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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.
  • Already lists the number of the phone (HP) for correspondence

Author Guidelines

The Author Guidelines of “FENOMENA"  

1. Introduction

FENOMENA (E-ISSN: 2656-7369 / P-ISSN:1412-5439) is a peer-reviewed national journal published by the Centre for Research and Community Service (LP2M)Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) KH. Achmad Siddiq Jember, East Java, Indonesia. It publishes articles on research results, applied theory studies, conceptual ideas, and especially concerning social and Islamic cultural issues.

FENOMENA, this journal was indexed in Google Scholar, etc. FENOMENA editorial board invites the authors to submit their manuscripts to be published in this journal.  

2. How to Write the Title, the Name, and the Author’s Address

The title of the manuscript should be written on the top of the first page with the center text alignment. Meanwhile, the author’s name (without academic degree) and the affiliation address of the author should be written with the center text alignment under the title of the article. The author should give two line spaces between the title and the author’s name. Then, the space between the author’s affiliation address and the abstract title is one space. The keywords must be written below the overall abstract for all words. Those should be arranged alphabetically and separated by semicolons, maximally three to five words. Moreover, the title of the article that is written in Indonesian should also be stated in English (look at the example above).

The responsible author, the correspondence author, or the corresponding author must be written first, followed by the second, the third, and so on. The communication regarding the article revision and the final statement will be informed via email to the correspondence author only. If there is more than one author, the author's name should be written down separately by a comma (,). The first name should not be shortened if the author’s name consists of at least two words. If the author’s names are only one word, they should be written as they are. However, in the online version, it will be written in two words with the same name repeatedly for metadata indexing (Camdali and Tunc, 2006; Friedman, 2008). The author must write the reference source for each data retrieval or quoting from other references. References or citations are written in the description/text by the author's name and the year (Irwan& Salim, 1998). If the author of more than two, then just write the name of the first author followed by “et al.” (Bezuidenhout et al., 2009; Roeva, 2012). All references in the text must be listed in the References section, and vice versa, all written in the References should be cited in the text (Wang et al., 2011).

3. The Manuscript General Guidelines

The manuscript text's general guidelines are as follows:

  1. The manuscript is an authentic research result that has not been published yet in other publication media or publishing houses.
  2. The manuscript does not contain any plagiarism element. The editorial board will directly reject the text that indicates plagiarism.
  3. The submission and publication processes are free, without any additional fees.
  4. The manuscript that has been written under the guidelines of FENOMENA (in MS Word format, use this article template) must be submitted through the Online Submission System using Open Journal System (OJS) on the FENOMENA e-journal portal (http://fenomena. choose only one procedure. Then, register as one of the authors or reviewers at the “Register” bottom.
  5. The manuscript article writing guidelines and template can be downloaded. The template and the guidelines for the article writing are available in MS Word (*.doc/*.docx) format.
  6. The manuscript online submission can be viewed in the part of the online submission guidelines below.
  7. The manuscript inappropriate with FENOMENA writing guidelines will be returned to the author before reviewing.
  8. The manuscript should contain several aspects of a scientific article as follows (subtitles in order), which are: (a) the title of the article, (b) the author’s name (no academic title), (c) the affiliated author’s address, (d) the author’s email (e) the abstract and the keywords, (f) the introduction, (g) the research method (h), the research findings and discussion (i), the conclusion (j), the references.
  9. The subtitles included in the discussion part (Introduction, Methods, Result, Discussion, and Conclusion) should be numbered in the Arabic numbering order starting from one. The subtitles are written in bold and title case format. It uses the left-text alignment without underlining. The following expanded subtitles should be written in the bold and sentence case format, It should use the left text alignment and the numbering format level two.
  10. The manuscript is written in English as the standard language. The manuscript should consist of fifteen (15) to twenty-five (25) pages, including pictures and tables. The article is written on B5-sized papers (176x250 mm)., with custom margins: left 40 mm, right 30 mm, bottom 30 mm, and top 40 mm.
  11. The text of the articles must be in Times New Roman font, 12pt font size, 1 line-spacing, not separated into two columns but one column (including the main title, the author’s name, and the abstract) with the space between columns 10 mm.
  12. The words from uncommon or foreign languages are stated in Italic format. Each paragraph started 11 mm from the left side border while there are no spaces among sections. All numbers are written in Arabic numbering format, except for the new sentence.
  13. The tables and pictures are placed in the text group after the referenced tables or views. Each print must be given a caption (Figure Caption) below the image and be numbered in Arabic numbering format followed by the picture title. Each table must be given a table title (Table Caption) and numbered in Arabic numbering format above the table, followed by the table title. The picture attachments should be guaranteed to be printed well (font size, resolution, and line space are seen). The picture, the table, and the chart should be placed in the center between text groups. If it is bigger, it can be placed in the center of the page. The table should not contain vertical lines, while horizontal lines are allowed only for the critical point.

