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Author Guidelines

All documents submitted to the journal SIKLUS: Journal Research Midwifery Politeknik Tegal should not be published or submitted for publication elsewhere. The official language of the manuscript to be published in the SIKLUS is Indonesian/english

SIKLUS: Journal Research Midwifery Politeknik Tegal is a periodical scientific journal (ISSN 2089-6778) published by Pusat Penelitian dan Pengabdian Masyarakat (P3M) of Polytechnic Harapan Bersama and managed by Diploma in Midwifery of Polytechnic Harapan Bersama which is published twice a year. The SIKLUS receives research articles covering the fields of health and midwifery sciences.

SIKLUS is a contribution that promotes the exchange of ideas and rational discourse between health science researchers. To this end, the Journal publishes original articles on empirical and theoretical studies, research reports that attempt systematic analysis from different perspectives and approaches.

General Writing Guidelines

All manuscripts should be submitted to SIKLUS‘s Editorial by using Online Submission at e-Journal portal address: the authors register as the author online. If the author has problems in online submission, please contact the Editorial Office below or

Article Writing Guidelines

  1. All documents submitted to SIKLUS should not be published or submitted for publication elsewhere. The official language of the manuscript to be published in the SIKLUS is Indonesian/English.
  2. Manuscripts 8 pages or more if approved by editors, including text, abstracts, tables, footnotes, appendices, and references.
  3. The manuscript must be in MS Word format (doc/docx). Fonts used throughout the paper are Times New Roman with a 11-point font. A4 paper size (ie 210 x 297 mm), two-column format with 3 cm margins at the top, 3 cm margins at the bottom, 4 cm margin on the left, and 3 cm margin on the right. The line uses single space. Page numbers should be included in the text located in the footer section of each page. The use of pronouns like me, us, and others should be avoided.
  4. Typed headings are thick with capital letters at the beginning of every word, except conjunctions.  Title consists of 20 words maximum (without conjunction), uses a 12- point font, Times New Roman. The title should be accurate, unambiguous, specific, and complete. Do not overuse the abbreviations
  5. Author name is typed with full name, without title, affiliate address of author. Give '[number]' a symbol for the correspondence authors. Write the author's name without title and professional position. Do not shorten the last/family name. Always write your first and last name. Write a clear and precise Affiliate including the name of unit, faculty, university name, address, country.
  6. The abstract contains research objectives, methods, results and discussion of research prepared in one paragraph with an uncharacterized essay format. There is no abstract quote. Fill 200 words Maximum and write in English and Indonesian. Uses a 10-point font, Times New Roman, single space, size 10.
  7. The manuscript submitted to this journal should follow the title below, except for review articles;

Author's name; Affiliate Author; Author email;

Abstract (English and Indonesian); Keywords;



Results and Discussions;

Conclusions and recommendations;

Thank-you note; and



The main scholarly publication quote only quotes the sentence you have read. Avoid excessive self-quote. Avoid excessive publication quotations from the same source. Check each reference to the original (author's name, volume, issue, year, DOI number). References use Vancouver Style.

Terms of reference:

  1. The main reference sources are journals, patents, dissertations, theses, term papers in the proceedings and textbooks.
  2. Referral sources as many libraries as possible for the last 10 years
  3. Should avoid using references in other references, popular textbooks, and internet references except for e-journals and government or private institutes.
  4. Abstract is not possible to be a reference.
  5. The reference numbering format is [1], [2], [3], ... and so on, numbered according to the reference sequence loading in the manuscript.
  6. The reference citations in the text are typed only in numbers (not authors or years), for example: ".... (Government to Business), and government with governmental government. [1] Moreover e-Government standardization becomes more detailed with quotations on standardization of data models and interfaces to be implemented [2].... ".


Examples of writing a bibliography:

[1]  Bimerew A, Teshome M, Kassa G.  Prevalence of timely breastfeeding initiation and associated factors in Dembecha district, North West Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study. International Breastfeeding Journal. 2016.11(28).

[2]  Khanal V, Scott J, Lee A, Karkee R, Binns C.  Factors associated with      Early Initiation of Breastfeeding in Western Nepal. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2015. 12: 9562-9574.

[3]  Helen Keller Indonesia.  Program Pemberian kapsul Vitamin A Perlu Ditingkatkan Agar Bermanfaat untuk Ibu dan Anak. 2004. [online] Availabel at

[4]  Departemen Kesehatan Direktorat Jenderal Pembinaan Kesehatan Masyarakat Direktorat Bina Gizi Masyarakat. Laporan Penyusunan Pedoman Pemberian Kapsul Vitamin A Dosis Tinggi. Jakarta: Bakti Husada. 2000. 

Revised Manuscripts

The manuscript sent back to the author for revision should be returned to the editor without delay. The revised text may be sent to the editorial office via Online Submission or email: or Revised manuscripts that are returned no later than 1 (one) month will be considered as new submissions.


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 11-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.

Privacy Statement

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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)

Article Publication: 450000.00 (IDR)