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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, or RTF 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.

Author Guidelines

1. The minimum standard requirements for OVUM: Journal of Midwifery and Health Sciences must be met:

  • Written in Indonesian or English.
  • Article length of at least 6 pages and no more than 15 pages. The editor will evaluate if the article requires more than 15 pages.
  • It is recommended to use tools such as Mendeley or EndNote for reference management and formatting, using the APA (American Psychological Association) format
  • The manuscript is written in Times New Roman 12 pt and single spacing
  • Make sure the article is prepared using the Manuscript Template

2. Manuscripts should be prepared and are advised to follow the following structure:

  • The title is written with a maximum of 20 words. The author's identity is written below the title which includes name, affiliation, correspondence address, telephone number and email.
  • Abstracts are written in English with a maximum of 200 words. The abstract consists of one paragraph which includes the introduction, objectives, methods, results, and conclusions with a maximum of 5 (five) keywords separated by commas.
  • The introduction contains background, a brief review of the relevant literature, and research objectives.
  • Methods include design, population, sample, data sources, data collection techniques/instruments, data analysis procedures, and ethics.
  • Results are research findings that must be clear and concise.
  • The discussion must appropriately and argumentatively determine research results with relevant theories and previous findings.
  • Tables use single spacing and are numbered sequentially according to the presentation in the text. Images or formulas must be original. Make sure each illustration has a caption.
  • Provide information separately, not attached to the image. The image title should consist of a short title (not the image) and a description of the illustration.
  • Conclusions answer research problems and do not exceed the capacity of the findings.
  • Suggestions (if any) must refer to objectives and conclusions in a narrative, logical and effective form.

3. Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the article submission process, authors are required to check all of the following items, and articles may be returned to authors who do not comply with these guidelines.

  • Submissions have not been previously published, are not in the process of being submitted to other journals.
  • The submission file is in a Word document (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) file format.
  • According to the OVUM Manuscript Template: Journal of Midwifery and Health Sciences, and the text follows the requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • Article length of at least 6 pages and no more than 15 pages. The editor will evaluate if the article requires more than 15 pages.
  • Abstract has a maximum of 200 words, no citations, includes introduction, objectives, methods, results, and conclusions
  • Section structure: Introduction - Method - Results and Discussion - Conclusion
  • References consist of all references used in writing articles. References are suggested past 10 years and 60% from journals. All data or citations presented in the article taken from other authors' articles must attach reference sources. Referrals must use a Reference Manager Application such as Mendeley, End Note, or Zotero. The writing format used follows the format applied by the APA (American Psychological Association).

Reference format example:

Journal Article

Qonitun, U., & Novitasari, F. (2018). Studi Persalinan Kala IV pada Ibu Bersalin yang Melakukan Inisiasi Menyusu Dini (IMD) di Ruang Mina Rumah Sakit Muhammadiyah Tuban. Jurnal Kesehatan11(1), 1–8. https://doi.org/10.24252/kesehatan.v11i1.4572

Book

Risnah, R. (2018). Sejarah, Teori dan Model Keperawatan. Makassar: Pusaka Almaida.

Thesis, Thesis and Dissertation

Fadillah, N. (2018). Uji Mikrobiologi Air Zam-Zam dalam Kemasan. Universitas Islam Negeri Alauddin Makassar. Diambil dari http://repositori.uin-alauddin.ac.id/12082/

Website

World Health Organization. (2018). Ebola | Ebola virus disease. Diambil 23 Desember 2018, dari https://www.who.int/ebola/en/

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