Author Guidelines

When you submit to Indonesian Journal of Counseling and Development, please upload the documents including Manuscript, Author BiographyGraphical Abstract, Highlights, and Figure/Table Compact.

All submitted manuscripts will be initially reviewed by editors and are then evaluated by minimum two reviewers through the double blind review process. This is to ensure the quality of the published manuscripts in the journal.

Manuscript: Manuscript should contains text, in sequence of title, authors and their affiliations, abstract, keywords, main text part, acknowledgments, references and figure/table captions list in Word document, and supplement/supporting information if any.

Abstract: Written in English; concise and factual and is able to stand alone as a unit of information; describes the major points of the research, includes the background, purpose and focus of research, methods used, finding or results and conclusions of the full-length paper. Keep provides logical connections (or transitions) between the information included. Finish up with a final sentence that includes what you most want the reader to be thinking about as they move on to reading the paper. Typed with one space and the length of article between 100 - 150 words. If possible, avoid containing no information not included in the paper, trade names, acronyms, abbreviations, or symbols

Reference Style: If there are more than 6 authors, the first 6 author names are listed followed by et al.; if there are more than 6 authors/editors, the first 6 author names are listed followed by ‘et al.’ if the author group consists of 6 authors or fewer, all author names should be listed. Please provide the article title in the reference list. We highly recommend you to find useful and relevant information in the previous articles, which can dramatically benefit your literatures and references.

Author Biography: Biographies of the first author and/or the corresponding author within 150 words (including the author photos) should include educational background, research field, and published papers and patents, etc.. Please submit the biographies as a separate file.

Graphical Abstract and Highlights: Graphical Abstract should be submitted along with a (or a group of) photo (or photos). The photo should be no larger than 16.6 cm×3.8 cm (width×height). Highlights should be a short collection of bullet points that convey the core advantages and provide readers with a quick textual overview of the article. Three to five bullet points describe the essence of the research (e.g. results or conclusions) and highlight what is distinction of study, each bullet point only consists of 125 characters including spaces. Please submit the graphical abstract and highlights as two separate files.

Graphical Figures and Tables: Please provide vector drawings for editing. The requirements on the drawings provided are listed as below: Resolution is 300 dpi at least; the format is emf, wmf, eps, ai, etc.; the width is within either single column (85 mm) or double column (166 mm), and must be no longer than 230 cm. Please submit each drawing as a separate file. Please provide the reference sources in the figure/table captions, if any.

Conflict of Interest: All authors are requested to disclose any actual or potential conflict of interest including any financial, personal or other relationships with other people or organizations within three years of beginning the submitted work that could inappropriately influence, or be perceived to influence, their work. Please add a paragraph for ‘Conflict of interest’, ahead of ‘Acknowledgments’ in the end of text.

Acknowledgments: Please provide the grant number(s) and the name of supported foundation items correctly for identification purposes.

Publishing Ethics: The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed journal is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society of society-owned or sponsored journals.