Autor Guidelines

Jurnal Sejarah Indonesia (JSI) accepts a variety of formats, including articles from scholarly forums, review essays, and special issues covering all fields and periods in Indonesian history, such as social, cultural, political, and economic history, with diverse approaches. Jurnal Sejarah Indonesia editors also accept book reviews. This journal uses the American Psychological Association (APA) 7th editions cites the author’s name, publication year, and page numbers within parentheses in the text (e.g. Ilham, 2016, p. 86; Nawiyanto, 2013, pp. 61–70). Please use also footnotes that signaled in the text by superscript numbers. Please remember that footnotes used for substantive comments as well as for primary or archival sources or anonymous works.


The manuscript should present original and important findings of research related historical studies. Only a limited number of review paper which has a significant contribution will be published.

Manuscript Format

The manuscript should be written in 12 points Cambria font, 1 spaced, in A4 paper with 3 cm all margins. Page numbers should be located at the bottom right of each page. Figures and Tables are put at the end of the manuscript (after the references). The total length of the manuscript is between 5000-7000 words. The manuscript should be written in the following order ie. Title, Author(s) full name; Author(s) full address; Correspondence author data: e-mail.


The title should be concise and as informative as possible. Authors should also give a running title, i.e. short title which will be put in the bottom of each page of the paper.

Author’s Data

Author Details. Please include the department, affiliation, country, and email address.


The abstract must be no longer than 250 words, to summarize the main points of the research and therefore must be meaningful without reference to the body of the paper. It contains short introductory sentences, methods, important findings, and conclusions. The abstract must be written in English. Keywords maximum of 5 words that are closely related to the research and written in alphabetical order


The introduction should provide sufficient background information of the research to evaluate the results of the research, but an extensive review of the literature is not needed and in general, no exceed one typed page. The introduction also gives the rationale for and objectives of the study that is being reported and their relationship to earlier works in the field.


In this section, the author(s) should provide sufficient information to allow another qualified researcher to repeat the experiments that are described in the paper. If the method is categorized as new procedures or refers to a published paper which was not readily available for most readers, details methodology should be provided. If any modification is made, then it should be described clearly. Previously published procedures should be cited. The authors should also mention a scientific name, the number of samples, and the location of sampling. Sources (company, city, state, or country) of unusual chemicals, bacterial strains, reagents, and equipment must be clearly stated. For those who work with satellite images, please also provide collected ground check data.

Results and Discussion

Results and discussion should not be separated. State the obtained results based on the used methods. Avoid the presentation of raw data as well as double presentation (e.g. table and graph). All data given in result should be presented in the tables or graph, although some results may be given solely in the text. Discussion can be done by comparing the previous reported with other research results previously published. Focused on the interpretation of the results rather than a repetition of the results/data. Similarities, the differences, and the uniqueness of the findings should be highlighted.


Based on the findings and discussion, the conclusion should be clearly stated. It should be written as a paragraph, not as a list.

Acknowledgment (*if any)

In this section, author(s) should mention the grant source (Institution as well as a year of the contract) and the person to whom the grant was given. Acknowledgment should also be given to those (individual/company/institution) who has contributed to the study especially in establishing research design, acquisition of data, supplying documents/photographs or analysis and interpretation of data, or who was involved in drafting the manuscript or revising it critically for important intellectual content. If the contribution of an individual quite significant, then he/she should be put as one of


The Journal uses the American Psychological Association (APA) 7th edition together with footnotes to give any additional explanations. As the list of references is the primary vehicle for documentation in the system, authors must ensure that all sources cited in the text (and no others) are included in the References and that all bibliographical details are accurate. 

Additional Information


Tables should be titled and numbered consecutively with their positions clearly indicated in the text. Sources and footnotes (numbered independently of the text notes) should be provided below the tables.

Illustrations, Figures, Maps

All line diagrams and photographs are termed ‘Figures’ and should be numbered in a single sequence following their order in the text. Maps, however, may be numbered separately if deemed more convenient for readers. All figures should have complete captions with sources and acknowledgments. Authors are responsible for securing the required copyright permission for their articles. Line diagrams should be suitable for immediate reproduction to a text area of 125 mm x 190 mm while photographs should be sharp, with good contrast.