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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.

  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.

  • Make sure the script uses the template provided

  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Instructions for Author, which is found in About the Journal.

  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines

First-Time Users

  1. Please click the "REGISTER" button on the page http://jurnal.untag-sby.ac.id/index.php/dia/user/register and enter the requested information.

  2. After successful registration, you can use USERNAME and PASSWORD to enter the DiA Journal. Every time you want to submit an article or see the status of an article you can use that account, WITHOUT MUST REGISTER AGAIN


Please click the "ENTER" button, complete the required fields to submit your article to the DiA Journal editor. You can also track the progress of your article through the system.

Peer Review Process and Policy

The submitted text will be reviewed by the editor and only the manuscript that meets the focus and scope, as well as the style of the journal, will be accepted and continued to the review process. Each text will be reviewed by at least two people.

Submission of Manuscripts Submitted

To DiA journals are texts written by the author, free of plagiarism, and have never been published in any journal. Before submitting the manuscript, the author must ensure that he wants to publish the manuscript to the DiA journal. Withdrawals during and after the peer review process are not permitted. At the same time, the author is also not allowed to send the same script to other journals. The DiA journal will not be legally responsible if the author violates this statement.


Writers who wish to include images, tables, or parts of the text that have been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner for print and online formats and to include proof that such permission has been given when submitting their paper. Any material received without such evidence will be deemed to be from the author.

Online Submission

All texts must be submitted to the DiA Journal via Online Submission in the journal URL portal: http://journals.untag-sby.ac.id/index.php/dia/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions, where the author registers as a Writer and/or offered as an online reviewer. If the author has a problem with online shipping, please contact the Editorial Office in the following email: jurnaldia@untag-sby.ac.id. The manuscript must be prepared following the following writing guidelines in the MS Word article template (Download Template)


It is recommended that the writer will submit the manuscript in a DiA journal to use the Mendeley reference tool.


In general, terms may not be abbreviated unless they are used repeatedly and the abbreviation helps the reader. Initially, use the full word, followed by the abbreviation in parentheses. After that, just use the abbreviation.

Preparing for Submission of

Author Guidelines
1. Manuscripts are written in English, including the results of research, field research or literature research, and articles that reflect the phenomenon of Public Administration.
2. Manuscripts are typed using Microsoft Word program A4 size, about 6,000-7,000 words in Palatino Linotype size 12 pts and spaced 1.
3. The research result writing system consists of:
The title should not be more than 14 words; should be clear, concise, and informative. Abbreviations should be avoided.
Writer's name
The author's name is written without an academic degree, followed by the name of the author's institution, which is located below the article title. In case the manuscript is written by a team, the editor only deals with the main or first-mentioned author. The lead author must include correspondence or email address.
Abstract with keywords
The length of the abstract is about 200-250 words, while the keyword limit is 3-5 words. The abstract should at least contain the objectives, methods, and research results.
The introduction should contain (in order) the general background and the research question or hypothesis. If there is a literature review, it can be included in this chapter. The study objectives should be written at the end of the introduction.
The research method must describe the method used in solving the problem, including the method of analysis. It should contain sufficient detail to enable the reader to evaluate the suitability of the method as well as the reliability and validity of the findings.
The author must explain the results of the study (what was found) in detail.
The research results and discussion section contains the results of research findings and subsequent discussions. The findings obtained from the results of the research carried out must be written with the support of additional adequate data. The results and research findings must be able to complete or provide an explanation for the questions raised in the introduction.
The closing statement should contain a summary and suggestions. The summary should provide examples of the answers given for the hypothesis and/or research objectives or findings obtained. The summary should not contain repetition of research results and discussion but must contain a summary of research results and findings as expected in the research objectives or hypotheses. Suggestions should present things that will be done in relation to the next research concept.

