Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

Paper to be submitted or publications in the Jurnal LENTERA consist of several parts: Title, Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusions and Suggestions, Acknowledgments, and References.

Please follow these guidelines carefully.

Editorial Procedure

Jurnal LENTERA uses a single-blind (blind author, blind reviewer) review process. Each manuscript is reviewed by one member of the Editorial Board and two others. Based on the referees' reports, the Editors decide on the publication outcome whether to publish the manuscript. Specific corrections may be requested Authors of accepted papers may be required to make specific revisions. Suggestions may be provided for a rejected paper which if followed, might make it publishable elsewhere. Authors whose papers are rejected may be provided with suggestions that might assist in making their articles publishable elsewhere. Copies of the referees' reports are sent to the corresponding author.

Manuscript Submission

Submission of a manuscript implies: that the work described has not been published before; that it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else; that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as by the responsible authorities – tacitly or explicitly – at the institute where the work has been carried out. The publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation.

Permissions: Authors wishing to include figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) for both the print and online format and to include evidence that such permission has been granted when submitting their papers. Any material received without such evidence will be assumed to originate from the authors.

Online Submission: The author should fulfill the form as detail as possible where the star marked form must be entered. After all form textbox was filled, Author clicks on “Register” button to proceed the registration. Therefore, Author is brought to online author submission interface where Author should click on “New Submission”. In the Start, a New Submission section, click on “’Click Here’: to go to step one of the five-step submission process”. The following are five steps in online submission process:

Step 1 - Starting the Submission: Select the appropriate section of the journal, i.e. Original Research Articles, Review Article, or Short Communication. Thus, the author must check-mark on the submission checklists.
Step 2 – Uploading the Submission: To upload a manuscript to this journal, click Browse on the Upload submission file item and choose the manuscript document file to be submitted, then click the Upload button.
Step 3 – Entering Submission’s Metadata: In this step, detail authors metadata should be entered including the marked corresponding author. After that, manuscript title and abstract must be uploaded by copying the text and paste in the textbox including keywords.
Step 4 – Uploading Supplementary Files: Supplementary file should be uploaded including file Proof Plagiarism Checker (PDF) and Registration Form (PDF). Therefore, click on Browse button, choose the files, and then click on Upload button.
Step 5 – Confirming the Submission: Author should final check the uploaded manuscript documents in this step. To submit the manuscript to Infinity, click Finish Submission button after the documents are true. The corresponding author or the principal contact will receive an acknowledgment by email and will be able to view the submission’s progress through the editorial process by logging in to the journal web address site.

After this submission, Authors who submit the manuscript will get a confirmation email about the submission. Therefore, Authors are able to track their submission status at any time by logging in to the online submission interface. The submission tracking includes a status of manuscript review and editorial process.

Please ensure you provide all relevant editable source files. Failing to submit these source files might cause unnecessary delays in the review and production process.

Manuscript Template

The manuscript should be prepared according to the following author guidelines in the MS Word article template (download the MS Word article template).

Title Page 

The tittle page should include:

  • The name(s) of the author(s)
  • A concise and informative title (maximum 15 words)
  • The affiliation(s) of the author(s), i.e. institution, (department), city, (state), country
  • A clear indication and an active e-mail address of all author

If address information is provided with the affiliation(s) it will also be published.


Articles must include an abstract of 250 words or fewer. The abstract should not contain any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references. In addition, the abstract should not repeat the information already present in the title. The abstract should be written in Indonesia and English.


Please provide 3 to 5 keywords which can be used for indexing purposes. Avoid using abbreviations. Only abbreviations firmly established in the field are eligible.

Introduction (12 pt, bold, uppercase)

The Introduction presents the purpose of the studies reported and their relationship to earlier work in the field. It should not be an extensive review of the literature. Use only those references required to provide the most salient background to allow the readers to understand and evaluate the purpose and results of the present study without referring to previous publications on the topic.

Methods (12 pt, bold, uppercase)

The Methods sections should be brief, but they should include sufficient technical information to allow the experiments to be repeated by a qualified reader. Only new methods should be described in detail. Cite previously published procedures in References.

Result and Discussion (12 pt, bold, uppercase)

The Result should include the rationale or design of the experiments as well as the results of the experiments. Results can be presented in figures, tables, and text. The Discussion should be an interpretation of the results rather than a repetition of the Results.

Conclusion and Suggestions (12 pt, bold, uppercase)

The Conclusion should contain the confirmation of the problem that has been analyzed in result and discussion section. Suggestions are conveyed for the benefit of research results and new topics for advanced research.

Acknowledgments (12 pt, bold, uppercase)

Place Acknowledgments, including information on the source of any financial support, received for the work being published.

References (12 pt, bold, uppercase)

The References section must include all relevant published works, and all listed references must be cited in the text. 

References should be written in the order of they appear in the text.

Within the text, cite listed references use APA style, by their author last name and year (e.g., Haris, 2018). The author(s) must check the accuracy of all cite listed references.

Follow the styles shown in the examples below for books, specific chapters in books, and journal articles, respectively (leave one line after every reference):

Prihatin, K., Fatmawati, B. R., & Suprayitna, M. (2022). PENYULUHAN DAN PEMERIKSAAN KADAR HEMOGLOBIN SEBAGAI SALAH SATU UPAYA DETEKSI DINI ANEMIA PADA IBU HAMIL. Jurnal Lentera2(2), 7–16. Retrieved from

References to papers accepted for publication but not yet published should show the journal name, the probable year of publication (if known), and they should state "in press." 

The following types of references are not valid for listing in the References section:

  1. Unpublished data
  2. Personal communication manuscripts in preparation or submitted pamphlets
  3. Abstracts
  4. Patents
  5. Newsletters
  6. Material that has not been subjected to peer review. 

All submitted papers in Jurnal LENTERA are suggested using Reference management applications such as Mendeley, Zotero, or EndNote.


Tables should be typewritten separately from the main text and preferably in an appropriate font size to fit each table on a separate page. Each table must be numbered with Arabic numerals (e.g., Table 1, Table 2) and include a title. Place footnotes to tables below the table body and indicate them with superscript lowercase letters (a, b, c, etc.), not symbols. Do not use vertical rulings in the tables. Each column in a table must have a heading, and abbreviations, when necessary, should be defined in the footnotes. 


Figures should be provided separately from the main text. Use Arabic numerals to number all figures (e.g., Figure 1, Figure 2) according to their sequence in the text. The figure number must appear well outside the boundaries of the image itself. Multipart figures should be indicated with uppercase and bold font letters (A, B, C, etc.) without parenthesis, both on the figure itself and in the figure legends.