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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 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, rather than at the end.
  • 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

Journal of J-SEP is published three times a year: July, November, and March
The manuscript is an original work that has not been published and is not considered to be published in other publications.
The manuscripts may be research results, literature / theoretical studies, methodological studies, critical original ideas, hot issues / development issues, and review of seminars.
The manuscript is prepared in standard Indonesian in accordance with the Enhanced Spelling or in English. For the Indonesian language script, (Abstract) is written in English and English, (Abstract) is written in Indonesian.

Front page:

The title, written with several important words carefully, right, good, interesting, and well organized, and coherently. Title must be written in capital letters (12pt). Number of words in the title should be no more than 15 words.


The author, contains the name (without a title), institution / company where the author works, address (fax / phone, email or postal code), and include contact detail to correspondence with the author (10pt).


Abstract, contains a brief description of the reason for the research, the approach or method used, important results and policy implications in English and Indonesian. As much as possible do not insert formulas and references. The abstract should be no more than 200 words by using single-spaced, Times New Roman font, size of 10pt (italic), and easily understood by all parties. There should be maximum five keywords that reflect the content of the article.

Page Contents:

The articles should be minimum of 10 pages and maximum of 20 pages. The article should be typed in rich text format (.rtf)/Microsoft Word (.doc), A4 size (21 x 29.7 cm), spaced 1 cm using Times New Roman 12 pt, and 10 pt for the tables, left margin 3 cm, right margin 3 cm, upper margin of 3 cm, and the bottom margin 3 cm. The article consists of several chapters separately and do not use encoding either the title or subtitle. The chapters are:



describes the arguments on why the submitted article contains an interesting research and why it is important to be conducted. To answer that, the introduction should contain the background, state of the art of the research that was previously conducted in the same topic and gap analysis to show where the research contributions were made to the development of the topic discourse (novelty). The Introduction section concludes the objectives of the research to be achieved. The entire introduction should be presented in a straightforward and concise manner with a portion of no more than 20 percent of the total pages.



includes 1) the types and sources of data that describes data and information collection techniques, and 2) data analysis methods (example: contains data retrieval techniques (sample) and analysis of the data used and contains the framework of research in the form of a flow chart of research).The overall methods should be presented in a straightforward and concise manner with at least 20 percent of the total pages.



consist of two major parts of the results and the discussions without having to firmly separate between the parts. Divisions of sub-sections in Results and Discussions should illustrate and follow the sequence of the research objectives. The results present the empirical findings of the research conducted, while the discussions discuss the findings obtained. Discussions of findings do not only present the story behind the data but also compare the results obtained with those of the previous studies. Comparison with other research results also serves to indicate the position of the research conducted in the middle of the discourse of relevant topics. The overall Results and Discussions should be presented in a straightforward and concise manner with at least 50 percent of the total pages.



conclusion should be in the form of response from the intended purpose and is not intended as a summary of the results. Advice is in the form of follow-up (implication) to be done in connection with the findings or conclusions of the author. The overall conclusions and recomendations should be presented in a straightforward and concise manner with at least 10 percent of the total pages.



The author(s) may recognize those who helped in the research, especially funding supporters of your research. Include individuals who have assisted you in your study: Advisors, Financial supporters, or may other supporters i.e., Proofreaders, Typists, and Suppliers who may have given materials.



references used is listed in alphabetical order by the author's name with the usual format of bibliography. The references used should be within the last 10 years with 80% journal references, and authors must cite at least one article that had been published by JSEP. Check each reference against the original source (authors name, volume, issue, year, DOI Number). Please use Reference Manager Applications like EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc. Use other published articles in the same journal as models. JSEP has to adapt reference American Psychological Association (APA) model. Examples of references are as follows:



Arikunto, S. (2010). Prosedur Penelitian: Suatu Pendekatan Praktek (Edisi Revi). Rineka Cipta.


Thesis, Dissertation

Halil. (2013). Pengaruh Kemitraan Terhadap Efisiensi Tembakau Virginia Di Pulau Lombok Nusa Tenggara Barat [IPB University]. https://repository.ipb.ac.id/handle/123456789/66682



Nazam, M., Suriadi, A., & Sahram. (2014). Analisis Ekonomi Usaha Tani Tembakau Virginia dan Permasalahannya di Nusa Tenggara Barat (Kasus di Kabupaten Lombok Timur). Prosiding Semiloka Nasional Tanaman Pemanis,Serat, Tembakau, Dan Minyak Industri Pusat Penelitian Dan Pengembangan Perkebunan, 179–188.



Rifdah, R., Herawati, N., & Dubron, F. (2017). Pembuatan Biobriket Dari Limbah Tongkol Jagung Pedagang Jagung Rebus Dan Rumah Tangga Sebagai Bahan Bakar Energi Terbarukan Dengan Proses Karbonisasi. Jurnal Distilasi2(2), 39. https://doi.org/10.32502/jd.v2i2.1202

Unukoly, P., Lawalata, V. N., & Sipahelut, S. G. (2016). Kualitas Briket Arang Sebagai Bahan Bakar Alternatif Berbahan Baku Limbah Tongkol Jagung Dan Bambu. Jurnal Agroforestri11(1), 69–77.



Fauzi. 2003. Kelembagaan yang handal dalam pengembangan agroindustri di Bogor.  http://www.beritaiptek.com.  [23 November 2008].



Khomsan  A. 2008 Apr 11. Hilangnya identitas gizi dalam pembangunan. Kompas, Rubrik Opini:4 (kolom 3–7).


Format Figures and Tables

Number and title of the picture must be written below the image, while the number and title of the table must be written above the table. It is recommended that the tables and graphs are not in the form of picture (image). Try creating tables and graphs in Microsoft Office Excel and Microsoft Office Word. Decimal indicated by a comma and not a point (eg 10,5 cm instead of 10.5 cm); number of thousands / millions are indicated by a dot, not a comma (eg Rp 10.500 instead of USD 10,500); Large numbers can be replaced with the title word (eg 2 million instead of 2.000.000).


Before submitting, please post your article to our journal template and use mendeley or zotero application for bibliography writing. Submit your manuscript with form of statement and originality as we have provided.
Journal Template (Bahasa Indonesia)
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