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Author Guidelines


BIOLINK (Jurnal Biologi Lingkungan Industri Kesehatan) is a journal that contains article results of research and thinking results on Public Administration which keeps growing. This development of course provides wider opportunities for teachers or researchers to continue to explore the development of public administration that is expected to be useful for the community. We accept manuscripts in critical literature reviews as well as original research articles.BIOLINK (Jurnal Biologi Lingkungan Industri Kesehatan) journal is published twice a year, they are February and August editions.


General guidelines:

  1. The manuscript must be original, with no plagiarism, and has never been published or under consideration in another scientific journal.
  2. Articles are written by the program Microsoft Word 2007 to the top, A4 size paper, page margins: top 3 cm, left 3 cm, bottom 2.5 cm, and right 2.5 cm, typed with 1,5 density spacing, font Cambria 12, text format in two-column.
  3. Please submit your manuscript file as a Microsoft Word extension Document (DOC) or Rich Text Format (RTF).
  4. The abstract should be written in Bahasa and English, and the content of the manuscript can be written in Indonesian or English.
  5. For submission, please log in and submit your manuscript through the link Online Submission: ojs/user/register
  6. For the February issue, we accept submissions from September to December, and the editing and revision process is scheduled for February. For August issue is from March to June. The editing and revision process is scheduled for July.
  7. The manuscript can be accepted without repair, refurbishment accepted or rejected, and a rejected article is not returned unless requested by the author.
  8. The length of the scientific manuscripts shall not exceed 4000 words or approximately 10-12 pages, in which the included drawings, graphs, or tables (if any) are present.
  9. The terms in a foreign language or regional language in the text are written in italic.


In general, the structure of scientific articles' research results and non-research scientific articles are relatively the same. In the non-research article, there is no method part. The structure of the research articles consists of 10 main sections: (1) Title (2) Ownership Line; (3) Abstract; (4) Keywords; (5) Introduction; (6) Research Methods; (7) Results and Discussion; (8) Conclusion; (9) Acknowledgments and (10) References. The structure of non-research scientific articles is divided into 9 main sections namely: (1) Title; (2) Ownership Line; (3) Abstract; (4) Keywords; (5) Introduction; (6) Discussion; (7) Conclusion; (8) Acknowledgments and (9) References. Each section is given an explanation as follows.

a) Title
  1. The title should be concise and informative, with no more than 13 words, including the liaison, and capital letters at the beginning of each word except the liaison. In order for the title to be short and succinct in 13 words, avoid connecting words and mention objects, places, or research materials in great detail.
  2. The title contains the keywords of the topic under study.
  3. Cambria 16 font type and bold, with single line spacing.
  4. Title in Indonesian or English, in accordance with the language used in the manuscript.
  5. Avoid using abbreviations, formulas, and references.

b) Ownership lines (authorship lines)

  1. The ownership line consists of two parts, namely author names and author institutional affiliation.
  2. Student affiliation follows the place where the student is studying.
  3. The names of the authors should be those who actually participate in the planning, execution, analysis of results, discussion, and report writing and academic/functional or bachelor degree positions not included, Cambria 12 fonts, row 1 space.
  4. The name of the institution is listed in full to the country's name, written under the author's name along with the postal address, email, and facsimile (if any) for correspondence purposes, Cambria  12 fonts, with 1 spaced line spacing.
  5. If the author is more than one person and comes from a different institution, then all addresses are listed by marking a small letter superscript behind the author's name in sequence.
  6. The name of the correspondence author is marked with an asterisk (*).
  7. Cambria font 12.

c) Abstract

  1. The abstract is written in summary and factual, covering research objectives, research methods, results, and conclusions.
  2. The abstract is written in one paragraph; written in two languages (Indonesian and English); with abstract lengths ranging from 150 - 200 words.
  3. Avoid unusual referrals and the use of abbreviations.
  4. Cambria 12-type font, with single line spacing.

d) Keywords

  1. Keywords consist of 3 to 5 words and/or word groups.
  2. Written in order of urgency of the word.
  3. Between keywords separated by a semicolon (;).
  4. Avoid many connecting words (and, with, that, and others).
  5. Cambria 12 letter type, with single line spacing.

