Author Guidelines

These instructions give you guidelines for preparing papers for KALPATARU. it is fundamental that the submissions made by the authors are subject to the following publication guidelines. Items that do not meet all of them will be rejected.

Basic criteria

  • Compliance with the Code of Ethics .

    Kalpataru follows the guideline from The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) for its publication ethics. This section contains statements clarify ethical behaviors of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in Kalpataru, including the author, Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Board, Referee and Publisher (Pusat Penelitian Arkeologi Nasional, Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan dan Perbukuan, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan). Any kind of unethical behaviour is unacceptable thus publisher do not tolerate plagiarism in any form. The following information adapted from COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

  • Originality of the article .

    All submitted materials must be original (not published - not in another language - or in the process of being reviewed in other journals), and written in Spanish, English or Portuguese. For these purposes, work previously published in conference proceedings or dissemination platforms will not be considered unpublished and will be rejected. In the case of originals that derive from academic works as doctoral theses, the authors must indicate this circumstance, for their evaluation, in the field of "Comments for the editor" of the submission process. Yes, works previously deposited by authors in open institutional repositories may be submitted as long as these works have not been sent and/or published, in whole or in part, to scholarly journals or in any publication system other than this one.

  • Language and translation.

    A manuscript can be written using Indonesian or English language. To ensure an anonymous review, the authors should not identify themselves directly or indirectly in their manuscript. Manuscript in English written by authors whose English is not their native language is encouraged to have their manuscript checked before submission to reduce grammatical errors and clarity.

  • Authors information.

    The full name of each author, the affiliation of each author at the time the research was completed, and the address for each author including the full postal address and email addresses.

  • Author's biography.

    Biographies of each author within 150 words should include educational background, research field, and published papers and patents, etc. Please submit the biographies as separate files.