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Author Guidelines

  • Submissions must be accompanied by a covering letter that includes :A letter of declaration that the manuscript has not been published (even in proceedings or as working paper) or offered for publication elsewhere in substantially the same or abbreviated form, either in print or electronically (e.g. the internet).
  • The names, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses of the corresponding author and contributing author(s).

Manuscripts should be submitted electronically via the Open Journal Systems page at 

https://ejournal.kampusmelayu.ac.id/index.php/minda.

Manuscripts must be submitted in English and using Microsoft Word. PDF files are not acceptable. Before submitting your manuscript, please read this guide to authors and  adjust the manuscripts with the Matlamat Minda journal template.

Title page should include title, author(s) and affiliation(s). The title should be specific and informative. Abstract must be on a separate page. It should be a clear and concise one-paragraph summary (less than 200 words) of the paper. Highlight objectives, significant results and major conclusion without the use of reference. Keywords 5 words separated by commas) are intended for literature retrieval. To widen search, the keywords should be other than those already present in the title.

Main text: Text should have the following headings (introduction, results and discussion, closing), and implications (optional), acknowledgments (optional), references, tables, and figure legends. The figures may be submitted as separate files. The length of the manuscripts is a maximum of 6.000 words (excluding title page, abstract, figuresand tables) although shorter submissions are actively encouraged. Authors should use SI units and appropriate symbols.

Tables, figures and photographs Make sure figures are clear. The page format of the journal should be considered in designing the drawings. Keep footnotes to the minimum. Details given in the text should not be repeated in the tables and figures. Acknowledgements should be brief with essential credits, without title(s) of the person(s).

 

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.
 

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