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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.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • 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.

General Policies

  1. The article is original from the result of field research or contextual literature research.
  2. This type of research can be qualitative, quantitative, and combination (mixed method).
  3. The article has implication(s) for scientific development and improvement of life society.
  4. The article has never been published or it is not being published in any journal or proceeding.
  5. The articles can be written in Indonesia or English with length 6,000-8,000 words.
  6. The manuscript should be typed on A4 paper on page, margin border is 2 cm on all side of paper, letters font is Times New Roman with size 12, 1.5 spaces, while for table and picture using font size 10 with single-spaced. Each page is numbered sequentially on the bottom right; the maximum number of pages is 17 pages (including tables and pictures). Authors must follow the rules of writing in Indonesian language and in accordance with the guidelines from the Development and Language Center.
  7. The article is sent to the editor through the Open Journal System (OJS) at: https://ejournal.stidkiarrahmah.ac.id/index.php/MASJIDUNA/index

Manuscript Preparation

The manuscripts are arranged in the following order: Title, Author and Institution, Abstract (Indonesia), Keywords, and Abstract (English), Keywords, Introduction, Method, Result and Discussion, Conclusion, Recommendation, Acknowledgment (if required), Bibliography and Appendices if required.


Brief, clear, describe the manuscript content, informative (not more than 15 words), written in Indonesian (all capital letters, Times New Roman, size 12) and English (capital letters only the beginning of a sentence, italics, Times New Roman, size 12).

Author and Institution

The name is written complete, not abbreviated, without title, written capital for each beginning of the word and the name of the first author is the lead author. Corresponding author or primary author includes a personal email address (corresponding author). Institution name and address comes with street name, zip code and city name. If the author is more than one and the address is different, then the address of each author is listed. Description of the author’s addresses completing with the number of the superscript form if the author is more than one institution.


Abstract is the main information of manuscript including background, purpose, method, result, conclusion, implication, suggestion, or follow up (optional). Abstract is written in Indonesian and English maximum of 250 words. Abstract in English must accordance with standard rules and has been checked with Grammar or other systems.


Selected searchable words (consist of 3-5 words that indicate the essence of the manuscript), ordered alphabetically, and written in Indonesia and English.


Contains background, formulation of the problem to be solved, relevant bibliography, and purpose. The destination statement is written clearly in the last paragraph. The references were cited using the Mendeley program (http://www.mendeley.com) with Style University of Worcester-Harvard.


Includes location and time, research design, data collection technique and analysis method (written in sub-chapter). Subchapter title is written with capital at the beginning of a sentence with bold font.

Result and Discussion

Result is written clearly, if necessary using table, graph, diagram, and photo/picture. Result is written on several sub-chapters in accordance with the information topic. Tittle of subchapter is written with a capital letter at the beginning of the sentence with bold font. The discussion examines the data and explains its relation to the objectives and hypotheses and solution to proposed problem. The results are written first and then discussion, both arranged in a chapter.

  1. Tittle of table written short, clear and independent. Table title is written in Indonesian and English. The table is numbered in accordance with the description in the text. Table description is written at the bottom of the table. The table which contains the result of citation must be mentioned the source.
  2. Tittle of figure written short, clear and independent, written in Indonesian and English. The picture title is written using a capital letter at the beginning of the sentence. The picture is numbered in accordance with the description in the text. The graphics data must be attached and made using Microsoft Excel. Picture in form of black and white or color can be applied with contrast if it is necessary. The picture which contains the result of citation must be mentioned the source.
  3. Decimal is written using a comma (,) instead of a point (.), maximum of two numbers behind a comma.
  4. The number of the page of tables and pictures does not exceed 30% of the number of article pages.    


Synthesis of results and discussion, briefly but clearly and answers the objectives, hypotheses and other findings during the research. Conclusion is written in narrative form, one paragraph.


Contains limitation that need to be followed up in further research.


Addressed to those who have assisted the author in completing activities and funding. Acknowledgement is written the name of the person [with a title] and or name of institution, as well as the type of its contribution.


Arranged alphabetically and contain author's name, year, title, the title of issue or magazine, volume, serial number and page and city published. Reference which downloaded from the website must be released by an authorized institution (not a blog or community), the website address and date of download. Reference must contain minimum 15, number of primary libraries ≥ 80%, and current (last 10 years). The citation and reference arrange using Mendeley with the American Psychological Association (APA) 7th Style.

Example of Reference

Journal Article

Lachner, A., Backfisch, I., Hoogerheide, V., van Gog, T., & Renkl, A. (2020). Timing matters! Explaining between  study  phases  enhances  students’  learning.  Journal  of  Educational  Psychology,  112(4), 841–853. https://doi.org/10.1037/edu0000396

Online Magazine Article

Gander, K. (2020, April 29). COVID-19 vaccine being developed in Australia raises antibodies to neutralize virus in pre-clinical tests. Newsweek. https://www.newsweek.com/australia-covid-19-vaccine-neutralize-virus-1500849

Print Magazine Article

Nicholl, K. (2020, May). A royal spark. Vanity Fair, 62(5), 56–65, 100.

Online Newspaper Article

Roberts, S. (2020, April 9). Early string ties us to Neanderthals. The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/science/neanderthals-fiber-string-math.html

Print Newspaper Article

Reynolds, G. (2019, April 9). Different strokes for athletic hearts. The New York Times, D4.

