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Author Guidelines




  1. Submission
    Types of article submitted to Jurnal Kebidanan include research result and review/mini review articles. Those who will submit an article to Jurnal Kebidanan must make sure that the article has never been published anywhere else. Language used in the article writing can be either Indonesian or English. For articles in English, the drafts should have been consulted to as well as checked by English language experts (linguists). Any article with the format that doesn’t match with required standard format of article writing will be rejected, and the editor is not obliged to return it to the author.

  2. General Format
    All parts of an article, including table and image titles, table’s footnote, image legend, and references, are written in a single space format on quarto-sized HVS papers. Top and right margins are 3 cm; meanwhile left and bottom margins are 4 cm. Font is 12 point-sized Times New Roman. An image(s) and table(s) from previous publications may be added upon approval by the author.

  3. Each page should be labeled with a page number, including one with tables, charts, graphics, an/or images. A review/mini review article and a short communication is written without any subtitle, method, and results and discussion. A short communication and mini review have at most 12 pages (including images and tables); meanwhile, a research result and review articles need at most 20 pages, including images and tables. Here is the writing organization of a research result article:

    a. Title
    A title should be brief, informative, and able to explain the article’s content. The author’s name (without a title), institution’s name and address, email address, and footnotes that tell about the correspondence(s) is written in Indonesian, followed by the English-version title. Meanwhile, if written in English, only the English-written title is need. A Latin term or name is written italic.

    b. Abstract
    Abstract is written in either Indonesian or English. It is written single-spaced in 1 (one) paragraph in at most 250 words. Abstract is written in English if the article is written in Indonesia, vice versa. English-version title is written bold at the beginning of the first sentence. Latin words are written italic. An abstract contains a complete summary of the whole article (introduction, research method, result, conclusion) without very detail explanations in each chapter. Abbreviations should be avoided. Keywords consist of at most 6 words, written in English for an English abstract and in Indonesian for an Indonesian abstract. They are written under the abstract.

    c. Introduction (Pendahuluan)
    It contains explanation of the background/problems that is analyzed and purpose(s) of the research. Please use references that support the stated background. Quoting unpublished previous researches is not recommended. Each unfamiliar name of organism (Indonesian/local or native name) should be followed by its scientific name at first mention.

    d. Research Methodology (Metodologi Penelitian)
    It contains technical information and a complete explanation if the method used is new. For familiar or frequently used methods, it is enough to only mention the reference(s).

    e. Results and Discussion (Hasil dan Pembahasan)
    It contains the research results, which can be presented in text, table/chart/graphic/picture/photograph completed with a clear and informative note(s). Add a number chronologically for each of those and it is attached separately. Note of an image is put under the image, meanwhile the note of a table is written above the table. Either image or table must be cited in the text. Discussion contains interpretations of the obtained research results. And, the discussion should be connected to research results that have already been published.

    f. Conclusion (Kesimpulan)
    Conclusion should be brief and compact without any number given.

    g. References (Daftar Pustaka)
    References are written using Harvard citation style, where name of author is arranged alphabetically without a number. The arrangement is chronologically: author’s name, year of publication, full article title, journal/book title, volume, edition, city of publication, publisher’s name, and page number.

       1) Journal Article from an Electronic Database
             a)  Journal article: available on CMO
    Jennings, P 1997, 'The performance and competitive advantage of small firms: a management perspective', International Small Business Journal, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 63-75. Available from: The University of Western Australia Australian Library Course Materials Online. [1 September 2004].

             b)  Journal article: print

    Conley, TG & Galeson, DW 1998, 'Nativity and wealth in mid-nineteenth century cities', Journal of Economic History, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 468-493.

             c)  Journal article: electronic database

    Liveris, A 2011, 'Ethics as a strategy', Leadership Excellence, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 17-18. Available from: ProQuest. [13 October 2015].

             d) Journal article: online only journal (no volume or issue number available)

    Bustamante, C 2014, 'Libraries welcome writers in residence', Library Journal.  Available from: -writers-in-residence/. [29 September 2014].

             e) Journal article: online only journal (volume & issue number available)

    Segon, M & Booth, C 2011, 'Bribery: what do Australian managers know and what do they do?', Journal of Business SystemsGovernance and Ethics, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 15-29. Available from: [29 September 2015].


