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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 Microsoft Word document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines. All illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The corresponding author and other authors (if any) have understood the publication ethics in this journal and willing to comply with it.
  • The author(s) is the copyright holder of the published article under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. This license permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Author Guidelines

The guideline is available in PDF document and also in Bahasa Indonesia (PDF download).

 

The editor of RIAU JOURNAL OF EMPOWERMENT received a scientific manuscript from the community service activities written in Bahasa Indonesia or English. The manuscript is the author's original scientific work and is not the result of plagiarism.

The manuscript is typed with Microsoft Office Word® according to the journal template provided. The manuscript contains 3000-5000 words (not including bibliography) and is typed in documents with A4 paper size. The author is required to use article template provided by the editor on the journal website.

 

(1) Title: The title of the manuscript is written short and no more than 150 letters in the Bahasa Indonesia and/or English versions. The title is written informative and illustrates the main content of the writing. The editor suggested that the authors compose titles that can attract reading interest.

 

(2) Author Name: Write the author names without a title followed by his/her affiliation. Affiliation is the origin of the faculty and university for those who come from academic institutions. The affiliation can be the name of the institution for writers from non-academic institutions. All authors who contributed to the article included their email address. The editor suggested the author also include scholar profile links such as ORCID and Scopus (if any). The more complete the author's information submitted on the article will make it easier for the writer to connect to the manuscript online.

 

(3) Abstract: Write the abstracts in two versions, Bahasa Indonesia and English, each with a maximum of 180 words. The abstract contains briefly the main contents of the writing, including objectives, problems or questions, method, and the results obtained from the community services.

 

(4) Keywords: The keyword is an essential part of abstracts. The author sets 5-8 specific keywords and reflects what is important about the article. The author is required to align the Title, Abstract, and Keywords in the manuscript.

 

(5) Contents: The contents of the manuscript contain the parts of the Introduction, Method of Application, Results and Achievement of the Goals, Conclusions, Acknowledgments, and References.

 

Introduction

The introduction part contains background, problem formulation, activity objectives, and literature review. The author is required to express quantitatively the portrait, profile, and condition of the target audience involved in community service activities. It can also be described as the conditions and potential of the region in terms of physical, social, economic, and environmentally relevant to the activities carried out. Also, explain the potential used as material for community service activities. The author is asked to formulate the problem concretely and clearly in this section. Explain the objectives to be achieved in community service activities. This section is supported by a literature review which serves as a support to the concept of community service. Authors are required to present primary literature studies (references to journal articles and conference proceedings) and up-to-date (references published within the last five years). The literature review is not limited to theory but also empirical evidence. Enrich this introduction with the efforts that have been made by other parties. This article is the result of community service, which is downstream of the research results, it can be in the form of the results of the research itself or other researchers.

Method of Application

In the application method section, describe clearly and concisely the method used to achieve the goals that have been set forth in the service activities. The results of that dedication must be measurable and the author is asked to explain the measurement tools used, both descriptively and qualitatively. Explain how to measure the level of success of service activities. The level of achievement can be seen in terms of attitudes, socio-cultural, and economic changes in the target community.

Results and Achievement of the Goals

Community service is an effort to disseminate science, technology, and art to the community. These activities must be able to provide an added value to the community, both in economic activities, policies, and behaviour changes (social). This part describes what the community service activity has been able to provide change for individuals/communities and institutions, both short and long term. In this section, describe how operations are carried out to achieve the objectives. Explain the indicators of objectives achievement and the benchmarks used to state the success of the activities that have been carried out. Express the strengths and weaknesses of the outcome or the main focus of the action in accordance as it seen on the conditions of the community. Explain also the level of difficulty of the implementation, the production of goods, and the opportunities for future development. The author can reinforce the article with relevant documentation related to services or goods as outputs, or the main focus of the activity. Documentation can be in the form of pictures of the process of implementation, the figure of a prototype product, tables, graphs, and so on.

Conclusion

Summarise the results of community service both in the form of successes and obstacles found in the activity. The obstacles listed in this section provide an opportunity for writers to submit suggestions for sustainability and improvement in the future.

Acknowledgements (if necessary)

This section must be written if the institution funds the community service that produces this paper. In this section, the author expresses his/her gratitude to the funding agency. And if necessary, the author can also state other institutions that contribute to the implementation of activities. The author can write down the contract number or document number of the cooperation agreement with partners.

 

(6) Table and Figure: Tables and figures are part of the manuscript and are not separated from the body of the paper. Put tables and figures in a place that fits the narration so that they complete the description. Number the tables and figures according to the order in which they appear on the text. Give the title of each table and figure. The images included in the manuscript must be of good quality. The figure does not stand alone and must be part of the paper. Please note that the figure is not documentation that is not related to the discussion of the manuscript. Avoid displaying images that only show the author's identity but are not associated with the activities in the narration.

The printed version is printed in black and white, and the author should adjust the picture according to the conditions. Examples of laying and naming pictures can be seen here.

 

(7) References: For good quality articles, editors require authors to use primary references (journals) with a composition of at least 80% compared to other references in the bibliography. Authors are asked to use the most recent works published in the last five years. This journal does not use footnotes in the body of the manuscript, all sources of literature follow the rules of writing citation and bibliography.

