Guideline for Authors


Welcome to the research article  submission and editorial system for Indonesian Polymer Journal. Prior to submitting your article, please follow the instructions on manuscript preparation given below. Please note that you must have an e-mail address for submission process. Authors submit their article online by email submitting.


Indonesian Polymer Journal features original research articles in the Polymer Science and Technology. The Journal focuses on all polymer science and technology, including synthesis and polymer reaction, polymer process and composite, polymer characterization, functional polymer and develompment, polymer for energy and enviroment. 


We please you to write  your text in good English and file format doc/docx. Authors who feel their english language manuscript may require editing to eliminate possible grammatical or spelling errors and to conform the correct scientific English may wish to use the English Language Editing service.


Title (times new roman 14 pt). Concise and informative. Avoid abbreviations and formulae where possible.
Author names (times new roman 11 pt, bold) and affiliations (time new roman 11 pt, italic). Please clearly indicated the given name(s) and family name(s) of each author. Present the authors' affiliation addresses. Indicate all affiliations with a lower-case superscript letter immediately after the author's name and in front of the appropriate address. Provide the full postal address of each affiliation, including the country name.
Corresponding author (times new roman 11 pt, italic). Clearly indicate who will handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, also post-publication.


Article structure  is divided  into clearly defined in  abstract, introduction, materials and method, results and discussion, and conclusion.

Abstract (english and Indonesia, letters should be up to 200 words, times new roman 11 pt). State briefly the purpose of the research, the principal results and major conclusions. Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of 5 keywords.

Introduction (times new roman 12 pt). State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background. 

Materials and method (times new roman 12 pt). Provide sufficient detail  experimental work to be reproducible. Describe theory or calculation (if any).

Results and Discussion (times new roman 12 pt). Results should be clear and concise. Discussion should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. 

Conclusions (times new roman 12 pt). The main conclusions of the study should be presented in a short Conclusions section.


Please acknowledge anyone who contributed towards the article by making substantial contributions to conception, design, acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data, or who was involved in drafting the manuscript or revising it critically for important intellectual content. Please also include the source(s) of funding for each author, and for the manuscript preparation.


Please submit good resolution figure and table as editable  text (not as image).  Please ensure the figures and the tables included in the single file are placed next to the relevant text in research article, rather than at the bottom or the top of the file. Tables can be placed either next to the relevant text in the article, or on separate page(s) at the end.


Author ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list. In the text, reference is places  by number(s) in square brackets in line with the text ([3]). Example: '..... as demonstrated, Susilawati and Susanto [8] obtained a different result ....‘ . Number of the references in the list (numbers in square brackets) appear in the order in the text. 


Reference to a journal publication: 

[1] Van der Geer J, Hanraads JAJ, Lupton RA. The art of writing a scientific article. J Sci Commun 2010;163:51–9. 

Reference to a book: 

[2] Strunk Jr W, White EB. The elements of style. 4th ed. New York: Longman; 2000. 

Reference to a chapter in an edited book: 

[3] Mettam GR, Adams LB. How to prepare an electronic version of your article. In: Jones BS, Smith RZ, editors. Introduction to the electronic age, New York:


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