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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.
  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines



 The articles published are the results of research on various problems in the field of development of governmental science, both local, regional, national and international governance that have never been published either in print or electronically.

  1. The article has novelty in the problem being studied, the methodology of the study, the theory used in the discussion and the conclusions of the research results and recommendations given.
  2. Articles are written by including the main references (baboons) and the latest from reputable scientific books or journals, both national and international (preferably from reputable international scientific journals).
  3. The article is written using Garamond font size 12 except for the title of size 14, abstract and keywords in size 10.
  4. Articles are typed in 1.5 spacing on the page layout of A-4 paper with a distance of 3 cm for each margin (top, left, right and bottom).
  5. The substance of the article is written about 4000-6000 words using Indonesian or foreign languages ??(English). Preferably those using foreign languages.
  6. Articles to be submitted to OJS Majapahit Policy; The Journal of Governmental Science, has been free of plagiarism, as evidenced by the attachment of plagiarism check results through the turnitin application, plagiarism checker and similar applications with a maximum tolerance limit of 25% and has been adjusted to the rules for using the correct language (for those written in English it has been checked with gramarly).
  7. The research articles are written systematically as follows: a) title, b) author's name, c) institution, d) abstract, e) keywords, f) introduction, g) research method, h) research and discussion results, i ) closing, j) bibliography.

The explanation of each section is:

  1. Title:

The title is not more than 14 words, can be accompanied by subtitles. All words in the title are typed in capital letters, the font size is 12.


  1. Writer's name

The author may be more than 1 person, written in full according to the diploma or identity card without mentioning any title. Author last name should not be abbreviated.


  1. Institution

The name of the institution where the author is assigned or where the author is studying (university / college, institute, etc.). Written in full by stating the name of the management unit (name of the study program) and the institution (name of the university) without being abbreviated. Also include the author's institution / personal email address. If the author is more than 1 person and 1 institution, it is sufficient to write 1 of the institution mentioned.


  1. Abstract

Abstract is a summary of the substance of the article which contains the problem, the main purpose of the research / study, the type and approach of the research, and the findings of the research / study results. Abstracts are written in English and Indonesian. Typed with a space of 1 space, the font size is 11, ranging from 100-200 words.


  1. Keywords

Keywords are written in Indonesian and English between 3-5 words. Written in italics, font size 11.


  1. preliminary

Contains background problems that are the focus of research as well as theoretical and practical reasons for the importance of research being carried out. In the introduction, it is also necessary to include a theoretical framework and the results of previous research as well as a specific description of the differences, similarities and positions of research carried out with other studies, as well as the purpose of conducting the research.


  1. Research methods

This section contains the research procedures used by the authors to generate findings. A description of the research procedure is written in a concise and systematic manner, at least containing the approach, data collection and analysis procedures, as well as the validity / validity test procedures for relevant data.


  1. Research result

The results of the research are descriptions of data that have been compiled accumulatively and critically based on the research methodology that has been carried out. The research results are described descriptively and analyzed without presenting the raw data. Not allowed to include tables or figures that fill the entire page. If it includes a table or figure, it must be given an identity and add a description and it does not fill ΒΌ part of the page.


  1. Discussion

The discussion of the research results contains the analysis and comparison of the theory against the research results so that it is possible to draw conclusions. In the discussion section, it is clearly explained the position of the research produced between the studies, whether it supports, rejects or deepens and expands (develops) existing studies. If it supports, refuses to deepen, or develops the previous theory, it is mentioned what theory and whose inventor was supported, rejected, deepened or expanded. In this section, it is necessary to explain the theory statement and the reasons why the theory is supported, rejected, expanded or deepened. This section should also explain clearly the differences in the results of research and studies that have been produced between other studies or studies.


  1. Closing

Contains the conclusions of the research results that are summarized and arranged systematically, which are then used as material for the reconstruction of important suggestions both theoretical and practical as implications of the research results. Conclusions and suggestions are described descriptively and are not written in sections such as the conclusions and suggestions in the thesis.

  1. Bibliography.

Bibliography is written alphabetically using the APA Style model. Bibliography is highly recommended using the Mendeley or Zotero applications. Each library written is mentioned in a footnote (foot note) and typed in one space (left aligned), the second line and then into the right 10 beats. Between one library and another library is given a space of 1 enter.


  1. Reference reference system uses in notes. Written in brackets for the author's name and year of publication using the APA Fith Edition style. Making in notes is highly recommended using the Mendeley, Zotero or similar applications.


  1. The preparation of a bibliography follows the format as follows:
  2. Single author books, for example:

Reynolds, H. (2000). Black Pioneers. Ringwood, Vic .: Penguin.

  1. Book with two authors, for example:

Gilbert, R., & Gilbert, P. (1998). Masculinity Goes to School. St. Leonards, N.S.W .: Allen & Unwin.

  1. Books with one or more editors, for example:

Broinowski, A. (Ed.). (1990). ASEAN into the 1990s. London: Macmillan.

Nugent, S.L., Shore, C. (Eds.). (1997). Anthropology and Cultural Studies. London: Pluto Press.

  1. Books with unknown author, for example:

Anonym, Longman Dictionary of the English Language. (1984). Harlow, Essex: Longman.

  1. Books of more than one volume, for example:

Corsini, R.J. (Ed.). (1994). Encyclopedia of Psychology (4 vols). New York: J. Wiley & Sons.

  1. Articles in one book, for example:

Beck, W. (1994). Food Processing. In D. Horton (Ed.), The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia: Vol. 1. (pp. 380-382). Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press.

  1. Articles in journals, for example:

Rogers, G. (1999). Reflections on Teaching Remote and Isolated Children. Education in Rural Australia, 9 (2), 65-68.

  1. Seminar paper, for example:

Gleeson, L. (1996). Inside Looking out. In Claiming a Place: Proceedings from the Third National Conference of the Children's Book Council of Australia (pp. 22-34). Port Melbourne: D.W. Thorpe.

  1. Dissertation, Thesis or Thesis, for example:

Ward, I. (1998). Sedimentary History of the Pandora Wreck and Surrounds. Unpublished master's thesis, James Cook University, Townsville.

  1. E-Books, for example:

Dealey, C. (1999). The Care of Wounds: A Guide for Nurses. Oxford: Blackwell Science. Cited August 24, 2007, from: NetLibrary:

  1. Web page, for example:

The Mariner 2002: Undergraduate Student Information. (2002). Retrieved April 3, 2002, from: James Cook University Web site: In-text citation: The Mariner 2002 (2002) or (The Mariner 2002, 2002)

  1. Information from the website, for example:

Australian Bureau of Statistics. (2000). 1996 Census of Population and Housing: Northern (Statistical Division) Queensland. [Data file]. Cited 17 July, 2004, from: The Australian Bureau of Statistics site,

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