Starting in 2020, the citation format in the manuscript and bibliography display at the RIAU JOURNAL OF EMPOWERMENT follows the American Physicological Association (APA). More complete, the author can learn the writing in the APA Format Citation Guide or can follow the instructions below.

For proper reference management, the editor recommends that the writer use a reference management application such as Mendeley, EndNote, Zotero, or Microsoft Office Word Citations & Bibliography.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS OF CITATION AND WRITING APA FORMAT BIBLIOGRAPHY

In-text citation

The in-text citation must match what is written in the references list. This citation is followed by or ends the sentence or phrase quoted from the source. The manuscript cites by including the author's last name followed by the year the article was quoted.

One Author: If the author's full name is Almasdi Syahza, then the writing of the citation on the manuscript becomes:

  • Syahza (2002) stated … or
  • … (Syahza, 2002)

The structure of the above writing can be used depending on the arrangement of sentences in the manuscript. The page number in the citation in the paper does not need to be written.

Two Authors: Writing a quote with two authors, the names of the first and second authors are linked with the words 'and' as in the following example:

  • Syahza and Nasrul (2003) said that …… or
  • …… (Syahza & Nasrul, 2003);

Three, Four, or More Authors: In quoting, only the first author's last name is written, followed by et al. as the following:

  • Irianti et al. (2019) …… or …… (Irianti et al., 2019)

Citing a Group or Organisation: For the first cite, the full name of the group must be used. Subsequently this can be shortened. For example:

  • First cite: (Food and Agriculture Organization, 2019)
  • Further cite: (FAO, 2019)

No Authors or Unknown Authors: If the author is unknown, the first few words of the reference should be used. This is usually the title of the source.

  • If this is the title of a book, periodical, brochure or report, is should be italicised: (Teknologi hidroponik, 2019)
  • If this is the title of an article, chapter or web page, it should be in quotation marks: (“Reference Management”, 2017)

Citing Authors with Multiple Works from One Year: Works should be cited with a, b, c etc following the date. These letters are assigned within the reference list, which is sorted alphabetically by the surname of the first author. For example:

  • … (Syahza, 2017a). … (Syahza, 2017b).

Citing Multiple Works in One Parentheses: If these works are by the same author, the surname is stated once followed by the dates in order chronologically:

  • Syahza (2015, 2017a, 2017b, 2019) …
  • … (Syahza, 2015, 2017a, 2017b, 2019).
  • If these works are by multiple authors, then the references are ordered alphabetically by the first author separated by a semicolon as follows: … (Jones, 2008; Freeman, 2009; Syahza, 2019).

Citing a Secondary Source: Lorde (1980) as cited in Syahza (2019) … or … (Lorde, 1980, as cited in Syahza, 2019)

 

 

REFERENCE WRITING IN BIBLIOGRAPHY

The core components of writing a Bibliography for journal articles using the APA format are as follows:

Author’s surname, initials. (date published). Title. Journal name, volume number(issue number), pages. DOI or Retrieved from URL

The writing of the author's name starts from the last name followed by the initials of the first name, separated by commas and closed with a period, for example the author with the name Almasdi Syahza becomes "Syahza, A.", the author with three word names such as Muhammad Nur Mustafa becomes "Mustafa, M. N.", while the author's name with one word like Hapsoh is enough to type "Hapsoh". If the three names of the authors in one library source become "Syahza, A., Mustafa, M. N., & Hapsoh".

The APA format writing varies considerably based on the type of reference cited in the manuscript. Here are some examples of writing.

 

Journal article:

Asmit, B., & Koesrindartoto, D.P. (2015). Identifying the Entrepreneurship Characteristics of the Oil Palm Community Plantation Farmers in the Riau Area. Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business, 17(3), 219-236. https://doi.org/10.22146/gamaijb.8500

Evelyn, Saputra, E., Komalasari, & Utami, S. (2019). Community training in dishwashing-liquid soap making from waste cooking oil. Riau Journal of Empowerment, 1(2), 67-74. https://doi.org/10.31258/raje.1.2.9

Hapsoh, Gusmawartati, Amri, A.I., & Diansyah, A. (2017). Respons Pertumbuhan dan Produksi Tanaman Cabai Keriting (Capsicum annuum L.) terhadap Aplikasi Pupuk Kompos dan Pupuk Anorganik di Polibag. Jurnal Hortikultura Indonesia, 8(3), 203. https://doi.org/10.29244/jhi.8.3.203-208

Syahza, A., Rosnita, Suwondo, & Nasrul, B. (2013). Potential Oil Palm Industry Development in Riau. International Research Journal of Business Studies, 6(2), 133-147. https://doi.org/10.21632/irjbs.6.2.133-147

 

Book:

Syahza, A. (2015). Ekonomi Pembangunan: Teori dan Kajian Empirik Pembangunan Pedesaan. Pekanbaru, Indonesia: Universitas Riau Press

Todaro, M.P. (2000). Pembangunan Ekonomi di Dunia Ketiga. Jakarta, Indonesia: Erlangga

 

