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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 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 within the text at the appropriate points.
  • 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

(For publication on Dec 2021 and later)

All submissions will be processed electronically to Editorial Office through the online system. The author has to register in the OJS as the Author and log in to the OJS by accessing the following address: https://ejournals.umn.ac.id/index.php/index/login. If authors are experiencing problems with the online submission, they can contact Editorial Office at email: [email protected]

  1. Manuscript criteria

    • The article has never been published or in the submission process on other publications.

    • Submitted articles could be original research articles or technical notes.

    • The similarity score from plagiarism checker software such as Turnitin is 20% maximum.

    • For December 2021 publication onwards, Ultima InfoSys : Jurnal Ilmu Sistem Informasi will be receiving and publishing manuscript written in English only.

  2. Manuscript format

    1. The article typed in Microsoft Word version 2007 or later.

    2. The article typed with 1 line spacing on A4 paper size (21 cm x 29,7 cm), the top-left margin is 3 cm and the bottom-right margin is 2 cm and using Times New Roman’s font type.

    3. The article should be prepared according to the following author guidelines in this template. The article should contain of minimum 3500 words.

    4. References contain a minimum of 15 references (primary references) from reputable journals/conferences.

  3. Organization of submitted article

    The organization of the submitted article consists of Title, Abstract, Index Terms, Introduction, Method, Result and Discussion, Conclusion, Appendix (if any), Acknowledgment (if any), and References.

    • Title

      The maximum words count on the title is 12 words (including the subtitle if available)

    • Abstract

      Abstract consists of 150-250 words. The abstract should contain logical argumentation of the research taken, problem-solving methodology, research results, and a brief conclusion.

    • Index terms

      A list in alphabetical order in between 4 to 6 words or short phrases separated by a semicolon ( ; ), excluding words used in the title and chosen carefully to reflect the precise content of the paper.

    • Introduction

      Introduction commonly contains the background, purpose of the research, problem identification, research methodology, and state of the art conducted by the authors which describe implicitly.

    • Method

      Include sufficient details for the work to be repeated. Where specific equipment and materials are named, the manufacturer’s details (name, city and country) should be given so that readers can trace specifications by contacting the manufacturer. Where commercially available software has been used, details of the supplier should be given in brackets or the reference given in full in the reference list.

    • Results and Discussion

      State the results of experimental or modeling work, drawing attention to important details in tables and figures, and discuss them intensively by comparing and/or citing other references.

    • Conclusion

      Explicitly describes the research’s results been taken. Future works or suggestion could be explained after it

    • Appendix and acknowledgment, if available, could be placed after Conclusion.

    • All citations in the article should be written on References consecutively based on its’ appearance order in the article using Mendeley (recommendation). The typing format will be in the same format as the IEEE journals and transaction format.

  4. Reviewing of Manuscripts

    Every submitted paper is independently and blindly reviewed by at least two peer-reviewers. The decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon their reports/recommendations. If two or more reviewers consider a manuscript unsuitable for publication in this journal, a statement explaining the basis for the decision will be sent to the authors within six months of the submission date.

  5. Revision of Manuscripts

    Manuscripts sent back to the authors for revision should be returned to the editor without delay (maximum of two weeks). Revised manuscripts can be sent to the editorial office through the same online system. Revised manuscripts returned later than one month will be considered as new submissions.

  6. Editing References

    • Periodicals

      J.K. Author, “Name of paper,” Abbrev. Title of Periodical, vol. x, no. x, pp. xxx-xxx, Sept. 2013.

    • Book

      J.K. Author, “Title of chapter in the book,” in Title of His Published Book, xth ed. City of Publisher, Country or Nation: Abbrev. Of Publisher, year, ch. x, sec. x, pp xxx-xxx.

    • Report

      J.K. Author, “Title of report,” Abbrev. Name of Co., City of Co., Abbrev. State, Rep. xxx, year.

    • Handbook

      Name of Manual/ Handbook, x ed., Abbrev. Name of Co., City of Co., Abbrev. State, year, pp. xxx-xxx.

    • Published Conference Proceedings

      J.K. Author, “Title of paper,” in Unabbreviated Name of Conf., City of Conf., Abbrev. State (if given), year, pp. xxx-xxx.

    • Papers Presented at Conferences

      J.K. Author, “Title of paper,” presented at the Unabbrev. Name of Conf., City of Conf., Abbrev. State, year.

    • Patents

      J.K. Author, “Title of patent,” US. Patent xxxxxxx, Abbrev. 01 January 2014.

    • Theses and Dissertations

      J.K. Author, “Title of thesis,” M.Sc. thesis, Abbrev. Dept., Abbrev. Univ., City of Univ., Abbrev. State, year. J.K. Author, “Title of dissertation,” Ph.D. dissertation, Abbrev. Dept., Abbrev. Univ., City of Univ., Abbrev. State, year.

    • Unpublished

      J.K. Author, “Title of paper,” unpublished. J.K. Author, “Title of paper,” Abbrev. Title of Journal, in press.

    • Online Sources

      J.K. Author. (year, month day). Title (edition) [Type of medium]. Available: http:// www.(URL) J.K. Author. (year, month). Title. Journal [Type of medium]. volume(issue), pp. if given. Available: http://www.(URL) Note: type of medium could be online media, CD-ROM, USB, etc.


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