e) Introduction

  1. Avoid the sub-sub in the introduction.
  2. The introduction should contain the background of problems, problems, and research objectives.
  3. Percentage of page length between 10-15% of the total length of a manuscript.
  4. References are shown by writing the author's family name / last name and year of issue, without the page number.
  5. The theoretical basis is displayed in complete, concise, and completely relevant sentences for the purpose of writing scientific articles.
  6. The manuscript is written with a density of single line spacing, Cambria 12

f) Research Methods

  1. Inform briefly about the materials and methods used in the research, including the subjects/materials studied, the tools used, the design of the experiment or the design used, the sampling technique, the variables to be measured, the data retrieval technique, the analysis and the statistical model used.
  2. Avoid writing excessive statistical formulas.
  3. If using a well-known method, name the method name only. If necessary, specify the reference source used as a reference.
  4. For qualitative research, research methods can adjust.
  5. The manuscript is written with a density of single line spacing, Cambria 12.

g) Results and Discussion

  1. The format of the results of research and discussion is not separated, considering the number of pages available for the author is limited.
  2. The manuscript is written with a density of single line spacing, Cambria 12
  3. The results can be presented with support tables, graphics, or images as needed, to clarify the presentation of results verbally.
  4. Tables and charts or captions are arranged in the form of a phrase (not a sentence) succinctly.
  5. The description of the image/graph is placed under the picture/graph, while the title of the table is placed on it. The title begins with a capital letter.
  6. Do not repeat writing numbers that have been listed in the table in the text of the discussion. If it will emphasize the results obtained should serve in other forms, such as percentage of difference. To show the number in question, just refer to the table that contains the number.
  7. In general international journals do not want statistical languages (such as different, treatment, etc) written in the discussion. Avoid copy and pasting tables of statistical analysis results directly from statistical data processing software.
  8. The discussion material mainly explores whether the results obtained are in accordance with the hypothesis or not, and point out the argument.
  9. Referral citations in the discussion should not be too long (if necessary avoid them).
  10. Citation results of research or opinions of others should be abstracted and written in the sentence itself (not using the exact same sentence).
  11. A collection of similar research may be referred to in groups
  1. The conclusion should be the answer to the research question and expressed not in statistical sentences.
  2. Written along with one paragraph in essay form, not in numerical form.
  3. The manuscript is written with a density of single line spacing, Cambria 12

i) Acknowledgments (Optional)

  1. Acknowledgments are generally placed after the conclusion.
  2. Contains gratitude to the funding agencies, and or individuals who have assisted in the execution of research and the writing of manuscripts.
  3. The manuscript is written with a density of single line spacing, Cambria 12

j) References

General provision of bibliography:

  1. The references listed in the bibliography are only those references that are actually quoted in the manuscript.
  2. For the research articles, the references are referenced from about 40% of textbooks and 60% of scientific journal articles.
  3. Updates of referenced scientific journals shall be considered, at least as a result of relevant publications in the last 10 years.
  4. The bibliography is arranged alphabetically in alphabetical order of the author's name.
  5. Author's name: the name shown is the final name (surname) of the author followed by the initial (and middle name) abbreviation if any). If the author is more than one person, then the way of writing is the same.
  6. The writing of the reference title begins with a capital letter on each syllable, except for the conjunctive word.
  7. APA Style
  8. Any writing of the name, year, the title of the article, and so on ends with a period (.) Before the next word continues. Special writing volume (number) journal is given a colon (:) without spacing.
  9. The manuscript is written with a density of single line spacing, Cambria 12
  10. Examples of writing can be seen in the explanation of each type of literature worth mentioning.

Terms of reference writing by reference type:

If the library source is an article in a scientific journal, it is written in the following order: author's name. year. article title. the name of the journal. Volume (number): page (Journal name is skewed).


Rahmathulla, V.K., Das P., Ramesh, M. & Rajan, R.K. 2007.  Growth Rate Pattern and Economic Traits of Silkworm Bombyx mori, L under the influence of folic acid administration. J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage. 11(4): 81-84

Suharyanto, A., (2016), Pusat Aktivitas Ritual Kepercayaan Parmalim di Huta Tinggi Laguboti, Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan dan Sosial Politik UMA, 4 (2): 182-195.

