Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

Journal of Bionursing accepts manuscripts of research articles written in Indonesian or English equipped with abstracts (250-300 words) and keywords, typed using Microsoft Word program with Times New Roman typeface, the density of one and a half spaces on the quarto paper (A4), right and left edges, top and bottom edges 3 cm each. The maximum length of the manuscript is ten pages (including tables, figures, and attachments). The manuscript is the original result of research, literature review, case report, or community service related to the development of science and technology in nursing and biomedical nursing. The manuscript consists of the subheadings Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusions and Suggestions, and References.

      Abstracts are listed below the author, in English for Indonesian manuscripts and Indonesian for English manuscripts. Abstract consists of five elements: Introduction, Objectives, Methods, Results, and conclusions. The keywords are written in as many as 3-5 pieces, separated by a sign (,). The title of the manuscript does not exceed 16 words, and long titled are broken up into sub-headings. The author's name (not accompanied by a bachelor's degree) is written under the title, numbered after the author's name to include the origin of the correspondence address in the footer section. The institution's origin is written according to the number in the order of writing the author's name.

     Tables and figures are given sufficient titles and descriptions to not depend on the text. Table titles are listed above the table, while figure titles are listed below the figures—reference writing using the Harvard system. Script files e-mailed to bionursing@unsoed.ac.id. All review processes are carried out online. The research results must be arranged as follows:

  1. The title describes the article's main content briefly and clearly, written in Indonesian and English. The article's title is printed in capital letters in the middle using 12 Times New Roman font, a maximum of 12 words, along with the names of the authors and the principal author's e-mail address.
  2. The author's name, without title, is listed below the title of the article and is numbered after each author's name for the institution's inclusion in the footer section.
  3. Address, in the form of the institution's name where the author works, complete with the complete postal address and e-mail address (for correspondence authors). Inclusion of the origin of the agency section under the author's name.
  4. Abstract, written in English for Indonesian manuscripts and in Indonesian for English manuscripts. They are written with space density 1. The abstract is the essence of the entire article, including the background, objectives, methods, results, and conclusion. Below the abstract are included 3-5 keywords (keywords)
  5. The introduction covers the background of the problem, problem formulation, research objectives, and benefits and expectations for the future. The maximum page length is two pages, type.
  6. Materials and Methods contains an explanation of the materials and tools used, time, place, technique, and experimental design. The method must be explained thoroughly to be re-tested by future researchers. References are listed on the method used.
  7. Results and Discussion. The results are clearly stated in the form of narration and data presentation accompanied by illustrations in the form of pictures, graphs, diagrams, tables, or photos that support the presentation of the data in transparent and proportional sizes. The discussion explains the meaning of the presentation of research results, including facts, theories, and opinions of the authors based on the results of relevant research, journals, and literature reviews.
  8. In the form of conclusions from research results, conclusions are in the form of narratives that refer to the research objectives.
  9. In-text citations use the author pattern, Date(AD) is enclosed in brackets, (author, year) if it is at the end of the quote, or author (year) is in front. The arrangement of citations in the text follows a pattern similar to the Harvard system of publications manuals. 
  10. Bibliography and reference sources (library) as far as possible are libraries published in the last ten years and are primary sources, preferably research reports (thesis, theses, and dissertations) and published articles in scientific journals. The writing style is arranged according to the Harvard system.
  11. We strongly recommend that authors use reference management software such as Endnote, Mendeley, Zotero, and other reference manager tools. To save time during copyediting and avoid unnecessary delays.
  12. Script templates can be downloaded from this link.