4. The Guidelines for the Manuscript Body Text

The title of the manuscript: The title should be informative and be written both briefly and clearly. It cannot have multiple interpretations. It has to be pinpointed with the issues that will be discussed. The beginning word is written in the capital case and symmetrically. The article title does not contain any uncommon abbreviation. The main ideas should be written first and followed by their explanations. The article title should be reported within twelve words, in 12pt-sized font, with the bold selection, and in the center text format. Meanwhile, the abstract has to be written within 250 words maximum and followed by three to five keywords.

Introduction: The introduction must contain (shortly and consecutively) a general background and a literature review (state of the art) as the basis of the brand-new research question, statements of the brand's recent scientific article, main research problems, and the hypothesis. In the final part of the introduction, the purpose of the article writing should be stated. The scientific article format does not allow writing down the references as in the research report. They should be represented in the literature review to show the brand-new scientific article.

Research Methods: The method, including analytic methods, is implemented to solve problems. The methods used in the research problem-solving are explained in this part.

Discussion and Result: This part consists of the research results and how they are discussed. The results obtained from the research have to be supported by sufficient data.  The research results and the discovery must be the answers, or the research hypothesis stated previously in the introduction part.

Conclusion: This is the final part containing findings and advice. The decisions will be the answers to the hypothesis, the research purposes, and the research discoveries. The conclusions should not prevent only the repetition of the results and discussions. It should summarize the research results as the author expects in the research purposes or the hypothesis. The pieces of advice contain suggestions associated with further ideas from the research.

Bibliography: All the references used in the article must be listed in this part. In this part, all the used references must be taken from primary sources (75% of all the references) that were published in the last ten years. Each article should have at least ten references.

5. The Guidelines for the Citations and References

The author may cite several articles from FENOMENA. All the data or quotes in the article from the other author's reports should be attached to the reference sources. The references should use a reference application management such as Mendeley or Zotero. The writing format used in FENOMENA follows the format applied by  Chicago Manual Citation Style: 17th Ed.

6. The Guidelines for the Literature Reviews

The literature reviews should use a reference application management such as Mendeley or Zotero. The writing format used in FENOMENA follows the format applied by the Chicago Manual Citation Style.

7. The Online Submission Manuscript Guidelines

The manuscript text must be submitted by one of two systems (the second procedure is preferable):

  1. The Online Submission System should submit the document in the FENOMENA e-journal portal.
  2. Firstly, the author should register as either an author or reviewer (checking role as author or reviewer) in the “Register”.
  3. After completing the registration step, log in as an author and click “New Submission”. The article submission stage consists of five stages:  (1). Start, (2). Upload Submission, (3). Enter Metadata, (4). Upload Supplementary Files, (5). Confirmation.
  4. In the “Start” column, choose Journal Section (Full Article), and check all the checklists.
  5. In the “Upload Submission” Columns, upload the manuscript files in MS Word format in this column.
  6. In the “Enter Metadata” columns, fill in all the author data and affiliation, including the Journal Title, Abstract, and Indexing Keywords.
  7. In the “Upload Supplementary Files” columns, the author is allowed to upload supplementary files, the statement letter, or anything else.
  8. In the “Confirmation” columns, if the data you entered are all correct already, then click “Finish Submission”.

If the author has difficulties in the submission process through the online system, please contact FENOMENA editorial team at WA: 085649117381 or email: or


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