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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.
  • 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, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs or DOI for the references have been provided.
  • 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 at the end of the manuscript.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines

  1. 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 contains 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. The abstract comprises 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 do not depend on the text. Table titles are listed above the table, while figure titles are listed below the figures—reference writing using the APA system. Manuscript files are processes through the OJS system. 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 authors' names and the principal author's e-mail address.
    2. The author's name, without title, is listed below the article's title and 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 if the author (year) is in front. The arrangement of citations in the text follows a pattern similar to the APA7th system of publication 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 APA-7th system
    11. We strongly recommend 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. Manuscript templates can be downloaded from this link.

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