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Author Guidelines

Title of the article: capitals for the first letters of content words; justified, bold, Century Gothic font 12

First author’s full name, author’s affiliation and email, below the first author, justified, Century Gothic font 10

Second author’s full name (if any), author’s affiliation and email, below the second author, justified, Century Gothic font 10


The abstract must be in Century Gothic Font 10, single spacing. The abstract is between 100-200 words or 8-16 lines.

Keywords: put three to five keywords separated by a semi-colon and listed in alphabetical order.

1. First section

The titles of the sections must NOT be numbered. They must be in bold and only the first letter in capitals. Example: Introduction, Theoretical Framework, Research Methodology, Findings and Discussion, Conclusion and Suggestion. The whole body of the text, the titles of the sections, and the titles of the subsections must be in Century Gothic 11, 1.5 spacing. For highlighted parts, it is recommended to use italics. However, authors may also use bold or underline as necessary.

            All paragraphs must start with a tab stop 1.25 cm (i.e. press <TAB>). The paragraphs must always be justified. The pages must NOT be numbered. The total number of words (excluding the references) is between 3500 to 4000 words or around 10-15 pages.

1.1 Quoting not more than three lines

            For an in-text citation, i.e. not more than three lines, the following model must be used. Tono (2001: 161) states that when dictionary users are presented with several definitions, they tend to choose the first definition. For direct quotations, the text must be between quotation marks.

1.2 Quoting more than three lines

            Quotations longer than three lines must be 1 cm from the left, Century Gothic Font 10, single spacing, as the following example. Hartmann and James (2002: 1) define an abbreviation as follows:

A shortened form of a word, phrase or term which represents its full form. Abbreviations can be subdivided into ‘clippings’ (vet for veterinary surgeon), ‘contractions’ (don’t for do not), ‘acronyms’ (EURALEX for European Association for Lexicography), ‘initialisms’, ‘aerophones’ or ‘alphabetisms’ (DRC for Dictionary Research Centre, VIP for very important person) and ‘blends’ (brunch for breakfast/lunch).


2. Graphics, tables and illustrations

            The graphics, tables and illustrations must appear centralized and their legend must be above them. They also must be numbered. The title of the legend must be in Century Gothic font 11, in bold. The text must be also in font Century Gothic font 10. The first row of a table can be made in bold, if necessary. See Table 1, as an example.

Table 1: This is an example












The references must be in alphabetical order. The next line is with a hanging indent of 1.25.


Last name, First name initial. Year of publication. Name of the book in italics, even after the colon. City of publication: Publisher.


Brown, James Dean. 1995. The Elements of Language Curriculum: A Systematic Approach to Program Development. Boston: Heinle & Heinle Publisher

(Chapters from books)

Last name, First name initial. Year of publication. Title of the chapter with no highlighting. In Last name, First name initial (ed.). Title of the book in italics. City of publication: Publisher, page numbers.


Hanks, P. 2006. Definition. In Brown, K (ed.). Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 399–402.

(Articles from journals)

Last name, First name initial. Year of publication. Title of the article with no highlighting. Name of the journal in italics, Volume(issue), page numbers.


Kwary, D. A. 2012. Adaptive hypermedia and user-oriented data for online dictionaries: A case study on an English dictionary of finance for Indonesian students. International Journal of Lexicography, 25(1), 30-49.

(Conference proceedings)

Last name, First name initial. Year of publication. Title of the article with no highlighting. Title of proceedings or Title of conference in italics. City: Organizer, page numbers.


Lew, R. 2011. User studies: Opportunities and limitations. Lexicography: Theoretical and practical perspectives. Kyoto: Asian Association for Lexicography, 7-16.


Webpage title in italics. Available at webpage address. (Accessed date).

The Oxford English Dictionary. Available at (Accessed 27 January 2013).


Title in italics, edition. Year of publication. City of publication: Publisher.

Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia, 4th ed. 2008. Jakarta: Gramedia Pustaka Utama.

Writer Information










Phone Number





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.
  7. Bibliography and citations are conducted by using application reference such as mendeley, zotero, etc.

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