Author Guidelines

The manuscript is product research and/or conceptual thinking about signs and meanings written in English or Indonesian relevant to communication science. Systematics and Writing format Semiotika: Jurnal Komunikasi e.g

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration;
  2. The submission contains the Abstract, Background (describe problems, the aim of the study, research limitation, state of the art), Method (describe design experiment without stated about an operational definition that tends to be similar to another author), Analysis, and Discussion, Conclusion, Recommendation, and References;
  3. Working paper use A4 with 1.5 space (except direct quotation is more than 4 rows use single space), the article contains 8000 words minimum (± 10 pages) and uses Times New Roman 12pt font style. Layout article is served in two-column format (after the working title and abstract), and the file is saved in .doc or .docx format;
  4. Left indent 4cm, Right, Top, and bottom indent use 3cm;
  5. An abstract must contain between 200 and 400 words in English with a minimum of three to five different keywords that are relevant to the abstract;
  6. The ratio of primary and secondary data is 80:20 (self-citation, reference from previous research);
  7. A cover page must contain a working title, author(s), affiliation, and email corresponding author. Manuscripts from undergraduate thesis or thesis must write supervisor as the second author;
  8. The manuscript must contain pages and has access to the editor or reviewer to comment (s);
  9. Additional information like figures, photos, tables, and graphs must be given in the manuscript and relevant, especially to support the discussion section. Each additional information should give a number and title (include references);
  10. Citation is written between parentheses using Vancouver style. We recommend using Mendeley or another references manager;
  11. Paragraphs do not use indentation in each first paragraph;
  12. A bibliography must contain references 10 years before
  13. Author(s) must attach a Statement letter that the manuscript has less than a 20% similarity index using Turnitin.




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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