Author Guideline

Author Guidelines

Metafora : Education, Social Sciences and Humanities Journal  invites authors to post articles in accordance with the following provisions:

  1. In order to make an article published in Metafora : Education, Social Sciences and Humanities Journal the author should take some guidelines into account, as follow.
  2. The manuscript of the article is the result of research, conceptual ideas, and study of theoretical applications on education, social sciences and humanities.
  3. The manuscript has never been published through other media and the author's original work, not plagiarism.
  4. Every article to be submitted in Metafora : Education, Social Sciences and Humanities Journal is allowed to be written in either English, Indonesia and United Nation Languages
  5. Writing is based on the standard languages, punctuation, and spelling, for the English, Indonesia and United Nation Languages script in accordance with English, Indonesia and United Nation Languages Spelling.
  6. The manuscript is at least 9-15 pages including tables and bibliography and typed in MS Word with A4 paper, space 1.5 format.
  7. The article is submitted at
  8. Abstract The abstract is written in both Bahasa Indonesia and English. It should contain the primary issues of study, the purpose of study (e.g., research or service), the method or approach, and the result of the study. The abstract should be in one paragraph with no more than 265 words containing: background, purpose, method, result, and conclusion. It uses Times New Roman 11, single space, and italic.
  9. Keywords It is a maximum of 5 keywords in English with very clear meaning. The keywords are separated by a comma (,).
  10. The bibliography is arranged alphabetically without any sequence number like the following example.
  11. Figure Figures should be numbered consecutively (e.g., Figure 1, etc.). The caption should be center justified and placed under the figure.
  12. Tables Tables should be arranged consecutively (e.g., Table 1, etc.). The caption should be (center justified) and placed under the table, as like the following example.
  13. Mathematical Formula Mathematical formulas should be numbered and clearly presented using Microsoft
  14. Conclusion It contains a conclusion and suggestion. The conclusion briefly illustrates the results that address the hypotheses and/or research purposes or findings. It is the summary of the research and discussion, relevant to the findings, presented descriptively, not numeric. Suggestion provides things expected to conduct related to further ideas the research has proposed.
  15. References Every source used in the text should be listed in the reference. And all the references are included in the body of the text. It should contain reference literature from primary resources (e.g., scientific journals) and at least 50% of them are published in the last 10 (ten) years. Each of the articles should have at least 10 (ten) references. It is suggested to use a reference manager ( e.g., Mendeley, Zotero, RefWorks, Endnote, etc.) in the process of writing the text and citation. The format of writing the references uses the American Sociological Association.

The steps of submitting an article to the journal are as follows

  1. The author    should   previously          register as Author and/or reviewer in
  2. Complete all data in the register menu. Save the username and password to log in. To submit an article, click new submission.
  3. Author Fee (Page Charge) Readers will not be charged from the process of reviewing up to publishing the article. Both authors and readers may read and download the full text of each article in free charge.