Chapter or Section in the Book:

Irianti, M. (2006). Pengaruh pemberian model hand-out dan gaya belajar mahasiswa terhadap hasil belajar gelombang. In A. Syahza, B. Nasrul, & N. Qomar (Eds.), Kumpulan Hasil Penelitian Unggulan Universitas Riau: Menuju Universitas Riset 2020 (pp. 92-94). Pekanbaru, Indonesia: Lembaga Penelitian Universitas Riau

 

Dissertation and Thesis:

Syahza, A. (2004). Pemberdayaan Ekonomi Masyarakat Pedesaan melalui Pengembangan Industri Hilir Berbasis Kelapa Sawit di Daerah Riau (Doctoral dissertation). Universitas Padjajaran, Bandung, Indonesia

Zarei, R. (2017). Developing enhanced classification methods for ECG and EEG signals (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

 

Website:

Saputra, A. (2019, July 13). Pengarahan Keberangkatan Mahasiswa KKN Kebangsaan dan KKN Bersama UNRI oleh WR 3. Retrieved from https://lppm.unri.ac.id/pengarahan-keberangkatan-mahasiswa-kkn-kebangsaan-dan-kkn-bersama-unri-oleh-wr-3/

Syahza, A. (2014, June 24). Meningkatkan Daya Saing CPO dengan Penerapan ISPO. Retrieved from http://almasdi.staff.unri.ac.id/meningkatkan-daya-saing-cpo-dengan-penerapan-ispo/

 

Magazine:

Jaeger, J. (2010, August). Social media use in the financial industry. Compliance Week, 54

Setyawan, B. (2018, October). Ubi Jalar Makin Pulen. Trubus, 122-123

 

News paper:

Meier, B. (2013, January 1). Energy drinks promise edge, but experts say proof is scant. New York Times, p. 1. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com

Walid, R. (2016, Februari 4). Loyalitas vs Kepentingan Individu. Riau Pos, p. 12

 

Research Report:

Syahza, A., Suwondo, Bakce, D., Ernaputra, F.H., & Riadi, R.M. (2013). Kegiatan Tindak Lanjut Penghimpunan Data, Informasi Dana Bagi Hasil (DBH) Sektor Perkebunan (DBH CPO). Pekanbaru, Indonesia: Lembaga Penelitian Universitas Riau

 

Article Presented at the Conference (unpublished):

Indrawati, H. (2015, November). Implementasi Lesson Study sebagai Upaya Peningkatan Kompetensi Pedagogik Guru Ekonomi di Kabupaten Kepulauan Meranti. Paper presented at Seminar Internasional Pendidikan Serantau ke-7, Pekanbaru, Indonesia

Zwolinski, M. (2009, September). Effects of study habits on scholastic achievement. Paper presented at the Third Semi-annual Meeting of the Anderson Society for Educational Measurement, San Diego, CA

 

Article published in the Proceedings:

For online proceedings/conferences/symposia replace the publisher's name and location with the DOI address. If there is no DOI, you can use the URL.

Irianti, M., Syahza, A., Asmit, B., Suarman, Riadi, R.M., Bakce, D., & Tampubulon, D. (2018). Peningkatan Pendapatan Masyarakat melalui Pemanfaatan Limbah Lidi Kelapa Sawit di Desa Sepahat Kabupaten Bengkalis. Paper presented at Seminar Nasional Hasil Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat. Retrieved from https://conference.upnvj.ac.id/index.php/pkm/article/view/15

Novak, D., & Verber, D. (2015). Assessment of the influence caused by random events within a real-time strategy game engine on a game bot gameplay. Paper presented at the 8th Annual International Conference on Computer Games, Multimedia and Allied Technology. https://doi.org/10.5176/2251-1679_CGAT15.27

 

Proceedings of the conference published in book form (ISBN) following the writing of a book reference:

Blakey, N., Guinea, S., & Saghafi, F. (2017). Transforming undergraduate nursing curriculum by aligning models of clinical reasoning through simulation. In R. Walker, & S. Bedford (Eds.), HERDSA 2017 Conference: Research and Development in Higher Education: Curriculum Transformation (pp. 25-37). Hammondville, NSW: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia.

 

While conference articles which are published in journals or in periodicals such as conference series, reference writing follows the way of writing journal article references.

 

 

GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION

Manuscripts for publication are written in Indonesian or English and following the writing guidelines. Editors will not accept documents that do not comply with this provision.

RIAU JOURNAL OF EMPOWERMENT has used the management of scientific manuscript publishing based on the Open Journal System (OJS). Manuscripts received by editors in latest Microsoft Office Word® format (*.docx). The author submits the paper by uploading the file online at:

http://raje.unri.ac.id/index.php/raje/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions

(Watch the tutorial video How to submit the manuscript in OJS 3.0)

Manuscripts that have passed selection from the editorial board will then go through a peer-review process. The authors are allowed to revise their article if there are suggestions for improvement from reviewers. The manuscript will be published in the journal after it is declared eligible to be published by the editorial board.

For further information related to the technical submission of texts, you can contact the editor via email raje@unri.ac.id or jurnalraje@gmail.com.

 

 

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