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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 adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

  1. The Abdi Geomedisains journal manuscript template can be downloaded here. Submission can be made either in Indonesian or English.
  2. Abdi Geomedisains received manuscripts of scientific articles in the scope of the field of community service studies from various fields of geographical and spatial studies, pharmaceutical studies, dentistry and health sciences, and other related natural science disciplines.
  3. The substance of the article script is in the form of articles of community service.
  4. The manuscript is typed on A4 paper with margins: top 3 cm, left 3 cm, right 3 cm, and bottom 3 cm (see template) with 1 space.
  5. Articles written with a minimum of 3000 words and a maximum of 5000 words (outside the bibliography) with the format of one column.
  6. Manuscripts are submitted directly through this online submission system by registering first as an Author if you don't have an account.
  7. Titles are written with specific and effective no more than 15 words. The title of the article should be informative, specific, concise, and contain keywords that describe the contents of the script as a whole.
  8. The author of the article is written in Times New Roman 10 pt and Bold underline without a title and should not be abbreviated. If the author is more than one, then given a super script number that later shows the author's origin institution (if the author comes from different institutions).
  9. Institution names, addresses, and postal codes are written in order starting with the first author in Times New Roman 10 and a space of 1.
  10. The corresponding e-mail address is the e-mail address of the active author.
  11. Abstract written in Indonesian and English in 1 paragraph with a number of 200-250 words.
  12. The abstract should contain the background (main issues) of service, goals, methods / approaches used, research findings, and conclusions.
  13. Keywords consist of a maximum of 5 words, separated by commas for both English and Indonesian.
  14. The contents of the service script are written according to systematics as follows: (1) Introduction: contains the background of the problem, situation analysis, service objectives, literature review that is relevant to the problems faced by partners (20-25% of the total length of the article); (2) Method: contains exposure in the form of paragraphs containing the time and place of the activity, design, material / subject of the activity, procedure / technique / stage of activity (15 -20% of the total length of the article); (3) Results and Discussion: contains the results of the analysis which are answers to questions / research problems while the discussion emphasizes the explanation of the condition of partners before and after the dedication. and (4) Conclusions, suggestions, and recommendations: presented in the form of an implementation paragraph that is the answer to the formulation of the problem (5) Acknowledgment: contains thanks to those who have been involved in activities made in paragraphs (not numbering).
  15. Bibliography contains sources that are used as a reference in research, at least 5 references (at least 50% from journal article). Reference sources for at least 50% of the literature published in the last 10 years. The reference used is the primary source in the form of articles in scientific journals or research reports (thesis, dissertation) and one of them is preferred to refer to this journal article. Bibliography is written in alphabetical order with Times New Roman 12 font, space 1, identation special hanging by 0.25 "after 12 pt. The rules of writing a bibliography follow the APA 6th ( rules as follows:
  • For book citations

Amri, S. (2010). Proses Pembelajaran Kreatif dan Inovatif dalam Kelas. Pustaka Karya: Jakarta.

  • For journal citations 

Skenderian, J. J., Siegel, J. T., Crano, W. D., Lac, A., & Alvaro, E. E. (2008). Expectancy change and adolescents' intentions to use marijuana. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors22(4), 563-569. doi:10.1037/a0013020

  • For book chapter

Baker, F. M., & Lightfoot, O. B. (1993). Psychiatric care of ethnic elders. In A. C. Gaw (Ed.), Culture, ethnicity, and mental illness (pp. 517-552). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.

  • For webpage

Abu, F. M., & Lightfoot, O. B. (2005). Behaviour modification. Retrieved from [10 November 2020]


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