If the literature source is a textbook, it is written in the following order: author's name. year. book title. volume (if any). edition (if any). publisher city: publisher name (The title of the book is italicized).


Arikunto, S. 2002. Prosedur Penelitian Suatu Pendekatan Praktek. Jakarta: Rineka Cipta.

Nawawi, H. 2012. Metode Penelitian Bidang Sosial. Yogyakarta: Gajah Mada University Press

If the literature source is a translation book written following the sequence: the name of the original author. years of translation. title of the translation book. volume (if any). edition (if any). translation. publisher city: publisher name (Book title in italics).


Bourdieu, P. 2010. Dominasi Maskulin. Terjemahan Stephanus Anwar Herwinarko. Yogyakarta: Jalasutra.

Steel, R.G.D. & Torrie, J.H. 1991. Prinsip dan Prosedur Statistika: Suatu Pendekatan Biometrik. Terjemahan B. Sumantri. Jakarta: PT Gramedia Pustaka Utama

If the source of the article in the collection of articles is written in the following order: the name of the author of the article. article title. in: editor name if any followed by Ed (if single) or Eds (if more than one) in parentheses. year. book title. volume (if any). edition (if any). publisher city: publisher name (The title of the book is italicized).


Ancok, D. Validitas dan Reliabilitas Instrumen Penelitian. dalam:  Singarimbun M dan Efendi (Eds). 1999. Metode penelitian survey. Jakarta: LP3ES

Linz, J & Stephan, A. Some Thought on Decentralization, Devolution and The Many Varieties of Federal Arrangements. In: Joshua K (Ed). 2001. Crafting Indonesian Democracy. Bandung: Penerbit Mizan

If the source of the article in the proceedings is written in the following sequence: the name of the author. year. title of the seminar. title proceedings. the venue of the seminar. the timing of the operation (The article title is italicized).


Setiawan, D. 2015. Implementasi Pendidikan Karakter di Era Global. Prosiding Penguatan Kompetensi Guru dalam Membangun Karakter Kewarganegaraan di Era Global. Seminar Nasional dalam Rangka Memperingati Hari Guru. Medan 28 November 2015.

If the source of unpublished scientific papers (eg theses, theses, dissertations, and research reports), are written in the following order: author's name. year. title of the research report. name of the research project. city publisher: institution publisher/institution (thesis writing/thesis/dissertation/research report in italics).


Latifah,S.S. 2011, Perbedaan Kerja Ilmiah Siswa Sekolah Alam dalam Pembelajaran Sains dengan Pendekatan PJBL Yang Terintegrasi, Tesis. Sekolah Pascasarjana Univesitas Pendidikan Indonesia.

Adjuh, R. 2001. Pengaruh Faktor Budaya terhadap Kemiskinan Masyarakat Nelayan di Desa Percut Kabupaten Deli Serdang. Tesis. Sekolah Pascasarjana UNIMED. If the source is an article in a general newspaper/magazine, it is written in the following order: author's name. year. article title. name of newspaper/magazine. city, publication date, and the page (Article title is italicized).


Syamsuddin, A. 2008. Penemuan Hukum Ataukah Perilaku Chaos? Kompas. Jakarta. 4 Januari. Hlm.16

Kukuh, A. 2008. Obsesi Pendidikan Gratis Di Semarang. Suara Merdeka. Semarang 5 Maret. Hlm. L

If the library source is an online journal article, it is written in sequence: author's name. year. article title. the name of the journal. volume (number): page (The name of the journal is italicized).


Ernada, S.E. 2005. Challenges to The Modern Concept of Human Rights. J. Sosial-Politika. 6(11): 1-12

Siregar, N.S.S. 2016. Tingkat Kesadaran Masyarakat Nelayan terhadap Pendidikan Anak, Jurnal Ilmu Pemerintahan dan Sosial Politik UMA, 4 (1): 1-10.

If the library source is an online article (internet) with no published place and publisher, it is written in the following order: author's name. year. article title. Downloaded at website date address (Article title is italicized).


Hariyanto, M, 2012. Ilmu Sosial dan Hegemoni Barat: Tantangan Bagi Ilmuan Sosial Muslim. Diunduh di tanggal 09 Juli 2017

Levy, M. 2000. Environmental scarcity and violent conflict: a debate. Diunduh di tanggal 4 Juli.

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