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Author Guidelines


The manuscript submitted into journal of SUAR BETANG must fulfill the following conditions.

  1. The manuscript is never published and do not submitted to the other publishes party.
  2. The manuscript is in form of research results about language and literature scope.
  3. The manuscript is in Indonesian or English, 12 -- 20 pages (references and appendices excluded), typed on A4 paper, Times New Roman, font 12, space 1, upper and lower margins 3 cm, left and right margins 3 cm.
  4. The manuscript written systematically (a) title (in Indonesian and English); (b) author's name (without academic degree); (c) origin of the institution; (d) abstract (single space, 150-200 words) in English and Indonesian; (e) keywords (3 – 5 words/phrases, separated by semicolon); (f) format of Research Result: INTRODUCTION (Background, Problem, Purpose of writing, Theoretical framework, Literature reviews); METHOD, RESULT AND DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION (suggestion or implication), REFERENCES. 
  5. The table description is placed above the table concerned avoiding vertical lines, while the image description is placed under the image.
  6. The manuscript is sent using OJS system through website of SUAR BETANG Balai Bahasa Kalimantan Tengah to
  7. The editorial of SUAR BETANG opens the opportunity to the general public (researchers, lecturers, teachers, and other professionals) to submit the manuscript corresponding to point (4).
  8. The certainty of acceptance/rejection of the manuscript can be seen by online system.
  9. The editorial has authority to manage the publishing period and the writing format according to rules which have been determined by SUAR BETANG.
  10. The number of references is at least 25--30 items, 80% is journal articles and the rest 20% is books or other sources. 
  11. References are arranged alphabetically and chronologically by following procedure.
  • Book Reference

            Crister, G. (2003), Fat Land, Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.

  • Newspaper Reference

           Werdiono, D. (2010, August 10). Upaya Menyelamatkan Gambut.        

           Kompas, h.16.

  • Printed Journal Reference

            Kurniawati, Wati, (2012) Akomodasi Bahasa di Pulau Miangas: Kajian

            Bahasa di Wilayah Perbatasan Indonesia-Filipina, Sawerigading Journal 

            of Language and Literature, Volume 22, pp. 58-64.

  • Web Reference

            Henry J. Kaiser family Foundation. (2004, February). The role of media

            in childhood obesity.retrieved from 

   (accessed on January 20, 2013).

  • Laws and Regulations

            Undang-Undang No.24 Tahun 2009 tentang Bendera, Bahasa, dan

            Lambang Negara, serta Lagu Kebangsaan.

            References should be referenced in terms of the last five years (specially

            journal) and at least ten references minimum.



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.

Copyright Notice

In order to be accepted and published by SUAR BETANG, the author(s) submitting the article manuscript should complete all the review stages. By submitting the manuscript the author(s) agreed to the following terms:

  1. The copyright of received articles shall be assigned to SUAR BETANG as the publisher of the journal. The intended copyright includes the right to publish articles in various forms (including reprints). SUAR BETANG maintains the publishing rights to the published articles.
  2. Authors are permitted to disseminate published articles by sharing the link/DOI of the article at SUAR BETANG. authors are allowed to use their articles for any legal purposes deemed necessary without written permission from SUAR BETANG with an acknowledgment of initial publication to this journal.
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