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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 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

Instructions for the author of J. Nat. Life. Sci.

  1. The written articles cover the results of research findings activity which is covered by focus and scope of J. Nat. Life. Sci. The script is typed with Microsoft Word program, Times New Roman letter, 12 pts size with space 1.5, A4 paper size (2.5 cm margin left and right, bottom and top) for maximum 20 pages. Articles can be submitted at http://ij.unmul.ac.id/ojs/index.php/nls 
  2. Articles can be written in Indonesian or English. For the article that is written in Bahasa Indonesia, the abstract must be written both in English and Indonesia. The systematic research articles are titles; writer's name; college, email, abstract along with keywords; Introduction; materials and methods; results and discussion (can be separated); conclusions, acknowledgment, and references (Please see manuscript template).
  3. Article title cannot be more than 12 words. The title is printed in capital letters in the middle, bold and with a 12-pts letter size
  4. The name of the author of the article is listed without an academic degree, with the name and address of the institution of origin and placed under the title of the article. Primary authors should include correspondence or email addresses.
  5. Abstracts and keywords are written in two languages (Indonesian and English). The length of each abstract is 200-250 words.
  6. The systematic article of J. Nat. Life. Sci. is title; The author's name (without an academic degree), abstract (maximum 200-250 words) with the keyword; introduction (without title), materials and methods, results and discussion (can be separated), conclusions, acknowledgment, and reference list.
  7. The introductory section contains background, state of the art, research gap, research problem, and aim or objectives. The entire introductory section is described in an integrated form in paragraphs, with a length of 15-20% of the total length of the article.
  8. Materials and methods part contains exposure in the form of paragraphs such as, time, location of the research, tools, materials, and workflow, and data collection techniques, and data analysis that is actually done, with a length of 10-15% of the total length of the article.
  9. The results and discussion section contain exposure to the results of the findings. Every result should be discussed. The discussion contains the meaning of results and can be compared and contrast to theory and/or similar past/previous findings. The length of exposure results and discussion of 40-60% of the total length of the article.
  10. The conclusion section contains research findings in the form of answers to research problems or in the form of a summary of the results of the discussion and/or answer of the aim/purpose of the research. The conclusions are presented in paragraph form, not in the bullets or numbering.
  11. Acknowledgment: all acknowledgments (if any) should be included in the manuscript before the reference section and may include supporting grants etc. Please write the contract or grants number (If any).
  12. References include sources of books, research articles in journals or research reports (including thesis and dissertation). The Reference List contains only referenced sources, and all referenced sources must be listed in the referral list.
  13. Referral sources of at least 80% of the literature published 10 years. References used are primary sources of research articles in journals or research reports (including thesis, thesis, dissertation). It is encouraged for the author to use reference manager such as Endnote, Mendeley or Zotero to list the reference list (Harvard Style).
  14. The list of references is arranged in the manner of the following examples and sorted alphabetically and chronologically.

Articles

This Section is open to all authors. Submission to this section must be based on original research and will be subject to peer review.

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