent to the authors after the submission date.

4. Revision of manuscripts

Manuscripts sent back to the authors after revision should be returned to the editor without delay. The revised manuscript should be uploaded to the Online Submission Interface ( in the "Upload Author Version" from the Review task window. The revised document should include:

  • One (1) MS Word file for Revised Manuscript file according to Template-based format (MS Word file) (Important: please color highlight the revised sentences). The revised manuscript returned later than three months will be considered as a new submission and will be reviewed again by other peer-reviewers.


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

The Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that if accepted for publication, the copyright for publishing (publishing right) of the article shall be assigned/transferred to Publisher of Indonesian Journal of Chemical Analysis (IJCA), Universitas Islam Indonesia. Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be asked to complete a 'Copyright Transfer Agreement for Publishing (CTAP)'. An e-mail will be sent to the Corresponding Author confirming receipt of the manuscript together with a 'Copyright Transfer Agreement for Publishing' form by the online version of this agreement.


This agreement deals with the transfer or license of the copyright of publishing to IJCA, while Authors still retain significant rights to use and share their own published articles. IJCA supports the need for authors to share, disseminate and maximize the impact of their research and these rights, in any databases.

As a journal author, you have rights to a large range of uses of your article, including use by your employing institute or company. These Author rights can be exercised without the need to obtain specific permission. Authors publishing in IJCA journals has wide rights to use their works for teaching and scholarly purposes without needing to seek permissionincluding:

  • use for classroom teaching by Author or Author's institution and presentation at a meeting or conference and distributing copies to attendees; 
  • use for internal training by the author's company; 
  • distribution to colleagues for their research use; 
  • use in a subsequent compilation of the author's works; 
  • inclusion in a thesis or dissertation; 
  • reuse of portions or extracts from the article in other works (with full acknowledgment of final article); 
  • voluntary posting on open web sites operated by author or author’s institution for scholarly purposes


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