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Author Guidelines

1. Journal Specifications

This journal specifically presents language articles, literature, teaching Indonesian, and teaching Indonesian literature. 

2. Writing the Manuscript

Manuscripts sent to the editor are articles that have never been published in other media and the original work of the author. The contents of the manuscript in the form of scientific work in the form of articles, is a summary of the results of research, conceptual ideas, and study of the application of theory in the fields of linguistics, literature, and teaching of Indonesian or teaching of Indonesian literature. The writing is guided by standard languages including spelling, for Indonesian texts in accordance with the Indonesian Spelling General Guidelines. 

3.Article Length

Articles written in Indonesian are good and right. Minimum number of pages is 8 pages, maximum 15 pages including tables and references. A4 paper size, 1 space, font size (11 abstracts, 12 contents), Book Antiqua font type. Top and bottom margins are 4 cm, right and left margins are 3 cm 

4. Systematic Articles

Article Elementsa.

  • Title.
  • Author's name (without title)c.
  • Affiliation (agency name)d.
  • Affiliate address, countrye. E-mail addressf.
  • Abstract and Keywords (in English)g. Abstract in Indonesian as much as 100-200 words (containing objectives, methods, findings) with a space of 1 AntiBook Font Book size of 11 points.h.
  • Keywords are placed under an abstract of 3-5 wordsi.
  • Introduction (there is a problem, there is a theoretical basis)j.
  • Research methods.
  • Discussionl.
  • Closing (contains conclusions)m.
  • Bibliography 

Example of citation writing: (Pranoto, 2010)

Writing a bibliography follows the following examples:Example book:Damayanti, Rini. (2015).

Indonesian for Higher Education. Surabaya: Victory. Example journal:Harjanti, Fransisca Dwi. (2011). Application of Problem Sloving Model in Improving Student Learning Outcomes. Journal of Buana Bastra, Vol.6, No.1 

5.Content Responsibility

The contents of articles published in this journal are not the responsibility of the Editor of the Sarasvati Journal. The contents of the article are the responsibility of the author. Articles that are not loaded will not be returned


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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