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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

Author Guidelines


A. General Author Guidelines

  1. The Manuscript should be written in English and has never been published or is not in the process of submission for publication to other media and does not contain elements of plagiarism.
  2. The Manuscript is the original research paper in the field of elementary education.
  3. The author should register as an author in Riset Informasi Kesehatan.
  4. The Manuscript will be published in Riset Informasi Kesehatan after being reviewed by peer-reviewers.
  5. The Manuscript should be prepared according to the following author guidelines and Template. The manuscript template can be downloaded here.


B. The Guidelines for the Manuscript 

  1. Title, Title of the article about the 15 words, give an overview of the research that has been done (short, clear, and informative). The article title does not contain any uncommon abbreviations. The main ideas should be written first and followed by their explanations.
  2. The author's name is complete without a title written and typed below the article title. If the author of more than one person, then added the next row.
  3. Originally institutions /agencies, written in the name of the institution where working (Study Program, Faculty, University). For example Study Program of Farmasi, Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan Harapan Ibu Jambi, Jambi, Indonesia.
  4. Email address, write the email address that is still active and is written under the origin of institutions/agencies.
  5. Abstract, written in two languages, namely Indonesian and English. The abstract contains a brief description of the problem (optional), research objectives, methods used, the results of the research, and conclusions (indicate the main conclusions). Abstract writing pressure primarily on the research results. Typing abstract did with a single space with a narrower margin of right and left margins of the main text with approximately 200 words.
  6. Keywords, Number 3-5 word keyword.
  7. Systematics of writing the article the results of the research are: introduction; research method; results and discussion; conclusions; bibliography.
  8. The introduction consists of the urgency of research, supporting facts from previous studies, gap analysis, the novelty of the research, and research objectives. Written in one chapter without subtitles.
  9. Methods contain an explanation of the research approach, subjects of the study, the conduct of the research procedure, the use of materials and instruments, data collection, and analysis techniques. It is should be described in detail and operationally in 5-6 paragraphs.
  10. The results presented are important data obtained from the results of data collection in the field (test results, questionnaires, interviews, documents, etc.). The results of the research can be supplemented with tables, images, or graphs to clarify the results of the research. Avoid presenting similar data in separate tables. All tables, images, and graphs must be centered and numbered sequentially. For qualitative research, the results section contains detailed sections in the form of sub-topics that are directly related to the focus of research and categories.                                           
  11. Discussion. Authors should discuss the results and how they can be interpreted from the perspective of previous studies and the working hypotheses. The findings and their implications should be discussed in the broadest context possible. Future research directions may also be highlighted. The following components should be covered in the discussion: How do your results relate to the original question or objectives outlined in the Introduction section (what/how)? Do you provide an interpretation scientifically for each of your results or findings presented (why)? Are your results consistent with what other investigators have reported (what else)? Or are there any differences?.
    The discussion aims to (1) answer the problem formulation and research questions; (2) show how the findings were obtained; (3) interpret findings; (4) link research findings with established knowledge structures; and (5) raise new theories or modifying existing theories. This section of the discussion must contain the benefits of the results of the study, not the repetition. The analysis must answer the stated gaps.
  12. Conclusions are presented briefly, narrative, and conceptual that describe the research findings and their effects. Avoid using numbering and symbols (bullet and numbering).
C. The Guidelines for Citation and References
  1. All the served data or quotes in the article taken from the other author's articles should attach to the reference sources.
  2. Writing citations and bibliography should use application management references such as Mendeley, EndNote, Zotero, or applications in Ms. Word.
  3. Writing citations and bibliography using Vancouver citation style by using references of text are identified by Arabic numerals in parentheses/brackets.
  4. All references used must be taken from the main source (national and international reputable scientific journals indexed by SCOPUS, Web of Science, and SINTA) and at least 80% of the reference amount used.
  5. The number of references is at least 20 references.
  6. References used should be published in the last 5 years.
  7. Wikipedia, personal blogs, and non-scientific websites are not allowed to be used as references.