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Author Guidelines

The manuscript template can be downloaded here.

The author should submit a manuscript based on the following instructions: 

  1. The submitted article is the result of research or review in the field of cellulose (cellulose or cellulose derivatives, pulp, paper, environment and related topics) that has not been published previously and is not planned to be published in another Scientific Journal. Articles that have been presented in a scientific presentation should be informed in the footnote of the Title.
  2. The author should fill out the Publication Ethics form and submit it along with the submission of the manuscript.
  3. The article must be written in the correct Indonesian or English.
  4. The manuscript is not more than 12 pages of A4 size with the upper limit, lower limit, right border, left border of 2.54 cm, including images and tables, contains no attachments, written using open office text document (.odt) or Microsoft word ( .doc / .docx). The body of the manuscript is written in two columns with a spacing column of 1.27 cm, 10 sized Times New Roman, single-spaced, and justified.
  5. Manuscript writing formats (for research output) are described below:

Title and abstract. Title and abstract are written in one column. The title, containing a maximum of 15 words, is written both in Bahasa Indonesia and English. The title should be clear and informative, should not contain abbreviations and formulas, the name of the author should not contain academic title or degree. Script title is written in capital, centered, bold, 14 sized New Times Roman and single-spaced. 

The name of the author is written under the heading with the condition to be marked with a), b) and so on, if the author is more than one and comes from a different institution. Institution / address + Email is written under Author name. The abstract is written in Bahasa Indonesia (not more than 200 words) and English (not more than 200 words). Abstract consists of background research, objectives, research methods and results obtained. The abstract does not contain unusual abbreviations unless it is defined first in the abstract. The abstract does not contain images, tables, equations, and references. Abstracts are written in 10 sized Times New Roman, single-spaced, and justified. 

Keywords. Keywords should consist of 3-5 important words of the entire script


Introduction should contain: Backgrounds, state of the art, objectives, and scope of the research. 

Materials and Methods 

Materials and methods should contain a description of the materials and equipment that were used in the research, and a description of the methods that are used in collecting, processing, and analyzing the data of the research to describe the problem solving of the research.

Results and Discussion 

Results and discussion of the research should be clearly stated in the script. Any works of literature referred in the manuscript must be stated in the bibliography. And vice versa, any works of literature stated in the bibliography should be referred in the contents of the manuscript. Referral of the citation should be written based on Mendeley software with the Harvard style.

Based on the number of the authors, examples of citation writing are stated below:  

  • One author: example (Gavrilescu, 2008)
  • Two authors: example (Devi and Saroha, 2013)
  • Three authors: example (Namazi, Allen and Jia, 2015)
  • More than three authors: example (Faubert et al., 2016)


The conclusion sections should be written in paragraphs, should not be written in pointers, and may also include some suggestions if any. 

Acknowledgments (if any) 


Bibliography for the research manuscript, please use the following provisions:

  • Number of bibliographies used at least 10
  • At least 80% of the bibliographies are primary libraries (Journal)
  • At least 80% of the bibliographies are coming from the current or last 10 years  

Bibliography for the review manuscript, please use the following provisions:

  • Number of bibliographies used at least 25
  • At least 80% of the bibliographies are primary libraries (Journal)
  • At least 80% of the bibliographies are coming from the current or last 10 years 

Examples of bibliography based on the source of reference: 

a) Literature from scientific journals

Akhtar, J. and Saidina Amin, N. (2012) 'A review on operating parameters for optimum liquid oil yield in biomass pyrolysis', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, pp. 5101-5109. 

b) Literature from proceedings

Richard, M. (2003) 'Activated Sludge Microbiology Problems and Their Control', in Proceedings of the 20th Annual USEPA National Operator Trainers Conference. Buffalo, NY, pp. 1-21. 

c) Literature from books

Lehtinen, E. (ed.) (2000) Pigment coating and surface sizing of paper. 1st edn. Jyväskylä: Fapet Oy. 

d) Literature from website Regulation of the President of the Republic of Indonesia Number 61 Year 2011 on National Action Plan for Green House Gas Emission Reduction (accessed on 25 August 2016). 

e) Literature from thesis:

BAIRD, L. 2002. A Grammar of Keo: An Austronesian language of East Nusantara. Australian National University, Canberra. [PhD. Thesis]. 

f) Literature from dissertation

Setyawan, H., 1996. 'Flow Patterns of Coal - Water Mixture in an agitated tank”, disertasi, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.


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 10-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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Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  • Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  • Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  • Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


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