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. The format of submission is fit to the Guide to Author.
  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.

    References are written as following examples:

    Tyagi, B., Chudasama, C. Jasra, R., 2006, Characterization of surface acidity of
    an acid montmorillonite activated with hydrothermal, ultrasonic and
    microwave techniques, Applied Clay Science, 31, 16– 28.

    Fatimah, I., 2008, Pilarisasi Montmorillonit Dengan Sol Silika: Peranan Variabel
    Rasio Mol Si Terhadap Karakter Fisikokimiawi Material, Prosiding Seminar  Nasional MIPA dan Pendidikan MIPA 2008, ISBN : 978-979-99314-3-6,  Diselenggarakan oleh Fakultas MIPA Universitas Negri Yogyakarta

    Kloprogge, JT., Frost , R dan Fry, R., 1999, Infrared emission study of the
    thermal transformation mechanism of Al13-pillared clay, Analyst, 1999,
    124, 381–384.


    Please use this link to download the template for the Journal. 


  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Reviewhave been followed.