Blog Post

Rutledge, P. (2019, March 11). The upside of social media. The Media Psychology Blog. https://www.pamelarutledge.com/2019/03/11/the-upside-of-social-media/

Authored Book

Kaufman, K. A., Glass, C. R., & Pineau, T. R. (2018). Mindful sport performance enhancement: Mental  training for athletes and coaches. American Psychological Association. https://doi.org/10.1037/0000048-000

Edited Book Chapter

Zeleke, W. A., Hughes, T. L., & Drozda, N. (2020). Home–school collaboration to promote mind–body health. In C. Maykel & M. A. Bray (Eds.), Promoting mind–body health in schools: Interventions for mental health professionals (pp. 11–26). American Psychological Association. https://doi.org/10.1037/0000157-002

Online Dictionary Entry

American Psychological Association. (n.d.). Internet addiction. In APA dictionary of psychology. Retrieved April 24, 2020, from https://dictionary.apa.org/internet-addiction

Report by a Group Author

World Health Organization. (2014). Comprehensive implementation plan on maternal, infant and young child nutrition. https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/113048/WHO_NMH_NHD_14.1_eng.pdf?ua=1

 Report by Individual Authors

Winthrop, R., Ziegler, L., Handa, R., & Fakoya, F. (2019). How playful learning can help leapfrog progress in education. Center for Universal Education at Brookings. https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/how_playful_learning_can_help_leapfrog_progress_in_education.pdf

Press release

American Psychological Association. (2020, March 2). APA reaffrms psychologists’ role in combating climate change  [Press release]. https://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2020/03/combating-climate-change

Conference Session

Davidson, R. J. (2019, August 8–11). Well-being is a skill [Conference session]. APA 2019 Convention, Chicago, IL, United States. https://irp-cdn.multiscreensite.com/a5ea5d51/fles/uploaded/APA2019_Program_190708.pdf

Dissertation from a Database

Horvath-Plyman, M. (2018). Social media and the college student journey: An examination of how social media use impacts social capital and affects college choice, access, and transition (Publication No. 10937367) [Doctoral dissertation, New York University]. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global.

Preprint Article

Latimier, A., Peyre, H., & Ramus, F. (2020). A meta-analytic review of the beneft of spacing out retrieval practice episodes on retention. PsyArXiv. https://psyarxiv.com/kzy7u/

Data Set

O’Donohue, W. (2017). Content analysis of undergraduate psychology textbooks (ICPSR 21600; Version V1) [Data set]. Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36966.v1

Film or Video

Doctor, P., & Del Carmen, R. (Directors). (2015). Inside out [Film]. Walt Disney Pictures; Pixar Animation Studios.

TV Series Episode

Dippold, K. (Writer), & Trim, M. (Director). (2011, April 14). Fancy party (Season 3, Episode 9) [TV series episode]. In G. Daniels, H. Klein, D. Miner, & M. Schur (Executive Producers), Parks and recreation. Deedle-Dee Productions; Fremulon; 3 Arts Entertainment; Universal Media Studios.


Kamin, H. S., Lee, C. L., & McAdoo, T. L. (2020). Creating references using seventh edition APA Style [Webinar]. American Psychological Association. https://apastyle.apa.org/instructional-aids/tutorials-webinars

YouTube Video

Above The Noise. (2017, October 18). Can procrastination be a good thing? [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQMwmBNNOnQ

Song or Track

Nirvana. (1991). Smells like teen spirit [Song]. On Nevermind. DGC.

Radio Broadcast

Hersher, R. (2020, March 19). Spring starts today all over America, which is weird [Radio broadcast]. NPR. https://www.npr.org/2020/03/19/817237429/spring-starts-today-all-over america-which-is-weird

Podcast Epidose

Santos, L. (Host). (n.d.). Psychopaths and superheroes (No. 1) [Audio podcast episode]. In The happiness lab with Dr. Laurie Santos. Pushkin Industries. https://www.happinesslab.fm/season-2-episodes/episode-1


American Psychological Association. (n.d.). Data sharing [Infographic]. https://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/data-sharing-infographic.pdf

PowerPoint from a Classroom Website

Mack, R., & Spake, G. (2018). Citing open source images and formatting references for presentations [PowerPoint slides]. Canvas@FNU. https://fnu.onelogin.com/login


Obama, B. [@BarackObama]. (2020, April 7). It’s World Health Day, and we owe a profound debt of gratitude to all our medical professionals. They’re still giving [Tweet]. Twitter. https://twitter.com/BarackObama/status/1247555328365023238

Open Educational Resource

Fagan, J. (2019, March 25). Nursing clinical brain. OER Commons. Retrieved January 7, 2020, from https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/53029-nursing-clinical-brain/view


Chandler, N. (2020, April 9). What’s the difference between Sasquatch and Bigfoot? howstuffworks. https://science.howstuffworks.com/science-vs-myth/strange-creatures/sasquatch-bigfoot-difference.htm

Webpage on a News Website

Machado, J., & Turner, K. (2020, March 7). The future of feminism. Vox. https://www.vox.com/identities/2020/3/7/21163193/international-womens-day-2020

Webpage with a Retrieval Date

Center for Systems Science and Engineering. (2020, May 6). COVID-19 dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU). Johns Hopkins University & Medicine, Coronavirus Resource Center. Retrieved May 6, 2020, from https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html


Transliterature Guidelines

Masjiduna used the Arabic-Indonesian Transliteration Guidelines based on a Joint Decree of the Minister of Religion and the Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia dated January 22, 1988.

thط -ا
zhظ bب
‘ع tت
ghغ tsث
fف jج
qق hح
kك khخ
lل dد
mم dzذ
nن tر
wو zز
hه sس
‘ء syش
yي shص
tة dhض

â  = extended a

î   = extended i

û  = extended u

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