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Author Guidelines

Article Structure

The article structure used for primary sessions uses bold no-numbering (eg Abstract, Introduction), and more detailed sessions can use numbering 1,2, and 3 or a, b, and c.


The title section consists of:

1. The title of the article (not exceeding 20 words).

2. Author's name and its affiliation (institution). The author responsible for the correspondence, marked "1", which is then under affiliation given the "1" email address"


Abstracts are written in a concise and factual manner, covering research objectives, research methods, results and conclusions. Abstract is written in one paragraph; written in Indonesia and English, abstract lengths range from 150-200 words, times new Romance 10 with 1 line space. Avoid referrals and use bbreviations that are not common.


Keywords in Indonesian and containing 3-5 keywords. It should be avoided the use of abbreviations and words that can cause many perceptions. It should be chosen the right words, so that people can find related articles by entering keywords in the search.


Avoid sub-sections in the introduction. The introduction should contain the background of the problems and objectives of the study. The percentage of the initial page length is 10-15% of the total length of a manuscript. Reference is indicated by writing the surname / last name of the author and the year of publication, without the page number.The theoretical foundation is displayed in complete, concise sentences, and is truly relevant to the purpose of scientific article writing. This section should show research gap.


Briefly inform the material and methods used in the study, including the subject / material under study, the tools used, the design of the experiment or design used, the sampling technique, the variables to be measured, the technique of data collection, analysis and statistical models used. Avoid writing excessive statistical formulas. If you use a well-known method, just name the method. If needed, specify the reference source used as a reference. For qualitative research, research methods can adjust.


Results should reveal and explain the results of research that has been done in the form of tables or pictures obtained.


The obtained result is then discussed by comparing with the results of previous research. Other sources of references (of the previous research) are aimed at strengthening the argumentation of the results of research that has been done. The sources of references in the discussion must meet the scientific requirements (journal, textbook or proceedings).




Conclusions from the results of research conducted delivered briefly and clearly


The displayed image or picture must be clear, at least 300 dpi resolution. Images created with programs such as Microsoft Word® or Microsoft Powerpoint® can be delivered as is.

Image Title

The title is written under drawings, middle averages, capital letters at the beginning of a sentence. Avoid unusual use of abbreviations. The title pointer of the image is thick (for example, Figure 1. Influence Z on Y under X).


The table is given a horizontal line in the header (first row) and end of the table only, with no vertical lines.

Table title

Title is written above the table, left flat.



80% referenced library is a journal (primary source) with a maximum age of 10 years.


Writing Library refers to APA (American Psychological Association) 6th edition. When using the library management software (Reference Manager), the style can be downloaded on each website:



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 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.
  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.

Copyright Notice

License and Copyright Agreement
In submitting the manuscript to the journal, the authors certify that:

  • They are authorized by their co-authors to enter into these arrangements.
  • The work described has not been formally published before, except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review, thesis, or overlay journal.
  • That it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere,
  • That its publication has been approved by all the author(s) and by the responsible authorities – tacitly or explicitly – of the institutes where the work has been carried out.
  • They secure the right to reproduce any material that has already been published or copyrighted elsewhere.
  • They agree to the following license and copyright agreement.

Authors who publish with JURNAL SMART KEBIDANAN agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY-SA 4.0)that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal. 
  2. 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 acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. 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.

Licensing for Data Publication

JURNAL SMART KEBIDANAN use a variety of waivers and licenses that are specifically designed for and appropriate for the treatment of data:

Other data publishing licenses may be allowed as exceptions (subject to approval by the editor on a case-by-case basis) and should be justified with a written statement from the author, which will be published with the article.


Open Data and Software Publishing and Sharing
The journal strives to maximize the replicability of the research published in it. Authors are thus required to share all data, code or protocols underlying the research reported in their articles. Exceptions are permitted but have to be justified in a written public statement accompanying the article.
Datasets and software should be deposited and permanently archived in appropriate, trusted, general, or domain-specific repositories (please consult and/or software repositories such as, or equivalent). The associated persistent identifiers (e.g. DOI, or others) of the dataset(s) must be included in the data or software resources section of the article. Reference(s) to datasets and software should also be included in the reference list of the article with DOIs (where available). Where no domain-specific data repository exists, authors should deposit their datasets in a general repository such as ZENODODryadDataverse, or others.
Small data may also be published as data files or packages supplementary to a research article, however, the authors should prefer in all cases a deposition in data repositories.



Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are not required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: 650000.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.