Author Guidelines

  1. Manuscript of article must be original, without duplicate other person.
  2. Title of article must contain of not more than 14 words.
  3. Full name of author and co-authors,  institution, address, post code, telephone number, and e-mail address must be completed.
  4. For abstract should be written in both English and Bahasa Indonesia. Use ‘BodyAbstrak’ style for abstrac format. The abstract should include 5 things: brief introduction, aim of the research, research research method, results and discussion, and the conclusions of the paper. It should not contain any. The abstract should be no more than 200 words. Keywords for abstract should contain 3-5 words and write with alphabetical. 
  5. The Manuscript consists of 4 chapters, namely: Introduction, Research Method, Results and Discussion, and Conclusions. The format of the chapter title uses the 'Heading 1' style. For sub-chapters (limited to only one sub-chapter) use the format style 'Heading 2'.
  6. The introduction is filled with simple state of the art (supplemented by references by comparing previous research) of the research topics and research questions. In addition, it can be added with a literature review and frame of mind.
  7. The Styles feature is used to facilitate writers in setting up the manuscript format. In Microsoft Word, the Styles feature is available on the toolbar (Figure 1). All writing formats can be directly selected by clicking on one of the styles you want to use. For example, to create a sub-chapter title, select the style 'Heading 2'. To see all the styles provided for this manuscript, click the arrow in window styles (Figure 2).
  8. The format of the manuscript uses style: "Normal" on A4 size paper with a top margin of 3.5 cm, bottom 2.5 cm, right and left 2 cm. The entire contents of the manuscript (including tables, drawings and references) must be at least 10 pages and not exceed 15 pages. Article titles are written in Indonesian and English. The title format uses the 'Title' style, but specifically for English titles in italic format. The use of abbreviations is permissible, during the first mention is written in full and followed by abbreviations, for example: Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA). Terms in foreign languages must use italic.
  9. Table format can be seen from table 1, where the contents of the table use the format with the 'BodyTabel' style. To give a table title, follow the following methods: 1) right-click on the table; 2) select 'Insert Caption', select 'New Label', type 'Table', click OK, then on 'Position' select 'Above selected item', in the 'Caption' column enter the table title, then click Ok (see Figure 1) Tables are placed directly after they are mentioned in the text.


Table 1 Test Result


Frequency (person)

Percentage (%)


Formal Education








  1. For images, they are placed directly after they are called. 1 space away from the previous paragraph. Giving the title of the image, using the 'Insert Caption' command (similar to the table), but for 'Position' select 'Below selected items'. 
  2. Quotes in articles use direct quotes (not using footnotes). Quotes that are less than 4 lines, are mentioned directly in paragraphs using quotes. Example: "let's fight together, from the village level to the international level". Whereas for quotes that are more than 4 lines, use your own paragraph and use the 'Quote' style.

"Smallholder plantations are plantations that preserve nature, forests, food sources and those controlled by the people. In our constitution, the garden must be managed by the people. The role of private companies is more to the downstream industry. Majority conference participants from this organization. What is the current Agrarian Reform? Palm oil plants are now, starting with second generation production, the first generation is planted in the 1980s, now there are diseases and pests. "

Quotes, if not the results of the interview, must be followed by the last name / family of the author. Direct quotes are written like this (Creswell, 2009: 45). If the main idea of several pages is quoted, it is written like this (Creswell, 2009: 17-20). If the main idea of all texts is quoted, it is written like this (Creswell, 2009).

  1. For reference writing, the writer should use software / software such as EndNote or Mendeley, to minimize the error of reference writing. Writing references using the APA Style Reference. If there are types of quotes that are not included in the list below, please check to:

1) Book

    Author, A. (Year of Publication). Title of work. Publisher City, State: Publisher.       Example: Finney, J. (1970). Time and again. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster.

    a. Book with two authors or editor

        Example: Duncan, G. J., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (Eds.). (1997). Consequences of growing up poor. New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation.

    b. Chapter from a book

        Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In A. A. Editor & B. B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pages of chapter). Location: Publisher.

        Example: O'Neil, J. M., & Egan, J. (1992). Men's and women's gender role journeys: A metaphor for healing, transition, and transformation. In B. R. Wainrib (Ed.), Gender issues across the life cycle (pp. 107-123). New York, NY: Springer.

    c. Translation book

        Example: Laplace, P. S. (1951). A philosophical essay on probabilities. (F. W. Truscott & F. L. Emory, Trans.). New York, NY: Dover. (Original work published 1814)

2) Article from website

     a. Quoting from website with the name of the author

         Author, A. (Year, Month Date of Publication). Article title. Retrieved from URL

         Example: Simmons, B. (2015, January 9). The tale of two Flaccos. Retrieved from

      b. Quoting from an online site without the name of the author

          Article title. (Year, Month Date of Publication). Retrieved from URL

          Example: Teen posed as doctor at West Palm Beach hospital: police. (2015, January 16). Retrieved from

3) Article of journal 

    a. Printed journal

        Author, A. (Publication Year). Article title. Periodical Title, Volume(Issue), pp.-pp.

        Example: Nevin, A. (1990). The changing of teacher education special education. Teacher Education and Special Education: The Journal of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children, 13(3-4), 147-148.

     b. Electronic journal

         Author, A. (Publication Year). Article title. Periodical Title, Volume(Issue), pp.-pp.   DOI:XX.XXXXX or Retrieved from journal URL

        Example: Jameson, J. (2013). E-Leadership in higher education: The fifth “age” of educational technology research. British Journal of Educational Technology, 44(6), 889-915. DOI: 10.1111/bjet.12103

4) Encyclopedia

   Author, A. (Publication Year). Entry title. In Encyclopedia title, (Vol. XX, pp. XX).   City, State of publication: Publisher.

   Example: Kammen, C., & Wilson, A.H. (2012). Monuments. In Encyclopedia of local history. (pp. 363-364). Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press.

 5) Magazine

  a. Printed Magazine

       Author, A. (Year, month of Publication). Article title. Magazine Title, Volume(Issue), pp.-pp.

        Example: Tumulty, K. (2006, April). Should they stay or should they go? Time, 167(15), 3-40.

   b. Electronic Magazine

       Author, A.A.. (Year, Month of Publication). Article title. Magazine Title,Volume(Issue), Retrieved from http://xxxx

       Example: Tumulty, K. (2006, April). Should they stay or should they go? Time, 167(15) Retrieved from,9171,1179361,00.html

6) Newspaper

    a. Printed newspaper

       Author, A. (Year, Month Date of Publication). Article title. Newspaper Title, pp. xx-xx.

       Example: Rosenberg, G. (1997, March 31). Electronic discovery proves an effective legal weapon.The New York Times, p. D5.

    b. Electronic newspaper

       Author, A. (Year, Month Date of Publication). Article title. Newspaper Title, Retrieved from newspaper homepage URL

       Example: Rosenberg, G. (1997, March 31). Electronic discovery proves an effective legal weapon.The New York Times, Retrieved from


Authors can send their manuscript to:

Redaksi Jurnal KMP (Jurnal Komunikasi Pembangunan)

Departemen Sains Komunikasi dan Pengembangan Masyarakat
Fakultas Ekologi Manusia, Institut Pertanian Bogor
Gedung FEMA IPB Wing 1 Level 5
Jalan Kamper Kampus IPB Darmaga, Bogor 16680
Telp. 0251-8425252, Fax. 0251-8627793