Author Guideline

Author Guidelines

By article submitting to Jurnal Agregasi: Aksi Reformasi Government dalam Demokrasi, authors attest that:

  1. The submission is an original work, free from any form of plagiarism (text, data, and figures).
  2. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it under consideration by another journal.
  3. The submission has been approved by all co-authors and relevant authorities (e.g. an institution or sponsor).
  4. The manuscript has been (to the best of the authors’ abilities) written in Indonesian or good English and is free of grammatical errors. It has been checked with a proofreading tool (e.g. Grammarly) and, if possible, proofed by a language editor.


Submissions to Jurnal Agregasi: Aksi Reformasi Government dalam Demokrasi should be through its online submission system. There are no strict formatting requirements for the initial submission, as long as the article structure conforms with our guidelines (see the manuscript structure section below). Manuscripts that advance to the revision stage will then be required to be formatted appropriately (see the formatting section). This enables authors to focus on the scientific content of their manuscript, along with speeding up the article's processing time.

Author registration. Authors Jurnal Agregasi: Aksi Reformasi Government dalam Demokrasi are required to create an account before beginning their submission. Make sure that the "Author" role is selected in the Role dropdown menu, otherwise you will not be able to proceed with the submission.

Author(s) data. The submitting author is required to complete the author(s) data during the submission. Please ensure that the affiliation addresses are complete and written exactly as they appear on the manuscript.

Manuscript metadata. Please complete at least the following information related to the manuscript:

Cover letter. In addition to the manuscript and its supplemental files, include a succinct cover letter stating the significance of the study and novelty of the results, as well as how it will appeal to readership of Jurnal Agregasi: Aksi Reformasi Government dalam Demokrasi. Authors may optionally suggest two potential reviewers for their manuscript, with whom no conflicts of interest exist.


Title. Use a concise and informative title in sentence case, with a maximum of 14 words.

Affiliation. Provide the full postal address of each author's affiliation, including the street name and number, city, ZIP code, and country.

Abstract. Should consist of a single paragraph of no more than 200 words. Provide the background and objective of the paper (including its originality), its principal results, and its conclusions. Avoid using abbreviations and citations.

Keywords. Include a maximum of five keywords or phrases, arranged alphabetically and separated using semicolons (;). Use specific, relevant terms that do not appear in the title, so that the article is easier to find in search engines. Do not use terms that are too general or too long.

Introduction. This section should briefly explain the background of the study, provide a short review of the pertinent literature, state the originality of the research, and state the research objectives. 

Methods. Contains the type of research, time and place of research, target / target, subject of research, procedures, instruments and data analysis techniques as well as other matters related to the method of research. targets / targets, research subjects, procedures, data and instruments, and data collection techniques, as well as data analysis techniques and other matters related to the method of research can be written in sub-sections, with sub-subheading. Sub-subtitles do not need to be given a notation, but are written in lowercase letters beginning with a capital letter, Cambria-12 unbold, left aligned. But if the research method uses a literature review, the author is not required to complete the elements mentioned above but only lists the type of research, the target / research subject and the data analysis technique.

Results. Describe the outcome of the study. Data should be presented as concisely as possible, and in the form of tables or figures if appropriate, although very large tables should be avoided. If needed, this section can be combined with the Discussion section into Results and discussion section. 

Discussion. This section should be an interpretation of the results of the work (not a repetition of them) in the context of previous research. Avoid excessive referencing of published literature. If needed, this section can be combined with the Results section into a Results and discussion section.

Conclusions. The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a standalone Conclusions section or included as a subsection of the Discussion section.

Acknowledgments. Acknowledge anyone who contributed to the research, as well as any funding or grants received in support of it. The names of funding organizations should be written in full, along with the grant numbers, if available. List any individuals who helped you during the study (e.g. assistance with study design or analysis, or guidance through a study area), or writing of the article (e.g. providing advice on the language, editing, or proofreading the article).

References. For the purposes of efficiency and conciseness, avoid using more than 25 references and less than 10. Jurnal Agregasi: Aksi Reformasi Government dalam Demokrasi uses an author-date citation system based on APA Style and Format. Authors are strongly urged to use a reference manager such as Mendeley to build their bibliography.


Please note that Jurnal Agregasi: Aksi Reformasi Government dalam Demokrasi editors have the right to change an article's formatting to adhere to the journal’s style or maintain consistency.

Headings. Use no more than three levels of headings (e.g. 2, 2.1, and 2.1.1, but no 

Abbreviations. Abbreviations should be given at the first instance of the full term and used consistently thereafter.

Figures and tables

Italicization. Words of non-Indonesian origin should be italicized, except for terms that are widely used in the English language; e.g. sabilulungan and sauyunan, but in vitro and vice versa. Do not italicize words for emphasis.

Numbers. Spell out numbers of less than two digits (i.e. eight, nine, 10, 11), except when using them in a technical context or to present data, such as in the materials and methods or results. Spell out “percent” in text, and do not use the symbol (%), except in tables or figures or when presenting materials (e.g. 70% service).