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Author Guidelines

IHIScovers all areas of Indonesian history, it deals with all aspects of the history including of its global context. Scholars engaged with current historical debates about any region and period can submit articles on a particular theme thus initiating a dialogue on theoretical and methodological issues. All historical approaches are also welcomed. Articles that will be submitted to IHIS should (either in whole or in part), and not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts should be written in English and submitted solely toIHIS.

This journal uses the American Psychological Association (APA) cites the author’s name, publication year, and page numbers within parentheses in the text (e.g. Puguh, 2016, p. 86; Rochwulaningsih, 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 11 points Arial font, 1,5 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 should not exceed 10,000 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 your full postal address/phone/fax/email plus a short biographical note of 50–60 words on a separate sheet.

The abstract should be no more than 500 words, to summarize the principal points of the study and therefore must be meaningful without reference to the body of the paper. It contains short sentences of introduction, methods, important findings, and conclusion. The abstract does not contain references, figures, tables, abbreviation, or acronym.
Keywords: 5-8 words which have to be closely related to the research

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 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) 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.


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. Manuscript should be written in 11 point Arial font, 1,15 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). Articles should not exceed 10,000 words.

  2. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  3. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  4. 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).
  5. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.

Copyright Notice

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

All articles published Open Access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and down. The Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that if accepted for publication, copyright of the article shall be assigned to IHiS, Master Program of History, Faculty of Humanities, Diponegoro University as publisher of the journal.


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