All references cited in the text of the article must be listed in the bibliography section. Must include references obtained from primary sources (consisting of scientific journals of 80% of the entire bibliography) that have been published in the last 10 (ten) years. The remaining 20% can be in the form of research articles or research reports (theses, books, and other relevant publications).
4. Manuscripts are submitted directly to http://jurnal.untag-sby.ac.id/index.php/dia/ by creating a user account as the author.
5. Tables and figures must have clear titles and numbers and sources and must be typed in one space.
6. The reference list contains only the sources that are referenced, and all the sources referenced must be mentioned in the list. Reference sources comprise, at least, 80% of the literature published in the last ten years. Reference sources are research articles in journals or research reports (including undergraduate theses, master's theses, dissertations, books, and other relevant publications).
7. All references mentioned must be written in reference using the American Psychological Association (APA) style and arranged from A to Z.
8. Check the accuracy of each referenced article and make sure every work cited in the article is written in the Reference. Works not cited but mentioned in the References will be removed by the editor.

Anderson, B. (1983). Imagined Community. London: On the contrary.
Book chapter
Smith, F. M., & Jones, W. (2004). That student. In C. Wood & M. Meyer (Eds.), Cross-cultural education (pp. 75-105). London, Canada: MacMillan.
Journal Articles
Lee, K. (2004). Reading and learning strategies: Recommendations for the 21st century. Progress Journal Education, 28(2), 2-15.
Journal articles with DOI
Kusumaningrum, D. (2016). Interdependence versus truth and justice: lessons from the reconciliation process in Maluku Journal of Social and Political Sciences, 20(1), 15. doi: 10.22146/jsp.17998
Smith, G. (2012). Barthes at Jamie: mythical and revolutionary tv. Journal of Media Practice, 13, 3-17. doi:10.1386/jmpr.13.1.3_1
Journal articles on the website
Austin, D. (2009). Fatty acids, breastfeeding and autism spectrum disorders. Applied Psychology E-journal, 5(1),49-52. Retrieved from http://ojs/lib.swin.edu.au/
Newspaper articles
Fung, M. (2006, 12 December). Asthma rates are increasing. Winnipeg Free Press, p. C4.
Newspaper articles on the website
Harris, M. (2011, August 16). Grades increase if classes start later, according to research. Calgary Herald. herald. Retrieved from http://www.calgaryherald.com/
Buzan, T. (2007). Concept maps. Retrieved September 3, 2009, from http://www.buzanworld.com/Mind_Maps.ht
Website document
TransCanada. (2006). Annual report. Retrieved from http://www.transcanada.com/investor/annual_reports/2006/media/pdf/TransCanada_2006_Annual_Report.pdf
Book translation
Mancusa, S., & Viola, A. (2015). Brilliant green: The surprising history and science of plant intelligence (J. Benham, Trans.). Washington, DC: Island Press.
9. All manuscripts are studied anonymously by reviewers appointed by the editor according to their expertise. Authors are given the opportunity to revise the manuscript based on recommendations/suggestions from reviewers or editors. Decision publication or rejection will be notified via the author's email address.
10. The editor has the right to change and correct the spelling, writing, and grammar of the published manuscript.
11. Everything related to the licensing of citations or the use of computer software in script writing or other matters relating to copyright by the author, along with all legal consequences, are the full responsibility of the author.
12. An author whose manuscript is published will receive one copy of proof of publication and five copies of proof of print. Unpublished manuscripts will not be returned.

Accepted Articles

The journal offers an Accepted Articles service for all manuscripts. This service ensures that accepted in press manuscripts are published online shortly after acceptance, before copy-editing or typesetting. Accepted Articles are published online a few days after final acceptance, appear in PDF format only, and are given a Digital Object Identifier (DOI), which allows them to be cited and tracked. After the publication of the final version article (the article of record), the DOI remains valid and can still be used to cite and access the article.


Once the paper is typeset, the author will receive an email notification with the URL to download a PDF typeset page proof, as well as associated forms and full instructions on how to correct and return the file.

Please note that the author is responsible for all statements made in their work, including changes made during the editorial process authors should check proofs carefully.

Early View

The journal offers rapid publication via DiA Journal Early View service. Note there may be a delay after corrections are received before the article appears online, as Editors also need to review proofs. Once the article is published on Early View, no further changes to the article are possible. The Early View article is fully stable and carries an online publication date and DOI for citations.

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