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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 OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • The content uses Times New Roman 12-point sized font; 1,15 spacing; 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.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Article Writing Guide

Articles written in Indonesian or English in essay format. The article title is printed in all capital letters in the middle of the article in Times New Roman, 12 pts. Articles written no less than 5000 words and no more than 7000 words


The title page contains the title of the article, the full author's name (without title). Author Institution Address written in full, and e-mail address (first author). The title of the article must be concise and clear.

ABSTRACT. Abstracts and keywords are written in two languages (Indonesian and English). Maximum abstract length is 250 words, with 3-5 keywords or a combination of words. The abstract contains the objectives, methods, and research results.

Keywordsare separated by semi colon (;).

The ranking of section titles is written with the following rules:


Rating 2 (Uppercase, Lowercase, Flat Left Bank)

Rating 3 (Uppercase, Lower-Slanted, Flat Left Bank)

Systematic articles of research results are: title; author's name (without academic degree); abstract; keywords; introduction (with title); method (with title); results and discussion (with title); conclusions and suggestions (with the title); Bibliography.


In the introduction, the writer must write the research objectives at the end of the introduction. Before writing the research objectives, the writer must write (in sequence) the background, previous literature studies (state of the art) as a basis for the statement of scientific renewal of the article, statement of scientific renewal, research problem, "gap analysis" and hypothesis (if quantitative research) . In the introduction, a separate literature review is not allowed in separate subtitles as in the research report, but it is written integrated with an explanation of the background of the research so that the literature review can show the state of the art - or the novelty of scientific findings.


The method section contains an explanation of the type of research / research design. This section explains the number of subjects and the characteristics of the subjects accompanied by demographic data (Azwar, 2007). In quantitative research, if the research uses certain measuring instruments, it is necessary to convey the name of the measuring instrument, the number of items, the reliability coefficient, and the data analysis method used. In qualitative research, explained the qualitative perspective used, to the data collection and analysis methods (Willig, 2008).


The results and discussion section contains the results of research findings and their scientific discussion. Write scientific findings (scientific finding) obtained from the results of research that has been done but must be supported by adequate data. The scientific findings referred to here are not the research data obtained. Scientific findings must be explained scientifically include: Are scientific findings obtained? Why did that happen? Why is the trend variable like that? All of these questions must be explained scientifically, not only descriptive, and supported by adequate empirical data. In addition, it should be explained also the comparison with the results of other researchers who are almost the same topic. Research results and findings must be able to answer hypotheses and / or research questions in the introduction.


The conclusions section consists of only one paragraph but describes the answers to the hypothesis and / or research objectives or scientific findings obtained. Conclusions do not contain an iteration of results and discussion, but rather a summary of the findings as expected in the research objectives. If necessary, at the end of the conclusion can also be written things that will be done related to further ideas from the research.


The thank you section (if any) is mainly directed at research funders or donors and those who assist with the implementation of research whose contribution is not significant enough to be included in the authorship group.


The bibliography section must contain all references cited / cited in the article text must be included in the Bibliography section. Bibliography must contain reference libraries originating from primary sources (scientific journals; minimum 80%) of the total bibliography) published in the last 10 (ten) years. The number of references cited at least 15 (fifteen) library sources. Writing a citation or citation is recommended to use a reference management application program for example: Mendeley, Turnitin, Grammarly, EndNote, Zotero, or others. The writing format used in the IPDN Wahana Bhakti Praja Journal is APA 6th Edition (American Psychological Association, 2010).

Library in the form of scientific magazines / journals:

Agustinus. W. (2016) Kerangka Ekonomo Makro Daerah Kota Bitung di Kawasan Pengembangan Ekonomi Terpadu. Sosiohumaniora, 18, 185-190.

Shintadewi, E.A & Sumartias S. (2017). Promosi Kesehatan Hiv-Aids dan Stigma Terhadap Pengguna Narkoba Suntik (Penasun) di Kabupaten Sumedang.Sosiohumaniora, 19, (2), 129-140.

Nugrahanto, W. & Adyawardhina, R. (2018). Demokrasi Dalam Sejarah Militer Indonesia; Kajian Histois Tentang Pemilihan Panglima Tentara Pertama Tahun 1945. Sosiohumaniora, 20, (2), 78-85. doi: https://doi.org/10.24198/sosiohumaniora.v20i1.14368

Library in the form of book titles:

Azwar, S . (2007). Metode penelitian. Yogyakarta: Pustaka Pelajar.

Lunsford, A., & Ede, L. (2009). Child education: Perspective on teaching activities. Carbondale: Illinois University Press.

Willig, C. (2008). Introducing qualitative research in psychology: adventures in theory and method. (2nd ed.). London: McGraw-Hill Open University Press

Library in the form of Seminar Proceedings:

Desiningrum, D. R. (2011). Future time perspective, goal orientation, and subjective well being in elderly. The Padjadjaran International Conference on Psychology (pp.17-23)Bandung, Indonesia: Faculty of Psychology, Padjadjaran University.

Library in the form of a dissertation / thesis / thesis:

Pratama, A. G. (2009). Kontribusi kesejahteraan subjektif pada religiusitas Islam, persepsi tentang penyakit, dan perilaku menjaga kesehatan diri dalam model perilaku memelihara kesehatan: Suatu upaya menemukan model perilaku memelihara kesehatan dengan taraf kecocokan optimal pada penderita HIV+. Disertasi. Program Pascasarjana Universitas Padjadjaran Bandung.

Library in the form of a Handbook:

Albarracin, Johnson, & Zanna. (2005). The handbook of attitudes. New Jersey: Erlbaum.

American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. Sixth edition. Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association

Instructions for Submitting Manuscripts Online

The manuscript must be sent via the Online Submission System at the Wahana Bhakti Praja E-Journal portal http://ejournal.ipdn.ac.id/JIPWP Steps for sending the manuscript:

  1. First the Author registers as an Author and / or Reviewer (checking roles as Author and / or Reviewer) in the "Register" section or address: http://ejournal.ipdn.ac.id/JIPWP/submission/wizard
  2. After the author is logged in as Author, click on "New Submission". The stages of article submission consist of 5 stages, namely: (1). Start, (2). Upload Submission, (3). Enter Metadata, (4). Upload Supplementary Files, (5). Confirmation
  3. In the Start section, select the Journal Section (Full Article), check all the checklists.
  4. In the Upload Submission section, please upload the article manuscript file in MS Word in this section.
  5. In the Enter Metadata section, enter the data of all Authors and affiliates, followed by the title and abstract, and indexing keywords.
  6. In the Upload Supplementary Files section, it is permissible to upload supporting data files or cover letters, author statements or other documents.
  7. In the Confirmation section, please click "Finish Submission" if all data is correct.
  8. Writer's statement about the article does not constitute and does not contain plagiarism, is not being processed and is considered in any journal other than the Widya Praja journal, is willing to approve the final form submitted and is willing to bear the risk of the accuracy of the data and will not hold the editor responsible for data errors. which is given
  9. If the writer has difficulty in sending the manuscript through the online system, it can be asked via e-mail to the Journal Editorial email lemriska@ipdn.ac.id ; jipwp.lemrisa@ipdn.ac.id or contact a support contact 

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