       2) Book

              a) Book: Single Author

    Holt, DH 1997, Management principles and practices, Prentice Hall, Sydney.

              b) Book: 2 or 3 authors

     McCarthy, EJ, William, DP & Pascale, GQ 1997, Basic marketing, Irwin, Sydney.

               c) Book: more than 3 authors

     Bond, WR, Smith, JT, Brown, KL & George, M 1996, Management of small firms, McGraw-Hill, Sydney.

               d) Book: no author

     A history of Greece 1994, Irwin, Sydney.


              e) Book: editor

    Jones, MD (ed) 1998, Management in Australia, Academic Press, London.

              f) Book: 2 or more editors

    Bullinger, HJ & Warnecke HJ (eds) 1985, Toward the factory of the future,

              g) Book: translated work

    Colorado, JA 2006, Economic theory in the Mexican context: recent developments on the ground,trans. K Smith, Oxford University Press, Oxford.

              h) Book: organisation as author

    Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics 2001, Aquaculture developments in Australia: a review of key economic issues, ABARE, Canberra.

              i) Book: chapter or article in edited book

    Milkman, R 1998, 'The new American workplace: High road or low road?' in P Thompson & C Warhurst, (eds), Workplaces of the future, pp. 22-34. Macmillan Press, London.

              j) Book: edition other than first

    Drafke, M 2009, The human side of organizations, 10th  edn, Pearson/Prentice Hall,Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.

              k) Book: different works by same author in same year

    Bond, G 1991a, Business ethics, McGraw-Hill Sydney.

    Bond, G 1991b, Corporate governance, Irwin, London.

      3) Website

              a) Website

     University Library 2016, University Library Home Page, 26 February 2016, The University of Western Australia. Available from: [31 March 2016].

               b)  Webpage

    Weida, S & Stolley, K 2013, Developing strong thesis statements. Available from: [13 October 2015].

              c) Webpage: no date

    Apprentice Support Australia n.d., What is an apprenticeship. Available from: apprenticeship. [20 October 2015].

              d)  Document from a webpage

     Department of the Premier and Cabinet 2009, Pandemic planning in the workforce, Queensland Government. Available from: [13 October 2015].

              e) Blog

     Mercoulia, P 2015, 'A glimpse into coal's future', Greenpeace Australia Pacific Blog, blog post, 15 June.  Available from: -future/. [13 October 2015].

              f)  Computer Software


    Thompson Reuters 2014, EndNote X7.2.1, software program, Thompson Reuters, New York.

            g) Image with no known creator

    Netfertari with Isis n.d., image. Available from: [13 October 2015].

            h)  Image with known creator

    Colli, MG 2009, Bilbao_6 Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, image. Available from: [13 October 2015].

             i) Podcast

    Crawford, M 2009, Shop class as soulcraft, audio podcast, Future Tense, Radio National, ABC Radio, Sydney, 5 November. Available from: /3098308. [30 October 2015].

             j) Wiki

    Internet entrepreneur 2012, Wikiversity, wiki, 6 January 2016. Available from: https://en.wikiversity .org/wiki/Internet_entrepreneur. [2 February 2016].

            k) Facebook

    UWA Library 2015, Special collections in the Reid Library, Facebook post, 14 April. Available from: [22 October 2015].

            l) Twitter

    Gillard, J [JuliaGillard] 2014, 'Stella Young was a shining light for care and action on disabilities.  We mourn her passing and rededicate ourselves to her spirit. JG', Twitter post, 7 December. Available from: [22 October 2015].

           m) YouTube

    TED Talks 2013, Ken Robinson: how to escape education's death valley, YouTube video, 10 May. Available from: [22 October 2015].


  4. Review Process
    Following the editorial selection, an article will be reviewed by 2 (two) peer-reviewers. The followings are potential conclusions of a peer-review, such as.

    1. Accepted without Revision
    2. Accepted with Minor Revision
    3. Accepted with Major Revision
    4. Rejected

    A minor revision of an article is conducted by the editorial board. Whereas, any major revision should be done by the author(s). The correction is expected to be finished and returned in at most 2 weeks since the notification.

    Article Writing Guideline and template can be cownload in this link:Template and Article Writing Guildelines in .PDF format 

    Editorial Board of Jurnal Kebidanan Unimus



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. This article has neither been published anywhere else nor been being under the consideration of another journal ahead of publication.
  2. This article is written based on tthe article writing format provided by Jurnal Kebidanan.

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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication: 200000.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs. By paying the fee, you'll get 1 (one) free-of-charge printed-version journal where your article belong to.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.