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Author Guidelines

Abstract: Manuscripts written in Bahasa Indonesia should have abstract in both English and Bahasa Indonesia. However, any English article is not required to have abstract in Indonesian language. The content of abstract should include research objective/s, methods, results, and conclusion with a maximum length of 250 words and is completed with at least three key words in alphabetical order.

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1. Introduction

Original research articles are preferable. However, other types of manuscripts such as review, including book review, conceptual or theoretical framework, and philosophical view, are also welcome. Articles should be systemized as follows: Introduction (should include the literature review), Methods, Findings and Discussion (please include the analysis in this section), and Concluding Remarks (please include the recommendations, if any, here). The typing format of manuscript is as follows: one spacing, font type Amasis MT 11 pts, A4 paper size, use Word for Windows (preferably the 1997-2003 version), maximum of 7000 words in length.

2. How to Write the Title

The article title should be written with center alignment, fonts of Franklin Gothic Medium Cond of 18 pts bold, and a maximum of 14 words. Author name/s should be placed under the article title with title case format, no academic or other titles included, completed with the affiliated institution names. For articles written in Bahasa Indonesia, the title should also be written in English.

3. How to Write the Abstract

Abstract is a very brief summary of the article, so it should include the problem statement, aim/s, methods, analysis, results, and conclusion. For article in Bahasa Indonesia, abstract should be written in both Bahasa Indonesia and English. The maximum length of abstract is 250 words. Indonesian abstract (abstrak) should use Amasis MT fonts 10 pts, while the English abstract should be written in Franklin Gothic Cond 10 pts. The writing format for key words is the same as that for abstract; however, key words should be written in italics.

4. How to Write the Body of Article

The article should be written with left-right alignment using Amasis MT fonts, 11pts. The margin format should be 30 mm top, 30 mm bottom, 30 mm right, and 30 mm left. Header and footer margin is 15 mm. The paper size is A4.

5. Tables and Figures

Title of Table/Figure should well represent the content but be concise at maximum of 12 words. The title of table/figure should be written in bold, center alignment, using Franklin Gothic Demi Cond, 11 pts, while the source of table/figure should be acknowledged immediately after the title in italics using Franklin Gothic Demi Cond, 10 pts, center alignment. For tables, the title and the source should be placed before the table, while for figures the title and the source should be after the figure.

6. Acknowledgement

Any person, institution, and/or other party having contributed in the completion of the manuscript can be acknowledged. For a research based article, at least the funding source/s of the research should be acknowledged.

7. How to Write the References

References should be written in one spacing using Amasis MT, 9 pts. Please use APA 6th style ( Examples of references can be seen below.


Amaros J.E, Felzensztein C, Gimmon E. 2010. Entrepreneurshin In Peripheral Versus Core Region;Lessons From Chile. Frontiers Of Entrepreneurship Research.30(15):1-15

Burhanuddin, Harianto, Nurmalina R.& Pambudy R. 2013. The Determining Factors Of Entrepreneurial Activity In Broiler Farms.Journal.ipb  media peternakan.36(3):230-236.

Burhanuddin. 2014. Pengaruh Aktivitas Kewirausahaan Peternak Ayam Broiler Terhadap Pertumbuhan Bisnis Peternakan di Indonesia. [Disertasi]: Sekolah Pasca Sarjana Institut Pertanian Bogor.

Bosma, N, Van Stel, A. 2008. The Geography of New Firm Formation: Evidence from Independent Start-ups and New Subsidiaries in the Netherlands. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal.4(2):129-146.

Bygrave WD, Zacharakis A. 2010. The Portable MBA in Entrepreneurship: Fourth Edition. New Jersey (US): John Willey & Sons Inc.

Fredin S. 2013. New Perspective On Innovative And Entrepreneurship Path Dependence A Regional Approach.

Fuduric N. 2008. Entrepreneurship In The Periphery: Geography And Resources. [Doctoral Research Paper ]. Department of Planning and Development . Aalborg University Aalborg. Denmark.

Giannetti M &simonov A. 2004. On The Determinants Of Entrepreneurial Activity: Social Norms, Economic Environment And Individual Characteristics.JEL classification.11(6):29-31.

Latan H, Ghozali I. 2012. Partial Least Square Konsep,Teknik Dan Aplikasi Menggunakan  Smartpls 2.0 M3.Semarang (ID): Badan Penerbit Universitas Diponogoro.

To help authors, Tataloka provides an article template that can be downloaded from:


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

The Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that if accepted for publication, copyright of the article shall be assigned to TATALOKA, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Engineering, Diponegoro University as publisher of the journal.

In consideration for publication of your work, if published on behalf of the TATALOKA, the author agrees to transfer the work to the TATALOKA, including full and exclusive rights to publication in all media now known or later developed, including but not limited to electronic databases.


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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)

This year (2015), accompanying the open access policy, Tataloka Journal applies new policy for the article processing fee. It is now Rp 0.00 (zero rupiah). This policy will still be there as long as Tataloka Journal has enough funds to publish.
Certainly, donations are very welcome. Please contact if you would like to donate.

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.