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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.

  • 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 Microsoft Word 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

General Requirements

The minimum standard requirements of the The Lunarian Journal must be:

  1. The manuscript is typed in Bahasa Indonesia with Microsoft Word program, Times New Roman letter, 12 pts size, with space 1.0. The manuscript is written on a 10-20 page A4 paper.
  2. The article must include an abstract in Bahasa Indonesia and English (100-250 words) and be followed by the keywords (3-5 words).
  3. Use of a tool such as Zotero, Mendeley, or EndNote for reference management and formatting. The citation must be in the form of in-text and bibliography are based on APA 7th Edition (American Psychological Association)
  4. Make sure that your paper is prepared using the The Lunarian Journal’s template

Structure of the Manuscript

The following is a guide for writing articles in The Lunarian Journal that can be guideline for the author:

1. Title
The title of the article should not be more than 16 words/characters written in capital Each Word, bold type, Bookman Old Style, font size 12 pt, center alignment, single line spacing.

2. The Author’s Name
The author’s name without titles/degrees, if the authors are more than 3 people, write the name of the author in order of first, second, third.

3. Institutional affiliation
The name of institution authors.

4. E-Mail
E-Mail corresponds to authors.

5. Abstract
The abstract written in Cambria, font size 10 pt, single line spacing. Abstract written in English and Bahasa Indonesia, between 150-250 words. Abstract consists of background, objectives, research methods, type and design research, participants, tools of data collection and data analysis, result and conclusion.

6. Keywords
Conceptual keyword, lower case except names (require alphabetical order of 3-5 keywords).

7. Introduction
This part contains background, subject matter, importance of the themes discussed, and purpose of the subject matter. The introduction is written in bold with no heading. Literature Review/Theoretical Frameworks consist of literature reference from previous research, and theory that explains why the research problem under study exists. The review of the literature is up-to-date, comprehensive and addresses the need for the manuscript.

8. Methods
Methods consist of research design, research target, research data, research instrument and data analysis.

Research Design
The research design is clearly described and appropriate for the purpose of the study.

Research Target
A person, object, or place selected as the aim.

Research Data
Empirical facts that are collected by researchers for the interests of solving problems or answering research questions.

Research Instruments
All tools used by researchers to collect research data

Data Analysis
Describe analysis of research data and descriptive statistics required in the study. Analysis procedures are clearly explained with a reference to the role and competency of the researcher(s).

9. Findings and Discussion
Findings and discussion are presented systematically, in the same part, clearly and briefly. Findings and results are supported with sufficient and relevant quotations, examples, tables and diagrams are accompanied by descriptive discussion, findings and interpretations of the findings.

10. Conclusion and Recommendations/Implications
Conclusion of the research, implications, suggestions and limitations of this study are presented briefly. This part is written directly and does not use shallow and narrow.

References contain only the sources included in the article. References should use reference management applications such as Mendeley, EndNote, Zotero, or the other and written by American Psychological Association (APA) 7th style guidelines. Minimum of 10 referral sources. Referral sources should provide 80% of journal articles from the last ten years.

Sapolsky, R. M. (2017). Behave: The biology of humans at our best and worst. Penguin Books.

Whole edited book
Hygum, E., & Pedersen, P. M. (Eds.). (2010). Early childhood education: Values and practices in Denmark. Hans Reitzels Forlag.
Kesharwani, P. (Ed.). (2020). Nanotechnology based approaches for tuberculosis treatment. Academic Press.

Journal article
Grady, J. S., Her, M., Moreno, G., Perez, C., & Yelinek, J. (2019). Emotions in storybooks: A comparison of storybooks that represent ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 8(3), 207–217.

Journal article with missing information

Missing volume number
Stegmeir, M. (2016). Climate change: New discipline practices promote college access. The Journal of College Admission, (231), 44–47.

Missing issue number
Sanchiz, M., Chevalier, A., & Amadieu, F. (2017). How do older and young adults start searching for information? Impact of age, domain knowledge and problem complexity on the different steps of information searching. Computers in Human Behavior, 72, 67–78.

Missing page or article number
Butler, J. (2017). Where access meets multimodality: The case of ASL music videos. Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 21(1).

Published Dissertation or Thesis References
Miranda, C. (2019). Exploring the lived experiences of foster youth who obtained graduate level degrees: Self-efficacy, resilience, and the impact on identity development (Publication No. 27542827) [Doctoral dissertation, Pepperdine University]. PQDT Open.

Unpublished Dissertation or Thesis References
Harris, L. (2014). Instructional leadership perceptions and practices of elementary school leaders [Unpublished doctoral dissertation]. University of Virginia.

Newspaper article
Carey, B. (2019, March 22). Can we get better at forgetting? The New York Times.


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